Allendale Fire Dept

Engine 932 Responds into Mahwah

Tuesday, February 2, 2016  Late Tuesday afternoon Engine 932 was requested to responded mutual aid into Mahwah for the working structure fire in the society hill condos. The engine crew along with the captains assisted with secondary searches and additional overhaul operations on division three of the fire building. 

Additional stories from local news stations:

News 12, CBS 2, ABC 7



Auto Fire on W. Crescent Ave.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016  This afternoon AVFD was dispatched to the intersection of West Crescent Ave and Brookside Ave for the reported car fire. Patrol officers confirmed the reports and updated incoming fire units. The two engines and rescue operated on scene (Photo courtesy of APD).



RIT Training in HHK

Tuesday, January 12, 2016   Last evening members had the opportunity to train alongside the brothers and sisters of the Borough of Ho Ho Kus Fire Department. Crews spent the evening working on different scenarios ranging from personal survival by breaching a wall to RIT operations and moving a downed firefighter in a variety of ways. Thanks for the great training session!



AVFD Officers are Sworn In for 2016

Monday, January 4, 2016  Tonight the officers were sworn into office by Mayor White at the annual reorganizational meeting. Congratulations to Chief C. Stricker, Assistant Chief T. Smith, Captains J. Rubino and R. Policht, and Lieutenant R. Shinnick.



Thank you Ramsey Auto Body!

Thursday, December 17, 2015  Over the past year we have had the opportunity to sharpen our extrication skills and advance our technical tactics. Thank you to Ramsey Auto Body and Towing for supplying us with multiple vehicles so that we can be better prepared to serve our community.



Rescue Responds into Saddle River

Sunday, December 13, 2015  Early this morning Rescue 942 responded mutual aid into Saddle River for the reported entrapment. Rescue arrived and assisted with stabilizing the vehicle so it wouldn't continue down the river bank.



Roof Vent Scenarios at BCFA

Thursday, December 3, 2015  Last evening members had the opportunity to practice their ventilation skills at the Bergen County Law & Public Safety Academy's roof simulator. Instructor Lewis discussed some tips and tricks of operating on a roof. Then in teams of two members went through the process of sounding and opening up a simulated flat roof.



AVFD Receives Pet Masks

Thursday, October 29, 2015   The Allendale Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the Canine Company for their generous donation of pet oxygen masks. We are now equipped to provide better care to our four legged friends. The company has also donated decals that homeowners use to notify first responders of the pets in their home. If you would like one of these decals for your home, please message us on Facebook!



Members Attend National Stair Climb at Citi Field

Saturday, October 10, 2015  Earlier today Captains Rubino and Policht and FFs Brown and Peluso participated in the inaugural National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Stair Climb at Citi Field. Members climbed over 2200 steps representing the 110 stories of the World Trade Center towers in honor of the 343 and many others who died in the line of duty.



FF/EMT V. Pope Starts New Career

Tuesday, October 6, 2015   On behalf of the department we would like to congratulate FF/EMT V. Pope on her new career as a Spartanburg Regional Medical Center (SC) Paramedic. Victoria was an important part of the department's operations and softball team for many years. Good luck and stay safe!



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