Cedar Grove Firefighters Respond To Large Mulch Pile Fire July 5th 2013

Posted on July 6, 2013

Cedar Grove Firefighters extinguished a deep seated fire in a large pile of mulch.  The fire occurred at Caputo's  Mulch Yard 75 Village Park Road.  Firefighters used large hose streams to penetrate deep into the mulch getting water onto the actual burning material. The cause is under investigation and no injuries were reported. Verona FD stood by at Station 1 and covered the town during the incident.

July 7th 2013 Cedar Grove Fire Department Responds To Belleville Mutual Aid

Posted on July 8, 2013

Cedar Grove Fire Department Members back filled Belleville’s Fire Headquarters at 275 Franklin Avenue along with West Orange and Orange Fire Department Companies, while Belleville Firefighters were extinguishing a general alarm fire.

Mutual Aid Response To The Borough Of Totowa July 17th 2013

Posted on July 10, 2013

Cedar Grove Firefighters stood by at Totowa's Mitchell Avenue Fire House providing coverage while Totowa's Firefighters were tied up with a reported hazardous material incident at the Passaic Valley Water Commission. 

Elevator Malfunction 398 Pompton Avenue July 13th 2013

Posted on July 14, 2013

An elevator motor malfunctioned causing a minor smoke condition and momentarily trapped a resident in the elevator car. The occupants of the elevator car were removed by facility staff prior to fire departments arrival.  The elevator was secured and the smoke vented by fire personnel.  No injuries were reported.

Mutual Aid Response To The Township Of Montclair July 14th 2013

Posted on July 14, 2013

Cedar Grove Firefighters assisted Montclair Firefighters at the scene of a house fire 369 Claremont Avenue.  

July 14th 2013 Mulch Fire 72 Village Park Road

Posted on July 17, 2013

Cedar Grove Fire Department responded to 72 Village Park Road for a small mulch fire. The fire apparently started when the mulch pile watering system stopped working. The fire was quickly extinguished. 

July 17th 2013 Cedar Fire Responded To The Learning Experience 1090 Pompton Ave

Posted on July 17, 2013

Firefighters check the roof top air conditioning units after the buildings fire alarm activated. There was no fire or damage reported and the alarm was false.

Mutual Aid Response To The Borough Of Woodland Park July 18th 2013

Posted on July 18, 2013

A fire began shortly before 2:30 p.m. at a two-story building at 25 Andrews Drive.  The building houses four businesses.  The fire  spread to the roof quickly. It appeared to be under control by 5 p.m. Firefighters from the borough and several surrounding municipalities responded. A number of departments were called out to assist including Cedar Grove Fire Department.