Wednesday November 15,2017 1038 hrs Rescue17 was dispatched with the 1st alarm into West Amwell Township for the smell electrical burning in a residence. Rescue17 arrived 2nd due and sent crew into the structure to assist DC26(Ent) Crews found smell but nothing showing and awaited JCP&L which found and issue with the service. Rescue17 cleared and returned to the city. ... See MoreSee Less
Tuesday November 14,2017 14:50hrs Tower17 was dispatching on the first alarm building fire into Solebury Township Bucks County PA with station 46(NHFC) Chief 46 arrived and had signs of fire on the roof around the chimney with extension into the attic. Tower17 arrived 2nd due truck and the crew went to the roof to check the chimney and roof. Crews worked for an hour until being released by command and returned to the City ... See MoreSee Less
Monday November 13,2017 18:22hrs Tower 17 And Rescue 17 were dispatched on the 1st alarm assignment into West Amwell Township with 26 Fire for the building fire at ABC supply ( roofing supply warehouse) within minutes the fire was elevated to a 2nd alarm due to the buildings size and the materials burning. Tower 17 laid 900’ of 5” supply line down the drive way behind Quint 26 And Tender 48 and set up aerial operations along with Quint26. Crews worked for 10.5 hrs long until the fire was placed under control by Command (chief26) and began the clean up. Special Service 17 was dispatched to bring Cascade17 to fill Numerous SCBA bottles due to the materials/chemicals in the building. District equipment on location was ... Tower17 Rescue17 Special Service 17 Cascade17 A Quick response by all departments held the fire to one building in the complex. For more information and pictures visit www.WAFCO26.com This fire is under investigation by the West Amwell Police Department, Hunterdon county prosecutors office, The NJ division of fire safety fire marshals office. Any information about this fire please contact the Hunterdon County Prosecutors office. ... See MoreSee Less
Again the month of November has started off busy just like the last few months with 7 calls for service as of today. Today November 9,2017 13:48hrs Tower 17 was dispatched into Bucks County w/ Sta 46 for a building fire. Tower 17 arrived 2nd due and assisted The crew of E46. Tower 17’s crew of 4 split into 2 crews,2 members assisted E46 with extinguishment while another crew of 2 went to the second floor to check for extension. Crews worked for 1 hr until being released. Great team work by all ! Crews made a quick stop of a fire that could have been much worse. Having in-house crews in both Lambertville and New Hope paid off again. The rapid response of the New Hope Eagle Fire Company And the District 1 crews prevented the situation from becoming a loss. ... See MoreSee Less
The career staff took some time out of our daily work and training to assist the Lambertville Police Department with changing out a light in their parking lot. So we turned this assist into training ... See MoreSee Less
Consumers should immediately contact Kidde to request a free replacement fire extinguisher and for instructions on returning the recalled unit, as it may not work properly in a fire emergency. Note: T...
October ended with another busy Month for the district with 22 calls for service ranging from the following types
Fires- 4 level 3s 3 level 2s 1 car fire 1 brush fire Alarm systems- 7 Hazardous conditions- 3 3"gas main struck chemical leak in a basement and removal strong smell of gasoline Rescue- 1 car accident 1 water rescue (person in canal) 1 BLS assist Special- Fire prevention at our station New Hope Fire Prevention Lambertville Public School Fire Prevention Fireworks detail. Halloween Training- Members continue dive training with 4 member finishing up and being certified in advanced open water. Regular fire/rescue training The career staff traveled to Middelsex fire academy for "Over the fence" Foam training (technician level) Careers staff which are all certified state fire instructors took Drill ground instructor course @ HCESTC
This month we ran 5 calls in West Amwell 3 calls in New Hope
For the month Average turn out time 3 min 29 sec Average response time 6 min 8 sec Average on scene time 25 min 30 sec
Thank you to the members for their response to calls and training. ... See MoreSee Less
Trick- or-Treat Road Closures
The prime time for Trick-or-Treating is 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. From 5:00 Pm until a little after 8:00 PM, North Union Street
from York to Buttonwood Streets will be closed...
10/30/2017 0041 hrs Rescue17 was added to the upgraded from wire/pole to a building fire assignment in the 100 block of Lambertville Rocktown road Crews from 17, 26, 23, 48, 47 fire worked for just under 2 hours to bring the fire under control and do extensive overhaul. The fire was knocked down by chief 26 with a dry chem extinguisher. Working smoke detectors helped in waking the homeowners. This was the 4th building fire in October for the district ... See MoreSee Less
Today members of Fire District # 1 obtained their Advanced open water diver certification at Dutch Springs in Bethlehem PA. Chief Mike Barlow firefighters Gary Breuer, John Schutts , and Travis Hoffman are the first 4 of a team of 16 divers in training that will provide a vital service to Lambertville and the surrounding communities when the need arrises.There are 3 more modules to complete in the program, to date the members have completed over 140 hours of dive training and counting. Thank you every team member for your hard work and dedication. Congratulations !!! ... See MoreSee Less
Rescue 17 was dispatched along with 17 Rescue and LPD for a person in the canal behind the Lambertville Station Restaurant. Rescue 17 w/3 responded and was on location within 2 minutes along with 17 Rescue and LPD. Patrolmen Wurpel And Chief Barlow entered the water with PFDs to access the patient, while R17s crew lowered a ladder down to the water to help gain access in packaging the patient on a backboard that was lowered by Members of R17 and BLS. The patient was brought to the canal bank and placed on a stretcher for transport by a 17 BLS unit. Patrolmen Wurpel is one of the newest members of the Lambertville Fire Departments Dive Rescue Team.
Again a quick response by BLS, PD, and our in house career staff a speedy rescue was safely accomplished.
This week our career staff ran 2 dwelling fires 1 Water/slope Rescue Fire Prevention Numerous hours of training Dive In-house Rescue training ... See MoreSee Less