Car into a House – River Edge

At 19:59 hours last night, Squad 22, Car 20, Car 202 responded to the 400 block of Elm Street in River Edge to assist the River Edge Fire Department with a vehicle that had crashed into a house.  The Squad Company secured the gas and electric utilities in the home and searched for any additional damage within the home.

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Structure Fire – Columbia Street, New Milford

Late Friday night, Tower 21 and Car 203 responded to the 700 block of Columbia Street in New Milford for a structure fire at an apartment complex.  Car 203 assumed the Operations Sector while Tower 21 searched the apartment for any possible victims and vented the structure by removing windows in the apartment and opening a hole in the roof.  Oradell units were on scene for about 90 minutes.

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Structure Fire – Woodland Ave, New Milford

After returning from an oven fire on Amaryllis Avenue in Oradell earlier this afternoon, Car 202, Car 203, Tower 21, and Engine 23 were dispatched to a reported fire on Woodland Avenue in New Milford.  Tower 21 arrived on scene and assumed the role of “first due truck” performing a search for victims and venting the structure to remove smoke and other toxic gases from the structure.  Engine 23 performed overhaul, secured the gas and electrical utilities, as well as provided additional manpower for other tasks due to the high summer time temperatures today.

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Photos: http://www.brettsfirephotos.com/2015-Structure-Fires/071915-New-Milford-NJ-Basement/

Media Coverage: http://cliffviewpilot.com/basement-fire-destroys-new-milford-home/

Oven Fire – New Milford

Earlier today, Tower 21 was dispatched to the 300 block of Birchwood Road in New Milford for an oven fire.  Tower 21, properly staffed with seven volunteer firefighters, arrived as the first due truck and assisted with ventilation operations.

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