Jul
31
2014

Marine 36 Preplanning at Duke Farms

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On Thursday July 31st at 1900, members from Flagtown Fire met with representatives of Duke Farms to preplan an access ramp that the estate graciously installed on their property for marine access to the river.  Ranger 36 was used to guide Marine 36 down to the river bank for a simulated launch.  Crews also preplanned
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Jul
26
2014

Medevac Landing Zone – New Centre and Orchard

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On Saturday July 26th at 1725, Station 36 was dispatched to the area of New Centre Road and Orchard Drive to secure a landing zone for a medevac.  Chief 36 arrived on location and spoke to Rescue Squad representatives to establish a location.  Engine 36 established a landing zone in the area of New Centre
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Jul
23
2014

Kitchen Fire – River Road

On Monday July 21st at 1421, the Hillsborough Fire District was dispatched to River Road for a possible kitchen fire. Assistant 38 arrived and advised he had nothing showing from the street but after a brief survey, had a heavy smoke condition from inside. Crews from Engine and Ladder 36 arrived and established the fire
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Jul
6
2014

Plane Crash – Sunnymead Road

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On Wednesday July 16th at 1027, Stations 37 and 38 were dispatched to the area of 270 Sunnymead Road for an Aircraft crash. Fire Marshal John Yanko arrived on scene first and advised responding units that there was a small plane down with confirmed entrapment of a single occupant. Shortly thereafter extremely wet and muddy
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Jul
5
2014

Structure Fire – Deanna Drive

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On Saturday July 5th at 0051, the Hillsborough Fire District was dispatched to Deanna Drive for a possible shed/structure fire with exposures.  Chief 37 arrived and confirmed a shed, truck, fence, and a dumpster on fire.  Chief 36 arrived shortly after and marked the plug for incoming units.  District units extinguished the fires, overhauled the
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Jul
4
2014

Happy Independence Day

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Flagtown Fire would like to wish everyone a Happy and Safe 4th of July. For the freedoms that we all enjoy, our thanks go to the men and women who have served and are serving in all branches of the military.  We salute you! Please take a moment today to thank a member of our
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Jul
3
2014

Heavy Rains – Storm Response

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On Thursday July 3rd from approximately 1900 – 2200 Flagtown Fire responded to multiple reports of wires and trees down due to high winds and heavy rains.  Crews from Station 36 closed multiple roads and secured safety areas until utility companies arrived on scene to conduct repair operations. Crews reported near blinding driving conditions with
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Jul
2
2014

The Somerset County 4-H Alpaca Club Visits Flagtown Fire

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On Tuesday July 1st, The Somerset County 4-H Alpaca Club visited the Flagtown Fire. Their fair theme this year is ‘Ignite the Green’ and they decided to honor this by bringing two of their alpacas Terroir and Kerner to take pictures with our ladder truck. The fair is August 6th, 7th & 8th.