Multiple Alarm Marcal Fire in Elmwood Park

On Wednesday evening, Chief 20 and Engine 23 were requested to respond to Elmwood Park, to cover their Company 4 firehouse while they were heavily engaged with firefighting operations at the Marcal Paper Plant. Shortly after arriving on-scene, Oradell was redirected to the scene with the River Edge Fire Department, to help establish a new […]

3rd Alarm – Canterbury Lane – New Milford

At 11:45 hours, Oradell was requested to respond to Canterbury Lane in New Milford for a working fire.  A fire on a deck had extended into the interior of a condo complex. Chief 20, Chief 201, Engine 23, & Squad 22 responded to the scene to assist with searching for victims, laddering, fire suppression, and […]

3rd Alarm – Kinderkamack Road

On Tuesday around 18:00 hours, the fire department was dispatched to the 200 block of Kinderkamack Road for a reported house fire which was quickly confirmed by Oradell Police, who also advised of an occupant possibly trapped inside. Oradell Squad 22 was the first arriving unit, secured a water supply and stretched an initial attack […]

Working Fire – Demarest Ave

The fire department was alerted late Sunday night of reported structure fire in the 300 block of Demarest Avenue.  Car 20 arrived first on-scene, reported smoke showing from an attached garage and requested the “working fire dispatch” bringing additional mutual aid units to the scene and to cover our firehouse.  Squad 22 deployed the first […]

5″ is here and it’s not April Fools

Today members of Oradell FD outfitted Engine 23 with 5″ supply hose.  A big departure from how we normally conduct business.  This is the first 5″ Engine in the Departments history.  We have never needed large diameter hose because of our proximity to the Water Pumping Facility but as a progressive Department we march on.