Weekend Apartment Fire in Mays Landing Remains Under Investigation
Authorities in Hamilton Township say a fire over the weekend at an apartment complex in Mays Landing remains under investigation.
According to a press release, just before 4:00 last Saturday afternoon, the Mays Landing, Laureldale, and Cologne Fire Departments were dispatched to a fire at the Sandpiper Condominium Complex on Route 40.
Upon arrival, cops and firefighters found smoke showing from a first floor unit. Once inside, crews located one person on a couch in the unit. Firefighters were able to rescue the occupant who suffered from severe smoke inhalation.
She was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division and then flown to another hospital for more advanced care.
Authorities say the victim is reported to be on her way to making a full recovery.
Detectives from the Hamilton Township Police Department continue to investigate the cause of the fire.