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Who Are New Jersey's Sexiest Civil Servants? Here's What New Poll Says Who Are New Jersey's Sexiest Civil Servants? Here's What New Poll Says
Who Are New Jersey's Sexiest Civil Servants? Here's What New Poll Says Ring the alarm! Firefighters may make the calendars and policemen are pretty, but a newly released survey found that New Jersey's sexiest civil servants are neither of the two. According to DatingNews, the hottest civil servants in the Garden State are customs and border protections officers. DatingNews released the new tally after interviewing 3,000 singles to uncover which uniformed pros, though they omitted out the usual suspects, including firefighters, police officers, and members of the military. "In the urban landscape, there's an undeniable physical magnetism that surrounds those …
Traumatized By Break-In, Rowan University Student Develops Emergency App Traumatized By Break-In, Rowan University Student Develops Emergency App
Traumatized By Break-In, Rowan University Student Develops Emergency App An MBA fellow at Rowan University has designed an app to enhance the security of students at the Glassboro campus. Siena Rampulla was a victim of an off-campus break-in in March 2022, as reported by Daily Voice.  Jorge L. Navaheredia, 29, of Sicklerville, had broken into several women's homes including Rampulla's, according to Glassboro police. He was caught hiding under a kitchen sink with panties, police said. A search of the suspect's vehicle turned up additional panties and mail from burglary victims, police said at the time. A pre-trial conference for Navaheredia is set for Feb. …
Bricks, Concrete Fall From NJ High School Bricks, Concrete Fall From NJ High School
Bricks, Concrete Fall From NJ High School Chunks of a Hawthorne High School parapet gave way Tuesday afternoon, raining bricks and concrete that damaged vehicles parked below. There was no immediate answer for what might have caused the chunks to come loose along a 60-foot stretch of the back of the Science Building's façade facing the athletic field on Bamford Avenue on Sept. 12. No work was being done at the time, responders said. The collapsed section of parapet wall pulled a swatch of the frieze down with it. A few vehicles were damaged.Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE Hawthorne HS officials were joined by township polic…
Four Firefighters Injured After Blaze Damages Historic Church Four Firefighters Injured After Blaze Damages Historic Church
Four Firefighters Injured After Blaze Damages Historic Church Grace Presbyterian Church, a 99-year-old Montclair institution, suffered extensive damage after a three-alarm fire tore the building on Tuesday morning, August 15. Montclair firefighters rushed to Grove Street and Tuxedo Road at 8 a.m. and found the fire reaching from the basement to the roofline at the back of the church, Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said. The roof collapsed about a half hour after the blaze started, according to witnesses on scene. It took multiple hoselines and master streams to bring the fire under control at 11 a.m., Duncan said. Four firefighters suffered minor injurie…
Firefighters Deliver Twin On Garden State Parkway Firefighters Deliver Twin On Garden State Parkway
Firefighters Deliver Twin On Garden State Parkway It's a boy! ...and another boy! Firefighters from Wildwood helped a woman in labor with twins on the Garden State Parkway on Wednesday, June 28. Wildwood Fire Squad Co. 3 was dispatched to a maternity call at a local hotel, as North Wildwood Fire Department Ambulance 2 was dispatched mutual aid as our ambulance on another incident.  TEAMWORK AT ITS FINEST! Last night Squad Co. 3 (C Platoon)was dispatched to a maternity at a local hotel. North... Posted by City of Wildwood Fire Department on Thursday, June 29, 2023 Upon arrival of Squad Co. 3 , Capt. Troiano, firefighter Kobierowski, …
UPDATE: Couple In Classic Car Killed In Fiery Turnpike Crash UPDATE: Couple In Classic Car Killed In Fiery Turnpike Crash
Update: Couple In Classic Car Killed In Fiery Turnpike Crash UPDATE: Two people were killed when their classic car was rear-ended overnight on the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities confirmed. The man and woman died after the 1950s-era Plymouth was struck by a Jeep Cherokee and both burst into flames near Exit 70B on northbound I-95 around midnight Sunday, June 11, they said. Identification of both of them was pending, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Philip Curry said. Two people in the Jeep sustained minor injuries, the sergeant said. UPDATE: Two people were killed when their classic car was rear-ended overnight on the New Jersey Turnpike, authori…
Firefighters Battle Warehouse Fire In Mercer County Firefighters Battle Warehouse Fire In Mercer County
Firefighters Battle Warehouse Fire In Mercer County Firefighters were battling a warehouse fire in Hamilton, authorities said. No one was injured in the fire that broke out at about 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 18. Video from CBS News Philadelphia showed smoke and flames billowing from the structure. Hamilton firefighters advised motorists to avoid White Head Road and Sweetbriar Avenue.  Roads shut down included Sloan Avenue and Klockner Road; White Head Road in the area of Route 1; White Head Road near Third Avenue; and Assunpink Boulevard. One lane of Route 1 north was open.
Massive 5-Alarm Fire Guts Abandoned Trenton School Massive 5-Alarm Fire Guts Abandoned Trenton School
Massive 5-Alarm Fire Guts Abandoned Trenton School Firefighters were battling a massive five-alarm fire at a vacant school building in Trenton, authorities said. The fire started mid-afternoon Monday, May 15 at a building on Southard Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. That's the former location of MLK Middle School.  A tweet from Trenton Public Schools said the fire engulfed the old Junior No. 1 Building. The current MLK Middle School Building was not impacted by the fire. A tweet from Trenton Public SchoolsTwitter/ TrentonPublicSchools There was heavy smoke and fire billowing from the building. No injuries had been reported…
'57 Chevy Among Antique Vehicles Destroyed In Pre-Dawn NJ Garage Fire: Responders '57 Chevy Among Antique Vehicles Destroyed In Pre-Dawn NJ Garage Fire: Responders
'57 Chevy Among Antique Vehicles Destroyed In Pre-Dawn NJ Garage Fire: Responders A vicious pre-dawn Bergen County garage fire exacted a steep sentimental price. THE quintessential American greaser car -- a 1957 Bel Air -- was destroyed along with another antique Chevy and a motorcycle in the overnight fire in Garfield, responders said. The fire broke out on the second floor of the detached Cedar Street garage off Belmont Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, May 1. The fire broke out on the second floor of the Cedar Street garage in Garfield shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, May 1.Damien Danis for DAILY VOICE Firefighters had it knocked down in just under a half hour and …
Possible Drowning Reported On Jersey Shore Possible Drowning Reported On Jersey Shore
Possible Drowning Reported On Jersey Shore Lacey Township police, firefighters and EMS crews were responding to a report of a possible drowning, authorities said.  The incident was reported Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 28 along Laurel Boulevard. Developing reports said the drowning may have involved a kayaker. Lacey police had no immediate details. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Firefighters Free Three In Route 23 Head-On Crash Involving Ambulance Firefighters Free Three In Route 23 Head-On Crash Involving Ambulance
Firefighters Free Three In Route 23 Head-On Crash Involving Ambulance Wayne firefighters extricated three occupants following a multi-vehicle head-on crash involving a private ambulance at a Route 23 intersection. No serious injuries were reported in the Feb. 20 mid-morning collision on the northbound highway at the light just past Waynechester Plaza, which sent four occupants in all to the hospital. Firefighters said they used both battery-powered and hydraulic tools to free the patients as traffic kept stretching further in either direction. Wayne police and members of the Memorial First Aid Squad assisted with patient care and support, the smoke eaters sa…
Firefighters Battle Blaze At Gloucester Home Firefighters Battle Blaze At Gloucester Home
Firefighters Battle Blaze At Gloucester Home Officials are investigating after a Gloucester Township home caught fire in the evening hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17.  Firefighters were called to a property on Locust Drive in the township's Blackwood section at about 5:45 p.m. for a reported house fire, said police in a statement.  On arrival, first responders saw smoke and flames at the house's rear. The home, which was occupied at the time the fire broke out, was evacuated along with neighboring buildings while firefighters quickly gained control of the blaze.  No injuries were reported, and though the cause of the fire rem…
UPDATE: Carbon Dioxide Leak Clears Stew Leonard's In Paramus, Three Employees Rescued From Roof UPDATE: Carbon Dioxide Leak Clears Stew Leonard's In Paramus, Three Employees Rescued From Roof
Update: Carbon Dioxide Leak Clears Stew Leonard's In Paramus, Three Employees Rescued From Roof Five employees checked out OK, and firefighters plucked three others from the roof, after a broken refrigeration pipe filled Stew Leonard's in Paramus with carbon dioxide early Tuesday. The store hadn't opened yet when responders rushed to the Paramus Park mall at 7:45 a.m. Nov. 6, Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg said. The pipe had been ruptured, releasing the CO2, while a service company was doing maintenance work, the chief said. Everyone was evacuated, including three workers who'd gone to the roof of the building and had to be collected by borough firefighters using a ladder truck, Ehr…
Police, Firefighters Rescue Plastics Worker Who Lost Leg In NJ Machine Mishap Police, Firefighters Rescue Plastics Worker Who Lost Leg In NJ Machine Mishap
Police, Firefighters Rescue Plastics Worker Who Lost Leg In NJ Machine Mishap HEROES: Police and firefighters teamed up to save the life of a factory worker after he lost a lower leg in an industrial accident in Clifton, authorities said. Police Sgt. Robert Marks and Officer Christopher Acampora, who were the first to arrive, climbed up a conveyer belt on a large compacting machine to get to the pinned 33-year-old victim from Clifton, Lt. Robert Anderson said. Marks is a decade-long department veteran who's served in the U.S. Army and National Guard. Acampora is a rookie with nine years of military experience, including in the U.S. Marine Corps. Working swiftly, bot…
Pre-Dawn Fire Destroys NJ Home Pre-Dawn Fire Destroys NJ Home
Pre-Dawn Fire Destroys NJ Home Fire engulfed a home in Lodi overnight. No injuries were reported in the blaze, which apparently was ignited outside the rear of the 2½-story home on Blueridge Road shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Firefighters were forced into an exterior attack as flames quickly spread through the house, collapsing the roof. The fire ignited out back of the Blueridge Road home in Lodi and spread quickly.Damien Danis for DAILY VOICE They were also hampered by early water issues. Even after the bulk of the blaze was knocked down, they were dousing flames past daybreak. Firefighters were for…
Firefighters Free Severely Injured Driver In NJ Turnpike Pileup Firefighters Free Severely Injured Driver In NJ Turnpike Pileup
Firefighters Free Severely Injured Driver In NJ Turnpike Pileup Firefighters extricated the driver of a Lincoln SUV following a chain-reaction crash involving a tractor-trailer on the northbound New Jersey Turnpike in Bergen County. Four victims in all were hospitalized, one of whom was in traumatic arrest, following the pileup shortly before noon Monday near the Emerson Street overpass in Ridgefield Park, responders said. A Jeep and a third SUV were also involved in the crash near mile marker 117.8. Aftermath.Jerry DeMarco Ridgefield Park firefighters freed the trapped driver and cleaned up a large fuel spill. State Police confirmed the crash and…
Firefighters Rescue Swimmer In Distress (DEVELOPING) Firefighters Rescue Swimmer In Distress (DEVELOPING)
Firefighters Rescue Swimmer In Distress (Developing) Firefighters in a boat were able to rescue a swimmer in distress in Cape May County, according to developing and unconfirmed reports. The water rescue took place before 4 p.m. on Friday, July 29 near Beach Avenue in Lower Township. The firefighters reportedly brought the swimmer back to shore. There was no immediate detail on their condition.  CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
5 Firefighters Hurt Dousing Massive 3-Alarm Blaze In Trenton: DEVELOPING 5 Firefighters Hurt Dousing Massive 3-Alarm Blaze In Trenton: DEVELOPING
5 Firefighters Hurt Dousing Massive 3-Alarm Blaze In Trenton: Developing Five firefighters were hurt while dousing a third alarm fire in Trenton, developing reports say. The fire broke out at 365 Cleveland Ave. around 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, according to initial and unconfirmed reports. Additional crews were called to the scene as the third floor was found to be heavily involved, upgrading the fire to a second and later a third alarm, the initial report says. Meanwhile, EMS crews were called to evaluate three firefighters — one who was hurt in a collapse, and two others for unknown reasons, according to the initial report. Ambulances were later calle…
Back-To-Back Blazes In Passaic Doused Back-To-Back Blazes In Passaic Doused
Back-To-Back Blazes In Passaic Doused Firefighters doused a pair of back-to-back blazes in Passaic. The first ignited in the rear second-floor bedroom and partially extended to the attic of a small house on 9th Street, just off South Street, shortly before 11:30 p.m. Sunday, responders said. Firefighters knocked the two-alarm blaze down in minutes and had it under control moments later. Barely 20 minutes later, a basement fire across town brought the city's bravest to the Don Polin restaurant, which has connecting apartments above and behind. That fire was quickly extinguished, as well. No injuries were reported in either fi…
Hours-Long Multi-Alarm Warehouse Blaze Doused In Palisades Park Hours-Long Multi-Alarm Warehouse Blaze Doused In Palisades Park
Hours-Long Multi-Alarm Warehouse Blaze Doused In Palisades Park A stubborn multi-alarm fire ravaged a vacant Palisades Park warehouse and spread to another. A firefighter sustained what was characterized as a minor injury in the Fairview Street blaze Saturday just off Grand Avenue down the street from westbound Route 46 in Palisades Park. Firefighters were met by heavy flames that quickly shot through the roof of the primary building shortly before 6 p.m. A firefighter sustained what was characterized as a minor injury in the early-evening Fairview Street blaze just off Grand Avenue in Palisades Park.Damien Danis for DAILY VOICE The blaze went to …
Man Dies, Firefighters Hurt In Suburban Philly House Fire: Report Man Dies, Firefighters Hurt In Suburban Philly House Fire: Report
Man Dies, Firefighters Hurt In Suburban Philly House Fire: Report A man died and two firefighters were injured in a fire that tore through a house in Montgomery County Friday, July 1. The blaze broke out at a Summit Avenue in Jenkintown around 7:30 p.m., where a man was rescued from the second floor, CBS3 reports. He later died at a local hospital. One firefighter was hospitalized for a possible heart attack and another for heat exhaustion. Both were in stable condition, CBS reports. The cause was under investigation.
Serious Fire Reported In Cape May (DEVELOPING) Serious Fire Reported In Cape May (DEVELOPING)
Serious Fire Reported In Cape May (Developing) Firefighters, police and EMS crews were called to a serious fire in Cape May County, according to developing and unconfirmed reports. The fire was reported before noon on Wednesday, June 29 on West Third Avenue in Middle Township.  There was an unconfirmed report that people were possibly inside the burning structure. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Sub Shop Ruined In Fire Feeds Jersey Shore Firefighters Sub Shop Ruined In Fire Feeds Jersey Shore Firefighters
Sub Shop Ruined In Fire Feeds Jersey Shore Firefighters After a devastating fire at one of its shops, Sack O' Subs returned its thanks by delivering pizza to firefighters who fought the blaze. The Ventnor sandwich shop, which originally opened south of Atlantic City in 1969, caught fire on Saturday -- just eight days after the business reopened under new ownership. "Huge thanks to the firefighters and police officers who responded to the fire at our Ventnor store this past Saturday. You are truly appreciated for all you do and all that you continue to do," the sub shop wrote on Facebook.  Sack O' Subs Ocean City prepared "these yummy pizza…
Philadelphia Firefighter Killed, 5 Others Pulled From Rubble In Building Collapse Philadelphia Firefighter Killed, 5 Others Pulled From Rubble In Building Collapse
Philadelphia Firefighter Killed, 5 Others Pulled From Rubble In Building Collapse A longtime Philadelphia firefighter died and five others were injured in a building collapse in the northern part of the city early Saturday, June 18, officials said. Deputy Fire Commissioner Craig Murphy said only that the fallen firefighter was a 27-year department veteran. The blaze at 300 W. Indiana Ave. in Fairhill — which apparently was occupied by a pizzeria — broke out just before 2 a.m. While the fire had been extinguished, the building collapsed about 90 minutes later, Murphy said. Four other firefighters and a Licensing and Inspections Department inspector were pulled from the …
Pre-Dawn DWI Driver Registers .25 BAC In Fiery Garbage Truck Crash Pre-Dawn DWI Driver Registers .25 BAC In Fiery Garbage Truck Crash
Pre-Dawn DWI Driver Registers .25 BAC In Fiery Garbage Truck Crash A drunk driver whose car burst into flames after slamming into a garbage truck overnight in Emerson registered a preliminary blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit, authorities said. The 41-year-old Paterson driver told police he was heading home from work when his Nissan Altima slammed into the driver's side of the truck outside the Old Hook Farm on Old Hook Road at 4:15 a.m. Friday, April 22, Police Chief Michael Mazzeo said. The Altima's engine ignited, and flames quickly spread to the car's cabin and onto the truck, the chief said. The truck driver was OK, but the in…
Rescued NJ Dumpster Diver Says He Was Trapped For 3 Days Rescued NJ Dumpster Diver Says He Was Trapped For 3 Days
Rescued NJ Dumpster Diver Says He Was Trapped For 3 Days A 60-year-old Clifton man gave new meaning to dumpster diving when he was trapped in a trash bin for what he said was nearly three days before someone heard his cries for help. Firefighters used a Stokes basket to bring the man to safety at the Richfield Village Apartments off Clifton Avenue around 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16. EMS responders treated him for minor injuries at the scene. Whether the man was in there as long as he said couldn't be corroborated, Police Detective Lt. Robert Bracken said. He told police he was trying to dig out a chair when he fell in and couldn't get out, the l…
Big Brush Fire At NJ-NY Border Threatens Animal Sanctuary Big Brush Fire At NJ-NY Border Threatens Animal Sanctuary
Big Brush Fire At Nj-ny Border Threatens Animal Sanctuary A brush fire along the Bergen/Rockland border temporarily closed the Ramapo Reservation after sending a column of smoke skyward that could be seen in Westchester. A live wire smoldering on a tree apparently ignited the blaze on Brandt Road in the Ramapo Mountains in Hillburn, bringing firefighters from both counties, shortly before 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 15. Of immediate concern was the non-profit Tevaland animal sanctuary on the New York side, as well as a home on Split Rock Road in Mahwah with propane tanks. Neither was damaged, responders said. "We are grateful to all the firefighters…
SUV Rolls Into Ravine Off Garden State Parkway (PHOTOS) SUV Rolls Into Ravine Off Garden State Parkway (PHOTOS)
SUV Rolls Into Ravine Off Garden State Parkway (Photos) A driver escaped serious injury in a wild rollover crash on the northbound Garden State Parkway. The new BMW SUV careened over a guardrail and into a ravine, landing on its roof, coming off the ramp from westbound Route 80 near the parkway toll plaza in Saddle Brook shortly before 11 p.m. The driver was alert and conscious when taken by ambulance to St. Joseph's University Medical Center, witnesses said. The BMW landed on its roof in a ravine off the Garden State Parkway in Saddle Brook.Brian Groschel Wheels upBrian Groschel Saddle Brook firefighters were among the first at the scen…
Firefighters Battle House Fire In South Jersey (DEVELOPING) Firefighters Battle House Fire In South Jersey (DEVELOPING)
Firefighters Battle House Fire In South Jersey (Developing) Firefighters were battling a serious house fire in South Jersey, according to developing and unconfirmed reports. The fire broke out before 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 25 on Whitehall Drive in Voorhees Township, initial reports said. The fire was between solar panels and roof decking,, an unconfirmed report said. This is a developing news story. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
2 Firefighters Hurt Battling Pepsi Co Fire 2 Firefighters Hurt Battling Pepsi Co Fire
2 Firefighters Hurt Battling Pepsi Co Fire A massive fire erupted Tuesday, March 22 at the Pepsi Co factory in Piscataway. Two firefighters were injured while battling the blaze including one who suffered heat exhaustion and the other a shoulder injury, local officials said. The cause is believed to have been propane tanks exploding. The fire was under control early Wednesday.
Firefighters Battle Blaze Next To NJ Ukrainian Church, School Firefighters Battle Blaze Next To NJ Ukrainian Church, School
Firefighters Battle Blaze Next To NJ Ukrainian Church, School UPDATE: Two firefighters were injured battling an afternoon house fire next to a Ukrainian church and elementary school in Passaic, authorities said. The four-alarm blaze broke out on the second floor of the 2½-story wood-frame home next to the St. Nicholas church and school on President Street shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, responders said. Power lines came down on one of the responding fire trucks, prompting an urgent request for a PSE&G crew, they said. The injuries to the two firefighters weren't considered life-threatening, according to responders at the scene. One invo…