HFD Makes Strong Work of Basement Fire on Deer Trail
By Chief Dan Schuster
May 27, 2023

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, and overhaul. There were no injuries to either the homeowners or the members of the fire departments on scene. Thanks to the following agencies for their assistance:
Woodcliff Lake Fire Department
Old Tappan Volunteer Fire Company No.1
River Vale Fire Department
Westwood Fire
Park Ridge Fire
Washington Township Fire
Saddle River Fire
Norwood EMS

Photo credit to Tracy Jeffery