February 27, 2021
Structure Fire - Fernwood Drive, Piscataway
Just after Midnight, SPVFD was requested into the Arbor section of Piscataway for a second-alarm structure fire on Fernwood Drive. Engine 6 responded and stood by as the Rapid Intervention Team. SPVFD firefighters cleared around 2am.
January 24, 2021
Two Fires in Three Hours
At 10:41am, firefighters responded to the 500 block of Harrison Avenue for a reported motorcycle on fire. Fire Official Abbruzzese arrived on scene and clarified that it was an ATV on fire in the backyard. Deputy Chief 1 arrived and established command. Engine 5 arrived on scene and firefighters used an 1 3/4” line to extinguish the fire. Engine 6 provided additinal manpower. Deputy Chief DelNegro in command.
Less than three hours later, at 1:27pm, firefighters were called to the 200 block of Van Fleet Avenue for a reported house fire. While in route￼ Dispatch notified responding units they were receiving multiple calls. ￼￼Fire Official Abbruzzese arrived on scene and confirmed the working structure fire. The working fire signal was transmitted. Engine 5 arrived on scene and firefighters used a 1 3/4” line to extinguish the bulk of the fire on the exterior of the D side. Firefighters pulled a back up 1 3/4” line to the garage area. Additional firefighters ￼made entry into the residence to check for any extension while Truck 7 set up and checked the side and roof area of the garage. Plainfield Engine 3 was assigned as RIT. Chief Scalera in command.