VEHICLE FIRE

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:36 hours Fire District No. 1 responded to a working car fire in a driveway exposing a structure.  Car 26, FM8 units, Car 28, E562, E442 responded to the scene and extinguished the fire without incident.

 

STRUCTURE FIRE

On January 19, 2018 Stations 56 and 44 were dispatched to a working structure fire in station 56’s first due area while out on another run.  Car 56, E561, E562 responded along with the 2nd alarm mutual aid companies. Crews operated on the scene for approximately 2.5 hours.

 

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RENOVATION PROJECT

Finally, the final phase of our long term property upgrade project is in fill swing.  This will conclude the new building project started 2 years ago.  The final phase will include:

  • New retaining wall
  • New LED parking lot lighting
  • Underground water retention system for the new building
  • Complete re-grading of the entire property
  • Full re-paving of the parking lot

More picture to come.

FIRE DISTRICT No. 1 INSPECTION

The Commissioners of Fire District No. 1 conducted the annual inspection of the four fire stations. Inspection day kicked off at Somerset Fire & Rescue Co. 1.   The Commissioners checked various items for compliance such as, apparatus cleanliness, NFPA compliance, record keeping, facility conditions and personel inspection.  Somerset Fire & Rescue members in attendance were proud to display our facilities and apparatus in spotless condition.  All the hard work showed and was noted by the Commissioners.  Great work by all the Somerset members who worked all week and stood for inspection, great work!

RIC ASSIGNMENT INTO BRIDGEWATER

On Monday, September 18, 2017 Somerset Fire & Rescue and Elizabeth Avenue Fire were dispatched to a 2nd alarm structure fire in the Finderne section of Bridgewater Township.  Rescue 56 and Ladder 26 responded as a Rapid Intervention Company. The crews remained on scene for approximately 90 minutes.