MVA Leads To DWI Charge

Posted on October 7, 2016

Last week, Long Valley Fire was dispatched with first aid squad and rescue team for a motor vehicle accident on West Mill Road. Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3 arrived shortly after the dispatch and found a single car off in a ditch. The vehicle crashed through a utility pole before landing upright in the ditch. Crews cleaned up the scene and removed the vehicle after a police investigation. The driver was charged with a DWI and all units left after 3 hours.

West Mill Attic Fire

Posted on October 7, 2016

Last month, a passerby noticed smoke coming from the roof of a structure. A box alarm was dispatched bringing all Washington Twp fire companies, Long Valley EMS, and Chester Fire for their ladder to the scene. First arriving officers updated responding units of smoke showing from the eaves and a possible working attic fire. Long Valley Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3 were the first arriving apparatus on scene. Crews stretched a crosslay and found a small pocket of fire, smoldering and charring in the Attic. Crews extinguished the fire and began overhaul. Other units from schooleys Mtn and Fairmount Fire also assisted on scene. All units left after about 2 hours.

Members Needed!

Posted on October 8, 2016

The volunteer fire service needs your help! Your community does not have a paid fire department. It is 100% VOLUNTEER. That means as soon as there is a fire call, local residents in town stop what they are doing to provide emergency services for you. We are looking for committed, passionate, and enthusiastic persons. We will provide everything needed for you to excel in this profession. There is no other job like it. Once you try it, the satisfaction of protecting others and helping others is like no other feeling. Check out our "Contact Us" and "Membership Info" page…