Working Structure Fire on Manor Lane

Photo by Mount Tabor Volunteer Fire Department

PARSIPPANY — A working structure fire on Manor Lane in Powder Mill section was reported at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14.

The Mt. Tabor Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to 36 Manor Lane for a reported smoke condition coming from the basement. Upon arrival, Chief 1 confirmed smoke coming from the basement and upgraded to a structure fire. Crews worked to locate the fire which emitted smoke for over 90 minutes.

Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department, Mt. Tabor Volunteer Fire Department District 1, Rapid Intervention Team (RIC) – Lake Hiawatha District 4, Lake Parsippany Volunteer Fire Company District 3, Cedar Knolls Volunteer Fire Department District, Whippany Volunteer Fire Department, Denville Volunteer Fire Department District. Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad, Par-Troy Emergency Medical Services, JCPL(shut off electric), NJ Natural Gas, Parsippany Fire Prevention and Parsippany Rescue and Recovery were all at the scene.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. Mt. Tabor Volunteer Fire Department said fire is under control and releasing units.

Denville fire department laying hoses in the roadway leading to the house on Manor Drive
Light smoke was seen coming from all angles of the home
Firemen entering the home on Manor Drive
Mt. Tabor Ladder 1 was one of the first fire engines on the scene
Members of Cedar Knolls Fire Department
Placing a ladder on the home to enter the second floor
Turning off the electric to the home
Light smoke was seen from all angles of the home
A number of fire vehicles was on the scene
Firemen on the scene