Station 27 is currently operating on a 1st Alarm dwelling fire on Appleman Road. Initial reports on arrival from Car 272 (Capt 1) was a confirmed fire in the garage of a single family residence. He requested a 1st Alarm assignment which brought Somerset Fire & Rescue Co. No. 1 as the RIT team and coverage. Car 273 arrived shortly after and assumed command while Capt 1 went interior with the crew from E27. They stretched a line through the front door and were able to contain the fire to the garage. Ladder 25’s crew opened the garage door and assisted in ventilation. Also on scene are Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department – Station 44 and North Brunswick Fire Co. 3. Currently the crews are packing up and awaiting Fire Inspectors for the investigation. Bound Brook Fire Department and Finderne Fire Department are currently covering Station 27. Additionally, Car 274, Ladder 27 and Squad 27 are on scene.