Thunderstorms and Lightning Strikes in Montclair

On Thursday July 3, three reports of fires went unfounded.

Patch stock photo
Patch stock photo

As the Montclair Fire Department responded to a two-alarm fire at 141 Central Ave. in Montclair,  additional reports of fire were made:

201 Highland Avenue - lightning struck but there was no fire.
Mountainside Hospital - A steam leak but there was no fire.
15 Stephen Street  - A  power line fire.

As a result of the thunderstorm there were also several requests called in for vehicles trapped by flash flooding. One incident resulted in a rescue at the Watchung Avenue railroad overpass.


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