Police & Fire

8 Apartments Damaged, Fire Leaves 21 Homeless in Bridgewater

92afa01fe2d20e6822ac_sompixbridgewatercondofire.jpg
Some of the damage from Monday morning's fire in Bridgewater; 21 residents from eight units in the building have been displaced, according to Bridgewater police. Credits: Tap into photo
92afa01fe2d20e6822ac_sompixbridgewatercondofire.jpg

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Residents of eight apartment units have been displaced following a fire in a building at the Mount Pleasant Villas complex in the Finderne section of the township Monday morning.

Officers from Bridgewater Township Police Department, as well as fire companies and emergency services from Bridgewater, Somerville, Manville, Franklin, Middlesex, Finderne, North Branch and Bound Brook responded to the 2100 building of Sunny Slope Road around 9 a.m.

The fire was extinguished, with 21 people from eight units displaced.

Sign Up for E-News

One adult male suffered minor burns; he was treated at the scene and released, police said.

The complex features one- two- and three-bedroom apartments, with monthly rentals ranging between $1,595-$1,850.

The Red Cross is assisting with housing the displaced families.

The fire is being investigated by the Bridgewater Bureau of Fire Safety.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Hillsborough

Upcoming Events

Thu, July 19, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster,

2018 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale

Arts & Entertainment

Fri, July 20, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster,

2018 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, July 21, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster,

2018 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale

Arts & Entertainment

Central New Jersey Mobilizes Against White Supremacist Fliers

July 19, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Residents of Bridgewater, Somerville, Morristown and surrounding communities are mobilizing for action after they found posters around town promoting Identity Evropa, which the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has labeled a white supremacist group.

According to Bridgewater resident Stacey Friedlander, a member of the “Not In Our Town – Bridgewater/Raritan” ...