May 8th 2015 CGFD Responds To Motor Vehicle Crash

Posted on May 1, 2015



Cedar Grove Firefighters responded to a two car motor vehicle crash near the intersection of Route 23 and Ozone Ave. Firefighters secured the vehicles and clean up a minor fluid spill in the roadway.

May 8th 2015 CGFD Responds To Dyer Fire.

Posted on May 8, 2015



At 12:30 Am Cedar Grove Firefighters responded to 536 Ridge Road, The Waterview Nursing Home, on an activated fire alarm. Upon arrival firefighters found a well involved dryer fire in the basement laundry room. Firefighters forced entry to the laundry room area. The fire was extinguished quickly and the smoke was vented from the building. A number of the residents were moved to uninvolved areas of the building. No injuries were reported. The Cedar Grove Police are investigating.

May 11th 2015 CGFD Responds To Apartment Fire.

Posted on May 11, 2015

On 05/11/2015 at approximately 05:17 Cedar Grove Fire Department  responded to 1083 Route 23 on a report of a fire in a second floor apartment. The first arriving police officers initiated the evacuation of the building. Upon arrival firefighters were met by heavy smoke emanating from multiple windows on the second floor. Searches were conducted and hose lines stretched. The fire was located in apartment 2 A.  The fire was quickly extinguished, overhauled, and the building subsequently vented. No injuries were reported. The Cedar Grove Police and Essex County Arson unit are investigating the cause. The fire appears to be accidental.  

May 14th 2015 CGFD Responds To Brush Fire.

Posted on May 15, 2015

Cedar Grove Fire Firefighters responded to the area of 165 Cedar St. on the report of a brush fire. Upon arrival found a number of large shrubs burning. The fire was extinguished quickly. The fire was caused accidently by a discarded cigarette.  No injuries were reported.