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Van Slams into Auto Repair Facility on Crescent Avenue in Waldwick

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Waldwick NJ, A work van owned by a heating/air conditioning contractor slammed into a gas station/auto repair facility located at 11 Crescent Avenue, Waldwick on Monday morning, 10/15. Waldwick Fire Department and Wyckoff Fire Department personnel worked to stabilize the building after the vehicle was removed by a flatbed tow truck. The extent of injuries to the van’s occupants and/or employees of the facility was unknown. Waldwick Police officers detoured northbound traffic on Crescent Avenue away from the scene while emergency crews worked.

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Lightning Strikes Home on Hillcrest Road in Ridgewood

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

July 4,2018

the staff of  the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Lightning struck a 3-story single family home on Hillcrest Road in Ridgewood during a late Tuesday afternoon, 07/03, thunderstorm, igniting an intense fire inside of the structure’s third floor. Ridgewood firefighters extinguished the blaze within 50 minutes of arriving on location. Firefighters from Waldwick Fire Department , Glen Rock Fire Department , and Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department assisted Ridgewood Fire Department  at the scene. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood EMS, and Ridgewood Emergency Services personnel also responded to the incident. Three (3) dogs were reported to have been inside of the residence when the fire started; their current location/condition is unknown. A team of commercial house painters working at the home when the lightning bolt struck escaped injury.

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Bathroom Fire Causes Ho-Ho-Kus Public School Evacuation

photos courtesy of Boyd Lovings Facebook

May 30,2018

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Ho Ho Kus NJ, A smokey fire that began in a bathroom forced the complete evacuation of the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School on Tuesday afternoon, 05/29. Ho-Ho-Kus Police officers used hand held extinguishers and contained the fire prior to the arrival of Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department and Waldwick Fire Department firefighters. Due to high heat conditions, two (2) ambulances were dispatched to the scene as firefighters worked to ventilate the structure. No injuries were reported in the incident and some students were observed re-entering the building within 30 minutes of the fire alarms sounding. The fire’s cause remains under investigation.

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Northbound traffic on Route 17 backed up for miles Monday Morning Due to Car Fire

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

April 17,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Waldwick NJ, Waldwick Fire Department and Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department personnel extinguished a vehicle fire on Route 17 northbound near Manhattan Avenue in Waldwick on Monday morning, 04/16. Northbound traffic on Route 17 was backed up for miles due to the closure of multiple travel lanes while firefighters worked. Waldwick PD and Ho-Ho-Kus PD officers were also on the scene. The charred vehicle was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck.

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2-alarm fire at Waldwick auto body repair shop on Hopper Avenue

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photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

April 11,2018

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Waldwick NJ, Waldwick Fire Department enlisted mutual aid assistance in fighting a 2-alarm fire in an auto body repair shop located at 145 Hopper Avenue, Waldwick on Tuesday afternoon, 04/04. No injuries were reported.

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Waldwick EMS transports the burn victim to The Valley Hospital

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photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

October 27,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Waldwick NJ, A Thursday afternoon, 10/26 Waldwick fire that reportedly originated in an outdoor barbecue resulted in one (1) person sustaining minor burns and required the response of Waldwick Fire Department  personnel to extinguish. Minor fire related damage was reported to the exterior of a single family home located on Charles Terrace, Waldwick resultant from the fire. Waldwick EMS transported the burn victim to The Valley Hospital for treatment. Waldwick Police also responded.

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Driver Takes Out Pole at the the intersection of Crescent and Wyckoff Avenues in Waldwick

Driver Takes Out Pole at the the intersection of Crescent and Wyckoff Avenue

Photos courtesy of Boyd Lovings Facebook

April 6,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Waldwick NJ, The adult male driver of a 4-door Buick sedan required ambulance transportation to a local hospital following a crash in which her vehicle struck a utility pole near the intersection of Crescent and Wyckoff Avenues in Waldwick on Wednesday morning, 04/05. Waldwick PD, FD, and EMS responded to the incident.

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Single Family Home Hit By Car in Waldwick

Single Family Home Hit By Car in Waldwick

photos courtesy of Boyd Lovings Facebook

January 22,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Waldwick NJ, Waldwick PD, FD, and building department personnel responded to 11 Ridge Street, Waldwick on Saturday afternoon, 01/21, in response to an incident in which a 4-door Saab left the roadway, went down an embankment, and crashed into a single family home. No one in the vehicle, nor any occupant of the home, was injured in the mishap. The vehicle was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Damage to the structure was moderate; the occupants are believed to still be occupying the premises post crash.