Team MTAFD before the Warrior Dash, 2013

Warrior Dash 2013

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Members of the Mount Arlington Fire Department took place in the 2013 Warrior Dash in Morristown on August 3rd, 2013.     Even tho the day started out rainy, that did not slow the team down, which was faced with many obstacles such as, Cargo net climbing, Deadweight Drifter, Lake Swim, Leaders Edge, Mud Mounds, […]

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Jefferson Township Mutual Aid 4-6-2013

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On April 6th, 2013, The Jefferson Township Fire Department Company #2, along with Company 1 was dispatched to Prospect Point Road for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival, the fire already had self ventilated through the roof, at that time a RIC team from Picatinny Arsenal Fire Department and an engine from Mount Arlington and […]

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Fire at Pub 199

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Early morning of 1-11-2013 approximately at 4:15 am the Mt. Arlington Fire Department along with EMS 5341 were dispatched for a smoke condition in the rear of Pub 199. Upon arrival of Asst. Chief Brian Shatzel he confirmed a working fire which brought in RIC teams from Netcong Fire Department and Picatinny Arsenal to the […]

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Carbon Monoxide safety tips

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Often called the silent killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide. CO alarms should be installed in a central location outside […]

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Fire Hydrant Reminder

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With the recent snow fall in the area, we ask all residents to please clear the snow away from any fire hydrants that might be located on or near your property. This will aid the Fire Department in the event of a emergency. [facebook][pinterest]

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Lake Freezing Facts

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As the lake freezes, here are some ice safety tips: It is important to remember that there is no such thing as 100% safe ice! Many factors affect the strength of ice besides thickness. Thawing and refreezing Pockets of air can form under the ice on lakes where the water levels are raised and lowered […]

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We are all Volunteer

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Some people have thought that the firefighters that serve the community of Mt. Arlington are paid, the truth is all 45 members are volunteer, we get no financial compensation for our time when we are called out to duty.