Fire in North Arlington takes lives of father and son

A fire in the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 17, in North Arlington, took the…

In memoriam: Kearny Firefighter Francis J. ‘Frankie’ McAllister — 1981-2021

Francis J. “Frankie” McAllister, of Kearny, who spent the last five years of his life as…

(PHOTOS) Fire at and around 350 Elm St., Kearny July 18, 2021

Full details about a fire at and adjacent to 350 Elm St., Kearny, on July 18,…

2 fires in 2 hours today in Lyndhurst

The Lyndhurst Fire and Police departments had a busy go of it this morning (Wednesday, March…

Man, 74, dies in Myrtle Avenue fire in Nutley

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Nutley Police Chief Thomas J. Strumolo announced…

EDITORIAL: Kearny Fire Dept. is in the right hands with Mastandrea

Joseph Mastandrea is a man who knows hard work. When he was a youngster, he had…

After 35 years on the job, 13 as chief, Dyl prepares to hang up his hose

Back in the late 1970s, Steven M. Dyl, the chief of the Kearny Fire Department, was…

Off-duty firefighter, also a police lieutenant, saves woman, cat, from blaze

The quick thinking of an off-duty volunteer Lyndhurst firefighter, who also happens to be a police…

Stuyvesant Ave. fire claims life of family dog

A fast-moving fire destroyed the second- and third-floors of 123 Stuyvesant Ave., Kearny, on Tuesday, Jan.…

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One firefighter injured in Lyndhurst blaze

A fire at the All Guard Fence Company on Gutheil Place, Lyndhurst, caused some damage, and…

Lyndhurst OEM ready for any possible disaster

September marks National Preparedness Month and the Township of Lyndhurst and its Office of Emergency Management…