Solar Eclipse Safety

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the sun will go dark in one of nature’s greatest spectacles: a total solar eclipse. But remember; an eclipse is a rare and striking phenomenon you won’t want to miss, but you must carefully follow safety procedures. continue reading →


Firefighters Daniel Swift and Michael DiMaio Awarded Scholarships

The officers and members of the Mendham Fire Department are pleased to announce that Firefighters Daniel Swift and Michael DiMaio are the recipients of the 2017 Mendham Fire Department Scholarship. Each student-firefighter was awarded $1,250 from the Mendham Independent Hook & Ladder Company at the Mendham High School Awards ceremony on June 12, 2017. continue reading →


Shopping Center Fire: December 28, 2016

On Wednesday, December 28, the Mendham Fire Department was dispatched to the Kings Shopping Center for a vehicle fire. Upon arrival, responding members reported the the fire had spread into multiple store and a propane powered truck fully engulfed in flames beneath power lines&mdasdh;not exactly routine. Thankfully there were no injuries. 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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Slow Down, Move Over!


Twelfth Night Christmas Tree Bonfire Celebration Set for January 10, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MENDHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT TO HOST TWELFTH NIGHT CHRISTMAS TREE BONFIRE CELEBRATION ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 10

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School’s Open—Drive Carefully


The New, New Jersey Car Seat Laws

Earlier this year, Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation which changes the way parents and care takers must use car seats in the state of New Jersey; it will go into effect on September 1, 2015. Here’s how the revised law will work according to each age group: continue reading →


Drowning is Silent

Admittedly, this article is a little off topic for a fire department; however we felt the message is too important not to share. In this feature by KMSP-TV, we learn that Drowning is silent! continue reading →


November 7 & 8, 2012 Nor’easter (Athena)

Per the National Weather Service: A low pressure system off the Mid-Atlantic coast will continue to strengthen as it moves north on Wednesday, bringing rain, snow, and/or a mixture of precipitation to areas across the northern Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, as well as wind gusts as high as 60 mph along the coast. continue reading →