No one was injured when a Knob Hill Road home began spewing smoke Thursday night before first responders could extinguish the problem.
Washington Township Police Cpl. Lucas Allen responded to the residence at 6:47 p.m. after a report of smoke coming from the interior wall of a home, Lt. Mark Niemynski said. When Allen arrived he found smoke coming from a façade near a chimney exhaust pipe, Niemynski said.
The occupants of the home were attempting to use a garden hose to extinguish the fire before fire companies arrived on scene. When firefighters arrived, they determined the blaze was smoldering inside the wall, and the preliminary cause was either a discarded match or cigarette, Niemynski said.
The fire was contained to a small section of plywood and siding, Niemynski said. No residents or first responders were injured.
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