CGFD Hosts Jr. Firefighter Day

The township held its annual Jr. Firefighter Day. Kids had lots of fun playing in the water spraying hoses and practicing rescuing victims. There was also a dunk tank.

CGFD Has New Top Chief

On January 8th, 2024, Chris Donlon, who has served four years as a Deputy Chief, was sworn in as the department’s top chief.

CGFD Attends Newark Fire Dept. Funerals

Cedar Grove Firefighters along with hundreds of people turned out for the funerals of Newark Firefighters Wayne “Bear” Brooks Jr. and Augusto “Augie” Acabou. The two firefighters were killed after they were trapped in a July 5th fire aboard the Grand Costa D’Avorio, a cargo ship carrying vehicles that was docked in Port Newark. Our hope and prayers are with the families of the firefighters and the members of the Newark Fire Dept.