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


In Memoriam: Willard Bergman

The officers and members of the Mendham Fire Department regret to announce the passing of Firefighter Willard “Bill” Bergman. He will be missed by all who knew him.

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In Memoriam: Frederick Watkins

Frederick E. Watkins, Jr., 83 years old of Wall, NJ died Wednesday August 24, 2016 at home. He was born in Morristown, NJ and lived in Fort Myers, FL before moving to Wall. continue reading →


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 →


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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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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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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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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110th Annual Dinner

This evening, April 30, 2016, the Mendham Fire Department will celebrate accomplishments occurring in 2015 at its 110th Annual Dinner celebration. continue reading →