Saturday, November 21, 2015
The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department and their top
chefs attend Cedar Grove Fire Departments fundraiser for NJ
State Trooper Bill “No Fear” Fearon, who was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and now faces a
long road of chemotherapy, radiation, various treatments and future surgeries.
The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Departments “Frontline Chili”
was privileged to be a part of this amazing fundraiser. Being this secret recipe’s first debut, we were honored to make it
into the semifinals, and are anxious to spice things up the next time around, I
hope to win first place.
Representing Fairfield in Photo #1(from left to right)
Firefighter Mark Watkins, Captain Gene Iandolo, and Lieutenant Wesley Mierzwa. Firefighter Alex Collin, pictured in photo #2, providing a helping hand during the event.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
before midnight on October 31, 2015 the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department
responded to a reported active fire at the Pio Costa industrial complex, 1275
Bloomfield Avenue, Building 3. The explosive 3 alarm fire brought fire crews
from many different towns, all aiding in extinguishing the fire and containing
it to only two units, which were fully involved upon arrival, by 4:00 am. The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department would also like to thank
all the departments and agencies who responded to the Pio Costa complex:On scene: West Caldwell, North Caldwell, Caldwell, Pine Brook, Roseland,Verona
Grove, Lincoln Park, Little Falls
, Essex FellsHouse coverage: Wayne, Totowa, NutleyWest Essex First Aid Squad, Roseland
First Aid and Rescue, Bell and Siren, Fairfield Police
cause of the fire is being investigated by the Fairfield Detective Bureau, Fire
Officials and Essex County Prosecutors office.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
On October 24 2015 the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a working trailer fire at a landscaping company that was loaded with leaves and rubbish. The fire was reported at approx 2:30am and extinguished by 4am.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
This morning at approximately 5:30 am the Fairfield
Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to Skyline Auto Auction for a reported
structure fire. Upon arrival the fire department was met with multiple vehicles on
fire in the rear of the facilitys 35+ acre lot. The cause of the fire is currently being investigated by the Fairfield
Fire Officials, Fairfield Police, and The Essex County Prosecutors Office. The
Fairfield Fire Department would also like to thank the West Essex First Aid
Squad for their assistance on scene and the Pine Brook Volunteer Fire
Department with providing manpower for firehouse coverage in case of additional
Saturday, September 26, 2015
On September 26, 2015, the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department and their 1927 American LaFrance Fire Truck attended the "BBQ with Antique Fire Association" event at the Boontons Firemans Home, in Boonton NJ. Being in the immaculate condition it has been restored to, for a 1927 fire engine, the members of the Fire Department were more then thrilled about the antiques presence during Saturdays event. For many of the retired firefigthers that attended the even from around the state, the antique brought back much memory and pride of when it was in service. The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department was glad everyone in attendance enjoyed seeing the antique, and hope keep the antique LaFrance running for years to come!
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department attends the North Caldwell Fire Department Wetdown.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
On July 2, 2015, the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department responded to a garbage truck that was fully involved with fire at 6 Madison Road. According to the driver of the truck, as he was driving around the building, he observed flames coming up through the rear center area of the cab. He immediately exited the vehicle and called for help.The cause of the fire was not immediately known.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
At approx 5:55 am the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of 273 Passaic Ave for a two vehicle MVA with injuries. A telephone pole was comprised and a fluid spill was contained. West Essex First Aid Squad responded and patient care was turned over upon their arrival.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
On Saturday April 25th the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department ran a series of exercises on basement fires. The instructors from Jersey Guys Fire Training came by to show us there expertise on dealing with this type of fires. A big thank you to instructors, Lieutenant John Lewis and Chief Robert Moran.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
On Saturday April 18th, the
Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report of a brush
fire behind the Gulf Gas Station on Route 46. Upon arrival, firefighters were made aware of the cause of the fire, a downed pole containing utility lines, sparking the brush fire. The fire department was able to stop the spreading fire before it reached a storage shed located on the Gulf Gas Station property. Once the power was cut from the downed pole, the remainder of the fire was extinguished.
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