Floodwater leaves a mess behind

Floodwater swept through Pequannock last week, leaving streets underwater. The floodwater has now receded, but trash was left behind.Homeowners say they have found neighbors' fences,

PEQUANNOCK - Floodwater swept through Pequannock last week, leaving streets underwater. The floodwater has now receded, but trash was left behind.

Homeowners say they have found neighbors' fences, plastic containers, garbage cans and huge logs in the wake of the flood this time around and in years past.

Al Fabrizio says trash has been piling up for years across the street from his house in a wooded area next to a park.

Fabrizio says the area is "township property and the least they could do is clean it up." Pequannock's mayor told News 12 New Jersey he will do all he can to help.

The mayor says he is asking for volunteers to help with the cleanup. He also says, "if we need to get some heavy equipment in there, I'll talk to the township manager and see what we can do about it."

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: News conference on arrest in murder of 1 VIDEO: News conference on arrest in murder of Sarah Butler
Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, 20, was charged with the murder 2 Arrest made in murder of college student found in W. Orange
Police: Teen student arrested for terror threats against 3 Police: Teen student arrested for terror threats against Linden High School students
Police in Asbury Park calling for cease fire 4 Police in Asbury Park call for cease-fire after shootings
Dozens of fellow officers show up to support 5 Dozens show up to support fired Wayne police officer

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE