Suspected arson fire displaces a dozen residents

A group of residents from a Somerset County apartment complex have been put out of their homes after a suspected arson. Fire broke out at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Avalon Watchung apartments near

News 12 Staff

Jun 5, 2015, 5:58 AM

Updated 3,295 days ago

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A group of residents from a Somerset County apartment complex have been put out of their homes after a suspected arson.
Fire broke out at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Avalon Watchung apartments near Crystal Ridge Drive. Watchung police say they are investigating a possible arson.
A resident tells News 12 New Jersey that someone poured gasoline down a garbage chute and then set it on fire.
About a dozen people have been displaced. There is no word on when they will be allowed back home.


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