On 07-21-14 at approximately 2250 hours the Township of Hamilton Police Department along with the Mays Landing, Laureldale, and Cologne Fire Departments responded to 2809 Forsythia Court, in the Woodlands section of the township, for a reported residential fire. The fire was extinguished by the responding fire companies. The first floor and kitchen area of the dwelling sustained smoke and fire damage.
The fire was caused by an electric stove, which was being cleaned by the homeowner. No injuries were reported and the fire is not suspicious in nature. The family has been temporarily displaced as a result of the damage.