TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton Firefighters responded to the 500 block of Woodland Street Tuesday night to a report of a house fire on the home’s second floor. Nearby residents reported heavy smoke in the area, the appeared to be in the rear of the second floor. The fire battalion chief requested American Red Cross for three residents that are now displaced. Trenton Ems reported no injuries. Residents had raised concerns after firefighters hit a dead hydrant at the intersection of Woodland and Stanton Street when they first arrived temporarily delaying until they could get to the next hydrant one resident said to Peterson. The fire was knocked down a little after 8:00Pm the fire is under investigation.
UPDATE: The dead hydrant at the intersection of Woodland and Stanton Street was not a dead hydrant according to City Council member George Muschal of the South Ward he stated in a. Phone call that Trenton Water works was on the scene Wednesday Morning and it was flowing water. It appears to have been a miss understanding with residents a truck was blocking the hydrant that caused the fire department to go to the next fire hydrant and requested a retraction. Residents have now come forth with video of the firefighters not being able to get water from the fire hydrant.