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Visitor Injured in Elevator Accident at Kessler Institute in Saddle Brook

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Saddle Brook NJ, an individual sustained a traumatic leg injury during a Thursday evening, 09/28, elevator entrapment at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation’s six-story facility located at 300 Market Street, Saddle Brook. According to sources at the scene the victim was riding the elevator with his adult son, having visited a relative at the Market Street facility, when the door opened and his arm and leg got stuck between floors.

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Tractor Trailer Fire Caused a Major disruption to the Monday Morning Commute

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Rochelle Park NJ, a tractor trailer fire on Route 17 shut down the southbound side of Route 17 Monday morning. The highway was closed for more than an hour. The tractor-trailer’s cab caught fire near an Acura dealership in Rochelle Park, north of Route 80 and south of Becker Avenue. Firefighters went to work on the truck and contained the fire before 10 a.m., the cab charred from the flames. The New Jersey Department of Transportation advised drivers to follow a detour or plan a different route.

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Multiple Towns Called in on Maywood House Fire

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Maywood NJ, on April 1st at approximately 16:06 hours, the Maywood Fire Department was dispatched to the area of 250 Maywood Avenue after a 911 caller reported heavy smoke coming from a house.
Maywood Police and Assistant Chief Gargagliano arrived on scene moments after dispatch and confirmed a working basement fire at 11 East Hunter Avenue. The working fire response brought mutual aid from Rochelle Park and Hackensack immediately to the scene. Maywood companies forced entry to the unoccupied house and advanced hose lines to extinguish the fire.

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