GLENDORA, NJ--On Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at approximately 6:47 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to West Evesham Road, in the Glendora Section of Gloucester Township, for a report of a house fire. Upon Officers' arrival, they observed a heavy smoke condition from the attic area of the residence. Gloucester Township Fire Departments arrived to extinguish the fire. Officers ensured that the residents and family pet were evacuated.
Gloucester Township Fire Stations Glendora Fire Department 81, Chews Landing Fire Department 82, Blenheim Fire Department 83, and Gloucester Township Squad 88 along with Runnemede Fire Department, Magnolia Fire Department, Bellmawr Fire Department, Somerdale Fire Department and Inspira EMS arrived and were able to keep the fire from spreading to the rest of the home and neighboring residences.
No occupants of the home reported any injuries, but were displaced due to the fire. No Firefighters or Police Officers reported any injuries.
While the incident does not appear to be suspicious at this time, it is being investigated by the Gloucester Township Police Department Investigations Bureau, Gloucester Township Fire Department, and the Camden County Fire Marshal's Office.
This is a reminder to check your fire alert and suppression systems to ensure they are operational. Smoke alarms are a key part of any fire escape plan. When there is smoke, there is fire which can spread quickly. Working smoke alarms give you early warning, so you can get outside quickly.