Ladder 49 was called to cover Monroe Station 23B late Friday into early Saturday morning while Monroe fire companies battled a 2 alarm fire. During the cover assignment Ladder 49 was requested to respond to an accident on the NJ Turnpike at mile marker 75.6, but was recalled enroute. Other companies on location handled the motor vehicle accident which involved a tractor trailer and minivan.
Station 49 responded to a two-alarm fire at 113 Hampshire Drive today. Arriving units found a heavy smoke condition and heavy fire on the second floor of an end townhouse. The fire also damaged 112 and 111 Hampshire Drive. Responding mutual aid companies included Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, Cranbury, Princeton Junction, West Windsor, Kingston, Applegarth, East Windsor No. 1, Kendall Park, Princeton, Monroe, Lawence and Jamesburg. EMS units included Plainsboro Township EMS, Plainsboro Rescue Squad, East Windsor Rescue Squad and Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.