BRIDGEWATER TWP, N.J. - Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Bridgewater Township Police Chief Alfred Nicaretta announced that an investigation is underway into a fire that occurred on Timothy Place in Bridgewater Township .
Prosecutor Robertson stated that at approximately 6:00 a.m., Bridgewater Township Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire on Timothy Place.
Units arrived at the scene and found that the fire was in an unoccupied dwelling.
The Bradley Gardens, Country Hills, Green Knoll, North Branch, Raritan, and Finderne Fire Companies responded to extinguish the fire.
Prosecutor Robertson stated that the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Fire Investigation Unit responded to conduct an investigation into the cause and origin of the fire, in conjunction with the Bridgewater Township Police Department. Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor, and Bridgewater Twp. Police Chief Nicaretta stated that it is an active investigation and request anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Fire Investigation Unit at (908) 231-7100, or the Bridgewater Township Police Department at 908-722-4111 or via the STOPit app. The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ. Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or at www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.
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