The first arriving police units reported a “fire somewhere in the building”. A heavy smoke condition was encountered on the first floor in the northwest corner of the building. Crews from the Community and Brevent Park Fire Companies, assisted by the Independent Fire Company searched the area and located a fire in a classroom. The firefighters quickly extinguished the smoldering remains of an electronic white board and ventilated the smoke from the building.
Chief Gorsegner declared the fire under control by 3:35 PM. The last units cleared the scene by 4:00 PM.
Assisting on the scene were the Middletown Township Fire Department’s Air Support and Fire Police units. The Fairview First Aid Squad stood by during the incident.
There were no reported injuries during the incident.
The fire is being investigated by the Middletown Township Fire Prevention office.