On June 1, 2013 Cedar Grove Fire Department Members Participated in the 2013 Cedar Grove Township Clean Sweep. After a brief participant meeting at Town Hall with the Township Manager and Council, members of The Cedar Grove Fire Department got here orders. Cedar Grove Firefighter along with the NJ Forest Fire Service were assigned to clear sections of the Essex County Bike Path. The path was to be cleared of fallen trees and overgrown bush. Chief Michael Tower commented on the importance of keeping the wooded areas assessable to emergency apparatus and although it was very hot and humid a great deal was accomplished. Chief Tower thanks all the firefighters for helping.