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Waldwick Firefighters Respond to two alarms to the Methodist Church in less than 12 hours

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Waldwick NJ, Waldwick, NJ Volunteer Fire Department responded to two alarms to the Methodist Church less than 12 hours apart for different reasons. The first alarm occurred around 11:30 Saturday night for an activated fire alarm. 1st arriving crews found a broken heat pipe on the second floor. The furnace was secured with the assistance of the building manager. This morning at 9:45 another fire alarm was reported. First arriving companies found a heavy smoke condition coming from the basement. A second alarm was sounded due to the age of the structure. A hand line was stretched and crews entered the basement to find a very large blower motor on fire. The power was cut to the unit and the fire quickly went out. Mutual aid companies assisted with ventilation of the facility and overhaul.

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