July 27, 2021
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Around 11:20 a.m. Trenton Fire Department responded to 511 Centre Street for a house fire, a large column of smoke could be seen for miles. Upon arrival firefighters were met with heavy fire on the exterior of the structure that was extending into the attached 5 row homes. Firefighters knocked down the exterior fire and advanced hand lines inside, fire extended into the common attic area. After an aggressive interior attack firefighters were able to bring the fire under control saving severe damage to most of the row of homes.
Signal 22 responded to the scene for rehab with cold drinks and water due to the high heat and humidity. Surrounding township fire departments covered the city until crews were completed their assignment.
Note: originally stated was 2 alarm but was a 1 alarm plus extra not a full 2-alarm fire.