Annual Twelfth Night Celebration

The Mendham Fire Department will host its annual Twelfth Night Celebration and Christmas Tree Bonfire on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Borough Park. The event will feature fun for the whole family; including holiday music and hot chocolate while offering everyone one last toast to the holiday season. continue reading →


Annual Twelfth Night Celebration

The Mendham Fire Department will host its annual Twelfth Night Celebration and Christmas Tree Bonfire on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Borough Park. The event will feature fun for the whole family; including holiday music and hot chocolate while offering everyone one last toast to the holiday season. continue reading →


Annual Twelfth Night Celebration

The Mendham Fire Department will host its annual Twelfth Night Celebration and Christmas Tree Bonfire on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Borough Park. The event will feature fun for the whole family; including holiday music and hot chocolate while offering everyone one last toast to the holiday season. continue reading →


Christmas Safety

With the onset of the holiday season, it is important to focus on fire safety and prevention. The celebration of the season brings with it increased usage of electric lights, decorations, candles, and the ever popular Christmas tree, all of which can be potential fire hazards. Additionally, cooking fires increase during the holidays as families and friends gather to celebrate. By following general fire safety precautions, potential holiday fires, deaths, and injuries remain preventable.
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Don’t Burn Your Wrapping Paper

Christmas morning in many homes means unwrapping gifts in front of a cozy fireplace. And every year, local fire departments across the country warn people not to toss all that wrapping paper into the flames, for very good reason: It might start a serious chimney fire.
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Halloween Safety

Planning ahead can help make this Halloween a fire-safe one. Taking simple fire safety precautions, like making sure fabrics for costumes and decorative materials are flame-resistant, can prevent fires. continue reading →


Infographic: The 12 Days of Safety

Putting up decorations is one of the best ways to get in the holiday mood. However, an estimated 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating were seen in emergency rooms during the 2012 season; please remember to be safe. continue reading →


Expect the Unexpected this Thanksgiving

A Press Release from the NJ State Police.

West Trenton, N.J. – You are on your way to your Thanksgiving feast and you can almost smell the turkey. The kids are behaving in the back seat and it’s only a half-hour trip. You wish you had time to stop and fill up your tank, but you are already running late. The holiday traffic is heavy, but Wednesday’s storm have left the roads passable. It’s going to be a good day—until you see all lanes stopped ahead of you. Two hours later, you’re out of gas, the kids are crying and your cell phone is dead.
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