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Pickup Driver Extricated In Route 4 Rollover in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, The driver of a Ford F150 pickup truck was extricated from his vehicle and transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus following an early Tuesday morning, 11/14, crash on Route 4 eastbound in Paramus, near Paramus Road. No other vehicles appeared to have been involved in the mishap. A flatbed tow truck righted the pickup and removed it from the highway.

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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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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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SUV Veers off Route 4 through steel guardrail, and into a tree in Paramus near Spring Valley Road

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Paramus NJ, a Nissan SUV headed westbound on Route 4 near Spring Valley Road in Paramus on Wednesday morning, 07/12, veered off of the highway, through a steel guardrail, and into a tree. The driver was entrapped upon impact. Officers from the Paramus Police’s Emergency Services Unit worked with Paramus firefighters and Paramus Rescue Squad members to free the heavily entrapped driver from the Nissan. The driver and a rear seat passenger were transported by separate Paramus EMS ambulances to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus for evaluation and treatment. A flatbed tow truck removed the heavily damaged Nissan from the scene.

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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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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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Canopy Struck and Dislodged by Delivery truck at Popeye’s Restaurant on Route 17 in Paramus

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Paramus N J, members of the Paramus Fire Department and Paramus Rescue Squad worked jointly to temporarily secure a building overhang/canopy that was struck and dislodged by a large delivery truck in the rear of Popeye’s Restaurant on Route 17 northbound near Sunflower Avenue, Paramus on Tuesday morning, 10/18. No injuries were reported in the mishap. Both the building and delivery truck sustained minimal damage. Paramus Police and Paramus OEM personnel were also on the scene. A building inspector was requested to respond in order to evaluate the building’s structural integrity.

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Driver Loses Control and Strikes Home on Prospect Street in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, a residential structure in the 100 block of Prospect Street, Paramus was declared “uninhabitable” by a Borough of Paramus building inspector following an incident in which the adult male driver of a 4-door Volvo sedan lost control of his vehicle and crashed head-on into the home late Thursday morning, 05/26. The driver was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus for evaluation and possible treatment. A flatbed tow truck extricated the Volvo from the structure, and removed it from the scene. Paramus Police, Paramus Fire Department, Paramus Rescue Squad, and Paramus EMS personnel and equipment responded to aid the victim.

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Driver Rushed to Valley Hospital After Paramus Driveway Rollover Crash

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Paramus NJ, members of the Paramus Rescue Squad had to cut several roof pillars of a 4-door Toyota Camry sedan, and then peel back the roof to free an occupant following a rollover crash in the driveway of a single family home located on Gordon Drive in Paramus on Saturday morning, 05/07. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. A Volvo sedan parked in the driveway was also damaged in the incident. The Camry was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Personnel and equipment from Paramus Police, Paramus Fire Department, Paramus EMS, the Paramus Rescue Squad, and a The Valley Hospital Paramedics all responded to aid the victim.

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UPDATE : Multi-vehicle Crash on Route 17 southbound in Paramus Sends 4 to the Hospital

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Paramus NJ, four (4) individuals were transported by ambulances to two (2) area hospitals following a multi-vehicle crash on Route 17 southbound in Paramus early Wednesday afternoon, 03/09. A rolled over dump truck involved in the crash spilled gravel over two (2) lanes of the busy highway, a concrete center divider was obliterated, and a crash related fluid spill triggered a response by Hazmat personnel. At least three (3) passenger vehicles were towed from the incident, which at times closed all lanes of Route 17 southbound and northbound. Paramus Police , Paramus Fire Department, Paramus EMS, and the Paramus Rescue squad all had personnel on the ground at the scene. NJDOT also responded with numerous emergency vehicles and personnel.

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Traffic on Route 4 Westbound was Backed up for Miles after Crash Left Minivan on Top of a Pickup Truck in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Police reported that three (3) persons were injured in a horrific two (2) vehicle, Monday morning, 02/21, collision on Route 4 westbound near Fairview Avenue, Paramus. A Ford pickup truck apparently rear ended a Toyota minivan, sending the minivan off of the roadway sideways into a utility pole, with one of the vehicles winding up on top of the other. A fire hydrant was also a casualty of the incident. Paramus Fire Department , Paramus Police, Paramus EMS, and Paramus Rescue Squad personnel and equipment responded to the incident. Needless to say, both vehicles were towed from the scene. The right lane on route 4 west under the Fairview Avenue overpass was closed .Traffic on Route 4 westbound was backed up for miles as a result of the crash.

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Driver Hits Single Family Home on West Linwood Avenue in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Ridgewood firefighters extricated the adult female driver of an SUV that crashed into a single family home in the 0-100 block of West Linwood Avenue, Paramus on Sunday afternoon, 05/02. A 911 caller who was unfamiliar with the area had reported the crash to Ridgewood Police, hence Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire Department, and Ridgewood EMS units were the first to arrive at the scene. The victim was transported by a Ridgewood EMS ambulance to The Valley Hospital. A tow truck removed the heavily damaged vehicle from the scene. Damage to the structure required evaluation by a Borough of Paramus building inspector. Paramus Police , Paramus Fire Department, and the Paramus Rescue Squad also responded to the incident.

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SUV Careens Off Route 17 onto a Pedestrian Bridge at Linwood Ave in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Firefighters from Paramus FD Engine Company #1 extinguished a Thursday evening, 01/07, motor vehicle accident related car fire on Route 17 northbound near Linwood Avenue, Paramus. An SUV traveling on Route 17 northbound careened off the highway and caught fire after mounting a pedestrian bridge’s concrete staircase before coming to a halt. The vehicle’s adult male driver was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Center’s main campus with non life threatening injuries. A tow truck removed the charred vehicle from it’s predicament. Ridgewood Fire Department, Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood EMS, and Ridgewood Emergency Services personnel responded to assist their Paramus Fire Department, Paramus Police, Paramus Rescue Squad, and Paramus EMS counterparts. Traffic on Route 17 northbound at the crash scene was limited to a single lane as emergency and vehicle recovery responders worked.

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Faulty Space Heater leads to Paramus Fire

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Paramus NJ, a faulty space heater was initially reported as the cause of a Tuesday morning, 11/10, fire that resulted in significant damage to a 1-1/2 story, single family home located in the 100 block of Behnke Avenue, Paramus. Personnel representing Paramus Fire Department, Paramus Police, Paramus Rescue Squad, and Paramus EMS were all engaged at the scene. The home’s occupants safely evacuated the structure prior to the arrival of firefighters.

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