January 30, 2020

Structure Fire - Norwood Avenue

Around 3pm, the fire department was dispatched to the 300 block of Norwood Avenue for a reported garage fire.  Deputy 1 arrived and found a 25' x 20' detached garage fully involved.  Three lines were placed into operation, as well as the deck gun off of Engine 5.  Some exposures were damaged due to the intense heat from the fire.  Plainfield Fire sent one engine to the scene to assist while New Market Fire stood by at our quarters.


January 29, 2020

Trailer Fire - Tyler Place

Just after 5pm, the fire department was dispatched to Tyler Place for a trailer fire.  The truck operator was able to dump the load out of the trailer and Engine 5 used the deck gun to initially attack the fire.  Firefighters were then able to use handlines to douse remaining hotspots.  Chief Scalera in command.


January 24, 2020

Structure Fire - Plainfield

Truck 7 was requested into Plainfield to a working structure fire on East 7th Street.  Due to the building being condemned, fire command had Truck 7 set up aerial operations on the B-side of the fire building.  Scotch Plains Fire Department laid a 5-inch supply line to feed water to Truck 7.


January 22, 2020

Three mutual aid responses

South Plainfield firefighters kept busy as we were requested to respond mutual aid three times in the same day.  The first mutual aid call came just after 10am, as firefighters responded into the Arbor section of Piscataway for a 2-alarm house fire.  The second mutual aid call came at 2:30pm, where Truck 7 responded to Edison Station 3 to stand by while they were out at a structure fire.  The third mutual aid call came before 7:30pm, as Engine 6 responded into Metuchen for a 2-alarm house fire.


January 12, 2020

7-alarm multi-Structure Fire - Bound Brook

Around 9:30pm, South Plainfield was requested by the Middlesex County Fire Mutual Aid Coordinators to respond into Bound Brook for a multiple-alarm structure fire.  Engine 6 responded and stood by at Bound Brook's Main Street firehouse, along with East Brunswick Independent Fire Company and Colonia Fire Department to cover the east side of town in the event of any further calls.  Engine 6 remained on scene until 12:30am.


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