October 18, 2021
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Around 9:38 p.m. Sunday October 17, the Trenton Fire Department was dispatched to 8 Carroll for a building fire with reports of people trapped. At 9:41 firefighters were on location reporting heavy fire throughout a 3 story end of the row and two victims trapped on the roof. 3 BLS Ambulances and 2 ALS Units were called to the scene. Trenton fire fighters were able to rescue the two victims on the roof and transferred care to TEMS. It sounded like the injuries were BLS and the two victims were treated at the scene. At 10:00 p.m. Trenton Fire Department requested Hamilton Township Fire Department Special Service Unit to fill air bottles. A second alarm was called at 10:18 p.m. At 10:23 p.m. one firefighter was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center for an unknown reason. At 11:02 p.m. a 3rd Alarm was called for bringing E-8, E53 and T33 to the scene. At 11:12 p.m. it was reported that fire was extending to the connected building. At 11:39 p.m. fire investigators, and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office was requested to the scene. Fire was reported under control at 11:50 p.m. *Times are approximate.
No further information is available at this time. Multiple mutual aid fire departments were called to the scene or cover the city. Note: We do not have access to the County or City CAD and don’t have a complete list of fire departments involved so we don’t have a list of departments.
This is a preliminary breaking news report, if further information becomes available it will be posted.