Just before 3pm this afternoon, Washington Twp Fire Companies were dispatched into the Fairmount section of town for a vehicle fire. Long Valley Engines 1-1 and 1-2 assisted Fairmount Fire crews with overhaul.
On Monday April 20th, Washington Township Emergency Services responded to a call for a residential structure fire at 4 Mountain View Ave. Long Valley Fire, Fairmount Fire, Schooleys Mtn Fire, and Long Valley First Aid Squad worked together alongside Washington Twp Police, and mutual aid companies from Califon, Chester, Flanders, and Hackettstown to extinguish the fire. Pottersville and Tri-County Fire Companies provided standby station coverage. The home’s residents were evacuated safely. Thank you to all who responded and helped keep our community safe. A GoFundMe me has been established to assist the family during this difficult time
The members of the Long Valley Fire Company lit up the firehouse blue and display puzzle piece decals of their helmets and fire trucks to promote Autism awareness, understanding, and acceptance during April for World Autism Awareness Month.
Washington Twp Fire Companies and the First Aid Squad responded to a brush fire, under the power lines, off Knob Hill Road at 1503 hours. No structures were damaged. Mutual aid was received by Budd Lake Fire, Tri-County Fire, and the NJ State Forest Fire.
At 11:46pm last night, Washington Twp Fire Companies were requested into Lebanon Twp for the 5th alarm brush fire. Long Valley Engine 1-2 was tasked with setting up a draft site off Califon Road for water shuttle operations. Engine 1-2 returned to service in approximately 4 hours.
Earlier this evening, Long Valley Engines 1-1 and 1-2 along with Schooleys Mtn Engine 3-2 handled this stubborn vehicle fire off Middle Valley Road. All units returned to service in approximately an hour and a half.
The Long Valley Fire Company has responded to several motor vehicle accidents in the past few weeks. Please use caution while driving on the roads.
Recently, the Long Valley Fire Company swore in their new line officers for the year 2020 (From left to right: Chief Peter Griese; Capt Doug Merrill; Lt Brian Cross; Not shown is Asst Chief Russ Dore)
At 15:19 hours, moments after clearing a HazMat incident, Washington Township Fire Companies were dispatched for a reported vehicle fire inside a detached garage. The first arriving officer confirmed the working fire and re-alerted all responding companies. Long Valley Engines 1-1 and 1-2 assisted Schooleys Mtn Engine 3-2 on scene. Crews were able to save the garage and the other vehicle in the garage.
At 12:47pm on October 9th, Washington Twp Fire Companies were requested to set up a landing zone at Long Valley First Aid Squad Station 1. Long Valley Engine 1-1 had LZ command and crews assisted EMS with transporting the patient to the helicopter. Fairmount Fire also assisted on scene