WESTFIELD, NJ — Tamaques Park is closed until further notice, Westfield Police announced Saturday afternoon.

The Department of Public Works had been performing storm-related tree work there, police said.

“For safety reasons, Tamaques Park closed until further notice. DPW needs to assess condition of trees,” the police department said in a Nixle alert at 5:46 p.m.

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Tropical Storm Isaias wreaked havoc Tuesday, knocking out power for over 3,500 customers in Westfield that day and taking down trees and branches throughout the municipality, blocking numerous roadways.

MORE: Westfield Collecting Storm Debris from Town Trees Only. Cleanup Could Take Weeks.

Earlier this week, a showing by the town of the movie “Raiders of the Lost Ark” that had been planned in Tamaques Park Thursday, Aug. 6, was postponed until Sept. 3.

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