CGFD Responds to Vehicle Rollover

On March 1st 2023 at 10:50 Pm firefighters responded on the report of a motor vehicle crash in the parking lot of the Essex County Hospital 204 Grove Ave. Upon arrival firefighters extricated one person from the vehicle. The victim was transported to a area hospital.

CGFD Conducts Extrication Training

On February 19th 2023 firefighters conducted their monthly drill at the public works garage. Members extricated an simulated victim from a large dump truck. Training foam was also flowed to suppress flammable vapors from a simulated fuel spill while the victim was removed.

CGFD Responds To Brush Fire

On February 16th 2023 Cedar Grove Firefighters we dispatched to a reported brush fire along Vincent Road near Route 23. Upon arrival firefighter discovered that a power line had come down and was burning in the PSE&G right of way. The power was secured and the fire was extinguished without further incident.

CGFD Updates Extrication Tools

Tucker Harding Fire Safety

Cedar Fire Department transitions to battery powered vehicle extrication tools. Dept. members received manufacture training with the tools.


CGFD Responds to Chimney Fire on Christmas Eve

Fire was seen coming out of the chimney of a Rugby Road Residence. Firefighters responded extinguished all remaining fire and checked for fire extension. No damage or injuries’ were reported. Santa was advised the chimney was all clear.

CGFD Responds to Car Fire

Cedar Grove Firefighters responded to a car fire on Ridge Road near East Bradford Ave. The fire was extinguished quickly without incident, the cause is undetermined at this time, no injuries were reported.