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Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department : Operation “Santa Sunday”

photo  courtesy of Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

HO-HO-KUS, N.J.,The season is bright with joy! Santa Claus will be riding the fire truck with the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department Sunday, December 23rd, 2018.
Residents on all borough streets will have the special opportunity to greet Santa Claus, take photos, and receive a candy cane from Santa, himself! This long standing tradition, known as “Operation Santa Sunday” will take place from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.”

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Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department The Truck 7 WET DOWN and BLOCK PARTY

June 8,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, The Truck 7 WET DOWN and BLOCK PARTY is today June 9th ! Join in on the fun from 2-6 pm when we will commission Truck 741 for availability to service. In long standing tradition, neighboring fire departments will arrive to anoint our new fire apparatus with fog streams (no foam)…Live entertainment by Black Diamond Band, delicious food, craft beer from Defiant micro-brewery, commemorative cups, T-shirts and special merchandise for sale… plus lots of fun for the kids – games, a dunk tank and a bouncy house. DON’T MISS OUT! Everyone is invited!

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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