7/23/2020 House Fire

On Thursday 7/23 an NMPD unit patrolling town noticed smoke emanating from the roofline of 289 Henley Avenue. The NMFD recieved the call at 9:31pm and Chiefs 30,301, & 302 arrived within minutes. Truck 31 forced entry and began a search for occupants as two cars were seen in the driveway. Engine 33 established a supply line and entered with a hoseline for fire attack. Interior crews were assisted by Engine 34 and 36’s crews upon arrival. The fire was located in the basement and conditions inside the structure caused by contents hampered operations. The fire was ultimately knocked down and contained to the basement with extension to the first floor kitchen area. Crews operated on scene until approximately 1am. NMFD was assisted by Mutual Aid at the scene and for station coverage by companies from Oradell, River Edge, Dumont, Bergenfield, Paramus, Teaneck, Emerson, Haworth, Bogota, Tenafly, and Demarest. One firefighter sustained minor injuries.


10th Annual NMFD Co. 1 5k Run/Walk

New Milford Fire Co.1 

5K Run, 1 Mile Road Race, Family Walk and Kids Race

*USATF-NJ Master Men's State Championship 

 -Flat and fast course

-Registration discounts

– Fun activities for all participants including live music, yoga class, pre-race warm up, and awesome raffle prizes all morning. 

-Registered participants receive complimentary pre-race food, post-race BBQ, music, beer & wine. 

-Races and activities for kids of all ages

-Awards for the best represented running club, special categories, and much much more. 

For more information, click www.newmilfordrun.com

Working Fire Canterbury Village New Milford

July 28 & 29 2018 A very busy 24 hours for the New Milford Fire Department. After assisting Bergenfield Fire Department last night at their multiple alarm fire, the NMFD was dispatched for an outside deck fire at Canterbury Village. Chief DeCarlo, upon arrival confirmed it was a working fire that eventually went to three alarms. Thank you to all the agencies that assisted us today.

More photos at Btfirephotos


Working Apartment fire

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.

6th Annual New Milford Company 1 5K and 1 Mile Walk

Please join us at our 6th annual 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk at Co. 1 headquarters. Chip timed USATF santioned certified course, follow a *FLAT* scenic route that includes 3 water stations, mile clocks through tree lined residential streets, finishing back at the firehouse. A stroller friendly family event including a kid’s ½ mile dash & sprint races for children.  Come out race morning for a pre/post race gathering with activities, food, live band and raffle prizes.

Saturday, June 20, 2015
For more information and registration, click on links below.


5K Run & 1 Mile Walk – 9:00am, Kids 1/2 Mile Dash & Sprint Races *FREE* All ages  (pre reg in-person or sign-up race morning 7:00-9:30am) Awards to follow all events, Raffles every 15 minutes.  Pre registration and packet pickup available on 2 dates, check website.  Prize money and trophy for top 3 overall male & female runners.  Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place male & female runners in 5 year age groups (-9 thru 85+).  Trophy for each: Top overall NM Resident 18+ / Police / Fire / EMT / Military / 4 person team / family team. Award for largest local running club participation. Top overall M&F awards in 2 year age groups for the 1/2 mile kids dash ages 6-13, plus every child participating in the kid’s dash & sprints will receive a goodie bag.  Food, health experts, family activities and live entertainment will be on hand race morning.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Shirts

The New Milford Fire Department is selling Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts! 100% of donations will go towards breast cancer research and awareness. Shirts are available for order athttps://www.booster.com/nmfd_oct2014

Shirts are $20 with $5 shipping to your door. The sale closes on September 26th, so order them while they last!

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