At 18:00 hours, E901 responded to the site of the multi-alarm fire at the Marcal Paper Mill in Elmwood Park. E901 supplied water to a ladder truck used to hit remaining hot spots at the fire scene. E901 was back in service at 01:00 hours.
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At 17:56 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 71 4th St. for the report of a house fire. Chief Cribben arrived on scene and confirmed smoke showing from the residence. Quick and aggressive work by E901 and T904 extinguished a rapidly advancing fire on the second floor. A reptile was removed by members of T904. Assisting on scene were Wallington FD, Carlstadt FD, Hasbrouck Heights FD, Carlstadt EMS and Moonachie EMS. The Moonachie FD, Little Ferry ...
At 03:15 hours, Rutherford Fire Command requested an engine to cover the Ames Ave. firehouse while they fought a fire at 102 Park Ave., Jim Dandy's Restaurant. While in route to the cover assignment, Chiefs Michael and Kevin Cribben and E901 were redirected to the fire scene and were assigned as a FAST team during the fire. All WR units were back in service at 04:17 hours.
At 07:43 hours, Lodi Fire Command requested an engine respond to 116 Westervelt Place, Lodi for a house fire. E901 responded and stood by at the scene as the fire was quickly extinguished. All WR units were back in service at 08:45 hours.
At 13:38 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 245 Valley Blvd. for an activated carbon monoxide detector. Firefighterss recorded 135 ppm of CO on the first floor and 60 ppm of CO on the second and third floors. All residents and office personnel were evacuated. Firefighters secured all the gas powered utilities and vented the building until all CO readings were zero. There were no injuries and the scene was turned over to PSE&G. All WR units were back...
At 02:17 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 18 Garden St. for a reported garage fire. Chiefs Schulz and K. Cribben arrived on scene and confirmed the working fire in an unattached single story garage. Two 1 3/4" lines were stretched and the fire was extinguished without incident. Fire Official Cauceglia determined the cause of the fire to be electrical in nature, a shorted out extension cord. No injuries were reported. The Wallington FAST team an...
At 05:38 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 207 Wesmont Drive for an activated carbon monoxide detector, Firefighters recorded 20 ppm of CO on the meters in the garage. Firefighters vented the residence. The source was determined to be a vehicle running outside of the garage. There were no injuries. All WR units were back in service at 06:15 hours.
At 16:32 hours, Hasbrouck Heights Fire Command requested a rescue truck and ambulance respond to Rt. 17 North at Franklin Ave. for a motor vehicle crash with entrapment. Chiefs M.and K. Cribben, R903 and EMS907 responded and assisted the HHFD with the extrication of the driver of the minivan. EMS907 transported one patient to HUMC with moderate injuries. All WR units were back in service at 17:38 hours.
At 17:23 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to Rt. 17 South, in front of East Coast Toyota for the report of a car on fire. FFs responded and found the engine compartment of the car was on fire. The fire had been knocked down by the WRPD with a fire extinguisher prior to the FD arrival. FFs completed the extinguishment without incident. All WR units were back in service at 18:00 hours.
At 14:38 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 501 Avalon Dr., Apartment 5203 for the activated carbon monoxide detector. FFs recorded 25 ppm of CO on the meters. The source was found to be a faulty stove. FFs secured the unit and ventilated the apartment. PSE&G and building maintenance were notified and responded. All WR units were back in service at 15:32 hours.
At 13:55 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to the Wesmont Station train station for a stuck occupied elevator. FFs responded, reset the system and removed three parties from the elevator car. The elevator power supply was then locked out and tagged out. The scene was then turned over to the NJ Transit Police. All WR units were back in service at 14:28 hours.
At 08:29 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 162 14th St. for the reported odor of smoke in the house. A thorough investigation by firefighters lead to opening up and finding a small smoldering electrical fire in the wall, which was extinguished with a water can. A precautionary line was stretched, although there was no further extension. All WR units were back in service at 09:45 hours.
At 19:10 hours, Moonachie Fire Command requested a ladder truck respond to 50 Knickerbocker Rd., Moonachie for a trailer on fire next to the building. T904 and R903 responded and assisted the Moonachie FD with extinguishing the fire and venting the smoke from the building. There was no fire extension to the building. T904 used it's ladder pipe to assist with extinguishment. All WR units were back in service at 21:15 hours.
At 10:38 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 50 Blum Blvd. on the report of a downed utility pole with electric transformers leaking oil. FFs found three transformers had leaked a total of approximately 100 gallons of transformer oil. FFs contained the spill and covered it with speedy-dri and stood by at the scene until it was secured by PSE&G. Bergen County Haz Mat was called to the scene to assist with the cleanup. All WR units were back in service at 13:23 hours,
At 01:04 hours, South Hackensack Fire Command requested a FAST (Firefighter Assist and Search Team) unit respond to 450 Huyler St., South Hackensack for a fire in a commercial building. R903 responded and stood by at the scene. WR firefighters then assisted with overhauling the fire area and ventilation of the building. All WR units were back in service at 02:30 hours.
At 11:21 hours, Moonachie Fire Command requested a ladder truck respond to 35 Ramella St., Moonachie for a house fire. Asst. Chief Cribben and T904 responded and assisted the Moonachie FD with extinguishing the fire and overhauling the fire area in the attic. All WR units were back in service at 12:35 hours.
At 11:44 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 183 Valley Blvd. for the report of a fire. Firefighters arrived and found rubbish burning on the outside of the structure. The fire was quickly extinguished preventing it's extension to the building. During the investigation it was determined that workers were replacing the floor in Apartment B. Hot work materials in proximity to cardbord caused ignition to rubbish. There were no injuries. All WR units were bac...
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