Allendale Fire Dept

Rescue Responds into Midland Park

Thursday, April 3, 2014  Rescue 942 was requested into Midland Park for the working structure fire. In addition to operating as the incidents cascade unit, the crew assisted with overhaul and secondary searches of the dwelling. Great job by all units operating on scene.



Honor Guard Presents The Colors at NJ Devils Game

Monday, March 31, 2014  Last evening the Honor Guard had the privilege to present the colors prior to the start of the New Jersey Devils game as they took on the Florida Panthers. In addition to being part of a night that the Devils won behind Zajac's hat trick during the second period intermission the Devils honored Captain Greg Barnas and his family. If anyone has any additional photos from last evening please feel free to message them, thank you.



LSC Training with Waldwick FD

Saturday, March 15, 2014   Earlier this past Saturday morning an Engine crew attended the Bergen County Law & Public Safety Academy with the Waldwick, NJ Volunteer Fire Department where units worked on many different fire incidents included basement fires, coordinated fire attack/ search and many others. Huge thanks for the invite!



House Drill on Albert Road

Saturday, March 8, 2014   Earlier this past saturday morning members had an opportunity to drill on a home in the borough. Engine 932 and Truck 941 went through multiple scenarios ranging from basement fires, attic fires, mayday/RIT operations, and many more. The day was packed with non stop action which allowed for newer members to learn things and at the same time allowing seasoned members to keep practicing. Huge thanks to the homeowners for giving us a chance to drill in a unique environment! For more photos and videos make sure to check out our facebook page!



Engine Responds into Mahwah for the Condo Fire

Monday, March 3, 2014  Earlier this morning Engine 935, Chiefs 930 and 940 responded mutual aid into the township of Mahwah for the condo fire off of Ramapo Brae Lane. Engine 935's units assisted with side Charlie operations opening up and overhauling hotspots along side Ramsey units. Initial Mahwah units made a push however due to fire load unit switched over to an exterior attack where shortly after a collaspe of the second floor occured. Great job by all units operating.



Engine 932 Responds into Ramsey for the Chimney Fire

Thursday, February 13, 2014   Earlier this morning Engine 932 and Assistant Chief 940 responded mutual aid into Ramsey for the working fire. Engine 932's crew assisted with opening up the chimney area. Once initial operations were completed the engine was transferred to Ramsey, New Jersey Volunteer Fire Department Headquarters to standby for the remainder of the incident. Great job by all!



Chimney Fire with Extension

Saturday, January 11, 2014  On Saturday, January 11th, 2014, at approximately 19:15 the Allendale Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a residential dwelling on Hillside Ave, for a possible chimney fire. Upon arrival of Captain 960 a developing smoke condition was found with the potential of fire in the walls. First due Engine 935 stretched into the fire room and after opening up the walls extinguished the fire. Second due Truck 941 assisted with checking the second floor for extension while Engine 932 established the water supply. Additional units Wyckoff Truck 241, Ramsey Truck 441, Engine 433, Mahwah Engine 425, Ladder 2, and the Allendale Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded and assisted on scene. 






Snowblower Emergencies Demo

Thursday, December 26, 2013   This past training evening members of AVFD spent the night discussing approaches to incidents involving snowblowers. The night began with a brief presentation by FF/EMT R. Policht who brought up foundational ideas including patient care and the anatomy of the machine which lead to further discussion. The second half of the drill consisted of a demonstration of the most common areas where certain types of entanglements may occur in addition to possible methods of disassembling the machine. Thanks to the Ramsey Rescue Squad and the Saddle River Fire Department for joining us and discussing the topic.



Toys for Tots Drive Completed

Wednesday, December 18, 2013  Over the course of the weeks following up to Christmas week our Toys for Tots drive officially ended on wednesday the 18th with 1,273 toys donated. The record setting donation blew away last years collection and will provide many less fortunate families to enjoy the holidays a little more. Our members and their families spent the evening counting and packing trailers for the haul to Picattiny Arsenal. Special thanks to Terri O'Connor Realtors, the Chamber of Commerce, Boy and Girls Scouts, along with many more families and businesses of Allendale. 



Santa Comes to Town!

Tuesday, December 3, 2013  This Friday night is Allendale's Holiday Walk in the center of town. Santa Claus will be making a special appearance in a mini parade of fire trucks and ambulances, so make sure to make it! Event starts at 6:30pm and goes till 9pm. Santa will be arriving around 7:30pm!



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