February 5th 2014 Cedar Grove Fire Fighters Respond Mutual Aid To Paterson

Posted on February 6, 2014

Fire broke out on the third floor of a building at 80 George Street in Paterson NJ about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday and quickly spread. Cedar Grove Firefighters spent overnight covering Paterson's "South Side" Getty Ave Fire House with Montclair, and Bloomfield Firefighters while Paterson and area Passaic County Firefighter’s fought to control the blaze. Flames could be seen from state Route 80.

February 15th 2014 Elevator Rescue 398 Pompton Avenue

Posted on February 17, 2014

Cedar Grove Firefighters removed a woman from a stalled elevator on the 4th floor of 398 Rt.23. The victim was uninjured and the elevator was placed out of service. 

February 2014 Clearing Hydrants

Posted on February 17, 2014

Digging Out! Removal of snow from around fire hydrants.

After snow storms, when needed, members of the Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire Department are detailed out to remove snow from hydrants.  Although the Cedar Grove Township Ordinance requires "All fire hydrants on private property which may become covered by snow shall have such snow removed within 12 hours after the snow ceases to fall in order to enable the Fire Department to locate said fire hydrant." With over 525 hydrants in the township fire fighters cannot clear them all. Chief James Zaccaria asks residents to clear snow from hydrants located on or near their properties. Its a matter of, when there is a fire, precious time can be lost locating and clearing a fire hydrant

February 21st 2014 CG Firefighters Respond To Senior Complex

Posted on February 23, 2014

On February 21st 2014 Cedar Grove Firefighters responded to 100 Cedar Ridge Drive, The Senior Citizen Complex, initially for activated fire alarm. Upon arrival firefighters found a seized electrical motor that had caused a minor smoke condition. The motor was secured and the smoke was vented from the building. No one was injured.

Feb. 24th 2014 CGFD Responds To 5 Car Motor Vehicle Crash

Posted on February 24, 2014

The Cedar Grove Fire Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle crash on East Lindsley Road near Route 23. The crash involved five vehicles with one of the vehicle rolled onto its side. Firefighters cleaned up debris and a minor fluid spill from the roadway. No Injuries were reported.

February 25th 2014 CGFD Responds To Reported Apartment Fire

Posted on February 25, 2014

Firefighters responded to a 36 Steven Avenue the Meadowbrook Garden Apartments on the report of an unknown fire.The fire was out upon arrival however fire department units conducted checks for extension and removed smoke from the apartment.  The fire caused some minor damage to the apartment and furniture. No injuries were reported.