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Below are some past photos of the Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company serving the community:

December 27, 2015 - MVA on Route 173

98 Fire responds to a 2 SUV MVA just west of Hyundai on Route 173 Sunday afternoon. 








December 27, 2015 - Car Fire I-78

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. responded to a fully involved car fire on 78 East at exit 3 just past 9 am on Sun. Dec. 27, 2015.







December 19, 2015 - Santa Run 2015

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. take Santa on an early trip to the township on Saturday December 19, 2015. 







December 17, 2015 - Car vs Pole 173

98 Fire responds to a car vs pole call in the 600 block or route 173 near Bloomsbury late Thursday evening.








November 20, 2015 - Homecoming

Members of 98 Fire give Jack Donnelly a special homecoming from basic training on Friday.










November 10, 2015 - Barn Fire

Stewartsville and several surrounding fire companies responded to a barn fire in the 400 block of route 519 on the Greenwich-Lopatcong border on Tuesday evening.







November 10, 2015 - Car vs Tree

98 fire responds to a call of a car vs tree in the 100 block of Beattys road on Tuesday afternoon.








November 9, 2015 - MVA Greenwich + Dumont

98 Fire responded to a 2 car MVA at the intersection of Greenwich and Dumont streets on Monday afternoon at 15:56.







October 6, 2015 - Greenwich Nursery School Fire Prevention

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co visit students at the Greenwich Nursery school for Fire Prevention week 2015. 







October 2, 2015 - 2 Vehicle MVA

98 Fire responds to a 2 vehicle MVA on state route 57 and Beacon St.








September 25, 2015 - MVA

98 Fire responds to a 2 vehicle MVA at 519 and Dumont Rd








September 2, 2015 - 2 TT Accident on SR 57

2 tractor trailers collide in the 700 block of route 57 just after 08:45 in the morning.








August 29, 2015 - Softball Game & BBQ

Members of 98 Fire enjoy a softball game and a BBQ. Photos by John Wozniak.








August 13, 2015 - Mutual Aid to Bloomsbury

98 fire responded to a call of mutual aid in Bloomsbury for a shed fire.








August 4, 2015 - National Night Out

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co participate in National Night Out 2015.








July 31, 2015 - Car Fire

98 Fire responds to a car fire in the Home Depot parking lot shortly after 15:45.








July 27, 2015 - Live Burn Drill

98 Fire members participate in a live burn drill with a vehicle at the WCFA.








July 25, 2015 - MVA 519 & Strykers Rd

98 Fire responds to a call of a 3 car MVA on 519 in front of Rath's Deli at 2:40 pm on July 25, 2015







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July 7, 2015 - Natural Gas Leak

98 Fire responds to a call of a natural gas leak in the 200 block of Austin Cir just after 5 pm on July 7, 2015.










June 12, 2015 - Mutual Aid To Bloomsbury For OT TT
98 Fire provides mutual aid into Bloomsbury for an overturned TT at the Exit 7 westbound exit/entrance ramp on Friday afternoon. The TT was carrying maple syrup.







May 25, 2015 - Memorial Day 2015

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. participate in the town's 2015 Memorial Day parade.







April 26, 2015 - MVA 78 West 

98 Fire responds to an SUV rolled over onto the side embankment of 78 West MM 6.5 Sunday evening just after 19:30. 







April 25, 2015 - Oven Fire

98 Fire responds to an over fire in the 1700 block of Washington Valley Dr on Saturday morning.








April 20, 2015 - Hose advance Drill w Harmony Fire

98 Fire and 23 Fire Drill together at Old Greenwich School for Hose advance Drill.








April 6, 2015 - Bristol Meyers Squibb LZ

Stewartsville Fire Co sets up a landing zone for a skateboarding accident victim in Greenwich Twp on Monday afternoon.







March 28, 2015 - Easter Egg Hunt

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. participate in the annual township Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Recreation Commission







March 18, 2015 - MVA

98 Fire responds to a MVA at Hyundai dealership in Greenwich Twp. NJ on Wednesday evening.








March 16, 2015 - Mutual Aid To Alpha

98 Fire provides mutual aid to Alpha for a structure fire in the 1100 block of Fifth Ave.








February 26, 2015 - Gas Leak At Warrenside Tavern

98 Fire responds to a report of a gas leak at Warrenside Tavern on 173.








February 20, 2015 - Car Fire

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire department respond quickly to a car fire in the AAA parking lot on Friday.








February 19, 2015 - 7 Vehicle MVA 78 West

98 Fire responds to a 7 vehicle MVA on 78 West near MM 5.2 on Thursday afternoon.







February 17, 2015 - Mutual Aid to Washington Structure Fire

Members of Stewartsville Vol. Fire company provided mutual aid to Washington Boro for a reported structure fire.








February 4, 2015 - MVA

Stewartsville volunteer fire department responds to a 2 car MVA with air bag deployment on 519 next to P'burg Honda.








February 3, 2015 - Chimney Fire

98 Fire responds to another chimney fire this time in the 100 block on Hulshizer avenue.








February 1, 2015 - Chimney Fire

Stewartsville fire company responds to a chimney fire in the 400 block of Daniel Dr. Sunday evening.








January 26, 2015 - TT vs Gas Pump

98 Fire responds to a call of a TT vs Gas Pump at US GAS









January 18, 2015 - MVA Into Creek

98 Fire responds to a call of a 1 car MVA with vehicle into a creek on Prospect street Sunday evening








January 5, 2015 - New Line Officers 2015

2015 Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. line officers take oath of office from township clerk Kim Viscomi on January 5, 2015.







January 2, 2015 - MVA Shammy Shine

98 Fire responded to a 1 car MVA with air bag deployment in the Shammy Shine parking lot on Friday shortly after noon.






December 20, 2014 - Santa Run

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire company took Santa on an early trip throughout Greenwich township on Saturday!






December 17, 2014 - Pole Fire

98 Fire responds to a call of a pole fire on 78 West just east of exit 3. Upon arrival the pole in question was just east of Ashley Furniture. The electric utility pole is a JCP&L transmission line wooden pole.






November 20, 2014 - Garage Structure Fire

98 Fire responds to a structure fire in an attached garage in the 200 block of Edison Street just before 7 am on a cold Thursday morning. Stewartsville fire was assisted by nearby fire companies.







October 19, 2014 - Mutual Aid Harmony Mulch Fire

98 Fire responds to Harmony township for a mulch fire on Reeder Rd.








October 9, 2014 - Fire Prevention Week at GES

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. visit Greenwich elementary School for Fire Prevention week 2014.








October 7, 2014 - Fire Prevention Week at GNS

98 Fire visits the Greenwich Nursery School for Fire Prevention week 2014










October 2, 2014 - MVA 519 & Dumont Rd

98 Fire responds to an MVA at CR-519 and Dumont Rd on Thursday evening.







August 27, 2014 - Mutual Aid - Pohatcong Structure Fire

98 Fire provides a full response mutual aid into Pohatcong Twp. for a structure fire in the 400 block of St James Ave.







July 28, 2014 - Hunters Tavern Mutual Aid

Early morning structure fire at Hunter's Tavern in Franklin Twp. Stewartsville provided mutual aid along with many other departments.




July 21, 2014 - Natural Gas Live Burn Drill

Members of 98 Fire participate in a natural gas live burn drill at the Warren County Fire Academy training center










July 21, 2014 - Car Fire

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co responds to a working car fire in the parking lot of Five Below shortly before 3pm on Monday afternoon.






July 11, 2014 - Oven Fire

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. respond to a call of an over fire at 18:41 on Megan Circle. Upon arriving they found smoke exiting the structure. They provided PPV and removed the broken over from the house after it cooled down.





June 14, 2014 - Tanker Shuttle Drill

Many fire companies from across Warren County NJ participated in a tanker shuttle drill Saturday morning at ISE Farms in Broadway, NJ





June 9, 2014 - 98-69 Arrival

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. check out the new to us ladder truck that arrived on Monday June 9, 2014.





June 2, 2014 - BBQ

Members of 98 fire gathered for an informal BBQ before the June monthly meeting.







May 26, 2014 - Memorial Day Parade

Members of 98 Fire participate in the 2014 Memorial Day Parade as well as host hot dogs after the parade. 








May 5, 2014 - Garbage Fire

Members of 98 fire responded to a garbage fire at Stecker Field shortly before 14:30. Warren County Haz. Mat. team also responded.






April 29, 2014 - Structure Fire

Stewartsville volunteer fire company and surrounding companies responded to a report of a structure fire in the 200 block of Richline Hill Rd in Stewartsville shortly after 8:30 this morning. Upon arriving at the scene they found smoke coming out of the structure from a fire on the second level. Units from Harmony, Pohantcong, Franklin, Lopatcong and Washington Boro. assisted along with EMS and police.







April 22, 2014 - Mutual Aid - Franklin Twp Smoke In Residence

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. responded to a call of mutual aid into Franklin Twp for a possible structure fire. Upon arriving they found smoke in the residence with the homeowner hearing popping noise.






April 19, 2014 - Mutual Aid - Pohatcong Brush Fire

98 Fire provided mutual aid to Pohatcong Twp for a brush fire that broke out along the railroad line along Carpentersville Rd on Saturday afternoon.




April 13, 2014 - Easter Egg Hunt

Stewartsville Vol Fire provided hot dogs and more at the annual Easter Egg hunt and family fun day. 







April 10, 2014 - Structure Fire

Shortly before 9 am a structure fire was reported in the 400 block of Warren St in Stewartsville, NJ. Several fire companies from the area assisted Stewartsville along with police and EMS.






March 18, 2014 - Mutual Aid - Harmony Brush Fire

Stewartsville and Harmony Fire companies responded to a brush fire in Harmony, NJ by Harmony Sand & Gravel shortly before 2 pm.





March 15, 2014 - MVA

In the 5th call of the day, Stewartsville fire responds to a call of an MVA with a vehicle on its side in front of Rita's at Stryker Rd. The incident happened around 15:35






March 15, 2014 - Mulch Fire

In the 4th call of the day, Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. responds to a call of a mulch fire at Valerie Pl and Greenwich St shortly after 14:33.






March 3, 2014

Updated Class A uniform headshots for new firefighters and those who changed ranks recently.










February 19, 2014

98 Fire responds to a call of a possible building collapse due to ice and snow buildup in the 800 block of State route 57.





January 17, 2014 - Middle School Gym Smoke

Firefighters from Stewartsville were assisted by Harmony and Franklin at the Middle School for odor investigation. Upon arriving they found the gym filled with smoke from a blower motor that started malfunctioning when the power was restored. 





January 9, 2014 - Mutual Aid Bloomsbury

January 9, 2014. Stewartsville Vol Fire Co responds to a mutual aid call in Bloomsbury for a commercial structure fire. Upon arriving they found a furnace fire was already extinguished by a worker on site.






January 6, 2014 - 2014 Officers

98 Fire 2014 Officers get sworn in for 2014 (not present due to out of town business meeting Asst Chief Joe Mecsey IV)







December 21, 2013 - Santa Run

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. help out Santa on an early visit to Greenwich Twp.






November 25, 2013 - Live Burn Drill w 75 Fire

98 Fire participates in a live burn drill at the WC Fire Academy with 75 Fire on a cold evening November 25, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



October 28, 2013 - MVA

98 Fire responds to a two vehicle MVA at 173 and Maple Dr shortly before 7:30 am on Monday morning.
 
 
 
 
 
 

October 26, 2013 - Vehicle Fire

Stewartsville Fire responds to a car fire in the 600 block of S Main Street
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

October 10, 2013 - Multi vehicle MVA I-78

After just finishing their fire prevention visit at the Elementary school, Stewartsville is called to respond to a multi-vehicle accident on I-78 East near MM 5.4
 
 

October 10, 2013 - Fire Prevention at Elementary School

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. made their annual visit to the Greenwich Elementary School to teach the kids fire prevention.
 
 
 
 

October 5, 2013 - Home Depot Safety Day

Stewartsville Fire Co. participates in the Home Depot Safety Event on Saturday October 5, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



October 1, 2013 - Fire Prevention Visit 2013

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire company visit the Greenwich Nursery School for their annual Fire Prevention visit.
 
 
 
 
 
 



September 22, 2013 - Community Day 2013

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. participate in the 2013 Community Day
 
 
 
 
 
 


August 26, 2013 - Tanker Drill

98 Fire drills tanker fill and dump sites along with 75 fire tanker.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

August 26, 2013 - Fuel Spill

Photos of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire co. responding to a car leaking gasoline in the parking lot of Applebee's.
 
 
 
 
 
 


July 15, 2013 - Structure Fire

98 Fire responds to a call of a structure fire in the 1400 block of Wayne Cir. Upon arriving they find a smoke filled house and a burning garbage can in the garage.
 
 
 
 
 
 

July 15, 2013 - Dry Hydrant Drill

98 Fire performs a dry hydrant (drafting) drill with 43 fire on the 173 bridge over the Musconetcong river.
 
 
 
 

May 27, 2013 - Memorial Day

Photos of the annual Memorial Day Parade for 2013. The Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. provides complimentary hot dogs and beverages after the parade to residents.
Additional Photos (by Lori Carlton)
Additional Photos (by John DeMott)
 

 

May 7, 2013 - Fire Hose Testing

Fail Safe fire hose testing performing their annual test of the fire hoses belonging to the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

May 6, 2013 - Girl Scout Brownies Donation

Members of a local Girl Scout Brownies troop #90694 visit the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. at their May monthly meeting to present them with a donation.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

April 22, 2013 - Roof Vent Drill

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Company perform a roof vent drill on April 22, 2013.

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April 15, 2013 - Hose Nozzle Drill


Members of 98 Fire participate in a hose drill with two different nozzles





March 31, 2013 - Pole Fire

Members of 98 fire respond to a pole fire on the west end of Adams Drive. 98 Fire had to wait for JCP&L to arrive and de-energize the pole before extinguishing the fire.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

March 23, 2013 - Lutheran Cross

Photos of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. helping the First Lutheran church put up a new cross on top of the church that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy last year
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

March 8, 2013 - Structure Fire

98 Fire responds to a call of smoke in residence that turned into only a small structure fire thanks to a quick knock down.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

March 4, 2013 - Dryer Fire

A call of a dryer fire came at 4:39 pm. Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire company responded along with help from Harmony, Lopatcong, Bloomsbury, Franklin, Washington Boro.
 
 
 
 
 

February 2, 2013 - Transformer Fire

The Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co responded to a call at 12:40 p.m. of transformer fire behind the Home Depot in Phillipsburg. Upon arriving they found a working fire with one of the transformers. The fire quickly spread to a neighboring transformer. The transformers are not attached to the building and the building was not harmed. Home Depot standby generator was operating and supplying the store with electrical power. Firefighters from Stewartsville, Franklin, Alpha, Bloomsbury, Harmony, Lopatcong, Pohatcong and Huntington responded to the call to fight the fire along with the Greenwich Twp. Emergency Squad. The Warren County Haz Mat team was also on scene.
 
 
 

January 7, 2013 - 2013 Officers

2013 Officers for Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. L-R Lt Karl McAleer, Lt Mike Mecsey, Lt Phil Carlton, Asst Chief Kevin Young, Captain Joe Mecsey IV, Chief Joe Mecsey III, Lt Scott Meers and Fire Police Captain Bill Wyant





January 3, 2013 - MVA SR-173

98 Fire responded to a 2 car MVA in the 400 block of state route 173 Thursday evening at 20:39







December 22, 2012 - Santa Run 2012

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. take Santa on an early visit throughout the township delivering candy canes for children and treats for dogs.







December 19, 2012 - Welcome Home Ryan

Members of the Stewartsville Vol Fire company and nearby first responders gather to welcome Ryan Kanyuck home for the holidays. Ryan has been serving in the US Army.







December 15, 2012 - Holiday Party

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. take some time off with friends and family to celebrate the holidays







December 14, 2015 - MVA


Stewartsville fire responded to a two car MVA on S Main Street near I-78 on Saturday evening just before 10 pm. One of the cars flipped over the guard rail. Occupants were briefly entrapped. Only minor injuries reported.




November 15, 2012 - MVA

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire company respond to a multi vehicle accident that was reported at 8:51am in the 700 block of state route 57 in Greenwich twp., NJ.
 
 
 
 
 
 


November 14, 2012 - Structure Fire

A structure fire was reported in the 300 block of Greenwich at 11:38am. Upon arriving fire fighters from Stewartsville and Franklin Twp found a rear corner of the house with a small exterior fire that was knocked down quickly. Firefighters from Harmony, Bloomsbury and Lopatcong also assisted along with the rescue squad and police.
 
 
 


November 9, 2012 - Structure Fire in Bathroom

98 Fire responds to a call of a structure fire in a bathroom in the 600 block of South Main Street. The fire was knocked down quickly by the chief and ventilation was provided.
 
 
 
 


November 5, 2012 - Brush Fire

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8 Fire responds to a call of a small brush fire in the vicinity of Gary Rd in the retention basin
 
 
 
 
 
 

November 4, 2012 - Water Delivery

Firefighter Jim McAleer and Chief Joe Mecsey III deliver water to residents on New Village Rd that have wells for sanitary use in the aftermath of hurricane Sandy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


October 11, 2012 - Fire Prevention Week 2012

Fire Chief Joe Mecsey and his son and firefighter Mike Mecsey (pictured left) visit the Greenwich Elementary School for their annual Fire Prevention Week visit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


September 20, 2012 - Three Vehicle MVA

Members of the Stewartsville Fire department respond to a three car accident in Stewartsville at the intersection of Valerie Pl. and Greenwich Street shortly before 1pm today. 
 
 
 


August 8, 2012 - Structure Fire - Ise Farms

Members of Stewartsville and Franklin Fire departments respond to a call of a structure fire at Ise Farms in Franklin Twp. Upon arriving they found the fire was out but a hot spot in the exterior wall.
 
 


August 1, 2012 - Car Fire Route 22

Members of the Stewartsville vol. fire company respond to a car fire in the driveway of Psychic Reading on 22 East in Greenwich Twp. Upon arriving they find a fire in the engine compartment and extinguish it.

 

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July 24, 2012 - Structure/Mulch Fire

98 Fire responds to a call of a structure fire. Upon arriving they find a mulch fire that had already spread to the exterior of the chimney. A homeowner had already knocked down the fire.

 

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July 22, 2012 - Gordon Kobler Award

Gordon Kobler, a former member of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co., displays his 2012 award from Phillipsburg Rotary President Bob Gould (L) at a ceremony on Sunday afternoon at the Ole Town Festival. Also present Joe Mecsey, III (Stewartsville Fire Chief) and Dan Perez (Greenwich Twp. Committee). Gordon received the award for his volunteering in the Rotary and the Fire Department over the year



July 8, 2012 - Smoke In Residence

98 Fire responds to a call of smoke in a residence. Upon arriving they found a small fire and contained it.

 

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July 6, 2012 - MVA 57 & N Main

Stewartsville fire responds to a call of an MVA with PI at State Route 57 and North Main Street. Upon arriving at the scene they found a vehicle struck a state traffic vehicle that was working on the traffic light at the intersection. Three people were hurt and two had to be airlifted to the hospital. Alpha and Franklin fire departments assisted with the LZ
 
 

May 28, 2012 - Memorial Day Parade

98 Fire host the annual Greenwich Twp. Memorial Day Parade.

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May 4, 2012 - Bomb Threat at ShopRite

98 Fire and police respond to ShopRite for a reported bomb threat.

 

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April 30, 2012 - Live Burn Drill at WCFA

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. perform a live burn drill at the Warren County Fire Academy on Monday evening.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

April 18, 2012 - Mutual Aide to Clymer Village

98 Fire provides mutual aide to Lopatcong Fire for a call of smoke inside the building.
 
 
 
 

April 17, 2012 - MVA: Car vs. Pole

98 Fire responds to a call of an MVA of car vs. pole on Greenwich Church Rd. by the ball field.

 

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March 3, 2012 - MVA w PI

98 Fire responds to a call of a MVA with entrapment. Upon arriving on the scene they find two vehicles in a head on collision with one person entrapped
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February 14, 2011 - Chimney Fire

98 Fire responds to a call of a chimney fire with flames showing. Upon arriving no flames were showing. The chimney was inspected to make sure the fire was completely extinguished.

 

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January 28-29, 2012 - Structure Fire

98 Fire responds to a late night call of a working structure fire on New Village Rd. Upon arriving they find the house fully engulfed. Many area fire companies responded with mutual aid and tankers
 
 
 

December 29, 2011 - Lutheran Cross

98 Fire assists the Lutheran Church and A & J Construction in tightening up the cross on the church.

 

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December 20, 2011 - Chimney Fire

98 Fire responds to a call of a chimney fire. Upon arriving at the scene they find a smoking chimney with evidence of a burn near the top grate

 

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December 17, 2011 - Santa Run

98 Fire hosts Santa Clause as he makes an early visit to Stewartsville atop the fire truck!

 

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December 15, 2011 - Santa Visits The Rainbow Child Development Center in Stewartsville

The Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company was proud to escort Santa to Stewartsville's Rainbow Childcare Development Center for Breakfast with Santa.

December 10, 2011 - Annual HolidayParty

The Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company celebrates the holidays with friends and family at their annual holiday party.
 
To view the rest of the photos please click here:
 
Photos courtesy of Lori Carlton
 
 
 


December 3, 2011 - Smell of Electric

98 Fire responds to a call of smell of electric burning. Upon arriving homeowner reports smell in laundry room. Dryer had high usage earlier in the day

 

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November 7, 2011 - Mutual Aide - Lopatcong Gas Leak

98 Fire responds to a call of mutual aid to Lopatcong for a gas leak with smoke.

 

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October 30, 2011 - Pole Fire

98 Fire respond to a call of a pole fire on SR 173 near Muller Chevy. Upon arriving they find a nearby pole arcing and on fire. JCPL was notified but in storm mode. Eventually the wire broke off and power went out to nearby traffic lights.
 
 
 

October 12, 2011 - Fire Prevention at Elementary School

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire company visit the Greenwich Elementary School to recognize Fire Prevention Week 2011

 

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October 11, 2011 - Fire Prevention Open House 2011

98 Fire kicks off Fire Prevention week with its annual open house.
 
 
 
 
 

September 11, 2011 - 9/11 Memorials

Members of the Stewartsville Fire company participate in a couple of 9-11 memorials in the area on the 10th anniversary. The first is the dedication of the new 9-11 memorial at the rescue squad. Additional photos from that event can be found here.
 
Some members also participated in the Warren County Patriot Day ceremony. The county has a new memorial under construction. Photos from that event can be found here.


September 9, 2011 - Kitchen Smoke Alarm

98 Fire respond to a call of a smoke alarm in a kitchen. Arriving on scene they found it was a baking mishap.
 
 
 
 
 

September 8, 2011 - Pump Detail

98 Fire reponds to multiple calls of flooded basements in the township. This is a result of nearly 8" of rain from the remnants of tropical storm Lee, which is more than we received from Hurricane Irene (6.72")
 
 
 

August 10, 2011 - Structure Fire

Photo courtesy Express-Times
The Stewartsville Volunteer Fire company along with several other local fire departments responded to a structure fire in a single family home in the township. Fighting the fire was hampered by several oxygen tanks that exploded.
 
 
 

August 2, 2011 - Demo Derby Standby

98 Fire provided standy by fire coverage services for the demolition derby at the warren county fair on Tuesday evening. 98 Fire positioned themselves to watch over the pit area in case any vehicles needed the attention of the fire department.
 
 

August 2, 2011 - National Night Out

98 Fire along with other emergency services in the township joined together to participate in National Night Out 2011 at the Greenwich Elementary School. The Aqua slide was a big hit along with the dunk tank. 98 Fire provided water for both along with educational information for residents.
 
 


August 2, 2011 - Nicos Polymers Industrial Fire Mutual Aide

98 Fire along with several other Warren County fire departments join the over 50 departments that joined together to battle the industrial fire at Nicos Polymers in Plainfield Twp, PA. 98 Fire sent their tanker truck along with two firefighters to operate it.
 
 
 


July 19, 2011 - Structure Fire

98 Fire responds to a call of a structure fire in a multi dwelling address. Upon arriving they found the upstairs of the older home filled with heavy smoke and a small fire in one of the bedrooms. The fire was knocked down quickly. No reported injuries.
 
 
 
 
 


June 17, 2011 - MVA

98 Fire responds to a call for MVA with PI unknown. Upon arriving they find fluids leaking and airbag deployment in both cars

 

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June 5, 2011 - Mutual Aid Pohatcong Twp.

98 Fire responds to a call of mutual aide for one engine and tanker for a structure fire in Pohatcong Twp. on Warren-Glenn Bloomsbury Rd. Upon arriving on the scene they find a fully involved fire in the house.
 
 

May 31, 2011 - MVA

98 Fire responds to an MVA with air bag deployment on the intersection of Exit 3 Rt 78W exit ramp and 173. No PI.

 

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May 30, 2011 - Memorial Day Parade

The Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company hosts the 2011 Memorial Day Parade.
 
 
 
 
 

May 29, 2011 - Structure Fire

Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company respond to a call for a structure fire. Upon arriving they find the fire is already out. Emergency radio reports that a candle and table cloth were involved.
 
 
 

April 20, 2011 - MVA Fluid Leak

98 Fire responds to a MVA with fluid leak on Greenwich Street just before Route 22.
 
 
 
 
 

March 30, 2011 - Spoilers Chimney

98 Fire respond to Spoilers for a report of embers coming out of the chimney after the furnace being off for 30 minutes
 
 
 
 

March 12, 2011 - Hot Tub Fire

98 Fire responds to a call for a hot tub fire. Upon arriving they found the homeowner extinguished most of the fire. Members of the Stewartsville Volunteer Fire company check for any remaining hot spots and proceed to investigate the fire.
 
 
 

February 26, 2011 - MVA w PI

98 Fire responds to a call for MVA with PI and air bag deployment. Upon arriving members of the Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company de-energize the vehicles and assist with traffic
 
 
 
 

February 26, 2011 - Smoke

98 Fire respond to the Lutheran church in town on a report of thick yellow smoke coming from chimney. Photos courtesy of Lori Carlton
 

 

 

 

January 3, 2011 - New Officers

New officers for 2011 at the Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company .
 
 
 
 
 
 

June 17, 2011 - MVA

98 Fire responds to a call for MVA with PI unknown. Upon arriving they find fluids leaking and airbag deployment in both cars

 

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June 5, 2011 - Mutual Aid Pohatcong Twp.

98 Fire responds to a call of mutual aide for one engine and tanker for a structure fire in Pohatcong Twp. on Warren-Glenn Bloomsbury Rd. Upon arriving on the scene they find a fully involved fire in the house.
 
 


May 31, 2011 - MVA

98 Fire responds to an MVA with air bag deployment on the intersection of Exit 3 Rt 78W exit ramp and 173. No PI.

 

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May 30, 2011 - Memorial Day Parade

The Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company hosts the 2011 Memorial Day Parade.
 
 
 
 
 

May 29, 2011 - Structure Fire

Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company respond to a call for a structure fire. Upon arriving they find the fire is already out. Emergency radio reports that a candle and table cloth were involved.
 
 
 


April 20, 2011 - MVA Fluid Leak

98 Fire responds to a MVA with fluid leak on Greenwich Street just before Route 22.
 
 
 
 
 

March 30, 2011 - Spoilers Chimney

98 Fire respond to Spoilers for a report of embers coming out of the chimney after the furnace being off for 30 minutes
 
 
 
 


March 12, 2011 - Hot Tub Fire

98 Fire responds to a call for a hot tub fire. Upon arriving they found the homeowner extinguished most of the fire. Members of the Stewartsville Volunteer Fire company check for any remaining hot spots and proceed to investigate the fire.
 
 
 


February 26, 2011 - MVA w PI

98 Fire responds to a call for MVA with PI and air bag deployment. Upon arriving members of the Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company de-energize the vehicles and assist with traffic
 
 
 
 

February 26, 2011 - Smoke

98 Fire respond to the Lutheran church in town on a report of thick yellow smoke coming from chimney. Photos courtesy of Lori Carlton
 

 

 

 

January 3, 2011 - New Officers

New officers for 2011 at the Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company .
 
 
 
 
 
 

December 22, 2010 - Large Brush Fire Mutual Aide

In the third call of the day, 98 Fire responds to a call of mutual aide to Pohatcong Twp for a large brush fire on the side of the mountain along River Rd.



December 22, 2010 - Structure Fire Mutual Aide

98 Fire responds to a call of mutual aide to Franklin Twp. Upon arriving initially with just 98-72, the department assists with replenishing water supply with a barn/shed fire. Later the call was made for additional manpower.



December 18, 2010 - Santa Run

98 Fire help Santa make an early visit to township residents!



December 13, 2010 - Engine Car Fire

98 Fire responds to Lowes parking lot for a car fire. Upon arriving the Stewartsville Volunteer Fire department found a fully involved engine fire. No one was hurt.



December 11, 2010 - Annual Holiday Party

98 Fire takes some time off to spend with friends and families. Santa also makes a special appearance!

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December 6, 2010 - Mutual Aide Alpha

In an early morning structural fire in Alpha, 98 Fire is called for mutual aide for 2 engines and manpower. According to published reports, all occupants of the house got out in time.



November 1, 2010 - Electrical Fire in Wall

98 Fire responds to a call of an electrical fire in a a kitchen wall.



October 7, 2010 - Fire Prevention Week Open House

98 Fire opens its doors for its annual open house during fire prevention week 2010. Have dinner at home and then dessert at the firehouse was a big success!



September 28, 2010 - Friendly's Fund Raiser

98 Fire participates in a Fund Raiser at Friendly's Restaurant at the Phillipsburg mall on Tuesday evening September 28, 2010



September 9, 2010 - Brush Fore

98 Fire responds to a brush fire with flames showing. Second call in as many days for a brush fire during a very dry spell.



September 8, 2010 - Brush Fire - Mutual Aid

98 Fire responds to a call of mutual aid for a Franklin Twp working brush fire. The Stewartsville Volunteer Fire department sent their tanker and brush truck. A Red Flag Warning was in effect at the time of the incident.



September 5, 2010 - Mulch Fire

98 Fire responds to a call of smoke in basement and a possible structure fire. Upon arriving the basement was filled with smoke and there was a mulch fire outside the house.



August 19, 2010 - Perkins Smoke Alarm

98 Fire responds to Perkins restaurant for a smoke alarm. Upon arriving they find the restaurant filled with smoke. 75 Fire provides the assist.


August 3, 2010 - National Night Out

98 Fire participates in the annual National Night Out 2010 at the greenwich Elementary School.

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July 30, 2010 - MVA on 78 Westbound

98 Fire responded to an overturned box truck on 78 Westbound.



July 20, 2010 - LZ in MVA with PI

98 Fire was called to setup an LZ for a MVA on 78 Eastbound in the morning rush that had several PI's.




June 6, 2010 - MVA with PI and LZ

98 Fire responds to a MVA with 2 vehicleswith PI. Both drivers needed to be airlifted. 98 Fire setup two LZ's in the nearby athletic field
 
 
 
 


May 31, 2010 - Memorial Day Parade 2010

98 Fire hosts the annual Memorial Day Parade in Stewartsville. 98 Fire opens up its doors to the public and serves complimentary soft drinks and hot dogs to all parade attendees.
 
 
 
 

May 8, 2010 - Warren County Safety Day

98 Fire participates in Warren County Public Safety Day at the Phillipsburg mall.
 
 
 
 

April 19, 2010 - Tanker Drill

98 Fire participates in a tanker drill along with 57 and 76 fire. All three departments met at ISE Farms in Broadway, NJ. Several tankers shuttled watter from two nearby draft locations. Water was dispersed at the nearby open field.
 

March 24, 2010 - Deck Fire

98 Fire responds to a call for a structural fire - back porch. Upon arrival the crew from Stewartsville volunteer fire company along with neighboring Bloomsbury and Huntington found the back deck fully involved. Luckily no one was injured and only the siding were damaged (besides the deck).
 
 

March 1, 2010 - Happy Birthday Joe

Fire Chief Joe Mecsey enjoys a surprise birthday cake at 98 Fire's monthly meeting.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

February 6, 2010 - MVA with LZ

98 Fire responded to a MVC, single vehicle accident with one occupant. Vehicle left the road surface on Rte 173 near Greenwich Church Road, rolled multiple times and slid on its roof for a distance before coming to rest on its wheels. Negative entrapment. First EMT on-scene was a member of 98 Fire who immediately requested Medivac to fly. 98 Fire assisted 98 EMS with patient removal and packaging and setup an LZ at Mederex. 98 Fire remained on-scene until the vehicle was removed from the scene.
 


January 21, 2010 - Fire Alarm

 

 

98 Fire responds to a fire alarm at Greenwich Commons
 
 

 

January 4, 2010 - New Officers

98 Fire 2010 Officer Installation ceremony.
 
 

 

 

 

December 29, 2009 - Fire Alarm Investigation

98 Fire investigates an audible fire alarm called in my a neighbor.
 
 
 
 
 
 

December 19, 2009 - Santa Run

98 Fire plays host to Santa Claus as he makes an early visit to Stewartsville courtesy of 98 Fire volunteer elves.

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December 13, 2009 - Mutual Aid Washington Twp

98 Fire is called for mutual aid into Washington Twp for a structural fire. 98-72 and 63 responded. Early morning freezing rain made the assist trecherous

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December 12, 2009 - Annual Holiday Party

98 Fire family and friends come together for the annual holiday party. Joe Mecsey IV received firefighter of the year award and Jim received lifetime achievement award.

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November 23, 2009 - Linde Walkthru

98 Fire performs a walk through to familiarize themselves with the new Linde facilities in town.

 

 

 

 

November 12, 2009 - Best Buy Grand Opening

98 Fire was invited to participate in the Best Buy grand opening. 98 Fire joined the Phillipsburg HS Marching Band and local officials in welcoming new shoppers.

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October 10, 2009 - Safety Day at Home Depot

98 Fire hosts a fire prevention week "safety day" at nearby Home Depot.

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October 6, 2009 - Mutual Aid Pohotcong Twp Kitchen Fire

In the first of two calls of the day, 98 Fire provides mutual aid for man-power into Pohatcong Twp for a working kitchen fire.

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September 26, 2009 - Community Day

98 Fire participates in the annual Community Day in Greenwich Township. The Fire Department Auxilary was selling "fire fries" while the fire fighters hosted an open house in one of the engines and handed out fire prevention stickers.

Additional Photos in Slideshow

 

 

August 24, 2009 - RIC-Smoke Drill w 43 Fire and Others

98 Fire participates with 43 Fire in Hunterdon and several other departments with a RIC and Smoke drill at the growmark facility in Bloomsbury, NJ

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July 10, 2009 - Tractor vs. Pedestrian w LZ

98 Fire responds to a scene of farm tractor vs pedestrian. MedEvac was called in to fly the patient out. 98 Fire proveded a LZ as well as manpower to lift patient to the helo

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June 30, 2009 - MVA w PI

98 Fire responds to a PVA with multiple PI on Windham Farms Blvd. An LZ was setup for two helo's called to transport patients.

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June 29, 2009 - Drill with 98 Rescue

98 Fire participates with 98 rescue at a joint drill at the old greenwich towsnhip school.

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June 3, 2009 - Smoke Smell

98 Fire responds to a residence report of smell of smoke inside. 43 fire also sends one engine per SOP.

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May 31, 2009 - Fire Alarm

98 Fire responds to their third call of the day to a report of a fire alarm going off inside a residence.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/8400566_mEACj/1/551443741_BjQEa

 

 

May 31, 2009 - Gas Leak

98 Fire responds to a report of the smell of natural gas inside a residence.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/8400469_vErC8/1/551435329_kW6DX

 

 

Memorial Day 2009

98 Fire participates in the annual Greenwich Township Memorial Day Parade and festivities.

Additional Photos: http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/8327088_8vzaV/1/545648631_ZxpZR
Courtesy of Lori:
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Courtest of Scott and Kari:
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May 24, 2009-MVA-PI-Rt57

98 Fire reponds to a call of MVA with PI on Rt 57 at Gulf Station. Air lift was called for but not helo's were flying due to impending thunderstorms. Upon arriving at the scene 98 fire found linking oil and gasoline at the scene from the MVA.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/8318618_Ng7aw/1/544944472_6d3GC

 

May 22, 2009 - MVA-PI-78W

98 Fire responds to a Rt78 next exist 3 MVA motorcycle with PI. LZ was on 78 west.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/8318329_GHukV/1/544924833_BaMkT

 

 

April 15, 2009 - Laundry Room

98 Fire responds to their third call of the day. A washing machine fire/smoke condition in a laundry room.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/7953058_Drdyt/1/516288732_vU5vH

 

 

April 4, 2009 - Mutual Aid Bloomsbury

98 Fire responds to a call of mutual aid for Bloomsbury in Hunterdon County. Oil leached from the nearby truck stop into the Musconetcong River. Both crews worked alongside the Hunterdon HazMat team to arrest and clean up the spill

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/7806857_exEPp/1/505394048_9syk9

 

March 30, 2009 - Live Burn

98 Fire conducts a live burn drill at the WCFA

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/7766411_ZX2nm/1/502379387_M9NRc

 

 

 

 

 

March 21, 2008 - Mutual Aid Harmony Twp

98 Fire reposnds with mutual aid to a structural fire in Harmony Twp. 98-72 tanker provided support on site.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/7678627_TprZt/1/495871863_Y7xw5

 

 

February 22, 2009 - Fire Alarm

98 Fire responds to a fire alarm at the Phillipsburg Inn. A faulty sensor in one of the buildings was to blame.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/7497770_HGZBb/1/483976424_ET9tX

 

 

February 7, 2009 - Tanker Mutual Aid

98 Fire send their tanker truck for mutual aid to Lopatcong twp for a structure fire.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/7325897_fwvXc/1/471364190_W7onb

 


January 5, 2009 - 2009 Officers

98 Fire 2009 Officers taking the oath of office from township clerk Kim V.

Additional Photos:

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December 20, 2008 - Santa Visit

98 Fire helps Santa make his annual visit to the township.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/6894725_P4dgf/1/441090986_u5zLV

 

 

 

December 13, 2008 - Annual Holiday Party

98 Fire at their annual holiday party with members and families. Tim Webb received Firefighter of the Year award!

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/6822463_7XH2E/1/435988521_hEada

 

 

November 3, 2008 - MVA-PI

98 Fire repond to a MVA with PI on SR-57

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/6822541_AXmRJ/1/435994138_NGjfU

 

 

October 15, 2008 - Nursery School Visits Fire Department 

SmartStart Nursery School visits the Stewartsville Fire Department during Fire Prevention Week

Additional Photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/6822636_iMnhi/1/436000971_5Na4V

 

 

October 9-10, 2008 - Greenwich Nursery School

98 Fire visits the Greenwich Nursery School for Fire Prevention week 2008. Special visit this year is a Dalmation!

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/6200314_7XuH9//390911452_a7zxW

 

 

October 8, 2008 - Open House

98 Fire host an open house at the Fire House in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/6197570_zEohs//390786491_2N2so

 

 

October 7, 2008 - GES Fire Prevention Visit

Fire 98 provides a Fire Prevention assembly to K-3rd grades at the Greenwich Elementry School in Greenwich Township. The assembly started off with a fire alarm drill with the Stewartsville Fire Department responding on site. After the building was checked and the alarm reset, the kids returned to the building. Shortly thereafter several classes came out and received some fire prevention education from the Fire Chief Joe Mecsey and several other members of Fire98. The visit concluded with the kids taking a walk around and through the fire engine. This was repeated 7-8 time throughout the day. These photos are from the first two tours.

Additional photos: Fire Prevention 2008-GES


September 27, 2008 - Mutual Aide TA Truck Stop

98 Fire responds to a call for mutual aide for Bloomsbury with assistance in an unknown fire alarm.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/6178276_H3UeN//389602644_byxeD

 

 

September 22, 2008 - Extrication Drill

98 Fire perform an extrication drill with Harmony Fire

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/6178124_8UJ5q//389593986_5wJVq

 

 

September 3, 2008 - Perkins Smoke

98 Fire second call of the day responding to smoke inside Perkins restaurant

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/photos/swfpopup.mg?AlbumID=5879288&AlbumKey=EHkNV

 

 

September 3, 2008 - General Alarm P'burg Inn

98 Fire responds to a general fire alarm at the Phillipsburg Inn

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/5879244_TJe9f/1/365264783_Kbcbw

 

 

August 28, 2008 - HazMat

98 Fire responds to a call of leaking gasoline from a van in the Lowes parking lot.

Additional Photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/5879228_WkcRh/1/365263779_iQzPN

 

 

August 24, 2008 - Iron And Steel

98 Fire host the Iron and Steel Motorcycle Run in rememberance of Flight 93 and 9/11. The group stopped in Bloomsbury to fuel up and then made way to the westbound weight station to regroup.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/photos/swfpopup.mg?AlbumID=5780406&AlbumKey=mrN8M

 

 

 

August 23, 2008 - Lopatcong Twp Mutual Aid

98 Fire responds to report of flames at a dwelling in Lopatcong Twp.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/5879205_EvX3A/1/365262509_uSXfS

 

 

July 26, 2008 - Mutual Aid

98 Fire responds to an early Saturday morning call for mutual aid to an inductrial fire in Bethlehem Twp, Hunterdon county, NJ

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/photos/swfpopup.mg?AlbumID=5575593&AlbumKey=s6SbQ

 


July 14, 2008 - MVA PI

98 Fire responds to a report of a MVA with PI. Initial reports indicated an LZ needed to be setup. That was later cancelled as the patients condition became better understood.

Additional photos:
http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/5444864_huwBu/1/332906087_cceBR

 

 

June 29, 2008 - Vehicle Fire

98 Fire responds to a call of vehicle flames showing from a car at a local gas station. Upon arrival flames were not showing.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/5294949_HBLen/1/322899514_BsYfY

 

 

June 27, 2008 - Vehicle Fire

Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company responds to a vehicle fire. Upon arriving they find a small pickup truck fully engaged.

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/5277553_8LdYs

 

 

May 26, 2008 - Memorial Day Parade

98 Fire participates in the Stewartsville Memorial Day Parade 2008

Additional Photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/5110087_xbhpU/1/308390294_Y7MZq
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/MemorialDay2008Lori

  

 

May 19, 2008 - Live Burn Drill

98 Fire holds a live burn drill at the WCFA. This month features automobile fire

Additional Photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/5240489_TCfA8

 

 

May 5, 2008 - Smoking Electrical

98 Fire reponds to Perkins Family Restaurant on reports of smoke coming from an electrical outlet. Upon arriving at the scene smoke was inside the retaurant. A small burn area was found outside the building near a window well and electrical outlet and extinguished.

Additional Photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4881046_NjPKx

 

 

 

April 29, 2008 - Demo 100' Tower Ladder

98 Fire is treated to a demo of a brand new Pierce 100' tower ladder. Photographer is treated to a ride on top of the world!

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4881190_Txgvn

 

 

 

 

April 18, 2008 - Fire 58 Mutual Aide Brush Fire

98 Fire provides mutual aide with 98-82 to Fire 58 for a brusch fire and barn fire in Hampton, NJ

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4775624_drLNx

 

 

April 7, 2008 - MVA

98 Fire reposnds to the second call of the day MVA (truck) and passenger vehicle. Injuries were involved. Extensive traffic jam in the area as Rt 57 traffic diverted onto local roads. Power pole was down.

Additional Photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4674443_5hWHt

 

April 7, 2008 - MVA Fire

98 Fire respond to reports of flames showing in a vehicle fire in the Shop Rite parking lot in Stewartsville. Upon arriving they find a working vehicle fire. No injuries reported.

Additional photos:
http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4674373_qEc58

 

 

April 7, 2008 - Membership Award for Don Fohr

Don Fohr (right) is presented with a membership award by Chief Joe Mecsey at the April 2008 monthly meeting

 

 

 

 

March 26, 2008 - Brush Fire

98 Fire responds to reports of brush fire - heavy smoke. 

 

 

 

 

March 24, 2008 - WCFA Ladder Drill

98 Fire participates in a drill at the WCFA. This drill focused on ladders

Additional photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4681189_SsvXG

 

 

February 17, 2008 - Chimney Fire

98 Fire respond to reports of a chimney fire. No flames were observed upon arrival. 98 Fire examined the chimney from inside out to make sure there was no additional danger.

Additional Photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4356539_jzUYc

 

 

 

February 14, 2008 - Smoke in Basement

Fire 98 respond to reports of smoke coming from a basement. A malfunctioning oil burner was the most likely culprit.

Additional Photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4356517_fY2gd

 

 

February 14, 2008 - 78 MVA PI

Fire 98 respond along to a MVA with fire and PI/entrapment on 78 East at MM 5.5. The fire was quickly extinguished. It took some time to extracate the victum who did not survive.

Additional Photos:

http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4356477_TqcN6

 

 

February 11, 2008 - Panera Smoke

Fire 98 respond to a call of smoke from heating system at Panera Bread restaurant at the Phillipsburg mall. Fire 74 assisted as well. At almost the same time the small of smoke was reported inside the Phillipsburg mall and a power outage. Fire 74 responded to investigate that issue.

Additional Photos:
http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4356187_vbLXu


January 30, 2008 -Vehicle Fire

Fire 98 responds to a call of a vehicle fire with flames visible. Upon arriving SFD found the late model car fully engulfed. The driver was able to escape without injury.

Additional Photos:
http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4259398

 


January 26, 2008 - Dwelling Fire

Fire 98 responds to reports of flames visible at a dwelling. Upon arriving the the top of the chimney was fully engulfed.

Additional photos:
http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4259344

 

 

 

 

January 9, 2008 - Smoke In Dwelling

98 Fire responds to a call of smoke in dwelling.

Additional photos:
http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4180634

  

December 15, 2007 - Santa Arrives

98 Fire escorts Santa around Stewartsville for his annual visit!

Additional photos:
http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/4021914#234076425

 

 

 

December 5, 2007 - 78W MVA-LZ

98 Fire sets up an LZ for a MVA with PI on 78 West. Unfortunately the LZ was not used by the state police helocopter who elected to land directly on the interstate

Additional photos:
http://dabour.smugmug.com/gallery/3961976#230346154

 

 

October 22, 2007 - WCFA Live Burn

98 Fire (Stewartsville) along with 23 Fire (Harmony) conducts a live burn drill at the Warren County Fire Academy in Washington, NJ

Additional photos:
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October 15, 2007 - Hydrant Drill

98 Fire performs a hydrant drill behind Lowes. Firefighters practice the proper way to hook up a hose to a hydrant; Members were timed; Fastest member receives.... bragging rights only.

Additional photos:
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/10152007FireHydrantDrill
http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157602440240572/

 

October 14, 2007 - Commercial Alarm

Stewartsville Volunteer fire company responds to multiple alarms for burst pipe with water leaking from several locations

Additional Photos:

http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/10142007ComercialAlarm

 

 

October 12, 2007 - Nursery School Fire Prevention Visit

Fire98 conducts another fire prevention education session with pre schoolers at the Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church nursery school. The event started off with an indoor information session. Afterwards the kids came out in smaller groups to visit the fire truck.

Additional photos:
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/10122007NurserySchoolFirePrev

 


October 10, 2007 - G.E.S. Fire Prevention Visit

Fire 98 provides a Fire Prevention assembly to K-3rd grades at the Greenwich Elementry School in Greenwich Township. The assembly started off with a fire alarm drill with the Stewartsville Fire Department responding on site. After the building was checked and the alarm reset, the kids returned to the building. Shortly thereafter several classes came out and received some fire prevention education from the Fire Chief Joe Mecsey and several other members of Fire98. The visit concluded with the kids taking a walk around and through the fire engine. This was repeated 7-8 time throughout the day. These photos are from the first three tours.

Additional Photos:  http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/10102007FirePreventionGESPublic

October 8, 2007 - Mulch Fire

Fire 98 responds to another report of a brush fire behind LNT. This is one of many incidents over the long, hot, dry summer. Fire 98 firefighters make short work of extinguishing the smoldering mulch.

Additional Photos:

http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/10082007BrushFireLNT

 

October 7, 2007 - Fuel Leak

Fire98 responds to an automobile with a slow fuel leak. Fire98 remained on site and secured the area until a tow truck arrived.

Additional photos:

http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/10072007_Fuel_Leak

 

 

  

September 29, 2007 - Community Day 2007

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Company participates in Greenwich Twp. Community Day 2007. Activities included an apparatus parade followed by hosting a booth on fire prevention.

Additional photos:

http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/CommunityDay2007

 

 

 

September 29, 2007 - Harmony Structure Fire

Stewartsville Fire Department, Warren County Station 98, join multiple fire companies to fight a residential structure fire in Harmony Township, NJ

Additional photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157602197867956/

 

 

September 24, 2007 - Arial Drill

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Department perform an arial drill behind Lowes in the parking lot. Drills like this are needed to hone their skills in preperation for when a real emergency strikes.

Additional photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157602151334866/

 

 

 

 

September 21, 2007 - Dwelling Fire in White Twp.

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Company was dispatched to provide mutual aid for a dwelling fire in White Twp, NJ. Upon arrival the dwelling was heavily involved. Multiple nearby fire companies also responded. The 1 1/2 story dwelling was a total loss.

Additional photos:
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/09212007WhiteTwpDwellingFire

 


September 18, 2007 - MVA SR-57

 Fire 98 responded to a MVA with PI on SR-57.

Additional photos:
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/Sept182007MVART57

 

September 15, 2007 - Fireworks Standby with Fire23

Fire 98 provides standby for Fire 23 at Harkers Hollow CC for fireworks display.

Additional photos:
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/HarkersHollowFireworks

 

 

August 27, 2007 - MVA 173

Fire 98 responds to a MVA with PI. Minor liquid spill.

Additional photos:
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/08272007MVA173

 

 

 

August 14, 2007 - Commercial Alarm

Fire 98 responds to a commercial alarm with smoke inside the building. Upon arrival they traced the smoke to a smoldering fire inside the exterior wall. A cigarette was potentially inserted in a small hole in the wall. Fire 98 neutralized the threat.

Additional Photos:
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/08142007CommercialAlarm

 

 

July 30, 2007 - Rollover MVA

Stewartsville Fire department members respond to a rollover MVA with PI at 173 and Maple Drive. Fire department members de-energized both vehicles and took car of spilled fluids.

Additional photos:

http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/07302007MVA
http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157601103013266/

 

July 27, 2007 -  Motor Vehicle Leaking Gas

 
Fire 98 responds to a motor vehicle leaking gas.

Additional Photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157601102801686/

  

 

July 23, 2007 - Tanker Drill

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Department holds a tanker drill at the Stewartsville Middle School side parking lot.

Additional photos:

http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/07232007TankerDrill

 

 

July 17, 2007 - Commercial Fire Alarm

Fire 98 responds to a fire alarm on the rooftop of Greenwich Center. Those responding from the Stewartsville Volunteer FIre Department thoroughly searched the complex to ensure it was a false alarm. An alarm technician showed up to assist.

Additional photos:

http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/07172007CommercialFireAlarm

 

July 16, 2007 - Class B Foam Hose Drill

Fire98 performs a hose drill at headquarters. The drill included the use of foam on a simulated fuel fire.

Additional Photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157600869922107/
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/07162007HoseDrill

 

July 10, 2007 - I-78 MVA Rollover

The Warren County Station 98 Stewartsville Fire Department (SFD) and other first responders on the scene of an Interstate 78 motor vehicle accident visible from an adjacent overpass. The truck was also leaking fuel that had to be dealt with. Not visible is the helicopter landing zone the SFD Fire Chief directed other Stewartsvile volunteer Fighfighters to set-up in a nearby Weigh Station parking lot. The SFD secured the accident scene while rescue workers rendered aid to a motorist. A PennStar medevac helicopter was seen to arrive and depart the area.

Additional photos: http://www.flickr.com/gp/92394848@N00/709r55


July 1, 2007 - Exit Ramp MVA

Stewartsville Volunteer Figherfighters on the scene of a motor vehicle accident, here just after rescue workers have provided assistance to a motorist.

Additional photos: http://www.flickr.com/gp/92394848@N00/4X8Ct4

 


June 30, 2007 - Truck Stop Mutual Assist

Warren County Station 98 Fire provided mutual assistance to Hunterdon County Fire Station 1 Bloomsbury at a truck stop where a tractor fire was extinguished.

Additional Photos:
http://www.flickr.com/gp/92394848@N00/rcDFi8
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/06302007


June 27, 2007 - Downed Power Lines

In almost the same exact spot as June 21, the SFD respond again to wires down after a series of early evening thunderstorm's moved through the area. JCPL arrived onsite to turn off power.

 

 

 

June 21, 2007 - Downed Power Line

Volunteer Firefighers secure the area around a power line downed during a late afternoon thunderstorm until the power company arrives to make repairs

Additional Photos: http://www.flickr.com/gp/92394848@N00/tENZDM 

 

 

June 11, 2007 - Smoke In Basement

Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Department responds to a call of smoke in a residential dwelling basement

Additional Photos: http://www.flickr.com/gp/92394848@N00/S79T1q

 

 

 

June 9, 2007 - Farm Equipment Fire

Station 98 and a NJ Forest Fire Service unit responds to farm field near Stewartsville where a small fire on tractor was contained and extinguished

Additional Photos: http://www.flickr.com/gp/92394848@N00/BhEPMZ

 

 

 

May 18, 2007 - Smoking Brakes on Dump Truck

Station 98's Fire Chief leads the response to a Dump Truck with smoking brakes. The Assistant Chief and his crew of SFD Volunteer Firefighters are staged below an I-78 underpass in a Pumper out of view.

 

 

 

 

 

May 18, 2007 - Residential Smoke

On their second, back-to-back call of the afternoon, SFD Volunteer Firefighters work to clear a smoke condition in a Greenwich Township residence.

 

 

 

 


May 18, 2007 - American Legion Post

On their third call of the day, Stewartsville Volunteer Firefighters respond to a 911 call to the American Legion Post where a meeting was evacuated without injury due to a smoke condition and possible electrical hazard.

Additional Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157600231855447/

 

 

May 11, 2007 - Public Assist / Animal Rescue

Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company responded to a request for public assistance to rescue a large blue and gold macaw from a roof top.  The bird had been frightened and took flight from the complainants' home, coming to rest on a neighbor's roof.  The animal was rescued without incident or injury. 

Additional Photos:
http://www.flickr.com/gp/92394848@N00/7io0Kb

 

May 2, 2007 - Alarm with Sprinkler Activation

Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Department Station 98 Fire responds to a commercial building with alarm and sprinkler system activation.

Additional photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157600169621247/

 

 

April 30, 2007 - Parapet Drill

Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company participates in a ladder and parapet drill at a nearby commercial shopping center.

Additional photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157600162460559/

 

 

 

 

 

April 28, 2007 - 98-72 Arrives!

Our new tanker, 98-72 arrives!

Additional photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/9872Arrives

 

 

 

April 23, 2007 - WCFA Natural Gas Drill

Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company along with Harmony Fire Company participate in a natural gas emergencies drill at the Warren County Fire Academy.

Additional photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/04232007_WCFA_NatGasDrill

http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157600150209191/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 21, 2007 - Brush Fire

Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Company responds to a small brush fire in the woods adjacent to a home in Greenwich Township.

Additional photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/04212007_Brush

 

 

 

April 17, 2007 - Pump Detail

The Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. responded to a flooded basement resulting from the recent Nor'Easter storms that swept through the region.  Firefighters pumped out 11" of water from a basement in a structure adjacent to Pohatcong Creek.

Additional photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/danaman/sets/72157600087515948

 

 

 

 

 

April 14, 2007 - MVA with Injuries

The Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. responded to a motor vehicle accident involving two cars.  Pictured is our Assistant Chief on standby in case any fire services are needed.

Additional photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/04152007MVA

 

 

March 31, 2007 - Easter Egg Hunt

The Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. serves the community hot dogs at the Greenwich School during the annual Easter Egg Hunt event for the kids. 

 

 

 

 

March 27, 2007 - Car into a Structure with Fire

 

The Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. responded on a reported vehicle into a building, completely involved in fire.  First arriving units found an occupied vehicle that had left the roadway and struck a mixed use hair salon / dwelling. The vehicle was fully involved and fire was extending to the structure.  The first in engine company made an aggressive two pronged attack.  One team attacked the burning vehicle, pushing the fire away from the structure, while a 2nd team cleared the dwelling of occupants and searched for interior extension.  The tactical efforts of both teams resulted in a quick knock down of the vehicle and structure fires.  The incident was brought under control in less than 15 minutes.  Crews remained on-scene for an additional 3 hours while an accident investigation was conducted and until the deceased driver and vehicle were removed from the structure.


March 1, 2007 - Smoke in the Basement

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. responded for police on-scene confirming heavy smoke in basement of a single family home.  First arriving units found light smoke and Colliers Mansion conditions on the first floor and in the basement.  The cause of the smoke condition was determined to be a furnace backfire.

Additional Photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/98Fire/March012007SmokeBasement

 


February 16, 2007 - Unknown Fire in a Strip-Mall Restaurant

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. responded for an unknown fire in an occupied restaurant in a strip mall.  First arriving units found light smoke conditions in the restaurant.  The cause of the smoke condition was determined to be a wet-oven fire.  Units were on-scene for 45 minutes performing overhaul.

Additional Photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/98Fire/Feb162007SmokeInKitchen

 

 

January 20, 2007 - Report of Flames Showing from the Chimney

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. responded for a report of flames coming from the chimney of a residential structure.  After close inspection in sub-freezing weather no signs of fire were found.

Additional Photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/98Fire/January202007ChimneyFlames

 

 

 

 

 

January 22, 2007 - Extrication Drill

Members of the Stewartsville Vol. Fire Company hone their skills at a motor vehicle extrication drill.

Additional photos:
http://picasaweb.google.com/98fire/Jan222007_Drill

 

 

January 13, 2007 - MVA Roll-Over Down an Embankment

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Co. reponded to an overturned motor vehicle that rolled down an embankment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 6, 2007 - Smoke Alarm

Stewartsville Vol. Fire Company responded to an activated alarm at a local big box home supply store. 

 

 

 

 

December 16, 2006 - Santa Visits Stewartsville Fire Department

Santa makes his annual visit to the Stewartsville Volunteer Fire Department

Additional Photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/98Fire/STWFireSanta2006