May 14th 2014 CGFD Responds To Water Emergency

Posted on May 15, 2014

Cedar Grove Firefighters responded to The Senior Citizens Complex 100 Cedar Ridge Drive for a water emergency inside the building. A contractor was working on a nearby hydrant when a sprinkler valve inside the building failed. The failure may have been caused by a sudden pressure surge in the system called a water hammer. Firefighters removed overhead hazards, diverted water, and conducted and salvage operations. Water service was restored to the building shortly.

 

May 21st 2014 CGFD Responds To Reported Car Fire.

Posted on May 26, 2014

Cedar Grove Firefighters responded to a report of a car fire at the intersection of Route 23 and Stevens Ave. Upon the departments arrival the fire was out.  Apparently when the disabled vehicles transmission overheated it caused a small fire in the engine area. Firefighter cleaned up a minor spill  and the vehicle was towed from the scene.    

May 28th 2014 CGFD Responds To Tree And Wire Down

Posted on May 28, 2014

Cedar Grove Firefighters responded to the scene of a wire fire. Upon arrival firefighters found the tree that had brought down a wire, had also struck a vehicle as it drove on Grove Ave. No injuries were reported.