Fire Department Blotter

October 10, 2018

8/17/2018 11:25 am - FD dispatched to a DEBARY ROAD multi -family on a verbal report of a wire arcing in a tree behind the house  On arrival FD found rear service cables were missing spacers between 2 poles and the wires were touching. FD did not see any arcing or sparks. JCP&L was notified to ...

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Aug 2, 2018 1:30 PM -- FD responded to ROUTE 78 EAST, EXIT 45 on a reported motor vehicle crash, dump truck vs. car.   Upon FD arrival found as reported (truck vs. car). Vehicles secured by FD, no extrication needed and awaited tow.  Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad on scene tended to minor ...

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June 11, 2018 1:12 am    FD responded to WALLACE ROAD for a report of wires burning in the area of Rose Lane and Canoe Brook Parkway. FD found a service wire burning in a tree behind at a Wallace Rd residence. FD notified Power Company for a response and stood by until their arrival. Investigation ...

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02/01/2018, 7:26 am - FD dispatched to Route 78 East Bound mile marker 47.2 for a reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment and injuries. On arrival both the Springfield and Summit Fire Departments set up for extrication. The vehicle was chocked to stabilize the vehicle. EMS performed patient ...

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01/01/2018 9:26 am     FD dispatched to a motor vehicle accident, car vs. pole in front of 196 GLENSIDE AVENUE.  On arrival occupant was out of the vehicle.  Summit EMS assumed patient contact. FD made notification to the power company to make repairs.  Summit PD remained on scene for traffic ...

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12/16/17 7:42 am     FD dispatched to DE FOREST AVENUE and MAPLE STREET for a strong odor of natural gas in area. On arrival found an outside odor of natural gas. PSEG was requested and responded to the scene. Readings of 7% natural gas were found in the manholes in the center of the intersection.

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12/1/2017 at 3:56 pm - FD dispatched to MORRIS AVENUE and RIVER AVENUE on report of a two-car motor vehicle accident with injuries. Units arrived on scene. FD personnel requested by the Summit First Aid Squad (EMS) to remove the driver's side door to safely remove the patient.  A signal 10 was ...

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October 18, 2017 at 3:22 pm FD units dispatched to a Morris Avenue business for an alarm activation.  On arrival investigation found that a malfunctioning temporary light fixture had arced and activated a detector on the first floor.  FD removed the fixture and reset the alarm October 20, 2017 ...

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May 1, 2017 at 1107 hrs. FD was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident in the area of 732 SPRINGFIELD AVENUE, car into a tree.  On arrival found a single vehicle accident into a tree and the driver was out of the vehicle. Summit EMS handled patient care.  FD secured the battery in the vehicle and ...

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On 04/16/2017 at 13:10 hrs. FD dispatched 135 BELLEVUE AVENUE residence for a reported brush with extension to a back yard fence.  The homeowner had extinguished the fire using a garden hose prior to FD arrival.  Fire personnel provided overhaul and wet down the affected area.  The homeowner had ...

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04/02/2017 at 04:17 hrs - FD dispatched To ROUTE 78 WESTBOUND for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. On scene to find a two car MVA with a complaint of injuries in vehicle 2, vehicle 1 was being attended by both NJ State & Berkley Heights PD. The driver of vehicle 2 was attended to by FD ...

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3/19/2017 at 0203 hrs. - FD responded to a Springfield Avenue restaurant for an activated fire alarm with   duct detector activation.  On arrival a moderate interior smoke condition was observed.  Millburn was requested automatic aid as a RIC team.  FD found a large tray of food smoldering on a 4 ...

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2/1/2017 at 1041 hrs. - FD responded a MORRIS AVENUE apartment complex on a report of an activated commercial fire alarm. On arrival the building was being evacuated with nothing showing. FD investigated and found the cause for the fire alarm was due to unattended cooking in the microwave ...

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01/15/2017 at 02:12 hrs. -  FD dispatched To ROUTE 78 WESTBOUND for car fire.  On arrival found a fully involved motor vehicle fire on the shoulder of the highway.  Fire personnel extinguished the fire with fire apparatus and overhauled the vehicle and checked for extension.  A Signal 10 of ...

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01/01/2017 at 02:27 hrs. - FD dispatched to SPRINGFIELD AVE business for an activated fire alarm.  On arrival, investigation revealed a pull station activation on the lower level.  Fire personnel noted blood on the wall in the vicinity of the pull station and notified building security to ...

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Dec. 1, 2016 0233 - Units responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries and an overturned vehicle with possible extrication. Incident located at mm 10 Route 24, West.  Springfield and Millburn FD also on scene.  Summit provided a safety block, and for scene safety and assisted with securing ...

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