Glen Rock Fire Department

GRFD Regrets To Announce The Passing of Life Member Sonny Naclerio

Monday, May 1, 2017   The GRFD regrets to announce the passing of life member Sonny Naclerio. Sonny served as President of the Department as well as a line officer. He also served as President of the Relief and Exempt Associations. Sonny was a lifelong Glen Rock resident and worked for the Borough for many years. He was a valued member of the Department and will be missed by all. The GRFD expresses its condolences to Sonny's wife Andrea and to all of his family and friends. Details of arrangements will be passed along as they become available.



Two Years After the Devastating Dean Street Fire

Friday, April 21, 2017  The GRFD would like to wish the Greenes family the best of luck in finally returning to their home after a devastating fire in March of 2015.



Forcible Entry Training with Firehouse Innovations

Saturday, April 15, 2017   Members of the GRFD and Midland Park FD drilled extensively on forcible entry on Saturday morning. The drill was conducted by Firehouse Innovations using a steel door forcible entry simulator. Members practiced numerous entry techniques for inward and outward swinging doors. Special thanks to Mike Perro of Firehouse Innovations for leading an excellent drill.



GRFD Announces Annual Pancake Breakfast Date

Wednesday, August 3, 2016   The GRFD will hold its annual pancake breakfast Sunday September 25th, 2016 from 9:30 AM to Noon at GRFD HQs located at 1 Harding Plaza. Come down learn about the GRFD, see some fire equipment demonstrations, and enjoy all you can eat pancakes.



GRFD Responds to Single Car MVA on 208

Sunday, July 31, 2016 11:05  At 11:05 hours today, the GRFD was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Rt 208 North at Harristown Rd with a report of smoke coming from the car. On arrival, Asst Chief Zanotti reported no visible fire. Engine 833 responded to the scene and disconnected the car battery. The vehicle was removed from the scene by the duty tow.



Garage Fire on the Boulevard

Thursday, July 28, 2016 06:32  At approximately 6:32 AM this morning members of the GRFD were alerted to a possible garage fire on the 200 block of the Boulevard. Chief Jennings (830) arrived on scene with moderate smoke coming from the garage and attic area of the house. Members of the Glen Rock Police Department used fire extinguishers to contain the fire. Engine 831 (Capt. Aguilar) arrived on scene and went to work check for extension in the garage. Hawthorne Engine 4 arriving at the same time went to work checking for extension in the house. Ladder 832 (OIC Gallaher) provided ventilation. Engine 831’s crew stretched a 1 ¾” attack line as a precaution but was not need as the fire had not extended from the garage area. Special thanks to the GRPD and Hawthorne FD for their response.

Photos Courtesy of Boyd A. Loving



Minor Brush Fire On Diamond Court

Sunday, July 24, 2016 18:14 The GRFD responded to Diamond Court on a reported brush fire caused by an arcing electrical line. Engine 833 used it's booster line to extinguish and wet down the area. Chief 830 and Assistant Chief 840 were also on scene.



GRFD Provides Mutual Aid to Ho-Ho-Kus

Saturday, July 23, 2016 19:15 Engine 831 (Lt. Pimlott) and Chief Jennings (830) responded to Ho-Ho-Kus and provided coverage for the town while they fought a multi alarm structure fire.



GRFD Assists with Ridgewood 4th of July Fireworks

Monday, July 4, 2016 20:00  Members of the GRFD provided an Engine Company to assist with the Ridgewood 4th of July Fire Works.



GRFD Annual July 4th BBQ

Monday, July 4, 2016 12:00 Members and their families along with members of the mutual aid fire departments enjoyed the annual July 4th BBQ at the Glen Rock Pool. Thanks to this crew for their hard work in making it another great BBQ.



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