Due to a total loss of power and heavy flooding the area, the Cranford Police Department has been evacuated. Police Chief Eric Mason, who is serving as the emergency management coordinator, was unavaiable to talk to the media regarding the evacuation.
In addition, readers have alerted us to the fact that there's a tree down at Balmiere Parkway and there is 8 feet of water on Riverside Drive. In additon, West Holly Street has downed trees and North Avenue is now closed in Cranford and Garwood.
We will continue to bring you updates as we get them. We hope everyone is safe.