ROBBINSVILLE FIREFIGHTERS PROVIDE MUTUAL AID
East Windsor (Mercer County) - April 25, 2008 - At 18:45 hours companies were dispatched to 695 Abbington Drive in East Windsor Township for a reported building fire. Numerous calls were received and a full first alarm was assigned.
The fire building was a large strip mall with apartments on the second floor.
The fire originated in a second floor rear apartment.
An air conditioning unit malfunctioned and caught fire.
The fire spread to a nearby bed and other items.
A sprinkler head activated and held the fire in check until the first line was stretched.
Engine 40 was dispatched as the FAST Engine, but upon arrival was put to work and assisted with overhaul.
The company operated for approximately one hour before being released.