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 →


Ex-Chief Nelson Awarded 200 Club Valor Award

Congratulations to Ex-Chief Christopher Nelson and his fellow Pequannock Township Police Officers Kenneth R. Hunt, Jack Lyon and Kevin E. Ricciardi on their Valor Awards. They are among the thirty-nine Morris County First-Responders who will be Honored for Bravery By the 200 Club of Morris County on April 28, 2016. continue reading →


Slow Down, Move Over!


Pitney Farm Fire: February 24, 2016

Dispatched at 2:57 a.m. for a brush fire on the area of Cold Hill and Sheldon Road, responding members found the historic Pitney Farm mansion fully engulfed in flames. continue reading →


2016 Fund Drive

Our 2016 Fund Drive is underway; please help us, help you.

Our Annual fund-drive letter is currently being mailed to residents and business owners. Your generosity helps bring the department new equipment, new training and new technology—it is a strong signal that you value the service of our volunteers, and the significant tax savings of a volunteer fire department.
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