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Delayed Ridgefield NJ 2nd Alarm Tractor Trailer fire with exposure

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Location: NJ Turnpike Vince Lombardi Service Atea
District: Company #1


Channel:154.355 501.7602

Weather: partly cloudy 
Units: All 3 Ridgefield Fire Companies Cliffside Park Ladder 1 Palisades Park Engine 2 Ridgefield Ambulance Corps New Jersey State Police
Writer:  vodoly

Description: At approximately 03:06 am Bergen county. communications received a call about a Tractor Trailer possibility into the building & on fire Ridgefield  Chief of Dept RF9 reported he had a good coloum of smoke showing as he made way down the Turnpike to scene Once on scene he confirmed that he had a fully involved Tractor Trailer extending into the truck stop area & Requested  an in town 2nd alarm (retone & 1 ladder & Engine Mutual Aid) to the scene RF 2 1st engine on scene began to fight the fire in the cab of the tractor & then Trailer was joined by RF 3 witch laid bed of LDH Engine 4 stretched line off of engine 3 into the truck stop  There was auto exposure damage to the truck stop but no fire made. It inside Cliffside park  ladder 1 went to roof confirming negative extension to roof   Units had to cut holes into the trailer to get all of the fire knocked witch took about 2 hours  news article on the fire itself http://www.nj.com/bergen/index.ssf/2017/05/truck_fire_temporarily_closes_vince_lombardi_servi.html#incart_river_home Another story with  aftermath  pics http://englewood.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/vince-lombardi-service-area-reopens-following-early-morning-truck-fire/712129/

Edited by vodoly
Added another article with aftermath pics
LayTheLine and dwcfireman like this

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