All Fire Articles (126)

Firefighters Experience Smoke Explosion at Allamuchy Structure Fire

June 1, 2018 - Shortly after 8pm Friday night, Allamuchy firefighters were alerted for a reported structure fire on Oakcrest Drive.  Chief Rick Lomonaco was first to arrive confirming an active deck fire with extension to the structure.  The crew on first due engine 91-61 quickly…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on June 4, 2018 at 10:25am — No Comments

Firefighters Attend Somerset County Live Burn Training

April 21, 2018 – Allamuchy Firefighters headed down to Somerset County Fire Academy for training in their Class A - Phase 5 - Live Burn building. Structural wood framework was built into burning sections of the building for firefighters to train with as-real conditions as the state allows. With the framework set,…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on April 23, 2018 at 9:27am — No Comments

Firefighters Practice Mayday Situations

April 10. 2018 - Firefighters arrived at the station Tuesday night for their weekly drill. This evening, firefighters received a brief lecture on "Declaring a Mayday", and then practiced several evolutions within 2 scenarios.

A Mayday is the known term meaning - help is needed immediately.



Added by Station 91 - ATFD on April 12, 2018 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Firefighters Rescue Dog and Cat from Structure Fire

March 22, 2018 - At around 730pm, firefighters were alerted for a possible oven fire in a residence off Yellow Billed Cuckoo. First arriving officers found an oven well involved with fire extending into the walls. A fire extinguisher was able to help slow the spread of the fire, but smoke quickly forced units…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 23, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Fire Quickly Extinguishes Structure Fire

March 18, 2018 – Firefighters were alerted around 230pm for a possible structure fire on Raven Road, in Panther Valley. As units went…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 19, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

Firefighters Extricate One from Jeep

March 3, 2018 - At around 9:15pm, firefighters were alerted for a CO alarm off of Ridge Road.  While first due units were responding, a 2nd call came in for a motor vehicle accident on Johnsonburg Road. …


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 15, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Allamuchy RIC Team Trains on Newly Built Pittsburgh Drill

February 27, 2018 - The Allamuchy Fire Department has an elite team of firefighters trained to rescue one of their own, in the event a MayDay is called by a downed firefighter.

This Tuesday night, Allamuchy Firefighters built the The Pittsburgh Drill. This drill was developed by the staff of Rapid…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 15, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Firefighters Responds to Fatal House Fire on Mallard Drive

January 31, 2018 - At 4:16am on January 31st, Allamuchy Firefighters were alerted for a smoke condition at 34 Mallard Drive. As firefighters were responding to the station, Captain James Bessemer arrived on scene confirming a working fire with heavy fire showing on the front side, requesting mutual aid from…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on February 5, 2018 at 9:50pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Tackles Vehicle Fire

December 28, 2017 - On one of the coldest nights of the year, Allamuchy Firefighters were dispatched for a possible vehicle fire on RT80 East. Upon the arrival of first due units, it was a confirmed fully involved mini van in the right lane. As the first due engine arrived, the front bumpers 1 ¾” handline was…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on December 30, 2017 at 8:38pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Fire Extricates One

November 4, 2017 - Allamuchy Fire responded to RT80 East at mile marker 22 for a reported MVA with entrapment. Firefighters responded quickly to locate a vehicle off the road way, that went head on with a large tree. 

One patient was involved in the wreck who required the removal of the cars "B" post,…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 11, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Responds Mutual Aid into Hackettstown

October 27, 2017 - Allamuchy firefighters responded into Hackettstown on Friday to support in battling a smokey building fire at B&R Uniform. 

Heavy smoke was showing when Hackettstown town firefighters arrived at 10:11 a.m.…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on October 29, 2017 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Responds Mutual Aid into Knowlton

October 9, 2017 - Knowlton Firefighters responded to a possible strucutre fire Monday morning and while en route confirmed a working structure fire.  As they requested their first box assignment, firefighters from Allamuchy, Blairstown, a Hope responded in to assist.  Allamuchy Fire responded with their RIC…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on October 11, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Firefighters Demonstrate Rope Rescue at Allamuchy Explore 2017

September 16, 2017 - Allamuchy Township Schools hosted an event at Rutherford Hall called "Allamuchy Explore".  The event was setup to provide anyone who attended a chance to explore the stuff around town; such as Kayaking, Nature Hikes, Outdoor Educational Games, Wild Animal Safety, and of course, a rope rescue…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on September 21, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Fire Department Takes Delivery of New Truck

August 29, 2017 - Members of the Allamuchy Fire Department have recently placed into service a new pick-up truck as an emergency response vehicle.  Thanks to the generous donation of the Hafner Family, the department was able to afford the purchase of the Ford F-250 Super Duty pick-up to replace an aging Ford…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on September 5, 2017 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Firefighters practice the basics - hose laying

August 15, 2017 – Firefighters conducted a hose lay drill dropping 5” hose from a “hydrant” (our tanker), and stretching attack lines in a coordinated fashion. The drill involved 3 pieces of apparatus for pump training, as well as techniques of stretching attack lines cleanly from the engine. Additional…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on August 28, 2017 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Firefighters Respond Mutual Aid for Bus Fire

August 12, 2017 - A little after 5:30pm, Allamuchy firefighters were requested for a full response into Green Township for a fully involved bus fire at Pub 517.  The bus had a mechanical failure while transporting a wedding party and caught fire shortly after stopping on the side of the road.

As firefighters…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on August 14, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Large Area Search Conducted at Allamuchy School

June 27, 2017 - Allamuchy Firefighters conducted a large area search drill at the Allamuchy School.  Members were alerted for a structure fire with unaccounted for persons at the school.  While en-route, an update confirmed that 5 people were missing from the gym class that was in session.…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 4, 2017 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Fireworks - Another successful year!

July 2, 2017 - Allamuchy Township hosted their annual 4th of July celebration at Rutherford Hall.  Hundreds of residents and spectators attended the event which included a variety of foods, funnel cake, fried Oreo's, cotton candy, Cold Stone Creamery and more!  Live bands were also on site providing entertainment for all those who attended.



Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 4, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Mutual Aid Extrication Drill Conducted at 91 Fire

The Warren County "Route 80 Rescue Task Force" trained together on a live action extrication drill.  42 firefighters from Allamuchy, Hope, Blairstown, and Knowlton met in Allamuchy Township to "respond" into a staged extrication drill at Plainview Growers.  The drill involved 4 vehicles with 6 patients. …


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 17, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Extrications Scenarios are Always Expanding at 91 Fire

May 9, 2017 - Allamuchy Firefighters were provided 2 cars by Allamuchy Salvage Yard for some extrication scenarios. 

Members worked on 2 cars and trained in removing 2 doors at one time, tunneling through an upside down car from the trunk to make entry and do a dash roll, and worked from 1 side of a…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 13, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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