Tag: fire

26-Year-Old In Critical Condition; Trenton Police Investigate Shooting On Stuyvesant Ave.

August 23, 2022

UPDATED with information from Trenton Police

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Four shots rang out near 1210 Stuyvesant Avenue at 6:09 p.m. as picked up on the ShotSpotter, Trenton Police responded to the scene according to Detective Lieutenant Bethesda Stokes. Upon arrival at 26-year-old male was located with a gunshot to the back.

Trenton Fire, TEMS and Captial Health Paramedics responded to the scene.

EMS worked on the patient at the scene and transported the person to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, a trauma alert was called during transport.

Trenton Police reported that the man is in critical condition.

Trenton Police were on scene gathering evidence from the shooting. Spent shell casings could be seen on the ground. No further details are available at this time. Further details to follow.

Large Scrap Yard Fire In Fairless Hills, PA, Sends Smoke Billowing Into New Jersey

June 30, 2022

FALLS TOWNSHIP/FAIRLESS HILLS, PA (BUCKS)–A large fire at a scrap yard in the Fairless Hills section of Falls Township send smoke billowing into Mercer and Burlington Counties this afternoon. The fire appeared to be coming from behind Mazza Iron & Steel a family owned and operated metal recycling company based in Fairless Hills. A large column of smoke could be seen for miles and 9-1-1 centers fielded calls about the smoke condition. Falls Township Fire Company along with many mutual aid fire departments were on scene combating the fire. Fire departments called it a “rubbish” fire on Solar Drive in Falls Township.

A video from Levittown Fire Company Facebook page here:

Robbinsville Fire Department Responds To Multi-Vehicle Crash On NJ Turnpike

June 27, 2022

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–At 2:23 p.m. the Robbinsville Fire Department and EMS was dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike outer lanes near mile post 63.4 for a multi-vehicle crash (Near Windsor Road overpass). New Jersey State Police and Gorge’s Garage arrived for the tow. Upon arrival of the fire department it was determined to be minor non-life-threating and it was unclear if anyone was transported to the hospital. Firefighters remained on scene for a short time. New Jersey State Police is investigating the crash.

2 Vehicle Crash Bridge and Centre Streets In Trenton

June 8, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Trenton Police, Trenton Fire Department, Trenton EMS responded to Bridge and Centre Streets for reports of an accident with multiple injuries. It was unclear the condition of the occupants or the exact number of injuries. Trenton Police Department is investigating the crash.

Photos by Brian McCarthy, OnScene News

Quick Response Saves Multi Family Apartment Building

November 9, 2019, ROBBINSVILLE, NJ—The Robbinsville Township Fire Department along with several other departments responded to a structure fire on Main Street in the Robbinsville section of town.

The fire was reported around 4:24 p.m. and the Robbinsville Township Fire Department quickly arrived a few minutes later. The fire officer called for a full first alarm sending additional help from Hamilton, West Windsor and East Winsor Fire Departments.

The fire was located on the 2nd Floor in a bedroom of a multi-family dwelling. Firefighters advanced a line to the second floor though the rear entrance and quickly extinguished the fire. The quick response held most of the fire damage to the room and contents of the one apartment.

It appears that residents of up to four apartments are displaced due to the fire and will be temporarily relocated.

Hamilton Township Fire Department Stations 17, 19, 16 and 14. East Windsor Station 42, West Windsor Station 43 and Hightstown Station 41 all responded to the scene.

The fire is under investigation at the time of this report.

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