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.

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.


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

Mutual Aid - Chester Township

Posted on January 12, 2018

On December 28th at 11:24pm, an engine from the fire company was requested into Chester Township for the 2nd Alarm Structure Fire. Engine 1-1 responded with 6 firefighters and was immediately put to work upon arrival. While firefighters assisted with extinguishment, Cascade 1-3 was additionally requested to the scene to refill SCBA bottles. Crews did not clear the scene until 3 hours later. Several mutual aid companies worked on scene and it was a great job done by all.


Icy Roads Cause Several Accidents

Posted on January 10, 2018

During the early morning hours on Wednesday,the fire company responded to several car crashes including one that knocked out power to a section of town for a short period of time.

New Line Officers

Posted on January 1, 2018

Happy New Year!
Chief: Aaron Drake
Asst. Chief: Peter Griese
Captain: Russ Dore
Lieutenant: Kurt Schenck

Looking forward to a safe and happy New Year!

Santa Claus Comes To Town!!

Posted on December 24, 2017

Wishing all a safe and Merry Christmas from all of us at the Fire Company! Below are some pictures from when Santa made a special trip to Long Valley this weekend!

Mutual Aid - Harding Township

Posted on December 23, 2017

At 02:29 on December 21st, the fire company's Cascade was requested into Harding Township for a structure fire. Cascade 1-3 responded shortly after the dispatch and helped refill air bottles and assist in extinguishment and overhaul. Additionally, Fairmount Fire Tender 2-7 was requested for a water supply and crews assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. Long Valley and Fairmount were released several hours later.