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Hackensack Fire Department Fights Heavy Smoke Conditions to Knock down 3 Alarm Fire

photos courtesy of the Hackensack Fire Department

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hackensack NJ, on Saturday October 9th at 2256 City of Hackensack Fire Department 911 received a call reporting a fire at 952 Main St. First arriving company Engine 5 reported smoke coming from the building and stretched the initial handline.

Deputy 4 arrived transmitted the 2 alarm bringing Englewood ladder and Teaneck fast team to the scene. Companies stretched multiple headlines into the building to continue extinguishing of the fire that was burning between the floor and the ceiling.. During initial fire attack part of the drop ceiling came down on some of the members operating.

Heavy fire conditions extended to the second floor and Attic via interior void spaces. Command evacuated the fire building transmitted the 3rd alarm bringing additional Hackensack companies and Bogota and Ridgefield Park to the scene. Master streams were placed into operation to knock down the heavy fire in the attic and second floor.

Bulk of the fire was knocked down members re-enter the building to continue overall and check for hotspots. Hackensack fire prevention will conduct the investigation at this time the fire did not appear suspicious. No reported injuries We would like to thank our mutual aid companies for their assistance at the scene and covering the city.

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