Today @10:48am the department was dispatched to the 200 block of S Main St for the level 1 dumpster fire. Squrt17 arrived and updated county of the working dumpster fire. The crew stretched the bumper line and extuingshed the fire using foam. Squrt17 cleared within 30 min and returned to station. ... See MoreSee Less
Todays events in neighboring new hope were the direct result of a HOAX called “swatting”! This is a confirmed hoax, nobody has been shot and there is no barricaded man with a bomb. This is someone’s sick idea of a funny prank that put the lives of dozens of public safety responders at risk for someone’s enjoyment. ... See MoreSee Less
REMINDER - DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BEGINS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4!!!
When adjusting for Daylight Saving Time, New Jersey's Fire & EMS professionals want you to make sure you are always checking your smoke alarms! Smoke alarms with non-replaceable 10-year batteries are designed to remain effective to up to 10 years. Make sure to always replace your smoke alarm every 10 years. Don’t see a date on the back? Replace it! ... See MoreSee Less
Everyone please seek shelter.10:45 pm Severe Weather Update
A line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing a tornado is making its way through eastern Pennsylvania and closer to the Hunterdon County area this evening.
As of this time, portions of Northampton, Lehigh, Montgomery, Chester and Bucks Counties are under a Tornado Warning until 11:30 pm. A dangerous storm just east of Gilbertsville is capable of producing a tornado. These storms are moving to the northeast at 35 mph.
Monthly Facebook Report for October 2018 On October 19,2018 we surpassed our 2017(242) runs. At the end of October we were currently at 255 runs for the year. Also this month the Career staff assisted New Hope Fire (sta46 Bucks County) with the moving of the old Odetts building. The building was moved by Wolfe home and building movers up the street to its new foundation. ... See MoreSee Less
Wednesday was a busy one for the district firefighters with 2 calls and 2 standbys
1:00pm Lambertville Public School Halloween parade stand by. Assisted Lambertville Police with traffic.
5:26 pm while members were eating dinner at the station before our Halloween detail. Box17-23 level 1 was dispatched for alarm activation at Heritage Villages 4th floor apartment. Squrt17 w/3 Tower17 w/4 quickly responded to find alarms sounding and residents evacuating. Crews quickly reached the 4th floor and had a moderate smoke condition in the hall. Crews entered the apartment found a cell phone had caught fire on the cook top of a stove and was removed by patrol. Crews secures power to the stove and Set up fans to evacuate the smoke. While on location crews assisted 17rescues BLS with a lift assist and also a minor burn. Rescue17 also stood by in house w/ a crew of 3
6:32pm Tower17, Squrt17, Rescue17, Special Service17, And Gator17 all took position at cross streets of N Union St to assist with public safety and the Halloween festivities. North Union St is closed for 6 blocks with thousands of trick-or-treaters wondering the street
8:18pm Box 17-02 was dispatched for the level 1 alarm activation. Gator17 arrived first set up command and advised incoming units of alarms and strobes sounding and flashing. Crews arrived and found careless cooking in a rear apartment. Crews evacuated smoke and units returned. Thank you to the members that handled all the calls and events today. ... See MoreSee Less
Happy Halloween. Have fun and be safe. Career staff along with District members will be out in the area of North Union St between Buttonwood and Delaware Ave. during the Halloween event tonight. ... See MoreSee Less
Today the career staff conducted our annual confined space entry per OSHA. Also trained the Lambertville Municipal Utility’s Authority on Confined Space and assisted them with their annual entry. ... See MoreSee Less
Here’s a video of the building move on Wednesday morning form different angles.
The Riverhouse at Odette's Yesterday we took a monumental step towards the future- embracing the past rather than erasing it. We're honored to have played a part in preserving a historic piece of New Hope, and look forward to paying homage to Chez Odette as we work towards the debut of The Riverhouse at Odette's to the community in 2020! ... See MoreSee Less