Police & Fire

Fairfield Fire Fighters Extinguish Box Truck Fire Friday Night

Fairfield Fire Department’s Captain Jay Artale and firefighter Carl McNamara work to extinguish the fire at 82 Fairfield Road, Fairfield Credits: Tim Connolly


FAIRFIELD, NJ - Friday night the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department were quick to the scene of a box car fire at 82 Fairfield Road.


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According to Deputy Fire Chief Tim Connolly, the firefighters were dispatched to the scene at about 9:27 p.m. and arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the rear of the vehicle.


Credit: Tim Connolly 

Engine 1 gained access to the rear of the truck to find fire in the upper corner,” explained Connolly. “The battery was secured and the fire was extinguished. An investigation confirmed that a short in the rear electrical system caused the fire and the truck was turned over to the owner.”

By 10:40 p.m. the fire department had cleared the scene. 


Fairfield Fire Department’s Captain Jay Artale and firefighter Carl McNamara work to extinguish the fire at 82 Fairfield Road, Fairfield   Credit: Tim Connolly 

 

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