To the citizens of the City Of Lambertville, Please rest assured that District 1 firefighters are in the station through the entire storm. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to give us a call on our non emergency number 609-397-2084 we will gladly answer all questions and provide help to the community at anytime. Stay safe everyone ! ... See MoreSee Less
Governor declares State of Emergency as of 7:00pm tonight.Winter Weather Update
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Governor Phil Murphy has declared a State of Emergency for this nor’easter effective tonight at 7pm.
All State offices will be CLOSED on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, due to inclement weather conditions. Non-essential personnel should NOT report to work for their normal shift. Essential employees should report on schedule. Please notify appropriate members of your agency.
Residents are encouraged to comply with orders and guidance from their local emergency management and government officials.
New Jersey State Police will be out on patrol as always. However, please do not be on the roads unless absolutely necessary. If you MUST drive, take it slow, use caution, and leave extra time to get to your destination. Visit 511nj.org for traffic updates.
***There is NO Travel Ban at this time*** Update to this post: There is Commercial Vehicle Travel Ban beginning 8pm tonight. See following post.
The State Emergency Operations Center will be open throughout the storm. We have been in continued communication with the National Weather Service, the Office of Governor Phil Murphy, and our State Emergency Management Partners.
Check back for more updates and stay tuned to your local weather to plan ahead.
For those living in Central and Southern New Jersey visit US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly www.weather.gov/phi/. For those living in Northern New Jersey and the New York Metro area visit US National Weather Service New York NY www.weather.gov/okx/.
Nor’easter #4 update“Winter Storm Warning Issued for Potentially High Impact Weather Event - March 20, 2018 6:25AM”
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A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for Hunterdon County from this evening until early Thursday morning. This will be a long duration event. Conditions on Wednesday may result in travel becoming impossible due to snowfall rates of 2-3 inches per hour. Power outages are likely due to the combination of heavy, wet snow and gusty winds. You can prepare today by reviewing the list of essential items in the graphic provided. Also, visit www.ready.gov for more information.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM EDT THURSDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches are expected.
* WHERE...Portions of northern New Jersey.
* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 2 AM EDT Thursday. Snow mixed with sleet and perhaps freezing rain at times will develop this afternoon and especially this evening, then change to all snow overnight and continue heavy at times Wednesday. The snow will taper off Wednesday evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute on Wednesday. Significant reductions in visibility are expected. Roads especially in the hilly areas may become impassable if 1 to 3 inches per hour snowfall rates develop as expected Wednesday afternoon. Power outages are possible. Northeast to north winds should gust 20 to 30 mph at times.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. ... See MoreSee Less
16:08 hours L2 17FD:BUILDING: (17)10 ALEXANDER AVE NEAR: JEFFERSON RD TO JEAN ST 18039491 OUT OF VENTS::cmd 2 ops 8
Crew of SQ17 made entry to find smoke banked down to eye level on Division 1 and heavy smoke in the basement, Captain 17 quickly upgraded to a L3 while a 2” line was placed in service and quickly deployed to the basement knocking down the fire.It was deemed the cause of the fire was the buildup of creosote in the main heating unit, (combination wood and gas furnace) with minor extension to the house, crews made quick work and returned to service in under an hour. Thank you to our brothers and sisters of BC E46, BC T46, PT23, SQ47, Q26, 17 Rescue and 17 PD. ... See MoreSee Less
Box 26-17 level 2 Smoke in structure Car17 w/Captain 17 (command)first due found lite smoke condition in residence Battalion 26(operations) Rescue17 2nd due investigated found switch burnt in wall E26, B26, T48, C26, Sq47, C47, BLS
Box 26-17 Level 2 Smell of smoke in structure (neighbors house) Same crews investigated and secured power to residence Captain 17 w/command R17, E26, B26, T48, C26, Sq47, C47, BLS
Both residence and other neighbors had power surges in the area
While units were clearing with very hazardous road conditions one BLS unit slid off the road and blocked all other equipments route of travel until a loader could assist with removing the BLS. No injuries. All units cleared as the storm ended.