New Milford Fire Department responds to a gas leak.

Companies responded today to the intersection of Holland ave. and River rd. for a reported gas line struck. Upon investigation it was found that a contractor struck the gas line in the street and gas was actively venting from the pipe. Public Service Gas arrived and advised that the road was going to have to be dug up in order to fix the gas line. FD units were released by the gas company.

We can’t stress this enough always call before you dig. #811

Fire Departments come together

Over the weekend members from our FD attended a rally parade in nearby Dumont. Deputy 302 and Engine 34 joined the Dumont Fire Department and departments from all over the county to rally for Ryu. Ryu is a young Dumont boy who is suffering from long term battle with brain cancer and loves all type of emergency vehicles.

This was the least we could do for him. That’s what it’s all about, giving back to our communities. We hope this helped you smile a little bit more Ryu. keep up your courageous fight little man!

We would like to thanks the DFD and Pink Heals for inviting us to attend this event.

Fire CO2 Driver and Pump Training

This past Sunday members of Fire Company 2 conducted driver and pump training with new drivers on the ladder truck and engine. Member were at Hard Castle Pond practicing pumping water to the ladder truck and aerial operations.

CPR Certification at Fire CO1.

Full house last week at Company 1. During last weeks drill members from Company 1 participated in their biennial CPR recertification class and test. Members demonstrated how to successfully apply CPR to adults, children and infants. The use of our AED (automated external defibrillators) and how to check for choking.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is one of our most important tools in our arsenal. We don’t just train on it for our own safety but the residents of New Milford or any call we may come up on.

Back during late 2017 it was applied to one of our own who suffered a medical emergency while in route to a routine call. The quick thinking of our members along with this training helped prolong this members life.

Still thinking about joining but don’t know where to do it? Or are you looking for free training, great food, good laughs and a brotherhood like no other then look no further! Come down to one of our stations!

Company No. 1 249 Center St. on Tuesday nights

Company No. 2 680 Trenton St. on Thursday nights

New Milford FD responds to a Motor vehicle accident

Just after midnight companies were alerted for an odor of gas on the Boulevard with a party feeling ill, at the same time a second call for service came in for a MVC with a rollover on New Bridge Rd.

Chief 302, Engine co. 32 and Engine co. 33 handled the odor of gas. The building was checked with meters and the patient was evaluated by Holy Name Ems.

Chief 3-0, 301, Engine co. 34 handled the single car MVC. The only party in the vehicle self extricated and was evaluated by Holy Name EMS. Fd units waited on scene until the vehicle was up righted by a local tow company.

New Milford FD CO1. Junior Firefighters

If you are interested in becoming a Junior firefighter, Please contact the New Milford Fire Department C01. You will have the opportunity for training, participate is some of the company drills. Learn from the experienced firefighters. If you are between the ages of 14 & 18 then please contact New Milford Fire Department C01.

New Milford Fire Department responds to a Rollover MVA

This morning just after 9:00 the department was dispatched to the area of River Rd and New Bridge Rd for a vehicle on its side with one party injured. The patient was prepped and packaged, turned over to Holy Name EMS and transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Units operated on scene for under 30 minutes.

New Milford NJ Volunteer Fire Department is in Oradell

New Milford Fire Department along with our Triboro brothers and mutual aid stand side by side while attending the homecoming of fallen Army Sgt. David Solinas Jr. Our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Sgt. Solinas.

31 Truck and Rive Edge ladder 1 can be seen in the background presenting the American flag over Kinderkamack rd.

NMFD CO.1 Drafting Drill

Members of NMFD CO.1 had a company training drill at Dorchester Pond. They set up 2 types of water drafting techniques. One was from there Pumper Engine. The other technique is a portable pump they use on there water rescue boat. Both techniques can be used for different fire fighting applications


Tower 31 responded last evening to the township of Teaneck to assist their department while they were battling a multiple alarm brush fire in the area of the turnpike.