Fire damages house under construction in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER – Construction worker David Garcia was working in the front corner of a house under construction Tuesday morning when, while pushing his wheelbarrow toward the back of the residence, he saw smoke pouring out from the backyard.

Garcia quickly notified his co-workers and everyone evaluated the home, located at 77 Hillside Ave., and called 9-1-1.

A van located in front of the garage area of the home had caught fire and the blaze spread like wildfire, he said.

“Within five minutes, the fire went from the van to a pickup truck parked right beside it to the house,” said Garcia. …read more

Source: NJ.com Somerset

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