Pie Fundraiser!

Somerset Fire & Rescue Pie Fundraiser!

Griggstown Farm pies for sale! All proceeds benefit the firehouse! Orders must be prepaid, cash or check payable to Somerset Fire & Rescue. Completed order forms can be returned to any Somerset Fire member or dropped off at the firehouse (14 Hollywood Ave, Somerset, NJ) on Tuesday nights, between 7PM and 8:30PM. Orders are due Friday, November 12th!

Pick up will be at the firehouse (14 Hollywood Ave, Somerset, NJ) on Sunday, November 21st 12 PM to 2PM

Please refer to the attached flyer/order form.
Download here: https://station56.org/index.php/download/pie-fundraiser-2021/

Questions? Email [email protected]

Thank you for your continued support!

Rescue operations following the aftermath of Ida.

Franklin Fire District 1 operated throughout the storm and the days following, performing water rescues and answering calls for service. Pictured is units operating at School House Road x Weston Canal Road. Our Marine units, supported by helo operations, rescued 36 people from Zarephath and Pizza n’ Pasta in Manville.

Photo credit: Andrew Mills | NJ Advance Media

Life Member/Past President/Ex-Commissioner Don Sweeney in Need of Assistance

Don Sweeney, a life member/past president of Somerset Fire & Rescue, and ex-commissioner of Franklin Fire District 1, recently suffered a serious accident and still remains in the ICU. His prognosis is good but the recovery will be long and difficult. Don is a husband, father, and has always been active in the community. A gofundme has been created to support the Sweeney family in their time of need, any assistance will be greatly appreciated!

https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-the-sweeney-family-in-their-time-of-need

Weekly Training Recap – 3/5/2021

This week, our duty crews reviewed dive operations. They are very manpower and equipment-intensive. Members practiced assisting divers getting dressed, search patterns, utilizing our underwater communications system.

In addition to fire suppression, Somerset Fire & Rescue performs technical and water rescues for Franklin Fire District 1 and neighboring communities. If you’re interested in joining our team, send us a message to find out more about our membership process!