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NJ Fire: 9 families displaced in South Jersey apartment fire on West Branch Avenue


The triple-alarm fire broke out just before midnight on the 200 block of West Branch Avenue in Pine Hill.

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Sunday, October 9, 2022 1:30 am

PINE HILL, New Jersey (WPVI) – Nine families were displaced after an apartment complex in South Jersey caught fire on Friday night.

The triple-alarm fire broke out just before midnight on the 200 block of West Branch Avenue in Pine Hill.

Firefighters worked for more than two hours before bringing the blaze under control.

No injuries have been reported.

The Pine Hill Marshalls office said the fire was accidental and caused by an improperly dropped cigarette on the balcony of an apartment.

There are 16 apartments in the building and all have been affected by fire, smoke or water damage.

The American Red Cross is supporting 23 people.

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