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Fallen Tree Traps House Occupant in Ho Ho Kus

photo courtesy of the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department  Facebook page

May 16,2918

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho kus NJ, According to the  Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department , at approximately 16:52 hours Department 7 responded to a residence on Bernard Place for a fallen tree onto a house and vehicle with an occupant trapped inside the vehicle. Arriving units advised live wires were involved and reported access problems to the trapped occupant. PSE&G was dispatched before rescue operations could begin. Once power was secured to the area companies extricated the occupant who was transferred to the care of EMS with non-life threatening injuries. The home involved suffered extensive structural damage. This call was a unified effort by all Borough agencies. Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department , Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Ambulance Corps., Ho Ho Kus DPW

5 thoughts on “Fallen Tree Traps House Occupant in Ho Ho Kus

  1. I saw an uprooted sycamore tree this morning on Berkshire.. crazy…

  2. Headline says person was trapped in the house but the text says the person was inside a car. Person in house could presumably have used the back door.

  3. Elementary Dr. Watson

  4. Or window, stop 🤔 thinking yes that may work

  5. Some people don’t think do they.

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