Maplewood Fire Dept. to host open house

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Fire Department will hold an open house and new fire engine dedication on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Fire Headquarters, 105 Dunnell Road. All are welcome to attend and experience how the Maplewood Fire Department operates on a daily basis. Demonstrations on vehicle extrication utilizing the “Jaws […]

Maplewood building deemed uninhabitable after early morning fire

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the house at 10 Nelson Place at approximately 3:20 a.m.on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, according to a press statement from Maplewood Fire Chief Michael Dingelstedt. In addition to the report of smoke in the house, the department received several secondary calls […]

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 […]

Stroke risk assessment clinic in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Health Department will hold a stroke risk assessment clinic Thursday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Maplewood Fire Department, 105 Dunnell Road. Stroke risk assessment includes: a blood pressure screening, blood glucose, cholesterol screening and brief nursing consultation.  The screening should take about 10 to 15 […]

MFD extinguishes fire caused by wiring on Jacoby Street

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, April 22, at 4:30 p.m., the Maplewood Fire Department responded to 186 Jacoby St. for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke and fire in a second-floor apartment bedroom, according to a press release from the department. Prior to MFD arrival, the Maplewood Police Department evacuated the building […]

Lions donate hoods to MFD

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Fire Department can take a breath of fresher air thanks to the Maplewood Lions Club. This March, the club donated to the Maplewood Fire Department brand new, state-of-the-art hoods, which will provide invaluable protection from the life-threatening fire-based contaminants, such as carcinogens and other toxic exposures, with which the firefighters […]