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Multi-Alarm Mutual Aid Fire

Station 56 was dispatched to cover multiple brush fires as a result of the massive warehouse fires in Hillsborough Township.  While responding E562 was detailed to cover a roof fire from falling embers at a restaurant near the fire site.  After the roof fire was extinguished, E562 was redeployed to the tanker shuttle operation.  Later in the evening, E562 was then deployed as a supply engine at a draft site supplying L29 (Far Hills-Bedminster).  E562 remained on scene till relief arrived at 02:00 hours.

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Car into D&R Canal

A single vehicle plunged into the Delaware and Raritan Canal.  The occupant was able to exit the vehicle without injury.  Divers from Somerset Fire & Rescue Co. No. 1 and the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Dive unit retrieved the vehicle without incident.  Fire companies from Fire District No. 1 and the East Franklin Fire Company assisted in the recovery.  The Franklin Township Police Traffic unit is investigating.