Fire Departments Report to Fairfield’s Globe Motor Car Company, Thursday
Thursday, September 12, 2013 • 6:46pm
Updated 8:12 p.m. Thursday
FAIRFIELD, NJ - At about 5:55 p.m. Thursday, the Fairfield Fire Department reported to the scene of a fire at Globe Motor Car Company in Fairfield. Lieutenant Jay Artale reported that when the company arrived, smoke conditions were present. The car company is located at 1230 Bloomfield Ave, Fairfield.
Globe Motor Car Company, located at 1230 Bloomfield Ave, Fairfield Credit: Google Maps
North Caldwell, Verona and West Caldwell fire departments also responded to the location and Pine Brook Fire Department provided house coverage for Fairfield. Atlantic Ambulance EMS-7 also was there in case of injury.
Thursday evening, Fairfield Police Deputy Chief Anthony Manna reported that the call first came into their headquarters at 5:44 p.m. on the 9-1-1 line from Globe Motors. The car company reported there was a fire inside of their building. Manna stated that when the fire company arrived, they found a small fire in the ladies restroom, possibly started from the exhaust fan.
The fire was extinguished with minimal damage to the car facility.
Credit: Jay Artale