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Millburn First Aid Squad Provides Mutual Aid in Summit Where Carbon Monoxide Sends Residents and Responders to Hospital

May 18, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - What began as a 9-1-1 call for a medical emergency from a Summit resident in her home, evolved into an incident that sent 5 people, including 3 first responders to the hospital.  The initial call for help came just before 3 AM from a woman complaining of heart palpitations.  Not long after EMS arrived on the scene, the woman’s husband also became ill followed by a ...

Millburn Police and Fire Departments Sponsor Annual Township Fishing Derby

MILLBURN, NJ - The 34th Annual Fishing Derby is set to kick off in Millburn on Saturday, May 6 with the help of sponsors Millburn Firefighter's Welfare Association and the Millburn PBA Local #34.  This community event is open to Millburn-Short Hills residents 15 years old and under. Registration is open from 8:00-8:45 am at Taylor Park so hooks hit the water promptly at 9:00 ...

Three Alarm Fire at the Hilton in Short Hills Monday

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Companies from five communities responded to a fire at the Hilton Hotel in Short Hills Monday afternoon,

At approximately 3:30 p.m. the Millburn Fire Department was alerted to a fire at the hotel across the street from The Mall at Short Hills. The fire started when tar dripped from the roof of the hotel during repairs, according to authorities. The hot tar fell on ...

Fire Department: Take Advantage of Hazardous Waste Disposal Event

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Fire Department is alerting residents to an upcoming event to dispose of common household hazardous waste items, including fire extinguishers, motor oil, and car batteries. The Essex County Utilities Authority's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 125 Fairview Avenue (next to Old Hospital Center) in ...

Millburn Police Officer and Three Firefighters to be Honored at Annual Valor Awards

MILLBURN, NJ –  Millburn Police Detective Lieutenant David Bonney, Millburn Fire Captain Christopher Beady, Firefighter Edgar Echavarria and Battalion Chief James Boyle are four of the honorees at the 51st annual Valor Awards. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and the 200 Club of Essex County will present the awards on May 4.   

These sons of Millburn share a commitment to the ...

Former Short Hills Postal Worker Charged with Distribution of Cocaine; Millburn Police Commended by Essex County Prosecutor

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Former U.S. Postal worker Amanda Cruz, 22, of Newark was arrested and charged today with first-degree narcotics violations. She was working as a mail carrier at the Short Hills Post Office across from the train station on Chatham Rd.

According to a press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s office this morning, it alleges that Cruz entered into an agreement ...

Millburn Fire Department Provides Mutual Aid in Easter Fire in Vauxhall

UNION, NJ – A two alarm Easter day fire occurred at just after 1:30 p.m. at 26 Farrington Street in the Vauxhall section of Union.

Mutual aid from nearby Maplewood, Springfield and Millburn fire departments was provided.  Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio said the cause of the fire is still unknown.  He said the residents were home at the time of the fire, but they were not ...

Tragedy on the Tracks East of Millburn Train Station

MILLBURN, NJ - The nightly calm was shattered Tuesday evening as a New Jersey Transit collided with an individual on the tracks just east of the Millburn Train Station at Wyoming Avenue. 

At approximately 10:22 pm a train 6676 on the Morris-Essex line operating as a Midtown Direct traveling from Dover to New York Penn Station hit a trespasser on the tracks, a representative from New ...

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