Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and Washington Township Police Department Confirm Fire Investigation

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr. and Chief Jeffrey Almer of the Washington Township Police Department confirm the investigation of a fire occurring on East Mill Road, in Washington Township, New Jersey on March 8, 2019.

At approximately 3:00 a.m., police and fire officials were dispatched to East Mill Road on a report of a residential fire. Responders located an active fire to a dwelling. The preliminary investigation has revealed that the fire has resulted in no reported injuries. The investigation remains ongoing.

Prosecutor Knapp would like to thank the Washington Township Police Department, the Washington Township Fire Companies, the Washington Township Office of Emergency Management, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Fire/Environmental Unit for their efforts in this matter.

Anyone with information about this investigation is encouraged to contact the Washington Township Police Department at (908) 876-3232 or the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Fire/Environmental Unit at (973) 285-6200.

Inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Public Information Officer Peter DiGennaro at [email protected] or 973-829-8159.