Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Garage Fire In Monroe Township

March 26, 2023

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Around 2:25 p.m. all Monroe fire departments responded to a reported explosion in a detached garage with reported fire. Initial reports stated the homeowner was using a garden hose to try to extinguish the fire. Firefighters quickly arrived and were able to pull hand lines to start extinguishing the fire. The majority of the fire was knocked down within ten minutes. An elevated master stream was also placed in service. No additional information is available at this time.

3/26/2023 – 5720 Box
All Monroe fire companies responded to a fire in a detached garage secondary to an explosion. Crews from Squad 51 and Rescue 51 assisted with overhaul.
Monroe Professional Firefighters I.A.F.F Local 3170
Monroe Township Fire District #2
Monroe Township EMS
Monroe Township Police Department – Middlesex County, NJ
Monroe Township Office of Emergency Management
Jamesburg Fire Department
Spotswood Volunteer Fire Department – Enterprise Hook & Ladder Co., Inc.