November 3, 2013 at 3:25 PM
MADISON, NJ - On October 31, 2013 at approximately 4:18pm, the Madison Police Department responded to a report of a working house fire on Green Ave. Detective Kenneth Shannon, Patrolman Anthony Maccario and Ptl. Kevin Boone were the first to arrive and confirmed a working fire in the kitchen area of the residence. Ptl. Boone and Maccario entered the house and assisted an elderly female out of the residence. Officers determined that another individual was still inside the kitchen area; the location of the fire. Det. Shannon and Ptl. Boone went around the side of the house and gained entry by kicking in the door leading to the kitchen. The victim was quickly escorted out of the house and into safety. Both victims were treated by the Madison Ambulance Corps and released at the scene. The Madison Fire Department arrived to put out the fire. The Madison Police Department Detective Bureau along with the Morris County Sherriff’s Office CIS Unit arrived to process the scene.