Sunday, June 21, 2009
On Saturday the 27th of June, Engine 932 responded to an address on
Allen Street for an activated C.O. alarm. Crews checked the interior with their gas detector with negative findings. As a precaution PSE&G was summoned by Fire Command to be sure all systems were operating normally.
The next day Engine 932 responded to a grill fire at a residence on Wehner Place. Chief 930 responded as well. The fire was contained to the grill and extinguished. All crews were back in service within 20 minutes. Also on the 28th, Engine 932 and Chief 930 responded to a utility emergency on Forest Road. Wires on a telephone pole was smoking requiring the actions of FD as well as Orange and Rockland. Crews spent 30 minutes on scene providing scene safety until the arrival of the utility company.
Engine 932 at Wyckoff Co. 1.
Sunday, June 14, 2009
Engine 932 responded to an activated alarm on June 15 at a residence on Elmwood Ave. Steam from a shower was determined to be the cause and a report was taken.
On June 19 Engine 932 and Ladder 941, along with Chief 930, responded out to the Industrial Park on Boroline Road for a received fire alarm. A power outage in the area was considered to be the culprit. Crews spent the better part of an hour thoroughly checking the large commercial building to be sure nothing was amiss.
During the afternoon of June 20 Wyckoff again requested an engine to provide standby coverage due to a working house fire in their town. Engine 935 and Chief 930 fulfilled this request to the tune of 2.5 hours of standby time at Company 1. No runs were logged during this time.
Sunday, June 7, 2009
On June 8th Engine 935 responded to a mutual aid request from Waldwick for a smoke condition in an occupied school on W. Crescent Ave. 935's crew provided ventilation assistance as well as recon during the incident. 935 was released by Waldwick Command after 30 minutes of on-scene assistance.
Later the same day an alarm was received on Dale Ave. Chief 930 and Engine 932 responded, investigated, and determined the cause to be smoke from cooking. Crews were back in service within 10 minutes.
On June 9th a fire alarm was handled by 930 and crews from 935. Dust was created by a contractor working inside the structure.
On June 10 Wyckoff requested 1 engine to standby at their Co. 1 firehouse during the early morning hours for a smoke condition in a large high-occupancy building in their town. 935 was the responding engine and they logged no calls during their 20 minutes of standby time.
Sunday, May 31, 2009
On June 3rd, a motor vehicle crash on East Allendale created a small fluid spill requiring a response of Rescue Co. 942 as per Capt 960. Crews spent approximately 20 minutes on scene cleaning up the roadway.
Sunday, May 24, 2009
During the week of May 24 the Fire Department took in 2 calls.
On Tuesday the 26th at 0400 hours the Fire Department responded to an activated smoke alarm at a residence on Powell Road. Crews from responding Engine 932 determined the alarm unit question had a bad battery. Later that morning a mutual aid assist was requested by Ramsey for a fire alarm at their high school. Engine 935 responded and was cut loose after 10 minutes of stand by time.
Sunday, May 17, 2009
During the week of May 17, the Fire Department responded to 4 calls.
On the 17th an alarm was received from a house on Canaan Pl. Engine 932 responded and confirmed unattended cooking caused the alarm.
The following day Station 9 was dispatched to a residence on High St who was complaining of a burning odor. Engine 932 and Ladder 941 along with Chiefs 930 and 940 responded in on the assignment. Crews checked the entire structure for approximately 30 minutes but all findings were negative.
On Saturday the 23rd, Rescue Co. 942 was dispatched for a lift assist at a residence on W. Allendale Ave. Ladder 941 provided back up assistance.
Later on Saturday, PD dispatched Station 9 on a general alarm to the end of Woodland Ave for a reported brush fire along the NJ Transit tracks. Engines 932 and 935 along with Ladder 941 all responded with Chief 930. Crews brought the rather large area of fire under control within minutes, and spent a good half hour combing through the area extinguishing hotspots.
Sunday, May 10, 2009
The Fire Department responded to one call during the week of May 10 through 16. An alarm on Meeker Ave was received by PD. 935 and 941 responded in on the box and determined the alarm was set off accidentally.
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Allendale Fire responded to a residence on Brookside Ave for a working basement fire on Thursday May 7. 29 firefighters staffing all Allendale fire apparatus responded to the blaze. Mutual aid support was provided by Waldwick, Wyckoff, Mahwah, Ramsey, Saddle River, and Hohokus. First in companies achieved a quick knock on the fire preventing fire spread to the upper floors. Fire crews spent the better part of 3 hours on scene sifting through the basement checking for hotspots, extension, salvaging property and assisting the homeowner with securing personal belongings. Another good job by the men and women of Allendale Fire. Thank you to all the mutual aid companies for the assist.
Fire officials conferring on front lawn
at basement fire on Brookside Ave.
Firefighters working feverishly to
extinguish the fire and save the house.
Engine 932 providing a water source at
recent Wyckoff house fire.
Monday, April 27, 2009
NORCON requested an engine from Allendale to standby at Co. 1 in Wyckoff for a working house fire in their town. Engine 932 responded for the assignment along with Chiefs 930 and 940. Shortly after arriving at Co.1, Wyckoff Fire Command requested a covering engine company to move up to the scene for a water supply assignment. Engine 932 got the nod and was placed in service. Orders were received to lay in from a hydrant at the corner of Clinton and Wyckoff Ave up to the scene on Clinton. 1800 feet of 5 inch supply line later, 932 arrived on scene. The crew was also assigned to assist with post-fire overhaul. Allendale units remained on scene for over 2 hours providing incident support for their mutual aid brothers.
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Engine 932 was requested by NORCON to respond to Waldwick Co. 1 for a cover assignment this date due to a working residential house fire. Waldwick Command then requested that 932 be diverted to the scene to assist the Waldwick crews. Chief Walters (930) also responded. Allendale units were released approximately a half hour later.
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