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Nighttime Fire at Huntington Mews Condominiums Displaces One Family

Multi alarm fire

BLACKWOOD, NJ (February 20, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--On Tuesday February 19th at approximately 7:02PM the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Broadacres Drive Blackwood, NJ 08012 (Huntington Mews Condominiums) for a report of smoke coming from a condominium. Upon officers arrival, the interior of the condominium was fully engulfed with flames and heavy smoke.

Fire departments responded from Blackwood, Chews Landing, Blenheim, Glendora, Erial, Lambs Terrace, Pine Hill, Lindenwold, Bellmawr and Deptford. A short time later the fire was placed under control.

EMS also responded to the scene. There were no reported injuries.
One family was displaced as a result of the fire.

This fire is under investigation by the Blackwood Fire Marshal and the Camden County Fire Marshal's Office.

This is a reminder to check your batteries in your smoke detectors and make sure they are operational. Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly.