Hamilton Mall Evacuated Due To Electrical Fire
The Hamilton Mall was evacuated and closed Thursday following a lunchtime fire in a mechanical room.
Reports of a fire at the mall first appeared on Twitter around 12:40 Thursday afternoon…
Hamilton Twp: Structure Fire Hamilton Mall Smoke Showing. PD EMS with Mays Landing Cologne & Laureldale FDs en route. BeAlert
— First Responder (@911__ICE) May 18, 2017
The mall, at around 1:00, was evacuated as a precaution and no injuries were reported. According to a statement from the Hamilton Township Police, fire crews were able to quickly extinguish the blaze.
The mall has been evacuated as a precaution. The fire has been contained and extinguished.
— Hamilton Mall (@hamiltonmall) May 18, 2017
The three anchor stores, Sears, JCPenney, and Macy’s reopened around 2:30 this afternoon while as of this writing at 4:00 the mall itself remains closed.