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Boy, 1, among four hospitalized in Fair Lawn crash
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 
Four people were taken to local hospitals — one of them a 1-year-old boy — after a pedestrian crossing signal was toppled in a two-car crash in Fair Lawn this morning.

None of the injuries was considered life-threatening, authorities said.

A 2000 Toyota Camry was headed east on Broadaway when it was struck by a 2014 Nissan Sentra headed south on Plaza Road around 10:45 a.m., Sgt. Brian Metzler told CLIFFVIEW PILOT.

Three people in the Camry — two women, ages 28 and 53, and the boy, all from Essex County — were taken to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, Metzler said.

The 67-year-old driver of the Sentra, which plowed into bushes outside a Columbia Bank branch, was taken to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

No summonses were immediately issued, Metzler said. An investigation was continuing, he said.

Fair Lawn police, firefighters and EMTs responded.

Broadway eastbound was closed at Plaza Road, and westbound traffic had rubbernecking delays.

Both vehicles removed by flatbed tow trucks.

2015 Squad & Association Officers
Sunday, November 16, 2014 
2015 Rescue Squad & Association Officers, congratulations and best of luck in 2015. - Chief Peter Yuskaitis - Captain Thomas Spear - 1st LT Phil Kearney - 2nd LT Jon Blair - Engineer Michael Van Ness - President Steven Milnes - V/President Andrew Flax - Secretary Jared Koslow - Treasurer Steven Sulcov - Sgt of Arms Kirk Shaw - Trustees Michael Scopac, Joel Hernandez & Kyle Tenis

Tractor Trailer Overturns
Monday, November 10, 2014 
At 0745 hours November 10th, 2014 a loaded tractor trailer carrying empty glass bottles overturned on Pollitt Drive striking a telephone phone. The driver self extricated himself with minor injuries. Crews took over 3 hours to remove the truck due to its load and weight issues. Phots/story

House Fire
Friday, November 7, 2014 
Dryer fire expands quickly through a 30th Street home on the morning of November 7th, 2014 Photos/story

Rescue Squad in Mourning
Monday, August 18, 2014 
The entire Fair Lawn Rescue Squad is in mourning over the sudden loss of active member Joseph Mazur Jr. who has 36 years of volunteer service with the Borough of Fair Lawn. Joseph began his volunteer career with the Fair Lawn Hazardous Materials Team where he served as Chief. In the late 90's the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad was given the Hazardous Materials unit and Joseph followed, transferring to the Rescue Squad. Joseph was an asset to the Rescue Squad in many ways, and served as the Squad Treasurer for many years. Joseph will be missed, and we thank him for his dedication to the Rescue Squad, Borough of Fair Lawn and citizens in which he served with pride and dignity for 36 years.

Rescue Supports our Troops
Monday, August 11, 2014 
Several months ago the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad agreed to help support our troops serving overseas by raising funds to purchase small flashlights to illuminate their walking and working area. We are happy to report that due to donations by members, the general public and 4imprint promotional products, the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad was able to provide our troops at the Shindand Air Base with 230 flashlights. We thank all of our troops for their service and are happy to have helped with their needs.

Friday, July 25, 2014 
One person reported minor head and hand injuries in the crash around 8:50 a.m. in the left lane between Harristown Road and Maple Avenue. Two tow trucks dealt with the damaged vehicles while Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue members attended to a fluid spill. Fair Lawn Fire Company #2, Fair Lawn EMS, and Fair Lawn police also responded, along with Glen Rock police. PD officers lent assistance for a short period. Injuries were reported to an individual’s head and hand. The accident was reported at 8:50 AM. PHOTOS ABOVE, TOP / STORY: Boyd A. Loving of

House Fire
Sunday, July 20, 2014 
The fully-involved blaze broke out on the second floor of a 27th Street home just before 5:30 a.m. A report of people trapped proved unfounded. Elmwood Park and Saddle Brook provided mutual aid STORY: PHOTO: Courtesy MICHAEL SHORE

Saturday, June 28, 2014 
An 18-year-old woman driving a 2012 Kia Sorento south on 32nd Street apparently ran a stop sign, leading to the collision with a 2003 Toyota Camry just after 12:30 p.m., Fair Lawn Police Lt. Derek Bastinck said this afternoon. The driver and a 16-year-old boy were taken to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, The 54-year-old driver of the Camry wasn’t injured. Fair Lawn police, firefighters and EMS and Heavy Rescue crews responded. Both vehicles were removed by flatbed tow trucks. Police were investigating. STORY / PHOTOS: Boyd A. Loving of

Infant escapes injury in Fair Lawn T-bone crash
Monday, June 23, 2014 
An infant strapped into a child seat escaped serious injury this afternoon after the car his mother was driving was broadsided by another in Fair Lawn this afternoon.

Police Capt. Robert Kneer, who was one of the first emergency responders at the scene, comforted the mother and child after their Volkswagen sedan was rammed by a 2-door Honda at the intersection of Heights and Loretto avenues around 2:45 p.m.

Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue responded along with police and an ambulance from Fuchs Medical Services (covering for Fair Lawn EMS).

The infant and the Honda driver were both taken to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood with injuries that weren't considered life-threatening.

Both vehicles were removed by flatbed tow truck.

STORY / PHOTOS: Boyd A. Loving -

Multiple victims in Fair Lawn crash
Sunday, June 22, 2014 
Two ambulances were required to transport the victims of a Fair Lawn crash to Hackensack University Medical Center this afternoon.

Rescue workers freed the most seriously injured of the victims from a Volvo sedan, which collided with a Honda at the intersection of Plaza Road and Fair Lawn Avenue just before 1 p.m.

Responding were Fair Lawn police, EMS and Heavy Rescue Squad members.

Both vehicles were removed by tow trucks.

STORY / PHOTOS: Boyd A. Loving -

Driver Cut From Car in Route 208 Crash
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 
Members of the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad used the “Jaws of Life” to free an elderly male driver who was hospitalized following a crash just off Route 208 this afternoon.

A second person from the crash was taken to the hospital with chest pains, police said.

The off ramp of the northbound highway to eastbound Morlot Avenue was closed for roughly 20 minutes after the gold, 4-door Honda Accord crashed around 1:10 p.m.

Responding were Fair Lawn police, firefighters and EMS workers, along with a Basic Life Support unit from The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

Story/Photos:Boyd A. Loving via

MVA with entrapment
Friday, April 18, 2014
Members of Fair Lawn Rescue and Fire Company 1 were requested in front of 17-61 River Road the Hallmark Store for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Units arrived on scene to find a vehicle wedged against the store front with the drivers side inaccessible and the passenger side door unable to open. Rescue utilized the jaws of life to remove the passenger side door to allow EMS to safely remove the occupant.

Fair Lawn Rescue Supporting Our Troops
Thursday, April 10, 2014 
Recently the members of the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad decided to do something to support the troops. we have been in contact with the adopt a soldier platoon looking for ways we can help. It turns out our troops are in the dark at night and need led flashlights.

Afghanistan has rough terrain and gravel that our troops have to walk across on base in the middle of the night. The lights will be used to light up the ground while our brave soldiers walk to the bathroom or dining facility for example. We are asking our friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers to help us help the troops. We are accepting donations to help purchase the flashlights so they can be sent to our troops. Every little bit helps and you will be doing your part to support our troops. We thank you in advance and hope to shine light on our troops.

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Paterson Mutual Aid
Monday, March 31, 2014 
On Monday March 31st at 5:40pm Fair Lawn Rescue along with Fair Lawn Fire Engine 1 were requested and responded to the City of Paterson to standby for a large fire. Shortly after arriving at the firehouses, both Rescue 1 and Engine 1 were directed to respond to the fire scene on East 23rd Street near 10th Avenue. Two homes were heavly involved in fire and both crews from Rescue 1 and Engine 1 assisted with fire operations and suppresion.

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