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Fire Investigation: Contractors Suspected in Glen Rock Building Fire

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Glen Rock NJ, on January 5th at 8:39 AM ,Glen Rock Police Patrols, along with Glen Rock Firefighters, were dispatched to a commercial building on the 500 block of Broad Street on a reported structure fire. Upon arrival officers found the interior filled with smoke with both the fire and carbon dioxide alarms sounding. The source of the fire was determined to be under the roof, where contractors had been working the prior day. Glen Rock Firefighters extinguished the fire with the support of the Fair Lawn and Hawthorne Fire Departments. The building department deemed the structure to be unsafe and a continued investigation is being conducted by Fire Investigation and Fire Prevention officials.

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Landscaping Truck Barrels in to Home in Hawthorne

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Hawthorne NJ, A single axle, crew cab dump truck and equipment trailer owned by a local landscaping company, smashed into a SUV before barrelling down an embankment and crashing into the rear of a single family home located on Emeline Drive in Hawthorne. No injuries were reported in the Monday afternoon, 05/18 mishap. A heavy duty tow truck was summoned to remove the wreckage. Damage to the structure was moderate; a building inspector was dispatched to assess whether the home could still be occupied. Hawthorne Police, Hawthorne Fire, Wyckoff Fire rescue truck, and Hawthorne EMS responded to the incident. The Hawthorne FD Ladies Auxiliary provided refreshments to emergency personnel who were working at the scene.

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Van Burst into Flames after Striking Utility Pole in Hawthorne

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Hawthorne NJ, Hawthorne Police, Hawthorne Fire, and Hawthorne EMS responded to aid the victim of a Friday morning, 01/24 motor vehicle crash with fire in the 200 block of Hutchinson Avenue, Hawthorne. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital also responded to the incident. The exterior of a home located nearby sustained light damage as a result of heat & smoke emanating from the fire. Witnesses reported that the SUV struck a utility pole before bursting into flames.

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SUV Backs Into House in Hawthorne

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Hawthorne NJ, A Honda SUV being backed out of a driveway slammed into the front of a 2-family Hawthorne residence shortly after 7 PM on Tuesday, 12/11. Hawthorne Police, Hawthorne Fire, and Hawthorne EMS responded to the incident, which was located in the 100 block of Passaic Avenue at the corner of Loretto Avenue, Hawthorne. The SUV’s female driver complained of a non life threatening back injury and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for evaluation. Moderate structural damage was reported to the struck residence. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked vehicle from the scene.

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Glen Rock Fire Department Rescues Two Cats at Sycamore Terrace Fire

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Glen Rock NJ, October 5 , the Glen Rock Volunteer Fire Department reported that at 0222 hours this morning, GRFD was dispatched for a reported working fire on Sycamore Terrace. On arrival, Chief Jennings and Asst Chief Aguilar made entry into the basement and observed a heavy smoke condition. Engine 833 (Lt Pimlott) established a water supply and stretched a hand line. Ladder 832 (Capt Burbano) assisted with ventilation and overhaul as well as the rescue of two cats from the structure. Special thanks to Ridgewood, Hawthorne, Fair Lawn, Wyckoff and Paramus for invaluable mutual aid assistance.

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Downed Tree Limb takes out Power ,Internet and Phone Services in Hawthorne

Downed Tree Limb takes out Power ,Internet and Phone Services in Hawthorne

July 20,2017

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Hawthorne NJ, Hawthorne Police and Fire personnel responded to a downed tree limb in front of 124 Maitland Avenue, Hawthorne on Wednesday afternoon, 07/19. The fallen limb blocked the roadway and took out electric, internet/phone, and cable TV service to one (1) home on the street. Hawthorne DPW workers cleared the roadway after a PSE&G troubleshooter cut the dropped electric line. No injuries were reported.