2010 Calls & Other Events

12/18/10 - Santa Claus took a ride around town on Fanwood Fire Department's Ladder 1 & Engine 7, handing out over 800 presents to the good girls and boys of Fanwood.  He had such a great time he has already told us that he intends to be back next year!! 

10/13/10 - Mutual Aid to New Providence - Engine 8 responded with a 5 man crew to New Providence's Fire Headquaters for a structure fire cover assignment.

9/26/10 - 15th Annual Fanny Wood Day - Kids of all ages stopped by Ladder 1 to check out firefighter gear, tools and equipment.  They also had the chance to climb into the truck and sit in the seats.  We didn't let anyone leave without all sorts of cool stuff like FFD water bottles, balloons, coloring books, pencils and erasers, helmuts, and badges.  Fun was had by all!

8/3/10 - National Night Out in Fanwood was a big success!  Local families came out to greet members of the Fire Department, Police Department, Rescue Squad and the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  Kids of all ages enjoyed the opportunity to climb inside Ladder 1, a police cruiser and an ambulance.  Free face painting, popcorn and pizza topped off the night before the weekly movie in La Grande Park!!

6/30/10 and 7/4/10 -Fanwood firefighters responded this past week to 3-Alarm fires in Scotch Plains and Cranford, respectively.  The adjacent photo was taken at the Cranford job.



Click here for the Patch article concerning the Scotch Plains fire


Click here for the Star Ledger article concerning the Cranford fire

6/9/10 - Congratulations to Probationary Firefighter Russ Marchica, who graduated from the Union County Fire Academy Wednesday evening.  The ceremony was held at Union County College in Cranford.  In attendance were chiefs from departments throughout the county, as well as fellow firefighters, friends and family.


Congratulations to Asst. Chief Dave Zeigler for being honored at the Fanwood Borough Council's meeting on Monday, 6/7/10. Click here for the full text of the article in the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch

Memorial Day 2010

May 2010 - Vehicle Extrication Drill

4/3/10 - We wish to extend our deepest thanks and gratitude to Linda Caminiti and everyone else at The Chelsea for hosting another successful Pancake Breakfast.  The food was delicious and fun was had by all!!

4/2/10 - Fanwood Firefighters responded to a kitchen fire at 28 Hunter Avenue at approximately 7:00 pm.  The resident was in her kitchen and heating a pot oil when it suddenly and unexpectedly caught fire.  The fire extended from the stove up to the cabinets above.  Thanks to the quick work of the Fanwood Police and Firefighters, the fire was extinguished before being able to spread beyond the room of origin.  (photos by Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch)

2/27/10 - Digging Hydrants Out After Another Snowstorm

(photos by Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch)

2/21/10 - Mutual Aid to Linden - 3 Alarm House Fire

(photos by Keith Addie of NJFiregroundphotos.com)

2/7/10 - Forcible Entry Drill  - aquired building at former Livingston-Wilbor site.