Mercer County Prosecutors Office Tells MidJersey.News that the fire is being investigated as “suspicious” at this time.
July 4, 2021 — 12:15 p.m. Update
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)—Around 4:30 a.m. the Trenton Fire Department was sent to the 500 Block of Second Street for a reported house fire. During a search a victim was found and a 2nd alarm was called.
Acting Director Fire and Emergency Services, Chief, Christopher Maziarz said, upon arrival we found heavy fire on the second floor, a search was initiated and a victim found. A second alarm was called at approximately 4:35 a.m.
Acting Director Maziarz said that the victim was a female in her mid 30s, the cause is under investigation. There was one knee injury to a fire officer on scene and was being treated.
As of 12:15 p.m. the Mercer County Prosecutors Office spokesperson Casey DeBlasio told MidJersey.News that the fire “is being investigated as suspicious at this time.”
No further details are available.
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