Apr
30
2015

Wildland Fire Drill

Wildland Fire Drill - 04-30-2015 - Station 36 003
During our weekly work detail on Thursday April 30th Lieutenant Perfette organized a classroom brush fire drill.  George Efinger from the NJ Forest Fire Service was brought in to provide instruction on wildland firefighting tactics and wildland urban interface structure defense.  The drill concluded with a hands on demonstration of the tools used in wildland
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Apr
25
2015

Congratulations Nancy and Jeff on Your Marriage

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On Saturday April 25th member Nancy Gulla married her fiancé Jeffery Murray.  Congratulations to you both.  We wish you many years of happiness together.
Apr
21
2015

Flagtown Fire Heads to FDIC

FDIC - April 21-24 2015 - Indianapolis 002
Flagtown Fire sends Chief Foelsch, Commissioner Patullo, and Engineers Riordan and Guzy to take classes at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis Indiana.
Apr
19
2015

Brush Fire – Riverside Drive

Brush Fire - 04-19-2015 - 767 Riverside Drive 001
On Sunday April 19th at 1315 Station 36 and the Forestry Service were dispatched to Riverside Drive for a reported brush fire.  Crews arrived on scene to find a brush fire burning along the side of the road measuring approximately 20’x2’.  Crews worked to extinguish the fire and overhaul the area.  All units cleared the
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Apr
19
2015

Brush Fire – Zion Road

Brush Fire - 04-19-2015 - 326 Zion Road 002
On Sunday April 19th at 1201 Stations 36 and 48 and the Forestry Service were dispatched to Zion Road for a reported brush fire.  Crews arrived on scene to find a brush fire measuring approximately 50’x50’.  Crews worked to extinguish the fire and overhaul the area.  All units cleared the scene at 1256.
Apr
18
2015

Congratulations to Pete and Alyssa on Your Engagement

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The members of Flagtown Fire would like to congratulate Pete Heitz and his fiancé Alyssa Bohler on their engagement!  Pete and Alyssa have been together for 3 years.  Congratulations to both of you!  You two are a great couple and we all know you will have an amazing life together.
Apr
16
2015

Pump and Flow Drill – Strykers Lane

Pump and Flow Drill - 04-16-2015 - Strykers Lane 004
During our weekly work detail on Thursday April 16th Flagtown Fire conducted a water flow and pump operations drill at Stryker Lane.  Engine 36 tied the hydrant establishing a water supply.  Engine 36 supplied Ladder 36 which conducted Aerial Operations and flowed an 1 ¾” CAFS hand line.  Lieutenant Heitz instructed rookie members in the
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Apr
16
2015

Brush Fire – Amwell Road

Brush Fire - 04-16-2015 - 450 Amwell Road - Crater 002
On Thursday April 16th at 1639 Stations 36 and 37 were dispatched to the area Amwell Road for a possible brush fire.  Chief 36 arrived to find smoke showing in the woods behind Amwell Mall.  Chief 36 established command and due to the red flag warnings added Station 38′s brush unit.  Crews made access to
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Apr
16
2015

Outlet Fire – Merrit Drive

On Thursday April 16th at 0744, Stations 36 and 37 were dispatched to Merrit Drive to perform a fire investigation after the homeowner reported seeing a flame from an outlet when unplugging a device.  Chief 37 arrived on scene and assumed command from the Fire Marshals so Assistant 36 and FM 10B could enter the
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Apr
13
2015

MVC With Brush Fire

MVC With Brush Fire - 04-12-2015 - 530 Blackpoint Road 013
On Monday April 13th at 1442 Stations 36, 48, and the Forestry Service were dispatched to Blackpoint Road for the report of a car into a utility pole with a transformer fire.  Units arrived on scene to find that the driver had self-extricated.  Command reported a car had struck and knocked down a utility pole
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