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ORADELL THIRD ALARM

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March 28, 2024 | NEW JERSEY BILL TOMPKINS, Correspondent
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

On March 28th at approximately 12:30 PM, Oradell transmitted a dispatch for a working fire at 895 Oradell Ave. Companies arrived to heavy smoke showing from a 1 ½ story frame dwelling. A second alarm was sounded. Clutter in the basement was discovered to be burning. Companies vented the structure and the roof was laddered in case it needed to be vented as well. Progress appeared to be made when conditions deteriorated quickly. Flames vented out of the basement windows. All members were withdrawn and a third alarm was called for. A second interior attack was commenced and the flames were quelled in less than two hours. No injuries were reported. 

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BILL TOMPKINSCorrespondent

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