Hazmat Incident – Woodcrest Center in New Milford

Car 20 and Tower 21 were dispatched as part of a mutual aid assignment to an unknown hazardous materials incident at 800 River Road in New Milford on Friday morning. Car 20 and Tower 21 helped secure the scene in the rear of the structure. Bergen County Hazardous Materials Team also responded and was able to determine that the found materials were non-hazardous.

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Tri-Boro Alarm

This morning Tri-boro units (Oradell, River Edge and New Milford) were alerted for an activated Fire Alarm at The Woodcrest Center in New Milford.  Oradell Tower 21 arrived first due with River Edge Ladder 11 and New Milford Engine 32 behind them.  Companies determined the alarm was set off by workers in the basement.

Working Fire – Garden Apartments in River Edge

Chief 20, Captain 202, Tower 21, and Engine 23 responded this morning as part of the working fire assignment to the 100 block of Kinderkamack Road in River Edge.  The River Edge Fire Department, who was first on the scene, was able to extinguish the fire quickly while firefighters from Oradell’s Tower 21 helped ventilate the structure and open up walls to check for any fire spread.

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Mutual Aid Gas Leak

Tower 21 and Car 20 responded last Saturday night to the 100 block of Bogert Road in River Edge for a reported natural gas leak in the roadway.  As the first due truck company, members helped check gas levels in the near by storm drains and surrounding buildings.

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