Firefighters from multiple Mercer County municipalities turned out in a torrential downpour to battle a house fire in Pennington Borough on March 9, 2024. Police arrived to find the rear of the home on East Franklin Avenue engulfed in flames. One of the first-due firefighters was  injured and a call for additional mutual aid was transmitted. With the rain pouring down and wind howling, supply lines were established from nearby hydrants and multiple hoselines were placed in service, initially for anexterior attack and then going interior. No residents were harmed, but one of their family dogs did not survive.

– Fire News photos by Michael Ratcliffe