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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 demonstration by the Allamuchy Firefighters.

We hope all…


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 Explorer. 

Tuesday night, members conducted the traditional…


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 challenges were added in for a 2nd and 3rd drill scenario to keep the…


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 from Green arrived on scene, the bus was well involved. …


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.  Numerous curve balls were setup to make the departments think outside…


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 vehicle that's on its side to remove a passenger…


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 window. …


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.…


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…


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!…


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 grade windows for rescue practices. The drill was an…


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.…


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 the blaze. 

Firefighters cleared the scene about an hour…

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 were able to protect the car on the flat bed, but the truck was a…


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 himself. It’s a tremendous experience for all the young kids,…


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 to assist in the event additional water was…


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 spreading into the nearby wood line.  Firefighters stretched 2…


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…


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

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