At 1PM today, Oradell Fire units were dispatched to the 600 block of Kinderkamack Road for a 10-wheel crane truck that had crashed and rolled over in a parking lot. A large fuel spill resulted from the crash. River Edge Fire, New Milford Fire, and Bergen County HazMat assisted on scene.
On Friday evening around 11pm, the Oradell Fire Department along with Paramus Engine 1 and Rescue 7 were dispatched to the intersection of Oradell Ave. and Forest Ave. for a two car motor vehicle crash with a person trapped inside a vehicle. Oradell Squad 22 and Engine 23 arrived on scene and removed the door from one vehicle so that the driver could be remove safely by fire and EMS personnel. Three dogs were also safely removed by the fire department.
At 11:00pm, the Oradell Fire Department was dispatched to the 600 block of Ridgewood Avenue in Oradell, for a reported fire, initially reported by an Oradell Firefighter via 911. Car 20 and Car 202 arrived on scene first to find a working fire in the back room of a home.
Squad 22 arrived next on-scene, stretched an attack line, and began the initial knock down of the fire. Tower 21 searched the home for victims while Engine 23 stretched a second attack line through the front door.
A 2nd Alarm was transmitted also bringing New Milford, River Edge, and Paramus Fire Departments to the scene. The fire was brought under control within 20 minutes.
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.
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.