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 […]

Mutual Aid Structure Fire

Early this morning Oradell Chief 20 and Tower 21 responded into Paramus as a cover-up while they were at a structure fire.  Oradell Tower 21 was eventually moved up to the scene to assist.  Oradell members operated for about 2 hours before being being released. Paramus Daily Voice story

Freon Leak – Kinderkamack Road

On Saturday morning, the fire department responded to a reported smoke condition on the 2nd floor of a building in the 200 block of Kinderkamack Road. The Lieutenant from Engine 23 quickly reported that contractors on scene had ruptured a freon pipe on an air conditioner unit which created a vapor cloud in the hallway. […]

Tower 21 Responds to 3rd Alarm Fire in Paramus

On Monday at 4:45pm, Car 20 and Tower 21 were dispatched to the 400 block of Arthur Terrace in Paramus for a structure fire.  Tower 21 was originally assigned as the FAST Truck (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefighter_assist_and_search_team) but was later assigned to overhaul to look for hidden pockets of fire inside the building.