Abandoned building destroyed by fire in Lawrence


Two abandoned buildings at 3091 Lawrenceville Road were destroyed by fire Sept. 16, according to Facebook postings by the Lawrence Road Fire Co. and the Lawrenceville Fire Co.

Volunteer firefighters were notified of a dwelling fire at 4:38 a.m. Sept. 16, according to a Facebook posting by the Lawrence Road Fire Co.

Firefighters discovered two vacant buildings fully involved in flames, according to the Facebook postings. The buildings were located at the rear of the property and away from the main house, which has been boarded up and vacant for several years.

Firefighters from neighboring fire departments, including the Princeton Fire Department, responded to the fire. The Lawrenceville Fire Co. thanked the neighboring fire departments for their help, according to the Facebook posting.

Lawrenceville Road/Route 206 was closed for several hours between Carter Road and Cold Soil Road while firefighters battled the flames and officials conducted an investigation into the cause of the fire.