August 23, 2022
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Just before 5:00 p.m. the Trenton Fire Department was dispatched to 630 West State Street at the J. Conner French Towers for a fire on the third floor of a high-rise building. When firefighters arrived, evacuations were made, and firefighters went to the third floor where a fire was discovered in one of the apartments. Firefighters used a handline to quickly knock down the fire, bringing the fire under control within five minutes. A housing inspector, building inspector, Trenton Fire Marshal and State of New Jersey Fire Marshal were all requested to the scene. Firefighters remained on scene for about an hour evacuating smoke, and for the investigation. No further details are available at this time.