2-Alarm Fire at Moving and Storage Facility in Hightstown

November 20, 2023

HIGHTSTOWN, NJ (MERCER)–Area firefighters were in Cranbury for a small fire at 61 Maplewood Ave at the Elms of Cranbury that was extinguished and just started to clear the scene as multiple 9-1-1 calls were received for a fire on Broad Street in Hightstown at 8:10 a.m. Firefighters confirmed a column of smoke in the air and called a 2nd-Alarm enroute to the scene. Upon arrival firefighters found a shed type structure at a moving and storage facility well involved in fire. At least four hose lines were used to knock down the fire and a 5″ supply line was used to connect to a hydrant near corner of Franklin and Broad Streets. The firefighters. At the time of this report firefighters have the fire extinguished but will remain on scene for extensive overhaul.