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Minivan Transporting Developmentally Disabled Individuals, Strikes a Fire Hydrant in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, three (3) ambulances were required to transport victims from the scene of a Friday afternoon, 06/10, motor vehicle crash on 17th Street in Fair Lawn to local area hospitals. A minivan, which appeared to have been transporting developmentally disabled individuals, crashed head-on into a fire hydrant in front of a single family home located in the 3-00 block of 17th Street. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Department, Fair Lawn EMS, and the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad, along with mutual aid ambulances and a paramedic team, rushed to aid the crash victims.

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Late Afternoon Two Alarm fire Damages Fair Lawn Home

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Fair Lawn NJ, a two alarm fire damaged a Fair Lawn residence Wednesday afternoon. The Fair Lawn Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a house fire on the three block of 32nd St. at 5:38 PM. Upon arrival, fire was found on the exterior of the building.

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Fair Lawn Police Furnish More Details on Last Sundays Rollover Crash on Broadway

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Fair Lawn NJ, the Ridgewood blog had previously reported that on Sunday March 20th the Fair Lawn Police temporarily diverted traffic on Broadway East and 30th street because of a motor vehicle crash.  Fair Lawn Police now report that at 8:26 pm Police Officer Anthony Ferreira, along with Officers, Pindyck, Cruz, Hearon, Boskovski, Roskowsky & Sgt. Wood, responded to Broadway at 30th Street on a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, they found the vehicle overturned on its side and the operator entrapped.

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Sunday Night DWI Crash Shuts Down Broadway East in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, on Sunday March 20th the Fair Lawn Police temporarily diverted traffic on Broadway East and 30th street because of a motor vehicle crash. It appears the operator struck a parked car causing their vehicle to turn on its side. The operator is suspected of being under the influence (DWI) and is being brought to the hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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Tractor Trailer Impaled on Light Pole at Glen Rock Supermarket

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Glen Rock NJ, a tractor trailer truck delivering merchandise to a Lincoln Avenue located Glen Rock supermarket, struck and knocked over a light pole in the store’s parking lot on Wednesday morning, 02/09. The truck became impaled on the light pole’s concrete support base, which caused a significant quantity of motor oil to leak from the tractor onto the parking lot surface. Personnel from Glen Rock Fire Department and the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad applied absorbent material to the spilled motor oil. A heavy duty tow truck was dispatched from Pennsylvania to remove the truck from its predicament. No injuries were reported in the incident. However, the struck light pole was demolished and the tractor was heavily damaged. Glen Rock Police also responded to the scene.

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Fair Lawn Rescue Squad uses the “Jaws of Life” to free the crash victim from a heavily damaged 4-door sedan

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Fair Lawn NJ, One (1) individual was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital with a non-life threatening injury following a two (2) vehicle crash at the intersection of Fair Lawn Avenue and Sixth Street, Fair Lawn, on Thursday afternoon, 01/13. Members of the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad used the “Jaws of Life” to free the crash victim from a heavily damaged 4-door sedan. Fair Lawn FD Company #1, Fair Lawn EMS, and Fair Lawn Police also responded to the incident. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked sedan from the intersection. The other vehicle involved, a Subaru SUV, was driven from the scene on its own power.

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Fair Lawn Intersection Collision Sends One Vehicle into a house

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Fair Lawn NJ, the impact of a two (2) vehicle, Monday night, 06/28, collision at the intersection of John Street and Morlott Avenue, Fair Lawn sent a black Jeep Wrangler careening off of the roadway and into a nearby single family home on John Street. Two (2) individuals were injured in the crash; they both refused ambulance transportation to a local hospital. Tow trucks were summoned to remove both wrecks. Damage to the struck home did not appear to have been significant in nature. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue, and Fair Lawn EMS responded to the incident.

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Box Truck Takes Out Utility Pole in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Companies #1 & #3, and the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad responded to a early Friday afternoon, 10/30, crash in which a box truck veered off of River Road and crashed into a utility pole and large shade tree before coming to rest on the front lawn of a single family home. The truck’s driver self extricated from the wreckage; the nature of his/her injuries is unknown. River Road was closed in both directions for an extended period to facilitate replacement of the pole, and the restoration of utility services. Elmwood Park Police assisted by providing traffic control.

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Trapped Rabbits Saved by Fair Lawn Rescue Squad and Fair Lawn Police

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Fair Lawn NJ, members of the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad assisted Fair Lawn Police patrol officers in the rescue of at least two (2) baby rabbits that were trapped in basement window wells covered by protective grates at the Forrest Elementary School, 10-00 Hopper Avenue, Fair Lawn on Saturday evening, 09/05. All trapped rabbits were successfully rescued and released into a nearby multi-purpose field. Children playing in the area had notified Fair Lawn Police of the animals’ predicament.

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Saddle River Road closed southbound as Fair Lawn EMS extracts Driver From Rollover

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Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn EMS, Fair Lawn Rescue Squad, and Fair Lawn FD Company #4 responded to aid the entrapped driver of Toyota Prius in a Thursday evening, 04/25, rollover crash on Saddle River Road northbound near Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn. The vehicle’s adult female driver was extricated by members of Fair Lawn Rescue via a hole cut in the front windshield. She was evaluated on scene by Fair Lawn EMS and refused additional medical attention. A flatbed tow truck righted and removed the wreck.

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Man Falls To His Death In Fair Lawn

Man Falls To His Death In Fair Lawn

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October 16,2016

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Fair Lawn NJ, A man working on a home under construction was killed on Saturday (10/15) morning after he slipped and fell from the roof. The tragedy occurred at 39-05 Vanore Drive, Fair Lawn at approximately 8:15 AM. Fair Lawn PD, EMS, and a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital responded to a 911 telephone call for help placed by one of the man’s coworkers. Despite a rapid response by emergency personnel, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Members of the victim’s family were notified by police and did respond to the location. Following on site investigations conducted by Fair Lawn PD and the Bergen County Medical Examiner’s Office, the victim’s body was removed from the property just before 11 AM. Decontamination assistance was provided by the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad.

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