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Bergen Hazmat Deployed to Stubborn Car Fire at Bergen Community College in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, a motor vehicle fire in the “B” parking lot of Bergen Community College’s main campus destroyed what appeared to have been a Honda CRV SUV, and heavily damaged a 4-door sedan that was parked next to it. The inferno was reported just prior to 11:00 am on Tuesday, 12/19. Firefighters from Paramus Engine Companies #3 and #1 extinguished the stubborn blaze. Technicians from the Bergen County Hazardous Materials Unit were called to address a large, fire related fuel spill No injuries were reported in the incident. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck.

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Ridgewood Firefighters Quickly Knock down Monday Afternoon on Liberty Street

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood firefighters quickly knocked down an early Monday afternoon, 12/11, structure fire that reportedly originated in the kitchen of a single family home on Liberty Street, Ridgewood. No injuries were reported in the blaze; however, there was an unconfirmed report of a missing dog. Ridgewood Police, and Ridgewood Emergency Services personnel also responded to the incident along with mutual aid fire and EMS units from several nearby communities.

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Elderly Homeowner Rescued in Early Morning Fire in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, an early Saturday afternoon, 11/04, structure fire in the 300 block of Willard Road began in a microwave oven, and extended to kitchen cabinets and the home’s roof before Paramus FD firefighters gained complete control of it. An elderly resident of the home was reportedly rescued by a neighbor as the structure filled with smoke. Paramus EMTs evaluated the evacuee on the front lawn of a nearby home; it is uncertain if he was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. Oradell firefighters assisted Paramus Fire Department at the scene.

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Smokey Fire Erupts on Macy’s in Paramus Park Rooftop Early Sunday Afternoon

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Paramus NJ, Macy’s in Paramus Park was the scene of a smokey, three (3) alarm, early Sunday afternoon, 10/01, fire involving several roof top mounted electrical transformers. Paramus firefighters were assisted by multiple fire, rescue, and EMS providers at the scene, and for “cover” purposes in empty Paramus fire houses. The fire appeared to come from three electrical transformers on the roof of Macy’s that caught fire. There was no report of damage to the store itself.

No injuries were reported in the blaze and damage appeared to have been contained to the department store’s roof area.

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Rochelle Park Single Family Home Sustains Heavy Fire Damage ,Minor Injuries Reported

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Rochelle Park NJ, the occupants of a single family home located on North Drive in Rochelle Park safely fled their house moments before it became engulfed by heavy black smoke emanating from the basement early Tuesday morning, 08/22. Firefighters from Rochelle Park were assisted by numerous other agencies in extinguishing the blaze. Unfortunately, the structure sustained heavy fire, smoke, and water damage. One (1) civilian and one (1) firefighter reportedly suffered minor injuries.

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Vehicle Plows into Paramus Hair Salon

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Paramus NJ, Miraculously, no one was injured when a vehicle slammed into the front of an occupied East Midland Avenue, Paramus hair salon on Tuesday morning, 08/15. Paramus Police, Fire Department, and EMS responded to the incident. The vehicle, a 4-door Volvo sedan, was towed from the scene by a flatbed.

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Lightning Strike Starts Single-Family Home Fire in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, members from the Paramus Fire Department, Paramus Rescue Squad, Paramus Police Department, and mutual aid companies responded to a structure fire from a lighting strike ,July 14th at 8:15am .
The fire was quickly knocked down without any serious injuries.

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78-year old Driver and a 10-year old Passenger Injured in a Late Sunday afternoon Crash on Paramus Road

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Paramus NJ, the 78-year old driver of a Honda SUV and a 10-year old passenger were injured in a late Sunday afternoon, 07/02 crash on Paramus Road near Alpine Drive in Paramus. The driver lost control of the vehicle while heading southbound on Paramus Road and struck a utility pole head on. The child’s mother was also a passenger in the vehicle; she was uninjured. A Paramus EMS ambulance transported the 78-year old to a local hospital. The child was treated on scene and released. A Chevy Equinox was also involved in the crash. Both occupants of that vehicle were uninjured. The Honda and Chevy were both removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. One (1) summons was issued to the Honda driver for careless driving.

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Wet Weather and Slippery Roads May Have Contributed to Saturday Morning Crash on Route 17 North Near the Tesla Dealership in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, two (2) adults were transported by a Paramus EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus following an early Saturday morning two (2) vehicle crash on Route 17 northbound near A&S Drive. At least two (2) vehicles parked in the lot of a nearby Tesla dealership were also damaged in the collision. A flatbed tow truck removed both vehicles that were traveling on the highway from the scene. Police on the scene did not say what triggered the crash.

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Westbound Oradell Avenue temporarily closed on Thursday morning after Pickup Takes Out Utility Pole

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Paramus NJ, a portion of westbound Oradell Avenue in Paramus was temporarily closed on Thursday morning, 05/25, after a pickup truck crashed into a utility pole and rolled over. The truck’s driver sustained a non-life threatening crash related injury and was attended to by Paramus EMS personnel. Paramus Police was assisted with traffic control by Oradell Police. Paramus Fire Department also responded to the incident.

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Residential Fire Quickly Extinguished by Paramus Fire Fighters

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Fire Company 1, along with the rest of the Paramus Fire Department and various mutual aid jurisdictions, responded to a residential structure fire on May 10, 2023. The fire was quickly extinguished, and no injuries were reported.

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Borough of Paramus Agencies Work in Unison to free a Double Amputee from a Vehicle that had Crashed through a Fence

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Paramus NJ, Emergency responders from multiple Borough of Paramus agencies worked in unison to free a double amputee from a vehicle that had crashed through a fence at the end of a bank’s drive up lane. The incident occurred at the Spencer Savings Bank, 242 Oradell Avenue, Paramus on Friday afternoon, 03/31. The victim refused medical attention after being rescued. A Paramus Police Emergency Services truck winched the 4-door sedan from its predicament. No information was provided as to whether the victim was permitted to drive the vehicle away.

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Two Injured in SUV Dump Truck Crash at the Intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and Forest Avenue in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, two (2) non life threatening injuries were reported following a early Saturday afternoon, 01/14, collision between a dump truck and an SUV at the intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and Forest Avenue in Paramus. Following impact, the dump truck careened off the roadway onto the front lawn of a nearby single family home. Separate ambulances transported the victims to a local hospital. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by a pair of flatbed tow trucks. Paramus Police Department, Paramus Fire Department, and Paramus EMS personnel and equipment responded to the incident.

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Stew Leonard’s Store in Paramus Park Evacuated Over a Carbon Dioxide Leak

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Paramus NJ, according to Paramus Police eight employees were evacuated from Stew Leonard’s store in Paramus Park  in Bergen on Tuesday after a refrigeration pipe broke, filling the store with carbon dioxide before it opened to customers.

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SUV Plows into Paramus Nail Salon

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Paramus NJ, one (1) non-life threatening injury was reported following the Tuesday afternoon, 12/06, crash of a Lexus SUV into a nail salon on East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus. A flatbed tow truck winched the vehicle from inside the structure and towed it away. Paramus Police, Paramus EMS, Paramus Fire Department, and the Paramus Rescue Squad responded to the mishap.

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