EOFD is awarded almost $400K in grants

EOFD is awarded almost $400K in grants

EAST ORANGE, NJ — With the month of October being observed as Fire Prevention Month, the East Orange Fire Department announced that it has been awarded nearly $400,000 in federal and private grants to increase health and safety measures for residents and firefighters, including launching the city’s first hearing impaired smoke alarm campaign. East Orange […]

Lightning strike causes fire at three-story SO apartment building

Lightning strike causes fire at three-story SO apartment building

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, July 31, at approximately 5 p.m., the South Orange Fire Department responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting of a structure fire at a three-story apartment house located at 174 E. South Orange Ave.  According to a press release from the department, arriving fire department units found a working structure […]

53-year-old man dies in East Orange fire

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and East Orange Public Safety Director Domingos Saldida announced July 10 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, with assistance from East Orange Police and Fire departments, is investigating a fatal fire that resulted in the death of David C. Swiney, 53, of East Orange. […]

Everyone’s an Eagles fan when EOCHS alum returns

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Despite the fact that East Orange is located in the heart of Giants country in Northern New Jersey, residents temporarily transformed into Philadelphia Eagles fans on Friday Aug. 24, when East Orange Campus High School alumnus and Super Bowl Champion Rasul Douglas came back home to host a Back to School […]

Maplewood firefighters respond to house fire on Lindsley Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Fire Department battled a house fire on Saturday, July 7, that left a multi-family home uninhabitable, forcing the occupants to seek temporary shelter, according to a July 11 press release from the department. Firefighters responded to 24 Lindsley Ave. at 8:19 p.m. for the reported structure fire with possible occupant […]

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