Aug
8
2013

Fully Involved Kitchen Fire

At 11:15 hours Dumont Police began receiving numerous calls reporting smoke coming from a house on Romano Drive. Chief Banta Car 210 arrived and confirmed a working fire at 60 Romano Drive. Chief Byrd Car 211 located and relayed the location of the fire being the kitchen with heavy fire venting out the rear of
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Jul
19
2013

Basement Fire Uses All Hands

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At 17:19 hours the General Tones sounded reporting a smoke condition coming from 162 Niagra Street.  Shortly after dispatch, the PD began receiving numerous calls reporting heavy smoke and a possible basement fire.  Chief Byrd (Car 211) arrived and confirmed a working fire in the basement with heavy smoke pushing from the two and half
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Jun
21
2013

Engine 3 To Demarest 3rd Alarm

At 2100 hours Engine 3 was requested to respond to the Demarest Firehouse to standby. Chief’s Banta and Byrd along with Engine 3 responded. Demarest FD was on scene of a 2 1/2 story split level home with a stubborn fire in the large attached garage. Demarest along with other mutual aid towns were working
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Jun
10
2013

Engine 4 And Rescue To Bergenfield Commercial Building

At 07:25 hours the tones sounded requesting an Engine to respond to Bergenfield’s Alert Firehouse. Chief Banta along with Engine 4 were sent. Upon arrival, Car 210 requested Engine 4 to divert to the scene and also requested the Rescue to respond as well. Bergenfield FD was arriving on scene and crews were stretching in
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Jun
4
2013

Engine 4 To Bergenfield For Stand By

At 1810 hours Engine 4 responded with Chief Byrd to Bergenfield’s Alert firehouse to provide coverage. Bergenfield crews were operating at the movie theater on Washington Avenue for a fire in the duct work. Engine 4 stood by and took in no runs. They were back in the borough by 1900 hours.
Jun
3
2013

Engine 4 And Rescue To Bergenfield Fatal

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A little before 8am on Sunday morning, Bergenfield Fire Department requested an Engine respond to their Alert Firehouse for coverage. Bergenfield Crews were engaged at a house fire on Luke Avenue. Chief Banta and Engine 4 were sent. En route, Engine 4 was upgraded to the scene. Bergenfield FD upon arrival were met with heavy
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May
24
2013

FAST Team To Tenafly

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Shortly after 10:00 this morning, Tenafly FD requested the FAST Team to respond to 65 Piermont Road in their borough for a working fire. Rescue 3 responded to the scene and set up in front of the building. Tenafly FD aggressively attacked the fire knocking it quickly. The Rescue’s crew stood fast as crews knocked
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Apr
20
2013

HazMat And Mass Casualty Incident

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At 21:44 hours dispatch began receiving calls from the Living Word Church at 53 East Madison Avenue reporting numerous occupants having chest pains, difficulty breathing and irritated throats. Police officers arrived and immediately began evacuating occupants prior to the fire departments arrival. Once the fire department arrived on scene all the occupants were out but
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Apr
14
2013

Engine 5 Responds To Bergenfield All Hands

Shortly after 14:00 hours Engine 5 was requested to respond to Bergenfield’s Alert Fire Company to provide cover up. Bergenfield FD was engaged at a house fire at 3 Annex Place under the command of Chief Lopez. After Engine 5′s arrival they were requested to move up to the scene and tasked with securing the
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Apr
12
2013

Rescue Goes To Tenafly

At 13:30 hours Tenafly FD requested the FAST Team to respond to 34 Leroy Street in their borough for a heavy smoke condition inside a large mansion type dwelling.  Rescue 3 along with Chief Banta responded to the scene.  Tenafly crews were sent to the home for an activated fire alarm and upon arrival discovered
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