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Wind Driven Fire Destroys Home in Garfield

By CHRIS TOMPKINS, Senior Correspondent | March 01, 2021 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 030221101

Garfield firefighters battled a two alarm fire at 53 & 51 Scudder St that destroyed one home and caused severe damage to another on 3-1-21. Firefighters battled the wind driven fire for over an hour before bringing the fire under control. Companies had to deal with live down power lines and a burst supply line. No major injures were reported and mutual aid from Wallington, Elmwood Park, Saddle Brook and Lodi assisted on scene.

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