A fire at the Red-Carpet Inn in Whippany on Friday, March 17 was the cause of a mass evacuation of guests at the property. It is reported that no one was injured in the blaze. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Hanover Township Police Department, and Hanover Township Fire District #3.
In response to the displacement of the guests, the American Red Cross set up a temporary shelter at the Hanover Township Community Center where those affected by the fire are receiving attention.
As a result, all activities at the Township's Community Center are canceled through Tuesday, March 21, 2023.