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Fire causes minor damage to apartment in Hackettstown (PHOTOS)

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – An apartment fire Friday in Hackettstown was brought under control quickly and caused only minor damage, police said.

The fire was reported at around 4:19 p.m. at an apartment located at 205 Main Street, police said.

When officers arrived on scene, the officers observed smoke in the second-floor apartment, police said.

The apartment suffered minor damage and no injuries were reported, police said.

“The investigation conducted by the Hackettstown Detective Bureau, Mount Olive Township Fire Marshal and Warren County Fire Marshal ruled the cause of the fire as undetermined and not suspicious at this time,” police said.

Assisting the Hackettstown Fire Department and Hackettstown Rescue Squad were the Hackettstown Fire Police, Independence Township Fire Department, Independence Township First Aid Squad, Tri-County Fire Company, Budd Lake Fire Department and Jersey Central Power & Light.

(Jay Edwards | For WRNJ)
(Jay Edwards | For WRNJ)

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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