New Jersey News

Friday, May 26, 2023

Video released showing councilman, officer save man from burning Edison home

A man in Edison, New Jersey, is lucky to be alive, thanks to a pair of heroes – one in uniform and the other in a suit. “I saw a tower of smoke,” said Woodbridge Township Councilman Kyle Anderson. Anderson was driving on Sagamore Avenue in Edison when he saw a house on fire. He pulled over, and a woman calling 911 told him a man was still inside toward the back. “I could see there was a door open, and there was a gentleman who was struggling, so I went in, helped him out, but he couldn’t move any further, and propped him in a seat on the deck,” Anderson said. At that moment, Edison Police Officer Joseph Elqumos arrived on the scene. “When I got out, I saw the fire,” said Elqumos. “The house was completely engulfed.” The smoke was so thick it was nearly impossible for him to see.
WPIX-TV CW 11 New York

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Firefighter injured, families displaced after Gloucester City fire

VIDEO: A firefighter was injured battling a fire in Camden County, New Jersey. The fire broke out just before 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Ridgeway Street in Gloucester City. The two-alarm fire spread to multiple row homes. A total of three families have been displaced. The condition of the injured firefighter has not been released. No other injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
WPVI-TV ABC 6 Philadelphia

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