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Video: Paterson Firefighters Perform Daring Rescue at Great Falls

August 19, 2018

PATERSON, NJ - For the second time in a weekend members of the Paterson Fire Department performed a successful rescue at the Great Falls.

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According to a Facebook post by Mayor Andre Sayegh, Paterson Firefighter Justin Angelica and members of Paterson Rescue 2 pulled a man who was clinging to the rocks to safety.

Speaking to TAPinto Paterson after the rescue ...

Active Shooter Training Drill Held by Hasbrouck Heights Police Department at High School

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Police Department's annual active shooter training exercises took place Friday at the Hasbrouck Heights Middle/High School.  

The eight-hour training session was directed by Hasbrouck Heights Lieutenant Michael Colaneri, Jr., Captain Joseph Rinke and Lieutenant Chuck Silverstein of the Bergen County Sheriff’s ...

Bergen County Unveils Mobile Emergency Responder Driving Simulators for Fire, Ambulance, Police and School Bus Training

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County officials recently unveiled its new mobile emergency responder driving simulators to help train firefighters, school bus drivers, EMS personnel and law enforcement.  The county simulators are the only mobile simulators in the state of New Jersey. 

The vehicle, which is brought to a location of convenience so first responders do not ...

Bill by Pascrell and Menendez to Monitor Cancer in Firefighters Signed into Law

PATERSON, NJ – A law requiring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a national cancer registry for firefighters to monitor and study the relationship between career-long exposure to dangerous fumes and toxins and the incidence of cancer in firefighters so to develop better protective gear and prevention techniques has been signed into law by President Donald ...

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