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TEWKSBURY – A 62-year-old man was killed in a fireplace Sunday morning at The Meadows at Oldwick group on Fisher Street off Oldwick Street.

Thomas A. Mahoney was pronounced useless on the scene, based on the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Workplace.

Police and volunteer firefighters had been known as to scene at about 6:40 a.m. Sunday. No different items within the advanced had been affected by the hearth and no different accidents had been reported.


The preliminary investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Workplace’s Arson Process Power, the New Jersey State Fireplace Marshal, and Tewksbury Township Police Division discovered that the small fireplace in the residence’s kitchen was unintentional.

“Our condolences exit to Mr. Mahoney’s household and associates throughout this troublesome time,” Performing Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michel J. Willams stated.

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Willams additionally thanked “the courageous women and men” of the Oldwick Fireplace Firm, Fairmount Fireplace Firm, Whitehouse Rescue Squad, Lebanon Fireplace Firm, East Whitehouse Fireplace Firm, EMS 1 Medic Unit, Quakertown Fireplace Firm, Speedy Intervention Crew (RIC), Excessive Bridge Fireplace Division, North Department Fireplace Firm, and Pottersville Fireplace Firm which responded to the scene.

The Meadows at Oldwick, often known as Tewksbury Supportive Housing, was developed by United Cerebral Palsy of Northern, Central and Southern New Jersey.

This venture obtained the Finest Inexperienced/Sustainable Undertaking Award in 2008 on the New Jersey Governor’s Convention.


The venture’s exterior and inside options, widespread areas and particular person flats had been designed to satisfy the wants of tenants with disabilities and their households. The design presents residents a selection of dwelling totally independently or sharing family duties, corresponding to cooking and shared social actions in a group middle that additionally features a laundry room and group front room.

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