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No injuries reported after garage fire in Hunterdon County

WEST AMWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – There were no injuries after a garage fire Friday in West Amwell Township, according to a post on the West Amwell Fire Company’s Facebook page.

The fire was reported at 5:15 p.m. at a residence on Mt Airy-Harbourton Road.

The fire chief arrived within 2 minutes of dispatch and observed a working garage fire with wires down across driveway. Multiple hand lines were deployed and a 500 foot supply line was laid up the driveway, authorities said.

The fire chief then requested the South County Tender Taskforce, the post said.

After waiting more than 2 hours for Jersey Central Power & Light to respond and cut power to the structure, crews were then able to extinguish the remainder of the fire, authorities said.

No injuries were reported. All units cleared the scene at 9:30 p.m., the post said.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the West Amwell Township Police Department, West Amwell Fire Official and the Raritan Township Fire Officials office.

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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