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Video: East Hanover Emergency Service Unit and Swift Water Team rescues flood victims

LIVINGSTON, NJ (Essex County) – Members of the East Hanover Township Emergency Service Unit and Swift Water Team were deployed into Livingston Wednesday night where they rescued several victims who were taken by flash flooding off a roadway deep into the woods, East Hanover Township Police Chief Christopher F. Cannizzo said.

“Special thanks Lt. Commander Kevin Croker, Lt. Thomas McPartland, Sgt. Frank Franco, Sgt. Jesse Novalis, Sgt. Brian Stevens, Ptl. Robert Jordan , Firefighters Paul Larena and Mark Dwyer,” Cannizzo said.

“So relieved that all victims were taken to area hospitals and are in stable condition because of the heroic actions of these members,” Cannizzo said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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