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Late Night Fire Destroys Vacant House in Trenton

By rlsmetro on
Trenton

Fire offcials reported no serious injuries in a fire that destroyed a vacant house and left several injured in a neighboring home in Trenton. 

 

According to a preliminary investigation, police received several calls reporting a fire inside a two and a half story house at 34 Benton Street just before 11 p.m. 

Units arrived and found the home fully involved in flames and beginning extent to an occupied neighboring home, according to Trenton fire officials. 

Crews stretched several lines and beat down flames from ravishing the house before firefighters made entry to search for trapped and injured occupants. 

Offcials said no victims were found during their search, but the American Red Cross assisted an adult and about five children from the neighboring home. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.