Firefighter David Clark with the Bay Head Fire Company contracted COVID-19 from the firehouse and subsequently passed away
Power lines brought down by severe storms sparked fires that destroyed 21 cars parked at a lot in northern New Jersey, authorities said.
A forest fire that has consumed roughly 1,000 acres in southern New Jersey continued to burn early Friday.
The fire broke out on North Broad Street in the building housing the Bagelicious bagel shop on North Broad Street and spread to the restaurant Mediterraneo, officials said.
Among the dead were a 33-year-old firefighter from Passaic and a 30-year-old baseball coach from Cliffside Park.
Firefighters are facing layoffs after provisions of a SAFER grant changed.
Fire crews in Paterson responded earlier this week to a structure fire that included a Mayday when a firefighter fell through the roof.
One firefighter fell through the roof of the building of a car repair shop while working the scene of a fire.