May
31
2016

Search & Rescue – Sourland Mountain Preserve

Search & Rescue - 05-31-2016 - Sourland Mountain Preserve - Patch 001
On Tuesday May 31st at 1332 Flagtown Fire was dispatched to assist 79 Rescue in locating and retrieving a lost and injured hiker from the Sourland Mountain Preserve.  Crews from Brush 36, Ranger 36, Brush 36-2, and Ladder 36 arrived on scene, joined crews from Rescue 79, and began attempts to locate and treat the
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May
30
2016

Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day Maltese
On this Memorial Day please join Flagtown Fire in remembering our brave men and women who have laid down their lives to defend this great nation and our way of life. “…from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion – that we
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May
28
2016

2016 Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade Hillsborough 2016 - Singer 008
On Saturday May 28th at 0900 Flagtown Fire participated in the annual Hillsborough Memorial Day Parade to honor our fallen service men and women. Special thanks to member Jim Petner for hosting our BBQ after the parade.
May
21
2016

Semi Quarterly Appratus Cleaning – Ladder 36

Ladder Detail - 05-21-2016 - Station 36 013
On Saturday May 21st at 0800 members of Flagtown Fire conducted their semi quarterly apparatus cleaning. Ladder 36 was stripped down, washed, and de-greased. Tools were painted and all equipment was inspected for damage and wear and tear from top to bottom. This was a 9 hour monumental under taking but as always it proved
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May
18
2016

Rookie Training – Stryker Lane

Rookie Training - 05-18-2016 - Stryker Lane 003
On Wednesday May 18th at 1700 members took Engine 36 out again to conduct rookie training.  Rookies were able to reinforce the previous day’s lesson for tying a hydrant this time with the engine laying in.  The day’s training also included deploying and operating the Blitzfire, operating the deck gun, and exterior hose operations with
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May
17
2016

Rookie Training – Stryker Lane

Rookie Training - 05-17-2016 - Stryker Lane 009
On Tuesday May 17th at 1700 members took Engine 36 out to conduct rookie training.  Rookies were taught the basics of establishing a water supply as well as deploying and repacking the bumper line, and exterior hose operations with a 1 ¾ hand line.  The exterior hose ops covered advancing the hose around obstacles, the
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May
16
2016

Flagtown Firefighter Pete Heitz Leaves For Air Force Basic Training

Heitz Pete 02
On Monday May 16th at 1000 Flagtown Firefighter Pete Heitz leaves for Air Force basic training. Pete will be heading to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio Texas for 8 weeks where he will complete basic training and graduate as an Airman First Class (E3). When basic training is complete Pete will head to
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May
5
2016

Knots Drill

Knots Drill - 05-05-2016 - Station 36 - Nancy 002
On Thursday Mary 5th during our regular work detail Flagtown Fire conducted a knots drill.  The drill covered common hitches and knots used in the fire service including the clove hitch, bowline, and the family of 8 knots.