Rich DeNicola Sworn In as New Chief

The Mendham Fire Department marks its 107th anniversary in 2012, and the year began with the swearing in of Rich DeNicola as our new Fire Chief on January 3rd at the Borough’s annual re-organization meeting.

Chief DeNicola takes over the position from Mike Bruin, who served as Chief in 2010 and 2011. Rich joined the Department in August of 1996 as a junior member and has served as President (2004-2005), Deputy Chief, 1st Assistant Chief, 2nd Assistant Chief as well as chairman of various committees prior to his promotion to Chief.

About Mendham Fire Department

Mendham Fire Department proudly protects 5,000 people living in an area of six square miles. We operate out of one station that protects a primarily residential area.

In 2011, The Mendham Fire Department responded to 267 emergency calls averaging about seven minutes response time per call, more than two minutes less than the national average for volunteer fire departments.