Annual Twelfth Night Celebration

The Mendham Fire Department will host its annual Twelfth Night Celebration and Christmas Tree Bonfire on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Borough Park. The event will feature fun for the whole family; including holiday music and hot chocolate while offering everyone one last toast to the holiday season. continue reading →


Annual Twelfth Night Celebration

The Mendham Fire Department will host its annual Twelfth Night Celebration and Christmas Tree Bonfire on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Borough Park. The event will feature fun for the whole family; including holiday music and hot chocolate while offering everyone one last toast to the holiday season. continue reading →


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 →


Annual Twelfth Night Celebration

The Mendham Fire Department will host its annual Twelfth Night Celebration and Christmas Tree Bonfire on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Borough Park. The event will feature fun for the whole family; including holiday music and hot chocolate while offering everyone one last toast to the holiday season. continue reading →


Don’t Burn Your Wrapping Paper

Christmas morning in many homes means unwrapping gifts in front of a cozy fireplace. And every year, local fire departments across the country warn people not to toss all that wrapping paper into the flames, for very good reason: It might start a serious chimney fire.
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Infographic: The 12 Days of Safety

Putting up decorations is one of the best ways to get in the holiday mood. However, an estimated 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating were seen in emergency rooms during the 2012 season; please remember to be safe. continue reading →


Space Heater Safety

As the temperatures dip this winter many of us rely on space heaters to supplement heat in our homes or places of work. However, space heaters can be a real safety hazard if you don’t take the proper precautions when using them. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that more than 25,000 residential fires every year are associated with the use of space heaters, causing more than 300 deaths. continue reading →


Keep our Hydrants Clear

The Mendham Fire Department would like to remind residents to please shovel in front of and around the fire hydrant closest to your home so that firefighters can see and access it during an emergency. continue reading →


Winter Driving Safety Tips

To “gear up” for winter driving, below is a list of general winter weather preparedness tips:

Travel Items to Include: All cars should be equipped with road maps, a cell phone, a blanket (especially if traveling with small children and infants), a shovel, a windshield scraper, a towrope, booster cables, and a brightly colored cloth to use as a distress signal. A bag of sand or non-clumping cat litter to spread under tires if stuck in snow is also recommended.
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Turkey Fryer Safety

The delicious deep-fried turkey has quickly grown in popularity but safety experts are concerned that backyard chefs may be sacrificing fire safety for good taste. Please take a moment to review these hazards and safety tips regarding turkey fryers.
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