The Bergen County Police Department Bomb Squad responded to Fair Lawn Thursday morning to inspect reports of a suspicious object found along the Fair Lawn Avenue bridge.
Police briefly closed the Fair Lawn Avenue bridge Thursday morning to investigate reports of a suspicious object on the bridge, Sgt. James Krizek said. Fair Lawn and Paterson police officers closed their respective sides of the bridge just before 9 a.m., so the Bergen County Police Department's Bomb Squad could locate and inspect the object, he said. Following the bomb squad's examination, the object was confirmed to be a car part with wires sticking out of it, Krizek said. The bridge remained closed for about 45 minutes. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning
A man was found dead in a car outside a 36th Street home in Fair Lawn Monday night in what police believe is a chemical suicide.
Bergen County hazmat and bomb squad crews converged on a Fair Lawn residence Monday night to ensure a suspected chemical suicide carried out in a car outside the home didn't pose a danger to neighborhood residents. A man, who has yet to be identified, was found dead in the driver's seat of a blue Honda outside a 36th Street home around 4:30 p.m. Monday with a bucket of chemicals beside him, police said. Due to the yellow tinge of the chemicals and the pungent rotten egg-like odor emanating from the vehicle, hazmat experts on scene suspected the man may have been overcome by highly poisonous hydrogen sulfide fumes, which can be produced by mixing together certain household items. Police taped off the street while the county's hazmat team …