This past weekend, Long Valley and Schooleys Mtn fire companies participated and showed our support for Roxbury Fire department's 100 year anniversary. Engine 1-1, our 1860 Antique Chemical Wagon, and several firefighters participated in the parade and Schooleys brought their Command Vehicle and Quint 3-9. Long Valley took home three 1st Place Trophies for Best … Read more
Last month, a barrel drill was held behind the Fairmount firehouse. Long Valley, Califon, Oldwick, and Chester Fire companies all participated. A barrel fight provides excellent training which consists of nozzle skills, back-up skills, and hose advancement skills.
Last month, the fire company loaded new hose and employed a different style hose lay on Engine 1-1. Firefighters trained in deploying this lay and found the different style is faster and simpler to deploy.
Last weekend, we participated in Schooleys Mtn Fire Company's wetdown to celebrate the return of their newly refurbished Quint 3-9 along with their 65th year anniversary! A great time was had by all!