Mandatory evacuations issued for parts of Bergen Co. due to floods

SADDLE RIVER - Evacuations have been issued for parts of Bergen County tonight due to flooding. Parts of Hillsdale and Westwood are included in the evacuations.

The Saddle River hardware store was also flooded, leaving a muddy mess behind. The manager, Sakhir Khan, says that the flooding began around noon and knocked over items on the sales floor and ruined some of the walls.

It was not the only business to take a hit from the water. There were also rescue efforts this afternoon to save 16 people from Waterford Gardens.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

One person was killed in a shooting on 1 At least 1 dead in Thursday night Newark shooting
St. Joseph High School student Matthew Hall visited 2 Teen battling cancer thanks medical team as he prepares to attend prom
Genesis Rincon was shot and killed by a 3 Man pleads guilty for death of 12-year-old girl
Kane In Your Corner continues its investigation into 4 KIYC: NJSPCA no-bid contracts questioned
Marist High School in Bayonne is not giving 5 Marist High School appeals to Pope in final attempt to stay open

advertisement | advertise on News 12


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.