RARITAN TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – Police rescued two people from the roof of a burning home in Raritan Township on Wednesday night.
The blaze broke out at around 10:43 p.m. at 127 River Road, police said.
Upon the arrival of Raritan Township police, two individuals were located on the roof of the structure, which was a two-family residence, yelling for help. The fire appeared to be coming from the second floor of the residence, police said.
Utilizing their patrol vehicle, officers were able to safely assist the two adult residents off of the roof, police said.
There were four total residents that were safely able to exit the home, police said.
The fire department extinguished the fire and there were no reported injuries by residents or emergency personnel, police said.
The cause of the fire is currently being investigated by the Raritan Township Police Department, the Raritan Township Fire Marshal, as well as, the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office.