Posted on

Armored Car Jumps Curb and Takes Out Utility Pole in Ridgewood

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, An armored vehicle loaded with currency clipped two (2) utility poles before jumping a curb and crashing into a tree on Saturday afternoon, 11/03, in Ridgewood. The incident occurred in the 300 block of South Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, near Prospect Street. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire Department, and Ridgewood EMS rushed to aid the vehicle’s driver, who was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital with a non life threatening leg injury. Several armed security guards and uniformed police officers stood by as currency was transferred from the heavily damaged vehicle to another armored unit owned by the same company. A heavy duty wrecker removed the demolished vehicle from the scene. Traffic was detoured away from the crash site until the scene was cleared. Police at the scene did not comment as to whether any summonses were/would be issued in connection with the crash.

Posted on

Ridgewood Fire Department use the “Jaws of Life” to Extricate the Driver from Friday Evening Crash

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Fire Department personnel used the “Jaws of Life” to extricate the driver of a dark colored SUV from her vehicle following a Friday evening, 11/02 crash at the intersection of South Monroe Street and West Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood. Ridgewood EMS transported two (2) victims of the crash to The Valley Hospital. All injuries were reported to be non life threatening in nature. Ridgewood PD also responded. At least one (1) vehicle was removed from the scene by a tow truck.

Posted on

Carve that Pumpkin for Halloween

pumpkinp

 

Carve that Pumpkin for Halloween

Continue reading Carve that Pumpkin for Halloween

Posted on

NJ Transit Bus and Vehicle Collide at the intersection of West Glen Avenue and North Monroe Street in Ridgewood

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A Subaru Forester collided with a NJ Transit bus at the intersection of West Glen Avenue and North Monroe Street, Ridgewood, early Friday morning, 10/12. It was NJ Transit route 163. Their were no passengers on the bus at the time. Both drivers sustained non life threatening injuries. One (1) driver was transported to The Valley Hospital for treatment, the other refused medical aid. The Subaru sustained heavy front end damage and was removed from the scene by a tow truck. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire Department, and Ridgewood EMS responded to the incident. Ridgewood FD personnel attended to a significant crash related fluid spill.

Posted on

Fire Prevention Week in Ridgewood

photo courtesy of the Ridgewood Professional Firefighters FMBA Local 47

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, on Wednesday 10/10/2018,  as part of Fire Prevention Week “A” Shift went around to all the Ridgewood schools with the HSA Presidents on board the Fire Trucks to conduct a Fire Drill. These are timed each year to see how fast everyone evacuates the building and a helmet trophy is awarded to the school with the most improved time which this year went to GW Middle School! This year as always was a lot of fun for all involved!

Posted on

Ridgewood Fire Department Open House October 21st

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Professional Firefighters FMBA Local 47 ask you to please come to the Annual Ridgewood Fire Department Open House on Sunday October 21st from 1:30-3:30PM at Fire Headquarters at 201 East Glen Ave.

Posted on

Driver Taken to Valley Hospital after Collision with Tree in Ridgewood

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The adult female driver of a 4-door Buick Century was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital following a single vehicle crash in the 200 block of North Monroe Street, Ridgewood on Wednesday afternoon, 10/03. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood EMS, and Ridgewood Fire Department responded to aid the victim. Fire department personnel also attended to a crash related fluid spill. A hydraulic lift tow truck hauled the wrecked Buick away from the scene.

Posted on

Skateboarder Struck by Vehicle at the Intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and Hope Street, Ridgewood shortly after 8:30 PM

photos courtesy of Boyd Lovings facebook Page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A male skateboarder was struck by vehicle at the intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and Hope Street, Ridgewood shortly after 8:30 PM on Saturday, 09/29. Ridgewood Police units were assisted at the scene by two (2) Glen Rock Police officers. The victim was conscious and alert following impact. He appeared to have sustained a head injury and was transported by a Ridgewood ambulance to The Valley Hospital. The driver involved in the incident remained at the scene and was cooperating with police officers. No word yet on whether any summonses were issued in connection with the crash. Several witnesses to the incident were being interviewed at the scene by police. Ridgewood Fire Department assisted in the provision of care to the victim.

Posted on

Ridgewood Fire Department and Bergen County HazMat Called for A leaking underground heating oil tank

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A leaking underground heating oil tank required the response of Ridgewood Fire Department and Bergen County HazMat to a commercial structure located in the 100 block of Prospect Street, Ridgewood on Friday morning, 09/28. Fuel oil from the overfilled tank leaked onto the structure’s driveway, down Prospect Street, and into a nearby storm drain. Firefighters deployed absorbent materials to several contaminated areas and blocked additional run off from entering the storm drain. A private contractor was called by the property owned to further clean up the mess.

Posted on

Alleged Hit and Run Victim Sustained Serious Injuries in Ridgewood

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The exact origin of critical injuries sustained by an individual who was found lying on the street in front of 15 West Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, remained under investigation by Ridgewood PD and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office hours after the victim was found at 7:20 PM on Monday, 09/24. The individual, said to be a male, was rushed by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson.

Continue reading Alleged Hit and Run Victim Sustained Serious Injuries in Ridgewood