During last night intense storm members handled numerous call for service. Calls started coming in shortly before 8:00pm and continued through the night. We operated at various water conditions, natural gas leaks, fire alarms and stranded motorists due to street flooding. We also answered mutual aid requests for both Berkeley Heights Fire Department and City of Summit Fire Department.
We’d like to remind the public to stay vigilant when storms like these do occur: • Monitor watches and warnings from the National Weather Service before going outside. • Never attempt to drive through street flooding. • Keep an eye on sump pumps and property conditions.
Last month members practiced cutting chainlink fence using our “K12 saws”. These saws are used to cut metal for a variety of purposes such as quickly gaining access to emergencies and other rescue operations. • The fire department is always looking for opportunities to train on real life objects such as this, as well as in structures that are slated for demolition. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
The New Providence Independence Day Celebration, sponsored by New Providence Business and Investors Bank, returns to the borough on Wednesday, July 3, on South Street from Gales Drive to Springfield Avenue, and will include fun filled activities for all. Our hometown DJ…
We’d like to congratulate junior firefighters Alex Pereira and Christopher Oh on graduating from high school yesterday. Good luck in all of your future endeavors, and congratulations to the class of 2019!
Any driver in Connecticut knows that when they see any combination of flashing lights with Red Lights flashing they are legally required to pull to the side and allow that vehicle to have the right of way. But what about Blue Lights , only Blue Lights , not blue-and-red lights, and no s