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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.

Off-Duty PO Calls In Truck Fire

Posted on August 17, 2019

Last Weekend, the Long Valley Fire Company operated at a pick up truck fire on West Mill Road. The fire was reported by an off duty Township police officer and was dispatched at 19:02 hours. Engine 1-1 and Long Valley Chiefs 1 & 2 handled the fire.

West Valley Brook Kitchen Fire

Posted on July 31, 2019

Washington Township Fire Companies were dispatched for a garbage compactor on fire this morning at 08:13 hours. Fairmount Chief arrived along with the Washington Twp. Police to find a working kitchen fire. The Long Valley Rescue Squad was requested for an ambulance for firefighter rehab. The fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters and smoke was removed from the house with our positive preasure fans. All units cleared by 10:30 (Excerpt from Fairmount Fire FB)

Tractor Trailer Overturns On Naughright

Posted on July 25, 2019

At 09:27 hours, Long Valley Fire and EMS were dispatched to Naughright Road for an overturned tractor trailer. Engine 1-2 was just clearing the scene of a gas leak as the call came in and immediately responded. The crew mitigated a diesel spill from the truck as EMS treated and transported 2 to HMC.

Quick Stop On Pickle Road

Posted on July 1, 2019

At 20:32 hours on June 30th, Washington Twp Fire Companies were dispatched to Pickle Road for the reported structure fire. Fairmount Engine 2-1 and Tender 2-7 arrived first and made a quick knock on the fire. Long Valley Engine 1-2 arrived shortly after and assisted in overhaul and extinguishing hot spots. Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3, Chester Fire, Califon Fire, and Schooleys Mtn Fire also assisted on scene. Great work by all companies.

Bedminster Goes To 3 Alarms

Posted on June 30, 2019

At 13:14 hours on June 30th, Somerset County requested Cascade 1-3 to respond into Bedminster Twp for the 3rd Alarm fire. Cascade 1-3 was requested to refill SCBA and to provide manpower at the scene. Once on scene, the crew stood by to fill air bottles but none needed to be filled due to exterior operations. Fire companies from Somerset, Morris, and Hunterdon Counties responded to this incident.

East Mill Road Medevac

Posted on June 10, 2019

At 1727 hours on June 9th, Long Valley Fire was dispatched to establish its 2nd landing zone of the weekend at the first aid squad building on East Mill Road for a fall victim on the Columbia Trail. Engine 1-2 established the landing zone and crews assisted with moving the patient of the helicopter. Long Valley EMS and Saint Clare's treated and transported the victim to the landing zone.

Rock Spring Park Medevac

Posted on June 9, 2019

At 0807 hours on June 8th, Long Valley Fire was dispatched to establish a landing zone at Rock Spring Park for a medical emergency requiring an immediate medevac to a specialty center. Long Valley EMS and Saint Clare's provided initial care and transported the patient to the landing zone.

Vehicle Rescue Operations Course

Posted on June 9, 2019

Last weekend, The Long Valley First Aid Squad conducted a Vehicle Rescue Operations course for new Rescue Services Members. 12 LVFAS men and women and several fire fighters from WTFD participated. This course teaches rescuers how to stabilize, lift, and extricate patients from passenger vehicles. Students got tons of hands-on training with stabilization equipment, hydraulic rescue tools, reciprocating saws, high pressure lifting bags, grips-hoists, hand tools and much more.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Posted on May 23, 2019

Firefighters responded to multiple motor vehicle accidents over the past week and two within a 12-hour period. Crews contained and cleaned up spills and debris at the accidents while EMS tended to those involved in the wrecks. Shortly after one of the accidents in the midnight hours, all Washington Township Fire Companies and EMS responded to an electrical fire in Schooleys Mountain Fire's first due area