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PASSING OF DOROTHY "DOTTIE" PROSUK

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Dorothy "Dottie" Prosuk, Wife to Retired Chief and Life Member Dick Prosuk. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Prosuk Family at this time. Wake services at the Piscataway Funeral Home will ...be on Thursday, May 1st, from 4PM - 8PM. Fireman's Service will be at 7PM in Class-B uniform. On Friday, May 2nd at 11AM there will be a prayer service. Funeral will be private.

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E-2 RESPONDS TO WOODBRIDGE 5TH ALARM

Friday, April 25, 2014  On Friday, April 25th at approximately 2240 hours, New Market FD was requested to respond to Woodbridge Twp as part of the Middlesex County Tanker Task Force.  Woodbridge was operating at a 5th Alarm industrial fire on Crows Mill Rd at a material recycling company.  Engine "662" was specifically requested to respond and arrived in Woodbridge shortly later with a crew of four.  Originally assigned to be part of a pump relay, E2 was reassigned to a tanker fill site to work along ... [ more ]

     

 

WATER SAFETY FOR EVERYONE

Wednesday, April 23, 2014  With summertime not too far off in the distance and warmer weather just about here, the race to hit up a favorite fishing hole, beach spot or swimming pool is soon to take place.  With that in mind and with a rise in drownings, especially children, we would like to present some safety precaution information that everyone should take a moment to read so that you and your family will have a safe and enjoyable summer.


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NEW MARKET RESPONDS TO EDISON 6TH ALARM

Saturday, March 22, 2014  On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at approximately 2010 hours, New Market was dispatched for one engine to respond to Edison for the 6th Alarm fire in a school.  Firefighters had been feverishly trying to contain a fire at the James Monroe Elementary School, however the fire soon engulfed most of the school and a defensive attack was ordered.  Engine-2 responded and provided lighting and manpower and returned to the District at approximately 0400 hours the next morning.


     

 

ADVISORY: POSSIBLE NOR'EASTER WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. UPDATES TO FOLLOW

Wednesday, February 12, 2014  The New Market Fire Department is asking for your help with the upcoming storm. Prepare now!

Possible Nor'easter Wednesday night, February 12th, into Thursday, February 13th, with snow accumulations of 8-12 inches.

There are no travel restrictions at this time; however, it is advised that you not travel during the storm unless absolutely necessary.

Please do not call Police Communications/9-1-1 about your street not being plowed for the upcoming storm. DPW will g... [ more ]

   
 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE UPCOMING STORM

Wednesday, February 5, 2014  The New Market Fire Department is asking for your help with the upcoming storm.

The Governor's State of Emergency remains in effect. There are no travel restrictions at this time; however, it is advised that you not travel during the storm unless absolutely necessary.

Please do not call Police Communications/9-1-1 about your street not being plowed for the upcoming storm. Piscataway DPW will get to your street once the snow stops and all the main arteries are clear... [ more ]

   
 

2ND ALARM STRUCTURE ON GRANDVIEW

Monday, December 16, 2013 2156 Hours On Monday, December 16, 2013 at approximately 2156hrs. The New Market Fire Co. #1 was dispatched to 333 Grandview Avenue for the reported two car garage attached structure fire.

Upon arrival, Car 1 observed heavy fire bellowing from the two car garage, side-A of the structure. Chief Lemire contacted Fire Dispatch and gave a size-up and requested that New Market Fire Co. be re-toned for the confirmed working structure fire and request all hands to respond and request that a second alarm... [ more ]

     

 

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2013

Tuesday, August 6, 2013  New Market Fire once again took part in this years National Night Out (Against Crime).  With a crowd in the thousands, everyone enjoyed the spirit of a community gathering to take part in a fight against crime.  There was plenty of food, entertainment and fun by all.  And to the delight of many, T-6 had the honor of flying "Old Glory" for the National Anthem.


     

 

WEDDING BELLS HAVE RUNG

Photo courtesy of Amanda Zurawski

Photo courtesy of Amanda Zurawski

Saturday, July 20, 2013  The New Market Fire Department would like to congratulate FF Sean Kelley and his now Wife Angie on their wedding day.  The festivities took place at the Elizabeth Ave. Firehouse in Franklin Township and from what we saw, a good time was had by all.  Again congrats Sean and Angie!


   
 

STOVE FIRE

Sunday, June 23, 2013 1037 Hrs On Sunday 06/23/2013 at 1037 hrs The New Market Fire Co. #1 was dispatched to Carlton Club Apartments, 277 Adams Street, for the reported stove fire.

On arrival, smoke was emanating from the apartment with all occupants accounted for. It was reported that the home owner was home cooking and left the food on the stove unattended.

Awakened by the smoke detectors, the occupant evacuated the structure and notified 9-1-1.

Engine-3 and crew arrived along with the Deputy C... [ more ]

   
 
 
 

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