Heavy Winds Bring Down Trees, Wires in Fair Lawn

As of 8:45 p.m., between 1 and 500 homes are without power in Fair Lawn, according to PSE&G's outage map.

A brief, but powerful storm that swept through Fair Lawn late Saturday afternoon downed trees and wires all over town, leaving roads blocked and properties without power.

Dozens of split trees and branches litter the streets around town, but the only roads that remain impassable are Prospect Street at Jasper Road and Rutgers Terrace at Ruskin Road, which have been taped off, police said.

A few intersections in Radburn -- namely Alden Terrace at High Street and Alden Terrace at Howard Avenue -- are partially blocked

Sgt. Lonnie Mergler said a number of businesses on Broadway lost power, including the , but that he'd had no resident report outages. As of 8:45 p.m., between 1 and 500 homes are without power in the borough, according to PSE&G's outage map.


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Jane Lyle Diepeveen September 09, 2012 at 08:30 PM
Zak - Rutgers Terrace in Radburn is cordoned off by police tapes and cones at Ruskin Road. There is a downed electrical and/or phone wire across the street.
TP is toilet paper September 09, 2012 at 08:36 PM


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