5:09 p.m., February 1, 2024:
The Fire Department has declared that the fire has been extinguished and the emergency situation has been resolved. We would like to express our gratitude to all first responders for their prompt response to this situation. We would also like to thank our Hunterdon Health staff who acted based on their professional education in assuring safety for all of our patients and their loved ones throughout the event.
4:30 p.m., February 1, 2024:
At approximately 3:30PM, a fire alarm was activated at Hunterdon Medical Center. A fire was identified related to a piece of equipment on the roof. Emergency services were on scene within 3 minutes. Patients and hospital staff were safely evacuated from that area of the facility to other portions of the hospital. There is no smoke or fire inside the hospital at this point in time. We are in the process of contacting all patients’ families. We will continue to update our website and the media as the situation progresses.
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