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NJ State Troopers help rescue resident from Sussex County house fire

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – New Jersey State Troopers assisted a resident out of a burning home Friday night in Hampton Township, according New Jersey State Police spokesperson Trooper Charles Marchan.

The fire was reported at 8:02 p.m. at a residence on Branchville Lawson Road, Marchan said.

When troopers arrived, the attic was fully engulfed and they were able to assist one resident who was still in the residence, Marchan said.

There were no reported injuries on scene and the cause of the fire remains under investigation, Marchan 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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