Rollover On Boulevard

Posted on August 12, 2015

At approximately 9:00 pm on the 10th, New Milford Fire units along with New Milford Police and the New Milford Volunteer Ambulance Corps were requested to Boulevard and Monmouth for a motor vehicle accident with a rollover. Upon arrival of fire units the patient had extricated herself with the assistance of a homeowner nearby. Units secured the vehicle and disconnected the battery. New Milford Fire units operated on scene for approximately 45 minutes. The driver of the vehicle, though not injured, had struck a parked vehicle when checking her phone. This is a reminder to not text and drive.

Photos by David Handschuh

NMFD Sluggers Make It To Championship!

Posted on August 12, 2015

After a long season of wins and losses, game 1 of The Bergen County Firefighters' Softball League Championship will be held this Thursday night at 8PM on Memorial Field (behind Borough Hall). The Championship Series pits New Milford against East Rutherford.

The finals schedule is as follows:

Thursday 8 PM Home @ Memorial Field

Friday 7:30 PM Away @ East Rutherford

Saturday 10:00 AM Away @ East Rutherford

East Rutherford's field is located behind McKenzie School at 125 Carlton Ave.

Come down and support your Fire Department Softball and have a good time!

Working Apartment Fire

Posted on July 27, 2015

At approximately 11:35pm this past Friday night, NMFD responded for the reported heavy smoke condition in the 2nd floor apartment on the 700 block of Columbia Street. Chief 301 arrived on scene and confirmed a working fire in a 2 story garden apartment and requested a fast team from Dumont Fire Department.  Engine 32(Acting Engine 33) was first due and stretched a line to the affected apartment. A secondary line was stretched to the front door. Interior crews opened up the walls and found a small fire in the wall which was quickly knocked down. Additional manpower arrived on scene and checked the adjacent apartments for extension. All searches were found negative. NMFD was assisted on scene by Oradell Fire Deparment, Dumont FD, and New Milford Volunteer Ambulance Corps. A feline was removed to safety from the adjacent apartment by FF Daniel Drew. Crews operated on scene for approx. 1 and a half hours.

Announcing Co. 2 100th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on July 23, 2015

Working Structure Fire

Posted on July 20, 2015

At approximately 340 PM this past Sunday, New Milford firefighters were alerted for a reported structure fire on the 300 block of East Woodland Road. Assistant Chief Silverman arrived on scene and found smoke showing from the structure and confirmed the working structure fire. Units were met with Colliers Mansion conditions on the first and second floors of the home. A push was made to find fire in the basement of the home. The fire was extinguished and firefighters vented the structure. Units operated on scene for approximately 2 and a half hours. No injuries occurred during the duration of the incident.

Mutual aid included
Oradell Volunteer Fire Department
River Edge Volunteer Fire Department
Dumont Volunteer Fire Department for the FAST team

Rehab was provided by
New Milford Volunteer Ambulance Corps
Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance Corps
Holy Name Hospital BLS

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