On Sunday, July 23rd at 11pm Hawthorne Fire Department Tower 2 was requested to respond for mutual aid into the City of Passaic to cover the Eastside Firehouse. The Tower Company stood by for 2 hours before being sent to the fire scene. Once at the fire scene, Passaic FD requested Tower 2 set up the aerial and begin master stream operations. It took about five hours and 100 firefighters to get an overnight seven-alarm blaze under control early Monday in a three-story building in the city’s downtown. The fire was under control by about 3 a.m. Hawthorne members worked on scene until returning home around 3:30am.
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