Saturday, May 25, 2013
On this Memorial Day the members of Flagtown Fire would like to take a moment to remember all of the brave men and women in our armed forces who gave their lives in service to our great nation. They made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our way of life. They gave up their today for our tomorrow. We thank them and honor their memory.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Flagtown Fire would like to welcome home all of our members who left for
college in September. We all hope you
had a great year and are happy to have you back in our ranks. Welcome Home!
Thursday, May 9, 2013
On Thrusday May 9th Flagtown Fire Conducted part 1 of a 2 part forcible entry drill at Station 36. Captain Tommy Lachowski and Lieutenant Eric Regiec provided instruction. They displayed the many tools we carry for forcible entry and described how each is used. In addition they demonstrated the most common methods used to gain entry to a structure where the normal means of entry are locked or blocked.Part two of the drill will be hands on and held at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy (SCESTA). There members will practice many different methods of forcible entry including forcing doors and using the demo saw to cut through the metal bars used to secure windows.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Flagtown Fire would like to congratulate two of our members for achieving Life Member status. On Monday May 6th, the members voted to confer Life Member status upon Ex-Chief Mike Wesolowski and Firefighter Greg Villano. Life members are members who have dedicated themselves to protecting our community by providing 20 years of service as a member of Flagtown Fire.Congratulations to Greg and Mike!
Saturday, April 27, 2013
On Saturday April 27th Lieutenant Eric Regiec, Engineer Steve Eckert, and Firefighter Nick Jandoli stood by at the annual Healthy Kids Day at the Hillsborough YMCA. The crew spoke to kids about Fire safety and gave tours of the ladder truck. Thank you to the crew who took time out to staff this event.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
On Wednesday April 25th at approximately 16:25 Stations 36 and 37 Fire where dispatched to Ann Van Middlesworth Park for a possible brush fire. Car 36 arrived and established command with nothing showing. After working with information provided by County Communications, crews were able to locate a small brush / debris fire located in the old GSA depo area behind the park. 36–142 crew and NJ State Forestry extinguished the fire in an underground manhole and all units cleared.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
On Thursday April 25th, the Hillsborough Fire District and EMS 79 took part in the Every 15 minutes program held at the high school. This event gives students a firsthand account of the dangers of drinking and driving. A simulated 2 car MVA with serious injuries and 1 fatality was the result of poor decision making by some students. The Fire District provided a protection line for the extraction efforts. The Hillsborough Fire District would like to remind all high schoolers that it only takes one mistake, one minute to ruin your life and the lives of others.Other agencies operating: HTPD, Station 37, Station 38, NJ 101.5, NJSP, NJSP Air Medical ground crew, Hillsborough high school staff, Hillsborough Board of Education
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
On Wednesday April 24th at 07:12 Stations 36, 37, and 79 Rescue, were dispatched to the intersection of Triangle and Auten Roads for the report of a MVC with entrapment. 37–C2 Arrived on scene, established command, and confirmed a 2 vehicle collision with 1 person entrapped in an overturned vehicle. Crews from 79 Rescue extricated the patient while Fire crews secured the scene. Wreckers arrived on scene to remove both vehicles and units cleared the scene at approximately 08:30.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
From the Officers and Members of Flagtown Fire / Rescue, we wish you a happy Easter!
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The members of Flagtown Fire would like to offer their condolences to the family and friends of fallen Firefighter Jeff Scheuerer who lost his life in the line of duty on Thursday March 28th. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jeff and all those who knew and loved him.http://www.firehouse.com/news/10911637/nj-firefighter-struck-killed-during-controlled-burn
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