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Fire investigation underway in Bridgewater Township

Bridgewater Township, NJ

Post Date:10/18/2018 5:30 PM

October 18, 2018 - NEWS RELEASE

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Bridgewater Township Police Chief Alfred Nicaretta announced that an investigation is underway into a fire that occurred on Timothy Place in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey.    

Prosecutor Robertson stated that at approximately 6:00 a.m. on October 18, 2018, Bridgewater Township Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire on Timothy Place. The fire was in an unoccupied dwelling and no injuries were reported. The Bradley Gardens, Country Hills, Green Knoll, North Branch, Raritan, and Finderne Fire Companies responded to extinguish the fire.     

Prosecutor Robertson stated that the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Fire Investigation Unit responded to conduct an investigation into the cause and origin of the fire, in conjunction with the Bridgewater Township Police Department.   

Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor and Chief Nicaretta stated that it is an active investigation and  request anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Fire Investigation Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the Bridgewater Township Police Department at (908) 722-4111 or via the STOPit app. The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ.


Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at or at and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.

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