FD kept busy in Secaucus with weather emergencies, fire

SECAUCUS – With the cold snap over the past Presidents Day and Valentine’s Day extended weekend, the Secaucus Fire Department was kept busy with weather related emergencies. Firefighters responded to 20 calls due to pipes freezing, with more calls continuing to come in daily. Firefighters responded three times to one apartment building due to multiple breaks and flooding conditions. Another mixed occupancy building on Front Street had both a water pipe break and a gas leak in the basement, requiring 15 adults and 10 children, including some from a day care, to be temporarily displaced until PSE&G could fix a leaking meter. Management at Black Jack Mulligan’s allowed the displaced residents to stay dry and warm inside their establishment until the gas leak could be remedied.
All units also responded to a small fire in a home on 9th Street on Monday night. This incident was not weather related.

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