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Body Discovered on NJ Transit tracks near Radburn Station in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, NJ Transit Police and Fair Lawn Police responded to an early Monday morning, 04/15, report of a dead body lying on the Suffern/Port Jervis bound train tracks at Radburn Station, 21-01 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn.

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Three-alarm Fire Severely Damages a Residence in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, on February 24, 2024, a three-alarm fire severely damaged a residence in Fair Lawn this afternoon. The Fair Lawn Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire on the six block of 5th Street at 2:24 PM.

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Driver Extricated From Minivan Crash in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, a two (2) vehicle Tuesday morning, 11/28, collision at the intersection of Hartley Place and Rosalie Street in Fair Lawn required the services of Fair Lawn’s Rescue Squad to extricate the driver of a minivan involved in the crash. The freed victim was transported by a County of Bergen EMS ambulance to a local hospital with injuries that did not appear life threatening in nature. No other injuries were reported in the mishap. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Fair Lawn Fire Company #3 also responded to the incident along with Fair Lawn Police Department.

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Thanksgiving 208 Crash Claims Drivers Life

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Fair Lawn NJ, a horrific single-vehicle crash near 21-00 Route 208 in Fair Lawn claimed a Porsche Boxer driver’s life in the early evening of Thanksgiving Day, 11/23. The vehicle struck a utility pole while traveling southbound on Route 208 just after 5:30 PM. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Route 208 southbound was closed at Harristown Road in Glen Rock for several hours following the tragedy. Fair Lawn Police was assisted by several County of Bergen agencies with the crash investigation. Glen Rock Police units provided supplemental traffic control. Fair Lawn Fire Companies #1 and #2 responded to the incident along with the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad and Fair Lawn EMS.

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Saturday Night Multi-Car Accident in Fair Lawn Sends Two Individuals to Local Hospitals

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Fair Lawn NJ, Eastbound and westbound Broadway in Fair Lawn were both closed temporarily late Saturday night, 11/04, following a three (3) vehicle collision at the intersection of Broadway and Plaza Road. Multiple injuries were reported in the crash; at least two (2) individuals required ambulance transportation to local hospitals. Fair Lawn Police was assisted by Elmwood Park Police and Saddle Brook Police with traffic control. Fair Lawn Fire Department Company #3 and Fair Lawn Rescue also responded to the scene. All three (3) vehicles involved in the incident sustained heavy damage and were towed from the scene. The crash remains under investigation by Fair Lawn Police Department.

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The Cause of the Small Fire is Being Investigated at Alexander Hamilton School in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, gathered “early arrival” students were safely evacuated from the Alexander Hamilton School, located at 380 Harristown Road in Glen Rock, after a ceiling fire was reported at approximately 0830 hours on Wednesday morning, 10/18. The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries to students, staff members, or first responders were reported. The cause of the small fire was being investigated. Glen Rock Fire Department was assisted at the scene by mutual aid fire departments from several nearby communities.

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Rollover on Route 208 North Bound in Fair Lawn Sends Driver to Hospital

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Fair Lawn NJ, a Wednesday afternoon, 07/26, single vehicle rollover crash on Route 208 northbound under Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn resulted in the vehicle’s driver sustaining non-life threatening injuries which required ambulance transport to a nearby hospital. The vehicle was righted and removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck.

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911 Call Claiming a Women was Dumping a Child into the Passaic River Triggers a Massive Multi-agency Search

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Paterson NJ, a 911 telephone call received by the Paterson Police Department from an individual who witnessed a woman dumping a child strapped in a car seat into the Passaic River triggered a massive multi-agency search on Monday morning, 07/17. Water, air (drone), and land searches were conducted for over one (1) hour before they were terminated after the witness’ account was not able to be verified. The search included , Fair Lawn Police Department,  Elmwood Park Police, Elmwood Park Fire Dept, NJ Paterson Police Department, Paterson Fire Department ,Fair Lawn Rescue Squad, Fair Lawn Fire Department, Fair Lawn Fire Company #4 ,Fair Lawn Fire Company #3, Fair Lawn Fire Company 2 ,and Passaic County Sheriff’s Office.

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Single Family Home Fire in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, Firefighters quickly extinguished a Wednesday morning, 04/05, fire that started on the second floor of a home on Ruskin Road in Fair Lawn. No injuries were reported in the incident. The single family home was unoccupied when police and firefighters arrived on the scene. An investigation is underway to determine what started the smokey blaze. Also on scene Fair Lawn Fire Department , Fair Lawn Fire Company #4 , Fair Lawn Rescue Squad , Fair Lawn Volunteer Ambulance Corps , Fair Lawn Fire Company #3 , Fair Lawn Fire Company 2 , Fair Lawn Police Department .

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Passenger Vehicle Plows into a Crowded Restaurant in Fair Lawn

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Fair lawn NJ, Multiple non-life threatening injuries were reported when a passenger vehicle plowed head on into the crowded Green Dragon Asian Cuisine Restaurant in Fair Lawn early Sunday evening, 02/05. All Borough of Fair Lawn emergency services agencies responded to the incident. The restaurant. located in the 1900 block of Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, sustained heavy damage to its exterior façade and interior dining room. The vehicle, a Ford SUV, was backed out of the interior on its own power, then removed from the parking lot by a flatbed tow truck. The driver was apparently uninjured in the mishap.

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Honda Sedan Gets the Worst of a Rear End Collision Involving itself and a Dodge Ram Pickup in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, a 4-door Honda sedan got the worst of a rear end collision involving itself and a Dodge Ram pickup truck in the 1000 block of Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, on Monday afternoon, 01/23. Members of the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad cleaned up the mess left behind on the street, including vehicle parts and engine fluids. Minor injuries were reported in the incident; all refused hospital transportation. Fair Lawn Police handled the crash investigation and report.

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Large Tree Falls on a Home in Fair Lawn Trapping Residents

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Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Department, Fair Lawn EMS, and Fair Lawn Rescue Squad units rushed to free the occupants of a single family home on Jordan Road, Fair Lawn, who became trapped inside after a large tree limb fell onto home’s roof shortly before 9:00 PM, Friday, 12/23. All occupants were safely extricated from the structure by first responders. No injuries were reported. The home was “red tagged” by a Borough of Fair Lawn building inspector; utilities were completely shut off by utility company representatives.

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Delivery Van Flips Over After it Slams Into Parked SUV In Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, the driver of a van delivering packages in the 600 block of 4th Street, Fair Lawn, lost control of the vehicle early Thursday evening, 12/08, and struck a parked, unoccupied Honda Pilot. After side swiping the Honda, the van rolled over on its driver’s side before coming to a stop. The van’s driver was uninjured, and self-extricated prior to the arrival of emergency responders. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Department Company #1, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue responded to the incident.

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Three Hospitalized after Collision at the Intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Loretto Avenue in Hawthorne

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Hawthorne NJ, three (3) individuals were hospitalized following a two (2) vehicle, early Wednesday morning, 10/19, collision at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Loretto Avenue, on the border of Fair Lawn and Hawthorne. One (1) of the vehicles involved was propelled into the front façade of a nearby Hawthorne restaurant, which was, fortunately, unoccupied at the time. Both heavily damaged vehicles were towed from the scene.

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Driver Walks Away after Vehicle Goes Through a Stone Wall in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn Rescue Squad  was called to assist with a vehicle off the road through a stone wall near Well Drive and High Street . Fortunately the driver was able to exit the vehicle under his own power. The vehicle was pulled off the embankment, and towed away. The area was secured with road barricades until it is safely repaired.

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