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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 and…


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 Green and Allamuchy battled the blaze. Numberous other agencies…


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 the residence, wet down hot spots, and ventilate the structure.…


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 peak rush hour.  By 5am, news reports stated there was over a 4-mile backup…


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

Allamuchy Firefighters Respond to Working Structure Fire

July 21, 2016 – Shortly before 9pm, Allamuchy Firefighters were alerted for a reported brush fire with flames showing. As firefighters responded to station, dispatched reported that multiple calls are reporting a large fire in the woods off if 517.

Engine 91-61 went in service along with Tanker 91-71 within minutes of dispatch. As 91-61 was making it’s way passed the…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 27, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Allamuchy Firefighters Extinguish TT Fire

July 8, 2016 - Firefighters were alerted for a reported vehicle fire on interstate 80 at around 11am. As engine 91-63 went in service, NJSP confirmed a working tractor trailer fire. Due to the unknown cargo being hauled, tankers were immediately requested from Green, Hope and Blairstown.

As firefighters arrived on scene, they found the cab of the truck well involved.…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 18, 2016 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Mutual Aid Response for Warehouse Fire

July 5, 2016 - Allamuchy Fire was alerted around 1:30am for their tanker to respond mutual aid into White Township for a confirmed warehouse fire. Roughly 2 hours later, additional resources were requested from Allamuchy, bringing in their ladder truck to help extinguish the blaze.

According to Lehigh Valley Live, a warehouse in White Township was destroyed in the…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 6, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Firefighters Tackle Vehicle Fire on 80

July 3, 2016 – Sunday afternoon, Allamuchy Firefighters were requested to RT80 East for a reported car fire. Upon arrival of the first due engine, a fully involved car was found on the shoulder.  Firefighters stretched a front bumper pre-connect and began extinguishing the blaze. 

Units were clear of scene approximately 30 minutes after arrival. …


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 6, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Allamuchy Responds into Blairstown for RIC

May 28, 2016 – Allamuchy RIC was requested by Blairstown Fire Department for a structure fire in Hardwick Twp.

Blairstown Fire was originally alerted to smoke in the area after a strong thunderstorm went through the area. During investigation, firefighters found a small dwelling well involved, possibly due to a lightning strike.

Allamuchy Fire was alerted a few…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on June 23, 2016 at 11:22am — No Comments

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 supply water while firefighters battled the blaze. For the…


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.…


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, other members spread speedy dry around for the cars leaking fluid,…


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…


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 self-extricated with head lacerations.

The fire was quickly…


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.…


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…


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

Easter Sunday Crash Sends 1 To Hospital

March 27, 2016 – At around 7am on Easter Sunday, firefighters were alerted for a MVA on Route 80 west with possible rollover. Firefighters responded out to 80 to find a car in the center median at mile marker 18.1. The vehicle appeared to have left the road way, crashed into the beginning part of a guardrail, and flipped several times down into the median. Rescue…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 29, 2016 at 9:51am — No Comments

Multiple MVA’s shut Route 80

March 25, 2015 - Friday morning at 10:44am the Allamuchy Fire Department was alerted to Route 80 EB mile post 16.6 for a multiple vehicle accident with injuries. Rescue pumper 91-63 went in service and called for an additional engine to response from Hope Township - 38fire.

While approaching the scene, 91-63 come up upon another accident at Route 80 EB mile post… Continue

Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 28, 2016 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Good times at the annual St. Patty's Day Parade in Hackettstown

March 13, 2016 – Allamuchy Firefighters cleaned up their trucks and headed into Hackettstown Sunday afternoon for the townships annual St. Patty’s Day Parade.  Members lined up with other mutual aid fire departments for the annual trip down Main Street.  The parade kicked off with a fly-by of NJSP North Star – the state police’s medivac helicopter – followed by many area…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 14, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Firefighters Respond Mutual Aid into Harmony

February 17, 2016 – At around 7:30pm Allamuchy Fire’s tanker was requested for mutual aid into Harmony.  Harmony firefighters were faced with a fully involved commercial structure fire at 5 Hutchinson Station Road, later determined to be the Sanico trash plant. The fire involved an old barn which was converted into a garage for the trash trucks.  The structure and multiple…


Added by Station 91 - ATFD on February 17, 2016 at 8:33am — No Comments

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