1/5/2015 – At around 8:50pm, NPFD was dispatched to 54 Murray Hill Square, on the report of a working house fire. On arrival the fire department made entry into the house, and began to extinguish the fire. The fire was contained to the unit, and no further damage was found.
9/24/2014 – This morning at 6:48 am the fire department was dispatched to a residential home located on Madison Ave. on the report of a smoke condition in the house/basement. Upon arrival FD encountered a heavy smoke condition and a strong smell of fuel oil. It was determined that the oil burner for the home’s[…]
Tonight at 6:30pm a motor vehicle was struck by a falling utility pole at the intersection of South St and Oakwood Dr. As the car was driving up the hill on South St. a telephone pole snapped in two places, and fell onto the motorist’s hood. The drivers stayed in the car until JCP&L were[…]
New Providence Fire Department responded to a working box truck fire in the parking lot across from Borough hall at 2:45pm. We we able to contain the fire to the back box of the document shredding truck, and prevent any further damage. Pictures Here
4/15/2013 – New Providence Fire Department was dispatched on a mutual aid call into Berkley Heights for a electrical fire at the Alcatel-Lucent Facility (600 Mountain Ave). Upon arrival our crew was sent into the facility to assist BHFD, with possible fire suppression. The fire was contained inside a testing unit preventing spread of the[…]
On 4/6/2013 the Fire Department was dispatched to 67 Spring-Floral Dr on the report of an electrical fire in the bedroom. Upon arriving on the scene we encountered a very heavy smoke condition, and a call for more manpower (signal 10) was put out over the pagers. Upon investigation we found that a lamp in[…]