Chimney Maintenance

Have you ever heard the old story that a good way to clean creosote from a chimney is to have a good chimney fire? Well, don’t you believe it! Chimney fires can be your worst enemy. As the popularity of heating with wood continues to grow, so does the rate of house fires. In fact, wood stoves (and fireplace inserts) are one of the leading causes of house fires nationwide. These fires fall into two categories: those resulting from improper installation, and those resulting from chimney abuse.
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Smoke Alarms: What You Need to Know

Install. Inspect. Protect. Smoke alarms save lives! If your smoke alarm was installed more than 10 years ago, it needs to be replaced.
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MFD Supporter T-Shirts

Just in time for the Holidays! Order you Mendham Fire Department “Supporter” t-shirt today as a gift for you favorite Future Fighter, Buff or treat yourself.
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Queens Court Fire: March 23, 2009

Around 7:00 p.m. on March 23, 2009 the Mendham Fire Department was called to a reported house fire on Queens Court in the Brookside section of Mendham Township. continue reading →

In Memoriam: Joe Murphy

Joseph J. Murphy died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at the N.J. Firemen’s Home, Boonton, N.J. He was 76. continue reading →

Video: NBC News Segment: January 13, 2003

Members of the Mendham Fire Department are interviewed by Amiee Nuzzo, focuses on thermal imaging cameras, which were still rather new to the industry at the time. continue reading →