Firefighters Battle 5-Alarm Fire In Abandoned Trenton School

May 15, 2023

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Sometime around 2:00 p.m. Trenton Firefighters responded to the abandoned MLK School on Dr, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Evans Avenue and Southard Street for a reported fire. Shortly after arrival an “all hands” was called sending additional firefighters and equipment to the scene and a short time later a 2nd Alarm was called. Additional firefighters were called to the scene from around the region and the fire escalated to five alarms before being brought under control. There were reports of exposure problems to homes on Evans Avenue that sustained damage.

There were reports of a firefighter that was transported to the hospital with a BLS type injury.

Fire investigators were called to the scene from the Trenton Fire Department, NJ Division of Fire Safety, Trenton Police and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office.

Fire under control at 5:24 p.m.

Further details to follow when available.

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