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Garbage Truck Exhaust Sets Off Alarm In Teaneck Store Garage

Teaneck firefighters exit Amazing Savings Tuesday morning after responding to a false alarm. Photo Credit: Cecilia Levine
Fumes from this Gaeta truck set off the fire alarm in the garage at Amazing Savings on Cedar Lane. Photo Credit: Cecilia Levine
The Teaneck Fire Department responds to a false alarm at Amazing Savings. Photo Credit: Cecilia Levine

TEANECK, N.J. — The Teaneck Fire Department responded to a false fire alarm at Amazing Savings on Cedar Lane Tuesday morning.

The alarm in the garage near the parking lot was set off by exhaust from a Gaeta Recycling truck that pulled in around 11 a.m., firefighters told Daily Voice on the scene.

"Something's not set up right," a firefighter said. "Whether they should move the detector or exhaust into a different spot [on the truck]."

One fire truck and one chief's vehicle responded to the scene, along with one police car.

The scene was cleared in less than 30 minutes.

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