Main Content

news

Quick Work Saves Home in Norwood

By CHRIS TOMPKINS, Senior Correspondent | March 06, 2021 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 030721104

Norwood, NJ - Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire on Saturday night, March 6th, that brought mutual aid to the scene to help contain the fire.

Norwood firefighters were dispatched to 65 Eton Terrace for a reported structure fire. The first arriving chief found heavy fire on the exterior of the 'Bravo' side with extension to all three floors and transmitted a second-alarm.

Engine 361 arrived on scene, hit the hydrant and stretched multiple lines. One line extinguished the exterior fire as other crews made an interior attack on all floors. Closter tower arrived on scene and set up in the front, however had to wait for PSEG to cut power lines. Fire broke through the roof but was quickly knocked down.

Firefighters knocked down all visible fire within 30 minutes, however they stayed on scene for several hours for overhaul. Their quick work kept the fire to the 'Bravo' side of the home.

Mutual aid from Closter, Harrington Park, Northvale, Old Tappan and Hackensack MSU assisted on scene. No injuries were reported and the fire is under investigation.

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