All Fire Articles (110)

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

Allamuchy Firefighters Attend Weekend Extrication Class

May 6, 2017 - Two of our firefighters attended a weekend extrication class hosted by Revolutionary FOOLS. Mike Rafferty and Steve Lestrange attended the weekend class and it was nothing short of extensive training using multiple tools and struts. In all, 60 students cut up 50…

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

Easter Bunny Breakfast an Eggcellent Success

April 8, 2017 - Allamuchy firefighters held their annual Bunny Breakfast.  As always, the turn out was a great success, food was fantastic, and the Easter bunny was hopping around with joy.

Thank you for all those came out Saturday morning to support your volunteers!…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on April 11, 2017 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Firefighters Conduct Harness Training Exercises

March 28, 2017 – Allamuchy Firefighters headed down to Morris County Fire Academy to work on some harness training. Firefighters were tasked with different rope skills for bailing out windows, lifting and lowering firefighters through floors, rigging ropes for mechanical advantages, and lowering firefighters to below…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on April 3, 2017 at 9:07pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Responds Mutual Aid into Liberty Twp

March 8, 2017 - Allamuchy Fire was alerted around 3:45pm for mutual aid into Liberty Twp, requesting the tanker. Initial reports came in for a garage fie, and first due units found a well involved attached garage, and immediately called for mutual aid.…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 9, 2017 at 6:11am — No Comments

New Year's Day Vette Fire

January 1, 2017 - Firefighters were alerted at around 1:30pm for a possible vehicle fire on Route 80 west, at mile post 17.4.  Upon arrival of the chief, a Vette was found on the right shoulder, fully involved.  

First due engine was able to stretch an inch and 3/4 front bumper pre-connect to extinguish…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on February 2, 2017 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Firefighters Battle Back to Back Vehicle Fires

January 15, 2017 - Allamuchy Fire had a busy Sunday afternoon with back to back car fires on route 80.

The first was at around 11:30am on route 80 east when a small duty tow truck caught fire.  Upon arival of first due apparatus, the truck was fully involved, with a car on the flatbed.  Firefighters…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on February 2, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Santa once again made his way to Allamuchy for some in-home visits

December 15, 2016 - During the week of December 11th, Santa Clause supported Allamuchy Fire Department by visiting some families within our township, delivering gifts and goodies. Families and children had the opportunity to get a picture with Santa next to their tree, and open some gifts delivered from the big man…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on December 22, 2016 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Battles Vehicle Fire on Route 80

December 1, 2016 – Firefighters were alerted around 9:30am for a possible vehicle fire on Route 80 west.  As 91-63 signed in responding, dispatch informed responding members that multiple reports were coming in for a fully involved vehicle.

91-70 requested mutual aid from Byram Township for their tanker…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on December 2, 2016 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire

November 17, 2016 - Allamuchy Fire was alerted shortly after 9pm for a vehicle fire at mile marker 17 on Route 80 west. As officers signed on, it was confirmed that the vehicle was well involved. 

91-63 was responding within minutes, and arrived on location to find a working truck fire, as well as fire…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 23, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Look out for those deer this Holiday Season

With deer mating season now underway, the NJTPA encourages motorists to drive with extra caution and to keep an eye out for animals entering the roadway. While the number of reported deer-vehicle crashes in the region has declined steadily in recent years, the crashes remain a particular hazard in the state’s suburban and rural areas.



According to an analysis by the NJTPA, there were 47,554 animal-vehicle crashes in the 13-county NJTPA region from 2008 through…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 14, 2016 at 8:15pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Hosts Extrication Drill with Hope Fire

September 27, 2016 - Allamuchy Fire held a mutual aid extrication drill will Hope Fire Tuesday night. The initial scene setup was that 2 cars were involved in an MVA, and upon the first arriving officers, it was found that 4 cars were involved with multiple victims trapped. Allamuchy Fire crews arrived first…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on October 12, 2016 at 10:04am — No Comments

Allamuchy Fire Responds Mutual Aid into Green Twp for Working Structure

September 26, 2016 – At around 530am, Allamuchy Firefighters were requested mutual aid into Green Township for a working structure fire behind Pub 517. Upon arrival of first due units, an abandoned structure was found fully involved. Five inch hose was laid up the driveway behind the pub, where members from…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on September 26, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Fire Alarm Saves Cottage from Burning

September 2, 2016 – Allamuchy Firefighters were requested to respond to Nantucket Cottage, a unit of Colonial Manor, for a fire alarm activation. Upon arrival of Allamuchy fire chief, a smoke condition was found in the residence due to a coach that was on fire. Engine 91-61 arrived shortly after to help overhaul…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on September 2, 2016 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Firefighters Respond to Overturned Dump Truck

August 8, 2016 - At around 3am, Allmuchy Firefighters were alerted for an MVA on Route 80 East, involving an overturned dump truck.  Crews arrived on location to find a dump truck on its side, leaking fluids.  Hazmat was notified to assist with cleanup which resulted in the closure of 2 lanes during…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on August 17, 2016 at 2:35pm — No Comments

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