Keep our Hydrants Clear

The Mendham Fire Department would like to remind residents to please shovel in front of and around the fire hydrant closest to your home so that firefighters can see and access it during an emergency. continue reading →


In Memoriam: Liber Panella

Firefighter Liber D. “Lee” Panella, 92, passed away at Memory Care Center in Chester on November 14, 2016 after a short illness.

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360-degree Video Shows Why Fire Safety is So Important


Lightning Safety

Summer is the peak time of the year for lightning strikes and lightning fires. However, lightning does occur year round. It’s important to be prepared for this dangerous weather phenomenon. continue reading →


Fire Prevention Week 2016: Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represents the final year of the NFPA’s three-year effort to educate the public about basic but essential elements of smoke alarm safety.

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Downed Power Line Safety

Touching a power line can cause serious injury or death. You can’t tell by looking whether a line is “live” or “hot” or not. Even if a downed line isn’t actively sparking, always assume it is carrying electricity.
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Michael Bruin is Awarded MFD’s 2016 Scholarship

The Mendham Fire Department is pleased to announce this year’s Scholarship Winner is Firefighter Michael J. Bruin. Michael, a member since March of 2014, was awarded $2,500.00 by the Mendham Independent Hook & Ladder Company on Monday, May 31, 2016. He will formally be be presented the scholarship during Mendham High School’s Awards Ceremony, on June, 13, 2016.
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Video: 1989 Family Picnic

Admittedly this video is likely to be appreciated by a small audience, however, in an effort to make it easy for friends and family of those within the film to view it and share, we have made it available here. continue reading →


High Heat Weather Safety Tips

New Jersey summers are hot; most summers see heat waves in one or more parts of the United States. Below are some safety tips from the CDC that everyone can benefit from.
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Grilling Safety Tips

Fire in the grill, under hot dogs and burgers, is a welcome sight at the family cookout. But fire anywhere else can make your summer kick-off barbecue memorable for all the wrong reasons. Here are some grilling safety tips to cooking safety tips to help you kick off summer safely. continue reading →