PARSIPPANY — Lake Hiawatha Volunteer Fire Department District 4, Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Department District 5 were dispatched to Baldwin Oaks Apartments, 299 Baldwin Road, at approximately 8:30 p.m. for a fire alarm. The building was quickly evacuated with no injuries reported.
Sources at the scene reported a minor electrical fire with smoke in the basement.
Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance and Rockaway Neck Volunteer Ambulance was also on the scene.
Once the fire was extinguished the residents were allowed back into the building.
Baldwin Oaks Apartments is a 251 unit affordable housing community. The community is located in the 11th Congressional District of New Jersey.
Since this property has a Project-Based Section 8 contract with HUD, some or all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes. Tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. There is a minimum tenant contribution of $25 for all rents at this property regardless of tenant income.