May
31
2014

Special Work Detail For Engine 36

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Saturday, May 31, 2014 On Saturday May 31st from 0900 – 1700, Flagtown Fire held its first apparatus work detail of the year. Chief Foelsch organized the work detail for the purpose of thoroughly inspecting and cleaning Engine 36 and its equipment. During the 8 hour work detail, members stripped all the equipment and hose
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May
30
2014

Oven Fire – Fellen Place

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Friday, May 30, 2014 On Firday May 30th at 2124 the Hillsborough Fire District was dispatched to Fellen Place for the reported oven fire. Chief 36 arrived on scene, established command, and reported the fire was out and the residence was well ventilated. Ladder 36 and Tanker 36 arrived on scene and sent crews interior
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May
29
2014

New Auxiliary Lights for Brush 36-2

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 Special thanks to Chief Engineer John Novak and Commissioner Nick Patullo for installing bed lights in Brush 36-2. These lights will prove invaluable during night operations.
May
29
2014

Tanker / Pumper Drill

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 On Thursday May 29th during our weekly work detail, Captain Regiec set up a mini Tanker / Pumper drill. The drop take was set up allowing Engine 36 to draft. A 1¾” hand line and the BlitzFire were deployed to flow water. The drill gave us the opportunity to demo some
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May
27
2014

Happy 76th Birthday Flagtown Fire!

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Happy 76th Birthday to Flagtown Fire! On Friday May 27th, 1938, 29 brave men came together to form Hillsborough Volunteer Fire Company #1; Flagtown Fire / Rescue. “Never underestimate the power of a small group of dedicated individuals to change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”
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May
26
2014

Happy Memorial Day

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Monday, May 26, 2014 On this Memorial Day the members of Flagtown Fire would like to take a moment to remember the brave men and women of our armed forces who gave their lives in service to this great nation. They gave their last full measure of devotion to defend our way of life. We
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May
25
2014

Camper Fire – Beekman Lane

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Sunday, May 25, 2014 On Sunday May 25th at 1013 Flagtown Fire was dispatched to Beekman Lane for a reported motor vehicle fire. While responding Chief 36 reported visible smoke from a distance and requested Station 37 for additional manpower. Chief 36 arrived on scene, established command, and reported a fully involved 20’ enclosed camper
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May
22
2014

Flammable Liquids Drill – SCESTA

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Thursday, May 22, 2014 On Thursday May 22 at 1900 Flagtown Fire held a flammable liquids drill at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy (SCESTA). During multiple iterations, members practiced extinguishing Class B flammable liquids (mixture of gasoline and diesel fuel) fires using Dry Chemical (Class A/B/C) and CO2 (Class B/C) extinguishers. The drill
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