November 1st 2015 CGFD Responds Mutual Aid To Fairfield

Posted on November 1, 2015

Cedar Grove Fire Department responded to assist Fairfield Fire Department at the scene of a large commercial building fire.  The fire was located in the Pia. Costa complex which consists of  numerous businesses.  The fire was contained to the several ent businesses.

Nov. 6th 2015 CGFD Responds To Former Essex County Hospital

Posted on November 6, 2015

Cedar Grove Firefighter responded to the grounds of the former Essex County Hospital Center on the report of a structure fire. Upon arrival firefighter found a large volume of fire on the second floor extending into the attic. The roof was ventilated handlines stretched and the fire was extinguished. The fire was brought under control quickly however due to the buildings condition firefighters remained on scene for several hours extinguishing concealed pockets of fire. Assistance was provided by Verona, Little Falls, North Caldwell, Caldwell, Montclair Fire Departments. No injuries were reported, the fire cause is under investigation.