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Furnace malfunction causes structure fire in Warren County, state police say

HOPE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A furnace malfunction caused a structure fire Monday afternoon in Warren County, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Detective Jeffrey Lebron.

Troopers responded to a structure fire on Dec. 4, at 2:31 p.m., on New Street in Hope Township, Lebron said.

When the troopers arrived on scene, the interior of the structure was engulfed and unoccupied, Lebron said.

No injuries were reported, Lebron said.

“The cause of the fire was determined to be a furnace malfunction and deemed non-suspicious,” Lebron said.

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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