Allendale Firefighter Stephen Brown had been living in his Mahwah condo only three weeks before a Feb. 2 fire destroyed it and all its contents.
Now friends and colleagues are rushing to his aid.
The Allendale Fire Department is holding a fundraiser at the Allendale Bar & Grill at 5 p.m. Gift cards also are being accepted at the restaurant all day.
“Firemen show up at people’s worst hours so it was weird having the roles reversed,” Brown, 22, told Daily Voice on Monday.
He was watching television in his living room with his girlfriend, Brown said, when he noticed flames on the floor above him.
He immediately began on his Society Hill neighbors’ doors — and helped a pregnant woman escape along with her two cats. READ MORE….