New Milford FD responds to a Hazmat Incident.

On February 9th 2024, The New Milford Fire Department and their Hazmat team responded to prospect Park to a reported green substance in the water along with marine life deceased in the water. Fish and wildlife team was called in to assist. New Milford FD Hazmat team along with the Bergen County Hazmat teams were onsite for over 3 hours. The Bergen County hazmat team found the substance to be non-toxic, an as per the Department of the environmental protection. The brook was flushed so the product could be diluted.

New Milford FD Called for Mutual Aid

Car 3-0 and Engines 34 took in this mutual aid job this morning in River Edge. Just before 6:40 this morning Battalion Nine companies responded to the 900 block of Poplar Ave for reported smoke in the home. Upon investigation the first arriving chiefs confirmed a fire in the basement and a working fire was transmitted. 31 Truck was requested for coverage. The fire was quickly brought under control and companies were released back to the borough.


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New Milford FD responds to a Mutual Aid

Just after 3:30 Battalion Nine companies were dispatched to the 700 Block of Chestnut Street for a reported fire with elderly occupants attempting to evacuate the structure. The first arriving chiefs made sure the occupants were out of the home and attempted to knock the fire down with a extinguisher. Companies quickly stretched a line and checked for extension. Fire was brought under control within 15 minutes. The home was vented and turned back over to the residents. Companies operated on scene for just over an hour. Fire was determined to be started by a lithium ion battery on the nightstand

New Milford FD at a mutual Aid Call

Battalion Nine companies responded to Oradell yesterday just after 3:30 for a reported detached garage fire. Upon arrival companies found smoke and fire coming from the garage located at the rear of the home. New Milford units operated on scene for an hour before being released back to the Borough.

Busy Day for the New Milford FD

he NMFD kept busy answering alarms, a mutual aid ladder request, a mutual aid fire and this outside fire yesterday.

Companies responded to Cypress St. early afternoon yesterday for a reported outside fire. A commercial style hair dryer was found to be on fire outside the rear of the house. The caller noticed the fire and threw the unit out of the window. The home was vented and turned over to the homeowner.


Companies responded to the Boulevard today in the area of Cedar rd. for another rollover with reported entrapment. While responding dispatch advised inbound units that all parties were out of the vehicles. 31 Truck, Engine 32 along with Squad 36 made both vehicles safe and waited for the tow company to upright the vehicle. The driver was transported to a local hospital by Holy Name EMS with non-life threatening injuries.

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November 6, 2023

Companies kept busy this morning answering alarms and a 2 car MVC with injuries.

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