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No Caption HFD Assists WLFD on the GSP

Chief Dan Schuster, February 25

At 2:22 this afternoon, WLFD units along with Montvale FD under an AMA policy were dispatched to the Garden State Parkway for a reported MVA with entrapment. HFD was also dispatched as some 9-1-1 calls originally reported it in their jurisdiction. Chief 68-1 arrived and confirmed an entrapment at milemarker 168.9 and advised the Rescue Engine to put the tools to work on arrival. 68-Rescue Engine arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Station 27 Gets Hit Out Twice on the 6th

Chief Dan Schuster, February 07

For the 2nd run of the day, 27 Rescue responded to an MVA w/ a reported person trapped. FD & PD units arrived on scene quickly to determine there was no entrapment. The crew mitigated a fluid spill in the roadway and cleared shortly after. The 1st run was an activated fire alarm shortly after noon, determined to be set off from cooking smoke.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hillsdale Fire Department, February 02

Punxsutawney Phil may not have seen his shadow, but that didn’t stop the HFD volunteers from responding out 3 times. The first 2 were potential gas emergencies, 1 being a gas leak at a meter and the 2nd being a potential runaway boiler. Both were quickly mitigated, and the scenes were turned over to PSE&G.

The 3rd came in shortly after 21:30, after County Communications received a call for a tree ... (Full Story & Photos)

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HFD Poker Tournament Info

Hillsdale Fire Department, January 19

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Chief Dan Schuster, January 01

The Hillsdale Fire Department held their swearing in of the 2024 Officers on 1/1/24. Family, friends, and a few department members attended to celebrate the occasion.

Pictured left to right:
Lieutenant Chris D’Angelo
Lieutenant Ray DeGroat
Captain Chris Kelley
Chief of Department Dan Schuster
Deputy Chief Bill Farrell
Captain Joe Solda III
Lieutenant Joe Solda Jr.
Lieutenant Jimmy Voorhis Jr.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hillsdale FD Assists w/ Evacuations

Chief Dan Schuster, December 18

The HFD hasn’t even officially placed 27 Marine 1 and 2 in service, yet action was scene by them on 12/18. Water Rescue Technicians from the Boro were requested to assist residents from 3 homes due to the severe flooding.

6 adults, 1 8 week old infant, and a small dog were assisted from their homes. We want to thank the residents, council members, boro administrator, and mayor for allowing us to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Hillsdale FD Handles Working Fire in 2 1/2 Story Residential

Chief Dan Schuster, August 14

This morning, at 0511 hours, the Hillsdale Fire Department was dispatched to a house under construction with visible smoke showing, this dispatch automatically brings Truck 7 from the Woodcliff Lake FD. Deputy 3 arrived on scene confirming a working fire in a 2 1/2 story residence and transmitted the working fire assignment, adding a RIT from Old Tappan, an Engine from River Vale, and a Truck from ... (Full Story & Photos)

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HFD Makes Strong Work of Basement Fire on Deer Trail

Chief Dan Schuster, May 27

Tonight at 18:32, the HFD was requested to respond to a fire in a residence on Deer Trail. Chief 3 arrived on scene and confirmed the Working Fire which started our mutual aid companies. Engine 3 arrived shortly after, and would stretch 2 handlines in, which would ultimately extinguish the fire. Truck 3, as well as Deputy 3 and Captain 35-3 were on scene and assisted with extinguishment, search, vent, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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