Police & Fire

Afternoon House Fire Closes Lakeview Ave. in Piscataway

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Afternoon house fire closed Lakeview Ave. in Piscataway for a period of time Credits: North Stelton Volunteer Fire Company Facebook Page
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Afternoon house fire closed Lakeview Ave. in Piscataway for a period of time Credits: North Stelton Volunteer Fire Company Facebook Page
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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A mid-afternoon house fire on Wednesday temporarily closed Lakeview Ave. in Piscataway between New Brunswick Ave and Washington Ave.

Fire crews from the New Market Fire Company and South Plainfield Fire Department initially responded, battling the blaze from the outside of the two-story home.

A second alarm later brought in a ladder truck from the North Stelton Fire Company whose crews assisted with putting out the remaining fire inside of the residence.

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According to a post on the North Stelton FD’s Facebook page, “First arriving crews from New Market and South Plainfield made great attack on the fire which allowed later arriving companies to get in and make quick work of the remaining fire inside.”

One firefighter was taken to an area hospital for treatment of an unreported injury.

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