FLORHAM PARK — On Friday, March 1 at 11:10 p.m. the Florham Park Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched for house fire with entrapment on Circle Drive.
Upon arrival of the Florham Park Police Department along with neighbors they safely removed two occupants by ladder from the second floor window.
Upon arrival of Florham Park Fire department, the fire was present on all floors, including the attic. An aggressive interior attack was initiated and the fire was held in check. Extensive overall was performed and all units were released around 3:00 a.m.
A special thank you to the Madison and East Hanover Fire department for your assistance and house coverage.
Neighbors will be collecting donations for the fire victims starting Monday, March 4. The family is in immediate need of the following:
Size 11 triple E shoes
Size 42W x 34L pants
Winter coat 2XL
Size Large or Medium/Large Pants and Shirts/Sweatshirts/Sweaters
Size 8 shoes and slippers
Winter coat – large womens
Toiletries – shampoo/ body wash/conditioner/soap (toothpaste/toothbrushes/deodorant has been donated already)
Gift cards to local grocery stores
Gift cards to local restaurants
Visa gift cards
Donations towards the vet bill at Animal Emergency and Referral Associates of Fairfield
(Donations can be made directly to the animal hospital please call (973) 788-0500 and say you want to donate to the dogs who were in the FP house fire)
Blue Buffalo Dog food
Extra large pet beds (2)
Donations can be dropped to the Florham Park First Aid Squad Building, 60 Felch Road, in the large bin outside the building. Donations can also be dropped at 307 Greenwood Avenue, Florham Park on the front porch and 8 Felch Road, Florham Park.
Any gift cards or monetary donations should be placed into the locked mailbox at the Florham Park First Aid Squad or given personally to a member. Please do not leave any gift cards or monetary donations outside. Any questions about donations can be directed to Stephanie at (973) 901-8763 or Michelle at (201) 841-2666. Thank you so much everyone.