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Frayed Outdoor Electric Cord likely cause of a 2-alarm house fire on South Pleasant Avenue, Ridgewood

Frayed Outdoor Electric Cord likely cause of a 2-alarm house fire on South Pleasant Avenue, Ridgewood

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

January 20th 2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Fire Chief James Van Goor said that a frayed outdoor electric cord was the likely cause of a 2-alarm house fire at 293 South Pleasant Avenue, Ridgewood late Thursday night, 01/19. No one was injured in the blaze and fast action by the homeowner (using a garden hose) and Ridgewood firefighters kept the fire from spreading beyond the structure’s front porch. A female resident of the home was treated by EMS crews on the scene for exposure to the cold. Ridgewood PD, EMS, and Emergency Services units responded to the incident in support of firefighting efforts.

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