Welcome

Welcome to the web site for Fairmount Fire Company.
The mission of the Fairmount Fire Company No. 1 is to respond to all dispatched emergencies within Washington Township, Morris County and Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County:  to help citizens deal with those emergencies utilizing the resources provided by the residents; and with the utmost regard for the safety of its competently trained volunteer members do all it can to limit loss to life, the environment, and property.


 

Fairmount Santa Tour

Posted on November 18, 2018


 

Fairmount Fire Company has been informed by North Pole Command that Santa will be in Fairmount Fire's area for escort on Saturday, December 22, 2018.  We will be departing the firehouse at approximately 11:00 am for the Tewksbury response area, then starting the Washington Township area around 1:30.  Santa will be riding on the fire truck and handing out candy canes. The tour route will include the following areas


Tewksbury Township:
Apple Lane, Tiger Drive, Whitenack Road, Pace Farm Road, Salters Farm Road,  Terill Drive, Coddington Lane, Dege Farm Road.
 
Washington Township:
Abedium Way, Tall Timber Drive, West Valley Brook Road, Samantha Lane, Shenandoah Court, Sierra Drive, Ryan Court, Jordan Court, Christopher Drive, Liberty Hills Court, Parker Acres, Krista Court, Parker Road, Sun Valley Way, Fleming Court.
 
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Washington Township Fire Receives Grant

Posted on September 6, 2018

This post is reprinted from Committeeman Matt Murello's Facebook page.



Washington Township and the Long Valley Fire Company No. 1, Schooley's Mounain Fire Co. 3, and Fairmount Fire Company No. 1 are excited to report that we were notified today that we were awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) in the amount of $457,000.00.



This grant will allow the upgrade of all Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) used by all of the township fire departments with modern equipment to keep our firefighters safe. This equipment moderation will benefit the residents of the Townhip and the surrouning communities that our volunteers serve through mutual aid agreements.



We are grateful to past Chief Keith Heimburg for his hard work on preparing the grant and the constant support and assistance from Congressman Leonard Lance. Washington Townshp is lucky to have such a strong representative in Washington as Congressman Lance,who is never afraid to work with others to beneft the residents of the 7th Congressional District.

Church Street Fire In Oldwick

Posted on February 2, 2018

On Wednesday Jan 31 at 4:39 pm we were dispatched into Tewksbury Twp. for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival the Oldwick Fire Co., Lebanon Boro Fire Co. and Fairmount Fire Co. encountered a fire on the 2nd story of a residential home. Firefighters made a quick initial attack, suppressed the fire and kept it to a hallway, bathroom and bedroom on that side of the house. The Califon Fire Company, Pottersville Fire Company, Tewksbury Rescue Squad, Whitehouse Rescue Squad, East Tender Task Force, and Quakertown Fire responded and assisted with operations. After an extensive overhaul all units cleared about 3 and a half hours after arrival.

Tender Assist To Raritan Township

Posted on January 1, 2017

Our tender and a crew responded with the North Hunterdon Tender Task Force to a residential structure fire in Raritan Township on December 31, 2016.  Although the tender didn't dump any water the crew was put to work assisting with overhaul operations.

Photos courtesy of Rich Maxwell.

Click here for an NJ.com article on the fire.  

Ruth Lane Structure Fire

Posted on December 26, 2016

At 4:56 AM, Monday, December 26, 2016 the Washington Township Fire Companies, Long Valley First Aid Squad, Hackettstown Fire Department's 78-69, and Tri-County Fire Company were dispatched to Ruth Lane for a residential structure fire.  Fairmount Engine 2-1 laid a 5" supply line from the intersection of Old Turnpike Road and Ruth Lane to the scene while Fairmount Engine 2-2 was positioned on the bridge on Old Turnpike Road and drafted from the Musconetcong River and fed the 5" supply line to the scene.  Fairmount Tender 2-7 acted as a nurse-tender at the scene supplying water to the attack engines.

Photos courtesy of Rich Maxwell.