Car fire in Hopewell Township


An early morning fire at a W. Shore Drive home damaged the garage and several cars parked in the driveway Nov. 8, according to the Hopewell Township Police Department.

Police received a call at 7:07 a.m. from a caller who said several cars in the driveway were on fire in the driveway. When police arrived, they found the fire was extending toward the garage.

Firefighters with the Pennington Fire Co., the Union Fire Department and the Hopewell Fire Co., responded and extinguished the fires. The Pennington First Aid and Rescue Squad also responded to the call.

The garage suffered moderate smoke, fire and water damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Hopewell Township Police Department and Hopewell Valley Emergency Services. The fire is believed to be accidental.