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ALLAMUCHY FIRE DEPARTMENT CELEBRATES NEW HEAVY RESCUE ARRIVAL

The Allamuchy Township Fire Department held a traditional ‘push in’ ceremony for its newest 2021 Pierce Velocity Heavy Duty Rescue truck Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

The “push-in” ceremony dates back more than 100 years to a time before fire trucks were motorized and operated with horse drawn equipment. In those days, firefighters had to actually push…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on May 6, 2022 at 11:19am — No Comments

Allamuchy Responds Mutual Aid into Blairtown

December 10, 2021 - At around 230pm, Allamuchy Fire Department was requested mutual aid into Blairstown for a working structure fire.  Allamuchy responded with their RIC team, but upon firefighters going to defensive operations, Allamuchy firefighters were able to lend a hand in extinguishing the blaze.  …

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on December 14, 2021 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Firefighters Tackle Evening Car Fire

November 27, 2021 - Allamuchy Firefighters were dispatched to Rt80 east for a possible vehicle fire.  As fire chief 91-60 arrived, a fully involved vehicle was found at milepost 20.2. 



Engine 91-61 went in service…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 30, 2021 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Assists with Door Removal

November 23, 2021 - At around 8am, firefighters were requested to respond to a motor vehicle accident near the rt80 off ramp. 



Upon arrival of Chief 91-60, a single car with heavy front end damage was located on the bridge. Thanks to the assistance of an off-duty registered nurse, it was determined that the door had to be removed to help the patient…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 30, 2021 at 2:51pm — No Comments

ATFD Assists Rescue Squad in Establishing Landing Zone

September 21, 2021 - Allamuchy Fire Department was requested by the squad to assist them in setting up a landing zone and the Panther Valley Golf Course.  Members arrived on location quickly to secure the 17th fairway, and caution off golfers at the top of 16.  1 patient had to be transported by the helicopter, and all personnel where clear of the scene…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on September 22, 2021 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Firefighters Complete MCI Training with 95 Rescue

August 17, 2021 - Last night, 91 Fire and 95 Rescue conducted a joint drill involving heavy entrapments and MCI scenarios. Set up as a timed roll-in response, first due units sized up the scene, rescue assessed and tagged patients, and fire extricated accordingly.…
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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on August 20, 2021 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Responds Mutual Aid to Barn Fire

August 14, 2021 -  At approximately 22:00 hours, members of the Allamuchy Fire Department were requested mutual aid into Knowlton Township for a fully involved barn fire.

Within minutes of the initial…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on August 20, 2021 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Responds to Car Carrier Fire in Hope

June 10, 2021 - Just prior to 5:30am, the Allamuchy Township Fire Department was dispatched mutual aid into Hope Township on interstate 80 for the working car carrier fire. Mutual aid was requested by 38-60 for Allamuchy’s engine 91-61.…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on June 10, 2021 at 11:13am — No Comments

Allamuchy Firefighters Respond to Hackettstown Structure Fire

June 1, 2021 - Shortly before 1pm, the Allamuchy Fire Department was requested Mutual Aid into Hackettstown for a 2 Alarm building fire at 116 Main Street. 

Hackettstown Fire Department was initially requested for a possible structure fire, and upon their arrival, it was a confirmed building fire with possible entrapment – resulting in the second-alarm…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on June 4, 2021 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Firefighters Extinguish Rt80 Vehicle Fire

May 31, 2021 - At around 830pm, firefighters were requested out to Rt80 for a possible vehicle fire.  Upon arrival of chief 91-60, a confirmed fully involved Honda Pilot was found.  Engine 91-61 was first due and immediately stretched it's front bumper pre-connect to knock the…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on June 4, 2021 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Firefighters Extinguish Rt80 Brush ire

May 13, 2021 - Firefighters were requested out to Rt 80 for numerous reports of an active brush fire.  Upon arrival of chief 91-60, a 40x60 brush fire was located climbing the hills on the side of the highway.  First due engine 91-61 was able to successfully knock the spreading blaze, while the tanker 91-71 was standing by with additional water if needed.…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on June 4, 2021 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Firefighters knock engine fire

May 19, 2021 - Firefighters responded out to Rt 80 for a reported Vehicle fire.  Upon arrival, members found burning plastics within the engine compartment.  An Inch and three quarter line was stretched from the engine to put out the fire. 

NJSP assisted at the scene with an initial ABC Extinguisher hit on the fire, helping keep it at…

Added by Station 91 - ATFD on June 4, 2021 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Firefighters Extricate 1 from Halloween Rollover

October 31, 2020 - Just prior to midnight, firefighters were dispatched to an MVA rollover with possible entrapment, on the Rt80 west exit ramp to exit 19  Upon arrival of fire chief 91-60, a vehicle was found on its side and the driver was confirmed entrapped.  …

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on November 5, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments

Firefighters extricate 1 from early morning MVA

October 24, 2020 - Shortly after midnight, Allamuchy Fire and Allamuchy-Green Rescue were dispatched to Route 80, near exit 19, for a motor vehicle accident with injuries.  Upon arrival of chief 91-60, the assignment was upgraded to an entrapment with injury. 

Heavy Rescue 91-75 went responding within minutes of dispatch, arriving shortly after 91-60. …

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on October 29, 2020 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Firefighters Tackle Vehicle Fire Over Embankment

September 26, 2020 - At around 9pm, firefighters were alerted for an MVA with fire, on Rt80 west, at milepost 20.4.  Fire Chief 91-60 arrived on location first, confirming a vehicle went off the scenic overlook, and was fully involved.  Both parties of the vehicle managed to escape moments before their van ignited. …

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on October 6, 2020 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Firefighters Knockout Laundry Room Fire at Country Club

August 11, 2020 - Allamuchy Firefighters responded to Panther Valley Golf & Country Club at around 3:45am for a fire alarm activation. 91-70 arrived on location first with alarms sounding, and began doing a 360 investigation. As engine 91-61 went responding, 91-70 updated dispatch of a smoke condition coming from the rear of the country club,…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on August 24, 2020 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Firefighters Tackle Barn Fire

August 8, 2020 - At around 10:30pm, Allamuchy Firefighters were dispatched to a barn fire. 91-60 arrived on scene first, confirming a working fire, requesting mutual aid from several departments to respond on the first alarm fire. 91-61 arrived shortly after dropping the 5" supply line at the end of the driver way, utilizing the "rural hitch" for water supply…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on August 24, 2020 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Firefighters Extricate Heavily Entrapped Driver

July 26, 2020 - Allamuchy firefighters responded out to 80 at around 5:45am for a motor vehicle accident with heavy entrapment. Upon arrival, a single car went off the road striking a tree, coming to rest in the fast lane.…
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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 27, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Firefighters Respond Hackettstown Structure

July 9, 2020 - At around 2:15pm, Allamuchy firefighters were requested mutual aid into Hackettstown for a reported structure fire.  Engine 91-61 and Ladder 91-69 went responding within minutes, as well as Assistant Chief 91-70, to assist our brothers and sisters at the bottom of the hill.  Upon arrival, Hackettstown Chief gave Allamuchy the assignment…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on July 10, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Allamuchy Fire Extricates One from RT80 MVA

June 10, 2020 - At around 11:45am, Allamuchy Fire and Allamuchy-Green First Aid Squad was dispatched for a motor vehicle accident on Rt 80 with possible entrapment. While enroute, 91 Fire was updated that it was an MVA involving a Tractor Trailer and the vehicle was under it with the patient heavily entrapped. With the update, Fire Chief 91-60 requested…

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Added by Station 91 - ATFD on June 12, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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