GLOUCESTER TWP, NJ – A family was displaced after a fire in a Mulberry Street garage caused damage tot the home.
According to police, on Monday, at around 7:44 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Mulberry Street, in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township for a report of a house fire. Upon Officers’ arrival, they observed heavy fire and smoke from the residence. Gloucester Township Fire Departments arrived to extinguish the fire. Officers ensured that the residents were evacuated.
Police issued the following report:
Gloucester Township Fire Department Stations Lambs Terrace Fire Company, Gloucester Township Fire District 6 , and Gloucester Twp. Squad 88 along with Pine Hill Fire Department, Washington Township Fire Department, and Inspira EMS & Ground Transport and Winslow Emergency Medical Services arrived and were able to keep the fire from spreading to the rest of the home and neighboring residences. Two of the residents’ vehicles were damaged from the extreme heat caused by the fire.
No occupants of the home reported any injuries, but were displaced due to the fire. Two firefighters reported minor injuries. One was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The fire was not deemed suspicious by investigating officers.