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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.

The…

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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…

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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…

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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. …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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.

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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. …

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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…

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

Firefighters Train in Rescuing Victims from 2nd Floor Window

April 28, 2017 - Firefighters worked on making entry into a 2nd story window to locate a down victim and bring them back down the ladder.  Firefighters make entry into a blacked out room, have to locate a door to secure and isolate the room, and work on extricating the victim back out the…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 13, 2017 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Firefighters Head to Somerset County Burn Grounds

April 22, 2017 - Allamuchy Firefighters setup some training time down at the Somerset County Fire Academy to work on basement scenarios in their Class A Phase 5 building.

Firefighters were met with heavy smoke and extreme heat on all scenarios.…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 13, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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