Power Outage Safety

Sudden power outages can be frustrating and troublesome, especially when they last a long time. If a power outage is 2 hours or less, don’t be concerned about losing your perishable foods. For prolonged power outages, though, there are steps you can take to minimize food loss and to keep all members of your household as comfortable as possible. continue reading →

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 →

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Fire Prevention Week 2015: Hear the Beep Where You Sleep

Fire Prevention Week is October 4 – 10, 2015; every morning the Mendham Fire Department will share a tip on our Facebook and other social media resources. These tips and more a are located below for your convenience. Looking for more? visit nfpa.org.

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School’s Open—Drive Carefully

Frelinghuysen, House Thank Mendham Fire Department for 110 years of Service


U.S. House of Representatives, 11th District of New Jersey
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the 110th Anniversary of the Mendham Fire Department located in the Borough of Mendham in Morris County, New Jersey. continue reading →

NJ DOT Launches Twitter Accounts for Real-time travel alerts

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have launched a Twitter account – @NJDOT_info – to provide Department information and updates on road conditions, particularly during winter storms, major events, and during emergency road work.“NJDOT’s top priority is to keep our highways safe and keep traffic flowing,” NJDOT Commissioner Jamie Fox said. continue reading →

The New, New Jersey Car Seat Laws

Earlier this year, Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation which changes the way parents and care takers must use car seats in the state of New Jersey; it will go into effect on September 1, 2015. Here’s how the revised law will work according to each age group: continue reading →

Mendham Firefighters to Run in 2015 Tunnel to Towers 5k

On September 27, 2015 Mendham Firefighters Luke Englehardt, Andrew Cascais, Gary Lynch and Chief Christopher Nelson will run in the Tunnel to Towers 5k. While the event continues to grow as each year passes, the goal of the fundraiser remains the same; to not only support first responders and military injured in the line of duty, but also to honor them for their sacrifice to their country. continue reading →

Drowning is Silent

Admittedly, this article is a little off topic for a fire department; however we felt the message is too important not to share. In this feature by KMSP-TV, we learn that Drowning is silent! continue reading →