River Edge Fire Department

Building Collapse


Tuesday, July 3, 2018 09:50  At approx 09:50am the REFD responded to 474 Kinderkamack road for a partial building collapse. Upon arrival Chief 1-0 requested additional ladder companies from Oradell Fire, Hackensack Fire, and New Milford Fire with an additional engine from Paramus Fire. After further investigation Chief 1-0 requested a Partial UASI response by Hackensack Fire. Companies on scene searched all collapsed area and found no victims. No injuries were reported from this incident. At this time the reasoning for collapse is under investigation by the building department.While operating at this incident there were 3 additional calls for service in town that was covered by our mutual aid companies from Oradell Fire and New Milford Fire.

A Huge Thanks to the following for their response: City of Hackensack Fire Department Oradell Volunteer Fire Department New Milford NJ Volunteer Fire Department Paramus Fire Department Paterson Fire Department River Edge Volunteer Ambulance Service New Milford NJ Volunteer Ambulance Corps Teaneck Box 54