Fire Quickly Knocked Down In Trenton

October 8, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Just after 5:00 p.m. Trenton Fire Department was dispatched to 17 Cliff Street for a reported mattress fire on the 3rd floor, initial radio reports stated a caller reported that the mattress was soaked with acetone. First arriving fire apparatus found a fire in the rear of the building on the 3rd floor and an “all hands” was called. The bulk of the fire was knocked down within 15 minutes of arrival and firefighters checked the neighboring attached houses for extension.

Fire was reported under control at 5:35 p.m.

The fire department called for housing and an electrical inspector and Trenton Police shut down the intersection for traffic control.

No further information is available at this time.

Photos by: Brian McCarthy OnScene News