HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Local authorities answered scores of emergency calls caused when Tropical Storm Isaias hit New Jersey on Tuesday.
According to Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department Chief Dave Gumbrecht, the HHFD responded to 18 calls about downed wires or activated fire alarms, as of 8:30pm Tuesday night. He noted that the "good news all were false alarms and no injuries."
The Hasbrouck Heights Police Department responded to 38 calls throughout the day and night, starting a little before 12 noon. Calls were either for trees or wires down throughout the borough.
The Wood-Ridge Fire Department responded to 33 calls throughout the day. Those calls included downed wires and trees, and transformer and utility pole fires.
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