Feb
28
2016

Congratulation Dave Foelsch

Dave Foelsch Degree Landscape
Congratulations to Dave Foelsch who just earned an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Emergency Services from RVCC! Nice job Chief!
Feb
27
2016

Firefighter Joey Giarrusso Joins Lyons Fire Department

Joey Lyons Start 005
Flagtown Firefighter Joseph Giarrusso began his new career this week as a paid federal Firefighter/EMT with the Lyons Fire Department Station 59. Joey joined Flagtown Fire in 2009 and quickly proved his worth to the department. In 2011 Joey left Flagtown for 4 years to defend our country as a United States Marine and served
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Feb
25
2016

Flagtown Fire Trains In The Flashover Simulator

Phase I Flashover Drill - 02-21-2015 - SCESTA 004
On Thursday February 25 Flagtown Fire held a drill in the Flashover simulator at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy (SCESTA).  While half the firefighters were inside experiencing the conditions that lead up to flashover including roll over, the other half practiced throwing ladders.  The groups then switched places.  All those who participated increased
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Feb
24
2016

Students Start Fire I

Misc 36 - 02-26-2016 - 001
Earlier this month, Firefighter Briton Douglas started Fire I at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy (SCESTA).  Flagtown Fire wishes Briton and all the other students at SCESTA all the best. New Jersey Firefighter I is a 190 hour course spanning 4 months.  It is a combination of classroom and hands on training where
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Feb
18
2016

A Thank You Message from the Flagtown Fire Chiefs

Structure Fire - 06-29-2015 - VA Depot - Taylor 018
We wanted to express our gratitude to all of Flagtown Fire for your professional performance at the VA Depot fire.  This thank you goes out not only to our firemen but also to our Associate members, and to the friends and family of our members who all threw in their time, energy, and support during
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Feb
14
2016

Chimney Fire – Township Line Road

Chimney Fire - 02-14-2016 - 509 Township Line Road 001
On Sunday February 14th at 1859 the Hillsborough Fire District was dispatched to Township Line Road for a reported chimney fire.  Assistant 38 arrived on scene, established command, and confirmed an interior fire around the fireplace.  Assistant 36 arrived on scene and took Operations.  Assistant 36 ordered the crews from 37 and 38 to pull
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Feb
4
2016

Ice Bridge Drill

Ice Bridge Drill - 02-04-2016 - Station 36 009
During our weekly work detail on Thursday February 4th Captain Regiec ran a mini drill to help the membership refamiliarize themselves with the operation and setup of our ice bridge.