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Robbinsville House Fire
Updated On: Jun 06, 2010

Smoke Detector Alerts Residents to House Fire

 

ROBBINSVILLE TOWNSHIP – May 28, 2010 – Firefighters from the Robbinsville Division of Fire responded to a house fire on Robbinsville-Allentown Road just after 7:30 AM.

 

Robbinsville Police received a 9-1-1 call reporting “activated smoke alarms and a smell of smoke” in the residence.  The 9-1-1 dispatcher noted the sound of smoke detectors alerting in the background and told the residents to evacuate the home.  Robbinsville firefighters arrived within 3 minutes to find “smoke showing” from the eaves of the house.

 

Firefighters from Engine 40 stretched a 1 ¾" hose line to the front door of the single story residence and began trying to locate the fire which was burning in the attic.  Firefighters discovered the fire burning above a bedroom in the front corner of the house and used hooks to pull down the sheetrock ceiling and expose the fire which was burning through the rafters and filling the attic with smoke.  Firefighters made quick work of extinguishing the fire and remained on scene for salvage, overhaul, and investigative duties once the fire was placed under control.

 

A subsequent investigation found that the home had been struck by lightning at about 10PM the previous evening and a small fire had smoldered through the night before igniting just after 7AM.  The residents (a retired couple) thanked the firefighters for their quick response and for saving the home which remained inhabitable.  Firefighters remind all residents that working smoke detectors, early detection of fire, and rapid response of well trained career firefighters save thousands of lives and countless millions of dollars in property each year.

 

Robbinsville Fire was assisted at the scene by Hamilton Township Engine 19 (Groveville), RIT Engine 16 (Whitehorse), Truck 13 (Rusling) and Monmouth County Engine 82-1 (Upper Freehold Township).


 
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