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Attic Fire Damages Residence in Franklin Township

Franklin Township (Somerset)

Franklin Township Office of Fire Prevention is currently investigating a fire that damaged a residence early Tuesday morning 

According to police officials, on August 10, at 1:04 a.m., the Franklin Township Police Department responded to a residence on Golf View Drive after receiving a call about a fire in an attic. Arriving units observed fire coming from the roof of the residence.

According to fire officials, firefighters from the Franklin Township Office of Fire Prevention and other local fire departments responded to the scene to extinguish the blaze.

Officials said that no residents were reportedly injured. EMS personnel from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital were also on scene.

The cause and origin of the fire are under investigation by the Franklin Township Office of Fire Prevention. 

An initial investigation indicates the fire does not appear to be suspicious.