VOLUNTEERS DEDICATED TO PROTECTING THE BOROUGH SINCE 1890

The Fanwood Volunteer Fire Company was organized in 1890 and has provided fire protection services to the residents of Fanwood and neighboring communities for over 130 years.

Today the company is comprised of over 30 volunteers who respond out of the fire station in the rear of borough hall. Available apparatus includes three Chief vehicles, two fire engines, and one 75-foot ladder truck.

The Fire Company is always looking for new volunteers. If  you are interested in joining the Fanwood Fire Department please click the JOIN US button!

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Today Fanwood Engine 7 responded to the North Martine Ave bridge for a single car motor vehicle accident. Fortunately no injuries were reported. ... See MoreSee Less

Today Fanwood Engine 7 responded to the North Martine Ave bridge for a single car motor vehicle accident. Fortunately no injuries were reported.Image attachment

Fanwood Fire would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to Springfield FMBA local 57 for the sudden loss of FF/EMT Antonio DeCampos. May he rest in peace.On behalf of the Springfield FMBA Local 57 it is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the unexptected passing of FF/EMT Tony DeCampos. Tony was a member of Local 57 for over 10 years as well as a member of NJ Task Force One. Tony was taken from us far too soon, leaving behind a profound void in the lives of those who knew and loved him. He had a big heart and loved fishing, cooking, and most importantly his family. His infectious laughter and his unwavering kindness defined him.

Tony's legacy lives on through his children, family, and memories of his time and service. Rest easy brother, we will take it from here.
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Fanwood Fire would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to Springfield FMBA local 57 for the sudden loss of FF/EMT Antonio DeCampos. May he rest in peace.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Howard Drewes, Life Member and life-long supporter of the Fanwood Fire Department.

Howard spent his life in service to others. Howard joined the Fanwood Fire Department in December 1978 and rose to the rank of Lieutenant in the late '80's. Howard also served his community as Office of Emergency Management Coordinator and as a member of the Fanwood Police Department, retiring as Detective Sergeant.

You will truly be missed! RIP Howard
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It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Howard Drewes, Life Member and life-long supporter of the Fanwood Fire Department. 

Howard spent his life in service to others. Howard joined the Fanwood  Fire Department in December 1978 and rose to the rank of Lieutenant in the late 80s. Howard also served his community as Office of Emergency Management Coordinator and as a member of the Fanwood Police Department, retiring as Detective Sergeant. 

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Yesterday Fanwood Fire Department responded into Scotch Plains for two separate structure fires. The first structure fire affected an occupied multifamily apartment building. The second structure fire affected a building which was in the process of being demolished.

In both incidents Fanwood Ladder 1 responded to the scene and assisted Scotch Plains with fire extinguishment, overhaul, and salvage operations.
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Yesterday Fanwood Fire Department responded into Scotch Plains for two separate structure fires. The first structure fire affected an occupied multifamily apartment building. The second structure fire affected a building which was in the process of being demolished.

In both incidents Fanwood Ladder 1 responded to the scene and assisted Scotch Plains with fire extinguishment, overhaul, and salvage operations.Image attachment

On 4/27/2024 Fanwood Ladder 1 was staged at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA during their annual Healthy Kids Day event. ... See MoreSee Less

On 4/27/2024 Fanwood Ladder 1 was staged at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA during their annual Healthy Kids Day event.Image attachmentImage attachment

Some pictures from our annual SCBA & Ladder confidence training drill. In this drill Fanwood's firefighters donned full gear and performed a variety of physically strenuous tasks. This drill simulated similar stresses that a firefighter would experience in a fire and it promotes confidence in equipment and completing tasks, physical endurance, air management and other fire tactics. ... See MoreSee Less

Some pictures from our annual SCBA & Ladder confidence training drill. In this drill Fanwoods firefighters donned full gear and performed a variety of physically strenuous tasks. This drill simulated similar stresses that a firefighter would experience in a fire and it promotes confidence in equipment and completing tasks, physical endurance, air management and other fire tactics.Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

Last night Fanwood Ladder 1 returned to Plainfield to provide coverage for the city between 5PM-12AM while Plainfield Fire Department paid their final respects to fallen firefighter Marquise Hudson.

The Fanwood Fire Department would again like to express our deepest condolences to the department and to firefighter Hudson's friends and family.

Rest easy FF Hudson
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Last night Fanwood Ladder 1 returned to Plainfield to provide coverage for the city between 5PM-12AM while Plainfield Fire Department paid their final respects to fallen firefighter Marquise Hudson. 

The Fanwood Fire Department would again like to express our deepest condolences to the department and to firefighter Hudsons friends and family. 

Rest easy FF Hudson
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Last night Fanwood Ladder 1 was stationed at Plainfield Fire Headquarters between 9PM - 8AM as part of a Union County Task Force providing coverage for the city of Plainfield while their members grieved for fallen firefighter Marques Hudson.

Marques Hudson was 32 years old and was a father of three. Plainfield Firefighters FMBA Local 7 has established a fundraiser to support his family. Please consider donating by going to this link:
www.cognitoforms.com/NJFMBA/MarquesHudsonNJFMBAFoundationFund?fbclid=IwAR0a4Pct2UAz9K1qDB-ki86zhN...
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Last night Fanwood Ladder 1 was stationed at Plainfield Fire Headquarters between 9PM - 8AM as part of a Union County Task Force providing coverage for the city of Plainfield while their members grieved for fallen firefighter Marques Hudson. 

Marques Hudson was 32 years old and was a father of three.  Plainfield Firefighters FMBA Local 7 has established a fundraiser to support his family. Please consider donating by going to this link:
 https://www.cognitoforms.com/NJFMBA/MarquesHudsonNJFMBAFoundationFund?fbclid=IwAR0a4Pct2UAz9K1qDB-ki86zhN1Sq55rdZTs-JR08DvSzWdjsi1H4G71Xtc

Fanwood Fire Department expresses it's condolences to Plainfield Fire Division NJ for the tragic loss of one of their firefighters who succumbed to injuries while operating at a structure fire this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the department, the firefighter's family and friends. ... See MoreSee Less

Fanwood Fire Department expresses its condolences to Plainfield Fire Division NJ for the tragic loss of one of their firefighters who succumbed to injuries while operating at a structure fire this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the department, the firefighters family and friends.
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