Robbinsville Firefighter Injured in East Windsor Blaze
The fire caused significant damage to the Twin Rivers home.
A Twin Rivers home was lost to a fire during the early morning hours of Thursday, March 21, East Windsor Police have reported. While the fire was ultimately extinguished, the home was declared uninhabitable and a firefighter was injured.
Police responded to the Madison Drive home where flames were visible from the second floor rear of the townhouse; this area of the home received the most significant damage.
One person was in the home at the time of the fire and the resident exited safely after awaking to the smell of smoke, police said.
While the flames were being extinguished, a Robbinsville firefighter struck by a firehose which caused a laceration to his head. The firefighter was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in Hamilton Township for treatment.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the East Windsor Police Department and the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, although it appears as though the fire originated in the rear bedroom, police indicated.
East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company #1, East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company #2, Robbinsville Fire Company, Hightstown Fire Company, Plainsboro Fire Company, West Windsor Fire Company, Cranbury Fire Company, Monroe Fire Company, Hamilton Fire Company, and East Windsor Rescue Squad District 2 all responded to the blaze, along with East Windsor Police.