FIRE AT RARITAN TWP WALMART

@ approximately 3:37 PM – Police responded to Walmart at 152 Rt. 31 for a reported of a smoke condition and sprinkler activation in the Bakery Department. Upon arrival, police found the store was being evacuated by staff. Police met with the store manager who advised that one of the two ovens in the Bakery Department, which both were being used to proof bread, started smoking. The smoke condition activated the overhead sprinkler system in the department. The power to the department was turned off and the smoke condition ceased. The Raritan Township Fire Company, Flemington Fire Department, Three Bridges Fire Company and Flemington-Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad all responded to the scene. The scene was turned over to the Raritan Township Fire Company. Investigation by P.O. Christopher Vallat.