Press Release – Structure Fire

Cedar Grove Police Department
Press Release

Structure Fire

Date: January 6, 2017

Cedar Grove, NJ – On January 5, 2017 at 11:10 a.m., the Cedar Grove Police, Fire Department and Ambulance and Rescue Squad responded to a structure fire at 38 Woodmere Road. The fire was reported by the homeowner and originated in the basement of the residence. Responding police and fire units were met with heavy fire coming from the rear basement stairwell and side basement window. The fire was officially declared under control at 12:23 p.m. The home sustained heavy smoke and fire damage. No injuries were reported. The fire appears to be accidental and the cause is undetermined. The Montclair Fire Department, Verona Fire Department, North Caldwell Fire Department and Caldwell Fire Department assisted at the fire scene.