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Allamuchy Fire Partakes in Hackettstown Annual Memorial Day Parade

May 26, 2014 - The American Legion Post 164 of Hackettstown hosted their annual Memorial Parade which began near the post office on Washington Street and ended at Union Cemetery on Mountain Avenue.  Allamuchy firefighters participated this year by marching in the parade and handing out stuffed animals to the little…

Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 29, 2014 at 7:45am — No Comments

RIP Jim Powderley - one of Allamuchy Fire's finest

May 18, 2014 - It is with deep regret and heartfelt sorrow that we announce the passing of Jim Powderley.  As Asst. Fire Police Chief, Jim secured the safety of each of us for many years.  Jim was OEM in Green Twp.  He also was a retired police chief for the Town of Demurest.  Jim played Santa for many Breakfasts and Santa tours.  He was such a special guy and it was a privilege to even know him.  He was dedicated to Allamachy Fire even when his health was failing.  He will surely be missed…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 22, 2014 at 8:15am — No Comments

Gas leak forces Allamuchy evacuations

New Jersey Herald



May 13, 2014 — A mid-morning gas leak led to a precautionary evacuation of about a dozen residents in the Panther Valley Golf and Country Club while the gas company worked on the repair, fire officials said.



New Jersey State Police and the Allamuchy Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call of a gas leak at 9:36 a.m. in… Continue

Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 14, 2014 at 9:05am — No Comments

Allamuchy Responds Mutual Aid into Blairstown for RIT Assignment

April 1, 2014 – At around 630pm, Allamuchy Fire was dispatched into Blairstown for a working structure fire. Blairstown requested Allamuchy's RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) to respond directly to the scene.

Upon arrival, Allamuchy firefighters sized up the scene and set up their staging area.

The house was heavily damaged due to fire, smoke and water, Losey…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on April 2, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Firefighters Respond to RT80 for MVA

March 30, 2014 – At around 4pm, Allamuchy Firefighters were alerted for a motor vehicle accident on RT80 west with possible injury. Upon arrival, firefighters found a vehicle ran off the road just prior to Exit 19, crashed through the embankment and went off the cliff. Luckily the driver was able to remove himself prior to arrival and sustained only minor injuries. He was…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 31, 2014 at 9:49am — No Comments

Allamuchy Firefighters are Certified Ice Rescue Technicians

March 29, 2014 – On Saturday morning, Allamuchy Firefighters made their way into the waters of Allamuchy Pond to conduct their Ice Rescue Technician’s practical and become certified in Ice Rescue.  The course was a 1 day lecture and 1 day practical where firefighters learned several techniques of rescuing a victim who has fallen thru the ice.  The course also instructs how to…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 31, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Hackettstown St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 16, 2014 - Members from the Allamuchy Fire Department participated in the 6th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Hackettstown on Sunday.  The parade kicked off at 3:30pm and followed the usual route down Main St.  Along with Allamuchy & Hackettstown firefighters, firefighters from neighboring towns, Morris County Pipes & Drums, local township organizations,…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Allamuchy Fire Practices Ice Rescue with Mutual Aid Department

January 25, 2014 - Green Twp Fire Department hosted a mutual aid ice rescue drill with Allamuchy, Blairstown, and Hope. Firefighters meet at Greens Firehouse for a review and a brief lecture on ice safety, while enjoying breakfast.

Upon the review, department crews meet at a nearby pond to practice ice rescue techniques. Firefighters conducted self rescues, 1-man…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on March 3, 2014 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Fire Assists Green Twp's Chimney Fire

Photos by Willie Cirone



February 9, 2014 -  At around 9pm, Green Township firefighters were alerted of a chimney fire at 111 Decker Pond Rd. As firefighters arrived on scene, company officers performed a size up to discover which chimney was burning due to the multiple fireplaces in the 100 years old home. As crews made…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on February 10, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Allamuchy Fire Now Accepting Junior Recruits!



February 6, 2014 - The Allamuchy Fire Department has officially set up a Junior Firefighter Program that is open for high school students, ages 16-17 who live within Allamuchy Township.



The program is designed to allow the younger society to get involved with their local fire department to learn what it takes to be a firefighter, train like a firefighter, and become an active firefighter. It is also a great start for students who plan to attend college…
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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on February 6, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Firefighters Continue Rapid Intervention Crew Training

January 11, 2014 - Some of the most difficult and complex fire ground operations are those performed by rapid intervention teams and rapid intervention crews (RIT/RIC) in support of rescuing a missing or downed firefighter. Due to the complexity and “no fail” characterization of these missions, ensuring readiness is of the utmost importance.

As chief officers and…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on January 13, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Firefighters Respond Mutual Aid into Jefferson Twp, Morris County

December 30, 2013 — Allamuchy Firefighters were notified at around 9pm for request of their tanker to assist in battling the blaze in Jefferson Township, Morris County. Firefighters, along with 5 other departments of Warren County, were escorted into Jefferson to help fight the blaze.

Jefferson firefighters worked all night Saturday and into early Monday morning…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on December 30, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Santa Clause has Come to Town - Now back at North Pole

December 23, 2013 - The Allamuchy Fire Department was able to schedule Santa to visit the town on December 15-21st, to hand deliver candy canes and gifts to all the good little boys and girls of the township. Starting with the ‘Breakfast with Santa’, a day after a 10” snow storm hit the state of New Jersey, the fire department was able to get everything cleaned up and ready to go to serve the…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on December 23, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

“Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!

November 23, 2013 – On Saturday morning, Allamuchy Green Township Fire Departments got together for a “Mayday” mutual aid drill held at the Allamuchy firehouse. Under the supervision of Warren County Fire Academy instructors, firefighters from Allamuchy and Green participated in a mask confidence course (a course located in the basement of the Allamuchy firehouse) to…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 25, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Firefighters Attend Fire Safety Day

November 8, 2013 – The Allamuchy Township Volunteer Fire Department hosted Fire Prevention Day at the Allamuchy Grammar Schools on Friday November 15th. As usual, Sparky paid a visit and shared time with the students. He was kind enough to leave each student fire prevention materials to bring home.

The general theme for the older children was “Fire Prevention and Babysitting”. As…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 21, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Firefighters Battle Flames at Warren County

October 29, 2013 – Allamuchy Firefighters attended a drill at the Warren County Fire Academy to practice structural firefighting, and what it feels like to be in a ‘hot’ room. The crew went over a variety of fire scenarios, rescue tactics, and ventilation.

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 21, 2013 at 8:29am — No Comments

Allamuchy Fire Responds to Multi-Car Entrapment

October 22, 2013 – Allamuchy Firefighters were alerted at around 7:30pm for a reported motor vehicle accident with confirmed entrapment and ejection. Together with Allamuchy-Green Rescue, firefighters responded to the incident and confirmed two cars involved with multiple entrapments and ejections. This was the scenario for the evenings drill.



Firefighters practiced a variety of…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 21, 2013 at 8:10am — No Comments

Live Fire Drills Better Firefighters

October 26, 2013 – Allamuchy Firefighters got together Saturday morning for a drill at the Morris County Fire Academy to practice structural firefighting. The crew went over a variety of fire scenarios, rescue tactics, and ventilation. Upon the completion of the drill, the crew discussed the operations they conducted and how they can better themselves.…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 21, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Allamuchy Fire Responds to Simulated Hazmat Emergency

July 16, 2013 - Allamuchy Fire was dispatched for a reported motor vehicle accident involving a tanker truck with fluids leaking and possible entrapment. As company officers arrived on scene, it was confirmed that one individual was trapped in a car and the tanker was heavily leaking gasoline from its primary tank.

This was the scenario for a drill…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 23, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Firefighters Set up Landing Zone for Rescue Squad

July 4, 2013 - Allamuchy firefighters were alerted at around 11:30am to set up a landing zone for a medivac call, requested by Allamuchy-Green first aid squad.

Arriving engine 91-63 and its crew established the zone and provided support for the squad. Air-Three landed and took off safely, and all fire units were clear of the scene shortly…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 5, 2013 at 1:08pm — No Comments

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