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Fighting Opiate Addiction

Gov. Christie announces new initiatives in battle against opiate addiction. Talks about the need to remove the stigma of addiction, to allow people to come forward and move toward recovery and wellness. Visit for more information.

MCUrgent: Morris County Shared Emergency Information Network

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Earlier this morning, The Morris County Office of Emergency Management was requested to send emergency medical resources to the Hoboken Train Station in Hudson County as a result of a train derailment which resulted in injuries. The Morris County Mobile Ambulance Bus and Morris County Mass Care Response Unit, which were quickly staffed by members of the Cedar Knolls Fire Department/EMS, were dispatched in support of the operation, along with a Morris County EMS Strike Team consisting of ambulances from Parsippany EMS, Atlantic Health System, and Saint Clare’s Health System. A special thanks to our Morris County Communication Center partners, and specifically to our EMS desk, who handled all of our dispatch related issues in a very professional manner. We are very appreciative of the many members of our deployment team that quickly responded in support of the request, and our thoughts are with those affected by this incident. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our heartfelt condolences are extended to the family and friends of Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, a 17-year New York City fire department veteran who was killed earlier today while serving the citizens of New York. Our prayers are extended to his family as well as all of the members of the New York City Fire Department. We wish a speedy recovery to all the men and women who may have been injured in today's tragic incident. ... See MoreSee Less

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Earlier this morning, The Morris County Communications Center, as well as a number of Morris County Police Departments, received reports of a low flying fighter jet. The Morris County Office of Emergency Management has confirmed that a fighter jet was dispatched to address a small aircraft that violated the temporary flight restriction which is in place during the United Nations session. We have been informed that the situation was resolved without any issues impacting Morris County. ... See MoreSee Less

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Ahmad Khan Rahami, who was wanted for questioning in connection with the NY bombing is now in custody. Three officers were transported to an area hospital as a result of the encounter. Our prayers are with all of the first responders. ... See MoreSee Less

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