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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. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Fire Department Holds Blood Drive For Fallen Firefighter’s Son

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.

03/29/2014

Hundreds of firefighters gather as the flag-draped coffin of Capt. Gregory Barnas arrives at the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Wallington, NJ on March 7, 2014. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

Hundreds Honor Veteran N.J. Firefighter Who Died Battling Blaze

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.

03/07/2014

Capt. Gregory Barnas (credit: CBS 2)

Wake Held For Veteran NJ Firefighter Who Died Battling Blaze

A wake was held Thursday for veteran firefighter Capt. Gregory Barnas, who died battling a blaze in Wallington last week.

03/06/2014

Capt. Gregory Barnas (credit: CBS 2)

Veteran Firefighter Dies Battling Wallington, N.J. Restaurant Blaze

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.

02/28/2014

Flooding in Lodi, NJ - 8/28/11 (credit: CBS 2)

Bergen County Towns Look To Team Up For Flood Prevention

When the Saddle River rises, it doesn’t just flood in Lodi. It also floods in Saddle Brook and Wallington and other nearby towns.

10/18/2011

(credit: AccuWeather)

Tri-State Area Bracing For More Flooding With Rain On The Way

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.

09/05/2011

Wallington Ave, Wallington N.J.  (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Wallington, NJ Residents Hit Twice By Passaic River Flooding

The swollen Passaic River has delivered a walloping one-two punch to the town of Wallington, N.J. in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

08/31/2011

Car Drives Into Passaic

Man Drives Into Passaic River, Will Be Charged With DWI

Wallington police said a man drove his car into the Passaic River early Saturday morning.

11/20/2010