Welcome to the official Long Valley Fire Company website! The Long Valley Fire Company is part of the Washington Township Fire Department and has been serving the Washington Township community since 1911. The Long Valley Fire Company was incorporated in 1921 and is a life saving/property conserving organization that has over 100 years of emergency experience in our community. The department covers an area of approximately forty-five square miles and functions at the direction and responsibility of the Fire Chief, and is dedicated to services of fire administration, fire prevention, public education/information, training, and suppression.

Roxbury Fire Department Celebrates 100 Years

Posted on August 15, 2017

This past weekend, Long Valley and Schooleys Mtn fire companies participated and showed our support for Roxbury Fire department's 100 year anniversary. Engine 1-1, our 1860 Antique Chemical Wagon, and several firefighters participated in the parade and Schooleys brought their Command Vehicle and Quint 3-9. Long Valley took home three 1st Place Trophies for Best Appearing Antique, Best Appearing Hand or Horse Drawn Antique, and Best Appearing Company in Regulation Uniform (Marching) under 20 Men! Schooleys Mtn took home a 2nd place trophy for their Best Appearing Ladder! It was a fun day!

While at the parade, both companies were dispatched to assist in search of a missing person at Schooleys Mtn Park. The missing person was found 2 hours after the initial dispatch and was uninjured.


Fairmount Barrel Fights

Posted on August 7, 2017

Last month, a barrel drill was held behind the Fairmount firehouse. Long Valley, Califon, Oldwick, and Chester Fire companies all participated. A barrel fight provides excellent training which consists of nozzle skills, back-up skills, and hose advancement skills.

New Hose And Training

Posted on August 7, 2017

Last month, the fire company loaded new hose and employed a different style hose lay on Engine 1-1. Firefighters trained in deploying this lay and found the different style is faster and simpler to deploy.

Schooleys Mtn Wetdown

Posted on August 7, 2017

Last weekend, we participated in Schooleys Mtn Fire Company's wetdown to celebrate the return of their newly refurbished Quint 3-9 along with their 65th year anniversary! A great time was had by all!

Clinton Memorial Day Parade

Posted on June 6, 2017

Firefighters from Long Valley and Fairmount Fire Companies attended the Memorial Day Parade in Clinton last month. More than 100 fire departments attended the parade from around the state. Firefighters showed their marching skills, antique firetrucks, and their newest and best fire trucks.


Dump Truck Overturns On Big Turn

Posted on June 6, 2017

Earlier this month, the Fire Company was dispatched to "Big Turn" on Schooley's Mountain Road at 09:07 in the morning for an overturned dump truck full of hot asphalt. The driver of the vehicle refused medical attention from the Long Valley First Aid. The truck was uprighted and the scene was cleared at 12:30pm. The road remained closed for a short time afterward.


A Thank You To Kids4Kindness

Posted on June 6, 2017

The Long Valley Fire Company sponsored a pizza party with the Kids4Kindness group at our firehouse tonight. We wanted to thank the group for all that they do for the Washington Township community.

MVA On Zellers Road

Posted on June 6, 2017

Recently, Long Valley has had several car crashes in town including a vehicle that crashed on Zellers Road. The driver of the vehicle was under the influence of alcohol and after driving across several properties, the driver crashed into a tree. The driver sustained minor injuries but was arrested at the scene.


Painting Party Fundraiser

Posted on April 18, 2017

Painting Party Fundrasier! Paint the classic Long Valley landscape step-by-step with Sharon Calle of ARTSi Studio. Take home a finished artwork that captures the spirit of our community! See our "Events and Happenings" page for more info.