Monday, May 23, 2016
On May 23, 2016, at approximately 9:56 A.M., the Fairfield Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting house fire at 11 Ralph Drive. Fire units were immediately dispatched to the location. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the garage was fully involved in fire.Prior to the arrival of the emergency units, the occupants of the residence, which numbered three, were apparently unaware of the fire. An unknown jogger and an off-duty North Caldwell police sergeant, who observed the fire, began knocking on the door of the residence to alert them. All escaped the blaze with no injuries.The Fairfield Fire Department, who was assisted by the North Caldwell, West Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Verona, Caldwell, Pine Brook and Lincoln Park Fire Departments were able to extinguish the fire within about 90 minutes. The West Essex First Aid Squad and Atlantic Healthcare Ambulance EMS-7 stood by as a precaution
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Fairfield's bravest don't only fight fires and crime. This afternoon the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department assisted the Fairfield Police Department in the retrieval of ducklings that were stuck in a storm drain and could not get out. Mother duck was ecstatic once her duckling were out and safe with her.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department softball team had their first practice in preparation for the Fairfield Police vs. Fairfield Fire, Battle of The Badges Softball Game. The game will be held on Saturday June 18th, 4pm at Palmieri Field (near the Recreation Building). Flyer and more information about this event will be posted soon! Share and Like for all to see!Instagram: fairfieldnjfire
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
On April 26, the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department trained on first due engine company operations at the Van Dessel house near the Fairfield Public Library. Firefighters pictured making entry into the building as they attempt to search for victims.
Friday, April 22, 2016
The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the Winston Churchill School and student council for providing us with "Cookies for Courage," a token of their appreciation of the volunteer fire department protecting the community. The cookies were terrific and we thank the school for their support!
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Thank you to North Caldwell Fire Department and Safety IR for inviting us to attend this weekends live burn training session held at Orange County NY Fire Academy. www.safe-ir.comwww.northcaldwellfire.orgwww.fairfieldfd.com
Sunday, March 20, 2016
The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank everyone that attended our 38th Annual Pancake Breakfast for their presence and generous donations! We are glad everyone enjoyed this annual tradition, and we hope to see everyone again at next years breakfast!
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department visited Winston Churchill School on March 16 for Career Day. Firefighter Frank Cusano pictured with students practicing teamwork while spraying a fire hose.
Friday, March 11, 2016
The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department does a lot more than fight fires. Pictured is a glimpse of our Special Operations Unit, consisting of a utility truck and two boats, which are used to perform water rescues.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
On Thursday March 10, 2016, firefighters trained on foam and hose operations. Pictured firefighters John Filipow and Justin Iandolo The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department covers the entire Essex County Airport on all fire related emergencies.
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