May 12, 2021


We know our pets

Fundraiser for 50-calendar year Spotswood resident who shed home, animals to fireplace

SPOTSWOOD – A longtime borough resident lost her Fernhead Avenue dwelling and two of the family’s 11 pets, even though another pet stays missing, adhering to a fire this week.

The 86-year-old girl, who has lived in the borough for 50 years, and her daughter were being evacuated from the residence and have been relocated with the guidance of the Purple Cross and other family members associates, according to police.

One police officer was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and despatched to the healthcare facility. A firefighter along with a resident who experienced an personal injury also were taken to the hospital. 

Meanwhile, an animal handle officer was capable to resuscitate an unresponsive cat rescued from the fireplace, police stated.

And Spotswood PBA Regional 225 has released a GoFundMe campaign to elevate resources for the family.