EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On June 5th, members of the East Brunswick Police Department and East Brunswick Fire Department, District 1, responded to Irwin Elementary School, 75 Racetrack Road, on the report of a fire on the playground. Upon arrival police units observed that the wood chips in the playground area were on fire. Members of the District 1 Fire Department extinguished the fire.
As a result of the investigation conducted by Patrolman Nicholas Mauro and Ptl. Jason Fama two male juveniles, ages 15 & 17, were charged with criminal mischief for setting the fire. They were released from headquarters to family members.