Machinery Fire Inside Commercial Building In Lawrence Township

June 28, 2021

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Lawrence Township fire companies were dispatched to 6 Litho Road at 12:58 p.m. for a reported fire alarm. Upon arrival of the Fire Marshal and first units a smoke condition was found and an “all hands fire” was called, sending additional equipment to the scene. Evacuating employees also reported a machine on fire on the 2nd floor mezzanine and used a dry chemical extinguisher on the fire.

Mutual aid was called to the scene from Hamilton Township Fire Department and other surrounding departments covered Lawrence Stations. Workers were evacuated to their evacuation area across the street on Litho Road.

Firefighters stretched a hand line to a machine on the 2nd floor mezzanine and the fire was extinguished. Crews were sent to the roof and other areas to check for any extension. The fire was brought under control at 1:27 p.m.

The Lawrence Township Fire Marshal is investigating the fire.

No additional details are available at this time.