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Ridgewood Fire Department and Bergen County HazMat Called for A leaking underground heating oil tank

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A leaking underground heating oil tank required the response of Ridgewood Fire Department and Bergen County HazMat to a commercial structure located in the 100 block of Prospect Street, Ridgewood on Friday morning, 09/28. Fuel oil from the overfilled tank leaked onto the structure’s driveway, down Prospect Street, and into a nearby storm drain. Firefighters deployed absorbent materials to several contaminated areas and blocked additional run off from entering the storm drain. A private contractor was called by the property owned to further clean up the mess.

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One Seriously Injured After SUV Collides with Parked Trailer in Ridgewood

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  One (1) person was seriously injured during a Wednesday afternoon collision between an SUV and a parked utility trailer in front of 387 Prospect Street, Ridgewood. The victim, who was in the trailer at the time of impact, was transported by a Glen Rock EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Center’s main campus. Ridgewood Police , Ridgewood Fire Department , and Glen Rock Police also responded to the crash. Tow trucks removed both wrecked vehicles. Ridgewood Police Patrol Officer Michael Karcher, who investigated the crash, issued one (1) summons in connection with the incident.

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Glen Rock Crash Sends One to Valley Hospital

Glen Rock Crash , Sends One to Valley Hospital

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February 14,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, A two (2) vehicle, Tuesday afternoon, 02/13, collision at the intersection of Harristown Road and Prospect Street in Glen Rock injured the adult male driver of a 4-door passenger sedan involved in the crash. Glen Rock Police and EMS responded to aid the victim, who sustained a non life threatening head injury. He was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Glen Rock EMTs with patient care. A tow truck was dispatched to remove the wrecked sedan. The other vehicle involved, a small SUV, may have also required a tow.

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Early Monday afternoon Crash in Glen Rock Results in both Vehicles being Towed from the Scene

Glen Rock Crash

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June 27,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, An early Monday afternoon, 06/26, two (2) vehicle crash on Prospect Street in Glen Rock, resulted in both cars being towed from the scene. No injuries were reported when a Honda Accord struck a parked Toyota Corolla. Glen Rock PD handled the investigation and documentation.

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Glen Rock firefighters Deploy the Jaws of Life to Extricate Driver

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April 7,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, A rollover crash at the intersection of Jerome Avenue and Prospect Street in Glen Rock resulted in the destruction of a fire hydrant and two (2) utility poles on Thursday evening, 04/06. Glen Rock firefighters used the Jaws of Life to free the vehicle’s driver. The victim was transported by a Glen Rock EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center. A portion of Prospect Street near Jerome Avenue was closed for an extended period to facilitate repairs to utility services. The wrecked vehicle was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Glen Rock PD is investigating the incident.