Tewksbury Township Crash

Posted on July 7, 2015

Long Valley Fire, Long Valley EMS, and The Long Valley Rescue Squad were dispatched to the intersection of Beacon Light Road and Fairmount Road during rush hour Thursday morning. Long Valley Chief 2 was first to arrive on scene and gave an update that there were three cars involved and injuries. Tewksbury Fire Companies along with Long Valley Engine 1-1 arrived on scene shortly after the update. Crews were able to remove a trapped person from one of the vehicles and EMS transported 2 people involved in the wreck. All Long Valley Fire units left the scene approximately an hour later.


Box Alarm Fire

Posted on July 10, 2015

Shortly after lunchtime, a box alarm was dispatched for Washington Twp Fire Companies for a Structure Fire. Long Valley Chief 1 followed by Long Valley Chief 2 were first to arrive on scene. They advised all responding units that smoke was showing and that there were active sprinkler heads in the building. Long Valley Engine 1-1 was the first apparatus to arrive and stretched an inch-and-3/4 line into the building. Crews found the fire to be extinguished by the sprinkler heads in the kitchen area before the fire could really take off. The cause of the fire was due to grease from cooking. Schooleys Mountain Quint 3-9, Long Valley Cascade 1-3, Fairmount Engine 2-1 and Tender 2-7, along with EMS units also assisted at the scene.

Close Call For Long Valley Home

Posted on July 14, 2015

During the early morning hours on July 13th, the Long Valley Fire Company was dispatched for a reported brush fire in a backyard. Upon arrival, Police found the fire to be burning next to the home's deck and foundation and quickly began dousing the fire with extinguishers. Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3 arrived shortly after dispatch and extinguished the remaining pockets of the fire. Caused by an illegal open burn fueled by gasoline, the home's vinyl siding, deck, and surrounding areas were damaged by the fire. Crews left the scene within an hour.