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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Winter Safety & Your Utility Equiptment

Your outdoor gas meter and ventilation equipment are designed to withstand winter weather conditions, but heavy or hard-packed snow and ice on the meter or external fuel burning equipment exhaust vents can present a significant safety hazard. continue reading →


Did You Know: You Have Only 3 or 4 Minutes to Escape a House Fire!