Prosecutor: Apartment fire kills man in Franklin Township

An afternoon apartment fire in Somerset County left one man dead, according to the county prosecutor’s office.

News 12 Staff

Nov 15, 2019, 3:11 AM

Updated 1,650 days ago

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Prosecutor: Apartment fire kills man in Franklin Township
An afternoon apartment fire in Somerset County left one man dead, according to the county prosecutor’s office.
Authorities say that the fire started just after 1:30 p.m. Thursday on Hempstead Drive in Franklin Township. Firefighters were able to get the man out of the apartment unit and took him to a trauma center, but he died from his injuries.
The man’s identity was not released.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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