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Solar Panel Fire on Roof of Commercial Building in Ridgefield Park

By JUSTIN DEREVYANIK, Correspondent | February 25, 2021 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 022521112

Ridgefield Park, NJ - On February 25th, while returning from a run on Route 80, Hackensack Rescue 1 and Engine 2 saw flames coming from the roof of a commercial building below Route 80 in Ridgefield Park. The address of the fire building was 300 Industrial Avenue.

Companies preceded to the scene advised the building occupants there was a fire on the roof. Companies gained access to the roof and found solar panels on fire on the roof. Rescue 1 and Engine 2 used dry chemical fire extinguishers to hold the fire in check while Ridgefield Park companies arrived on the scene. Hackensack companies remained on the scene and assisted in overhaul.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.