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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.

Injured Hiker Rescued

Posted on May 7, 2018

On May 6 at 13:35 hours, the Long Valley First Aid Squad was dispatched to Schooleys Mountain Park for the injured hiker. EMS and Rescue crews made their way to the injured hiker on foot approximately 0.5 miles from the trail head carrying a stokes basket and medical packs. It was determined that additional manpower was needed to carry out this patient due to the rough terrain. Long Valley Engine 1-1 was requested and responded with a full crew to assist with the carry out. It was a great job by all!

https://patch.com/new-jersey/longvalley/injured-hiker-rescued-schooleys-mountain-park

Kitchen Fire Off Old Farmers

Posted on April 23, 2018

Last weekend at 20:15 hours, Long Valley Fire was dispatched to an oven fire with extension in the kitchen off Old Farmers Road. Crews from Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3 were able to shut off the utilities and extinguish the flames before significant damage occurred. As crews were clearing, a second call went out for a motor vehicle accident. Both Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3 returned to Quarters just after 22:30 hours.

Long Valley Little Leaguers

Posted on April 22, 2018

This past Saturday, Engine 1-1, Engine 1-2, and Cascade 1-3 went over to Palmer Park to wish the Little League baseball teams the best of luck this season. Good luck everyone!

Autism Awareness Month

Posted on April 21, 2018

April is Autism Awareness Month. Long Valley Fire Company is helping spread understanding and acceptance by lighting up the firehouse blue. #LightItUpBlue

Vehicles Cause Commercial Structure Fire

Posted on March 24, 2018

On March 15, the Washington Township Police Department, Fire Department, and Long Valley First Aid Squad received notification of four vehicles on fire in a parking lot off Route 46. Upon arrival, PD confirmed that four vehicles were actively on fire in a rear storage lot and the fire was beginning to spread to the rear of the structure. Schooleys Mtn was first to arrive and began extinguishing the blaze followed by Long Valley Engine 1-1 and Hackettstown Fire. Crews quickly went to work assisting Schooleys with extinguishment and the fire was placed under control after 30 minutes. Crews from Long Valley Engine 1-2 and Cascade 1-3 also assisted in extinguishment and overhaul.

http://wrnjradio.com/rnj-news-department/2017/cause-of-fire-at-hackettstown-business-under-investigation-photos/

Structure Fire Amid Winter Storm Riley

Posted on March 3, 2018

The fire company stayed busy throughout the day helping clear fallen trees from roadways and responding to several wire fires. At 18:27, the Washington Township Fire Department and Long Valley First Aid were dispatched to North Mount Lebanon Road for the structure fire. Schooleys Mtn Chief 1 arrived first and confirmed a working fire in the basement. Due to poor weather conditions and treacherous and closed roadways, Tri-County and Hackettstown Fire were requested. Tri-County was first to arrive and made a quick knock on the fire before significant damage occurred. Long Valley Engine 1-2 assisted with salvage and overhaul before being requested to another incident in the township. The First Aid Squad assessed 6 occupants and 2 dogs of the house and no persons or pets required transport.

Animals Rescued At House Fire

Posted on February 25, 2018

Last Thursday, the Washington Township Fire Department and Long Valley First Aid Squad we're dispatched to 227 Beacon Hill Road for a reported house fire. Fairmount Chief 1 was first to arrive and updated responding units of a working fire in the basement. Long Valley Engine 1-1 arrived shortly after the update and assisted Fairmount with the initial attack and primary search of the residence. Within minutes, firefighters located several pets within the home including 2 dogs, 1 cat, 1 bird, and 2 chinchillas. All pets were treated by the first aid squad and local animal hospital. The fire was placed under control after 30 minutes. Unfortunately, the cat and bird succumbed to their injuries. Thank you to Califon Fire and Chester Fire for providing their RIC Teams.

http://wrnjradio.com/rnj-news-department/2018/cat-bird-die-in-washington-twp-house-fire/

Car Vs Tree On Fairview Ave

Posted on February 23, 2018

Last week, Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Fairview Avenue. Firefighters discovered one car vs tree with fluid spill. While the first aid squad tended to the driver, crews cleaned up the scene. The driver ended up refusing medical attention. All units cleared after an hour.

MVA While At Structure Fire

Posted on February 22, 2018

While operating at a structure fire on January 1st, the fire company was requested to an additional call for a motor vehicle accident on East Springtown Road. Long Valley assigned Schooleys Mountain Engine 3-1 with the assignment. Engine 3-1 found one car in a ditch straddling the frozen creek. After clearing from the fire, Long Valley assisted Schooleys with the incident.

Vehicle Fire On Pleasant Grove

Posted on January 13, 2018

Earlier in the week, Long Valley Engine 1-2 assisted Schooleys Mtn Engine 3-2 in extinguishing a vehicle fire on Pleasant Grove Road. Our crew helped provide manpower and extinguish the remaining fire in the vehicle. All units cleared within an hour