NEWARK, NJ – Newark police officers joined the greater area community to help around 150 people who were displaced by a five-alarm fire on Tuesday.
According to the Newark Department of Public Safety, 2nd Precinct Community Service Officers T. Rich and E. Lorenzo, along with School Resource Officer V. Rivera, assisted Mr. Camacho from Camacho Floats to support the near 150 residents of an apartment complex in Orange who lost their belongings due to a 5-alarm fire that occurred on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.
“The Newark Police Officers gave their support alongside Mayor of Orange Dwayne Warren, Chief of Orange Police Dan Adams and the Orange Police Department, Cynthia Perez of the Division of Family Benefits, the American Red Cross, and Mr. Godfry, who delivered food, at a giveaway held at the Orange Library. Pampers, milk, baby formula, toys, school supplies, and more were donated to the affected families,” the department said.
A NJ Transit bus driver also exited his bus to donate to the cause, police said.