Dryer Fire on Clearfield St.
July 26, 2020

Sunday evening just before 8pm, Rutherford fire along with other township units were dispatched to the 7700 blk of Clearfield St for a reported dryer fire. Battalion Chief Gorenc arrived on scene with light smoke showing from the structure. Engine 91-5 arrived shortly after with their own hydrant out front of the structure and deployed an attack line. The engine crew made entry and made an aggressive attack on the fire. While the engine crew was inside, Truck 33 from Colonial Park arrived as the 1st due truck. They laddered side A of the structure and assisted the engine crew with search & rescue and fire attack. Engine 91-2 arrived with Assistant Chief Huggins. Chief Huggins took up manpower while crews from 91-2 assisted with ventilation. Once the fire was out crews assisted with overhaul and rolling the hose on Engine 91-5. Units were out for 1.5 hours before returning available.