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Hunterdon County Prosecutors Office
Wednesday November 15th, 2017 :: 04:11 p.m. EST



Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, and West Amwell Township Police Department OIC Captain Stephen Bartzak announced that fire investigators were investigating a fire at ABC Building Supply on Route 179 in West Amwell Township which occurred on Monday, November 13, 2017.

According to Prosecutor Kearns, “The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Arson Task Force, West Amwell Township Police Department and N.J. Fire Marshals began investigating the fire Monday evening and the investigation is ongoing. The structure suffered extensive damage and was unoccupied at the time of the fire.”

Prosecutor Kearns added, “This is an active investigation and we are asking if anyone has information to please contact the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office at (908) 788-1129.”

Responding agencies included, West Amwell Township Fire Department, Lambertville Fire Department, Kingwood Township Fire Department, Stockton Fire Department, Quakertown Fire Department, Amwell Valley Fire Department, Raritan Township Fire Department, Sergeantsville Fire Department, High Bridge Fire Department, Three Bridges Fire Department, Flemington Fire Department, East Whitehouse Fire Department, Fairmount Fire Department, Hunterdon County Fire Coordinator, Lambertville Rescue Squad, Amwell valley Rescue Squad, Flemington-Raritan Rescue Squad, Hunterdon County EMS, New Jersey State Fire Coordinators, and paramedics from the Hunterdon Medical Center.

Lambertville Police Department also responded to the fire on Monday evening and has been assisting with the investigation.

Prosecutor Kearns concluded, “I commend the dedication and commitment of the volunteer firefighters from Hunterdon County and the surrounding areas for their quick response to this fire. We are very fortunate to have such a fine volunteer system of brave men and women.”

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