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Third Alarm Fire In Haworth

By CHRIS TOMPKINS, Senior Correspondent | November 01, 2020 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 110120116

Haworth firefighters battled a third alarm fire that damaged a home on Sunset Ave late Saturday night.
Firefighters were called to 455 Sunset Ave for a reported structure fire just before 11pm. Chief 152 arrived on scene to find smoke coming from the attic and transmitted a second alarm and Fast Team from Dumont. Dumont Rescue 3 was first to arrive followed by Haworth Ladder 169. Rescue 3 made entry and performed a search of the residence and assisted Haworth stretching the initial line. The fire, located in the attic began to break though the roof in the rear of the home. Crews laddered the roof and vented the roof as interior crews located the fire and extinguished the fire in the attic with three hand lines. A third alarm was transmitted for manpower as extensive overhaul was performed. No injures were reported. Mutual aid from Dumont, Demarest, Harrington Park, Oradell, New Milford, Cresskill, and Tenafly assisted. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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