May 2016 Blog Posts (7)

Allamuchy Assists Mutual Aid Brothers at House Fire

May 22, 2016 – Allamuchy Firefighters were alerted around 6:40am for mutual aid into Liberty Twp for a house fire. Mountain Lake firefighters were alerted prior for a confirmed structure fire. Their chief immediately requested a first box and tanker task force. Allamuchy’s 91-71 was responding within minutes to help…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 24, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Firefighters Begin May with Pump Ops

May 10, 2016 – Allamuchy Firefighters conducted some pump training to test some new hose, and the knowledge of new pump operators. The drill provided practice on hitting a hydrant, laying in, stretching lines, handling a hose line, and pumping. Operations last about an 2 hours before the night ended.…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 11, 2016 at 7:51am — No Comments

Firefighters Respond to Mother's Day MVA

May 8, 2016 – Around 7:15pm on Mother’s Day, Allamuchy Firefighters responded to Rt80 East for a multi-car MVA with injuries. Upon arrival of 91-60, 2 cars were found involved with heavy front end damage. Firefighters arrived shortly after to help secure the scene. While 2 firefighters aided the injured party,…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 9, 2016 at 9:41am — No Comments

Firefighters wrap up a month's worth of extrication training

April 26, 2016 – After 4 weeks of training with extrication tools, firefighters wrapped up the final drill with another live scenario dispatch that required the use of Allamuchys Heavy Rescue and Rescue Engine, as well as all the tools carried on both rigs.  Firefighters were “alerted” to a 2-car MVA with rollover and confirmed entrapment.  Upon arrival of 91-90, it…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 2, 2016 at 9:36am — No Comments

Firefighters Respond to Working Car Fire - Possible Entrapment on Rt 80

April 25, 2016 - On Monday around 4:19pm the Allamuchy Fire Department was dispatched to an rollover with fire on the exit ramp from route 80 West.

Engine 91-63 went in service quickly followed by Tender 91-71. Upon arrival on scene 91-70 advised one vehicle on its side fully involved and one patient…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 2, 2016 at 9:24am — No Comments

Firefighters Practice Extrication Techniques in 2 Days worth of drills

April 24, 2016 - On Sunday morning, firefighters began training with extrication and stabilization.  After their Tuesday evening basics training class, firefighters were tasked with putting the basics to use.  Firefighters working on stabilizing 2 cars involved in an MVA, to then extricate the victims involved.…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 2, 2016 at 9:19am — No Comments

Airbags and Stabilization – Key to Extrication

April 19, 2016 – Allamuchy Firefighters began week 2 of their Extrication month (following a basics training course provided by Firefighter One), which involved stabilization utilizing airbags and cribbing, as well as struts. Firefighters were split into two teams during the evening to review airbags and cribbing techniques, and the different types of struts Allamuchy utilizes and…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 2, 2016 at 9:09am — No Comments

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