Readington House Destroyed by Fire
A residence on Readington Road was destroyed by fire on Monday, 6/1/2020 at approximately 12:20 AM. A resident of the home alerted 911 of the house fire. The Readington Police Department, Readington Vol Fire Company and the Whitehouse Rescue Squad were initially dispatched to the blaze. The initial investigation revealed that the sleeping residents were woken by the sounding smoke detectors in the home. All of the inhabitants narrowly escaped the blaze due to their rapid evacuation. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Readington Township Police Dept and Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office. In light of this tragic loss, the Readington Police would like all residents of the township to check their smoke and CO detectors for operability.