The fire department in Oradell, N.J. held a blood drive for John Barnas, whose father was killed on Feb. 28 while working as a volunteer firefighter in Wallington, N.J. Barnas needs blood transfusions while he receives chemotherapy for cancer.
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.
A wake was held Thursday for veteran firefighter Capt. Gregory Barnas, who died battling a blaze in Wallington last week.
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.
When the Saddle River rises, it doesn’t just flood in Lodi. It also floods in Saddle Brook and Wallington and other nearby towns.
A flash flood watch is in effect for the area through Tuesday afternoon. AccuWeather Meteorologist Carl Erickson said that steadier rain would start moving into the area early Tuesday morning.
The swollen Passaic River has delivered a walloping one-two punch to the town of Wallington, N.J. in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
Wallington police said a man drove his car into the Passaic River early Saturday morning.