Township of Hamilton Police Department
For more information contact Capt. Mike Petuskey at (609) 625-2700 ext. 579
Type of Incident: Structure Fire
Date of Incident: 12/29/12
Officers Involved: Ofc. G. Van Gilder & Det. M. Robison
On Saturday December 29th 2012 at approximately 0817 hours, The Township of Hamilton Police Department, along with the Mays Landing and Laureldale Fire Departments, responded to the 5900 block of Seventh Street for a reported structure fire.
Upon arrival, heavy fire was showing from the front of the residence. The homeowner, James DiBruno (57), was standing outside and reported that all occupants in the dwelling had safely exited. They were Mondal Tharp (56) and George Rankin (57), both of Mays Landing. Fire personnel on scene were able to bring the blaze under control approximately one hour later. The preliminary cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time. No other residents were displaced from their home as a result of the fire.
Also assisting on scene was the Hamilton Township Rescue Squad and the South Egg Harbor Fire Department.