Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department

 
 
 

Winston Churchill School Provides "Cookies for Courage" to Fairfield Firefighters

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!

   


 

Fairfield Firefighters Attend Live Burn Training With North Caldwell Fire Dept.

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.  

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38th Annual Pancake Breakfast A Great Success!

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!

     



 

Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department Attends Churchill School Career Day

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.

   


 

The Fairfield Fire Department Does More Then Fight Fires

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.

   


 

Firefighters Train On Foam & Hose Operations

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.

   


 

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Problems

Wednesday, March 9, 2016  At approximately 5:29 this afternoon, the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department responded to The Essex County Airport for a report of an airplane preparing for an emergency landing due to one of its engines catching fire. The plane safely landed and firefighters extinguished the small fire within minutes.

   


 

Firefighters Respond To Route 80 Vehicle Fire

Thursday, March 3, 2016  At about 5pm this evening the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department responded to Route 80 East bound on the Wayne Township border for a vehicle fire.

   


 

Quick Check Smoke Condition Caused By Burnt HVAC Unit

Saturday, February 27, 2016  On Saturday February 27th the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to Quick Check on Passaic Ave for a reported smoke condition. On arrival the fire department had smoke coming from the vents in the store which prompted an investigation of the roof. A malfunctioned HVAC unit was found with a burned up motor. The system was shut down and all Units were cleared within the hour. North Caldwell Fire Dept. and West Essex First Aid Squad provided assistance at the scene.

     



 

Sprinkler System Extinguishes Cleaning Machine Fire

Sunday, February 14, 2016  On February 14, 2016, at approximately 9:54 P.M., the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department responded to 23 Commerce Road to the report of water flowing from a commercial building. 

Fire Chief Tim Connolly noticed that a smoke condition was present upon his arrival. Firefighters had no choice but to force entry to the building, and found a smoldering fire that was suppressed by the sprinkler system minimizing the fire to a cleaning machine. 

"This is why it is so critical on making sure all sprinkler systems are maintained and in place" said Deputy Fire Official Joe Przybylinski.

     



 
 
 

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