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Firefighting Experience

I became a member of the Allamuchy Fire Department in:
October 2011
Before moving to Allamuchy, I was a firefighter for:
Jefferson Twp. Fire Company #2
The year I first became a firefighter was in:

About me

 I am one of the newest members of the Allamuchy Twp. Fire Department. I moved into Panther Valley in August of 2011 and shortly after joined the FD.

Before Allamuchy, I lived in Jefferson where I too was a volunteer firefighter. Over the years of training, I am experienced in general Firefighting, Vehicle Extrication, Ice Rescue, Water Rescue, and Emergency Rescue Diving (SCUBA).

My full time job is working with small businesses in developing marketing plans, websites, advertising and social media campaigns.  

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The Allamuchy Township Fire Department held a traditional ‘push in’ ceremony for its newest 2021 Pierce Velocity Heavy Duty Rescue truck Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

The “push-in” ceremony dates back more than 100 years to a time before fire trucks were motorized and operated with horse drawn equipment. In those days, firefighters had to actually push…


Posted on May 6, 2022 at 11:19am

Allamuchy Responds Mutual Aid into Blairtown

December 10, 2021 - At around 230pm, Allamuchy Fire Department was requested mutual aid into Blairstown for a working structure fire.  Allamuchy responded with their RIC team, but upon firefighters going to defensive operations, Allamuchy firefighters were able to lend a hand in extinguishing the blaze.  …


Posted on December 14, 2021 at 2:21pm

Firefighters Tackle Evening Car Fire

November 27, 2021 - Allamuchy Firefighters were dispatched to Rt80 east for a possible vehicle fire.  As fire chief 91-60 arrived, a fully involved vehicle was found at milepost 20.2. 

Engine 91-61 went in service…


Posted on November 30, 2021 at 2:58pm

Allamuchy Assists with Door Removal

November 23, 2021 - At around 8am, firefighters were requested to respond to a motor vehicle accident near the rt80 off ramp. 

Upon arrival of Chief 91-60, a single car with heavy front end damage was located on the bridge. Thanks to the assistance of an off-duty registered nurse, it was determined that the door had to be removed to help the patient…


Posted on November 30, 2021 at 2:51pm


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