The fire broke out just before 12:30 a.m Friday on Central Avenue and spread to two other buildings, destroying a passport shop, a party supply store and half a dozen apartments.
Firefighters from across the region, some from as far away as Canada, lined the streets Friday for the funeral of Capt. Gregory Barnas in Wallington.
Capt. Gregory Barnas, a 25-year veteran firefighter, was found unconscious as the Wallington Fire Department was fighting a fire at the Akaska Japanese restaurant.
Crews had to use huge cranes, forklifts and a conveyor belt to maneuver scraps in order to extinguish the flames.
A block was left in darkness and devastation on Wednesday night after a fire tore through a row of homes earlier in the day, displacing 10 families.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s second largest city will swear in its first African-American fire chief on Friday. Darren Rivers will be the Jersey City Fire Department’s 17th chief since the department began […]