We,  the members of the Leonia Volunteer Fire Department,  dedicate our efforts to the safety and welfare of the citizens of Leonia through preservation of life,  property,  and the environment., We will accomplish our goal by taking pride in our commitment to professional service by maintaining our skills,  knowledge,  and abilities., We will actively participate in our community,  serve as role models,  and strive to use all the resources at our command to provide the highest level of service to our fellow citizens. 
 

Never Forget 9/11/01

Wednesday, September 11, 2013   

     



 

Rt 95 North Car fire

Tuesday, April 2, 2013   

     

 

341 Sylvan Ave Working Fire

Monday, April 1, 2013   

     

 

Structure Fire

Monday, June 4, 2012  At 09:08 hours the Fire Department was dispatched for smoke coming from a building at the intersection of Broad Ave and Elm Pl. County Communications quickly re dispatched the Fire Department, confirming a structure fire at 300 Elm Place, a 3 story occupied multiple dwelling. Engine 1, staffed with only 3 firefighters, quickly responded and stretched an attack line to the 2nd floor where one apartment's kitchen was on fire. The aggressive actions of these firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. In addition to Engine 1, Ladder 1 and Rescue 1 also responded. Mutual aid assistance was received from Fort Lee Ladder 1 and Englewood Engine 1. The Fire Department operated for approximately 4 hours.
 

     

 

MVC Jones Rd. and Grandview

Friday, April 13, 2012  At 17:06 the Fire department was dispatched to at motor vehicle crash. Engine 1, Rescue 1 arrived on scene to find that a small dump truck had struck a utility pole and was leaking fluids in the roadway. Companies went to work securing the trucks battery and cleaning the fluid spill. No injuries were reported.

     

 

Englewood 3rd Alarm

Monday, April 9, 2012  At 00:57 hours while companies were operating at an incident involving a tree on wires, the Fire Department was dispatched to respond with an engine to standby at Englewood Fire Headquarters. Engine 1 responded to EFD headquarters and stood by for a short time before being summoned to he scene as a 3rd alarm was transmitted. Engine 1's crew was assigned to the rear of the building to assist in extinguishing the fire. Engine 1 returned to Leonia at approximately 03:30 hours.


   


 

Fort Lee 4th Alarm

Thursday, March 29, 2012 15:21 Rescue 1 was requested to respond mutual aid to 494 West St. Fort Lee as a FAST team. In addition to Rescue 1, LE-7 also responded. Upon arrival members of Rescue 1 were assigned to standby in front of the fire building, which was a 3 story townhouse. As fire conditions continued to deteriorate, Rescue 1 was put to work in the adjacent townhouse. Members worked in conjunction with other mutual aid companies and successfully held the fire from extending to a third unit. Rescue 1 returned to quarters at approximately 1800 hrs.


     



 

Alarm Malfunction

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 00:55 hrs The Fire Department was dispatched for an active fire alarm at a residence on Crescent Ave. LE-7 and Engine 1 responded. Engine 1 gained entry to the unoccupied house and determined the cause of alarm to be a malfunction. LE-7 and Engine 1 returned to service at 01:40 hours.


   


 

Water Search for Missing Juvenile

Monday, March 26, 2012  At 10:12 hours the Fire Department was dispatched to respond to the Overpeck Creek to assist in the search of a missing juvenile. LE-9 and Rescue 1 responded and deployed the Fire Department's boat to conduct a search of the water and shorelines. Additional marine units from Englewood and Teaneck Fire Departments as well as the Bergen County Police responded to assist. In addition to the marine units, a NJ State Police helicopter also assisted in searching for the missing child. Fortunately, after an approximate two hour search, police determined that the juvenile was in Rhode Island.


   


 

Mutual Aid to Englewood

Saturday, March 24, 2012  At 23:44 hours the Fire Dept. was dispatched for an Engine Co. to respond to the scene of a 3rd alarm fire in the City of Englewood on W. Forest Ave. Engine 1 and LE-8 responded and assisted the Englewood Fire Dept. in extinguishing a blaze involving a two story attached two family dwelling. Engine 1 operated for approximately 3 hours before returning to Leonia.


     



 
 
 

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