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Franklin Township Fire Department 57 FIRE
Warren County, New Jersey

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The Franklin Township Fire Department is located in Warren County, New Jersey. The Department consists of 3 stations located in New Village, Broadway and Asbury.  The Department is 65 members strong with 11 pieces of apparatus.  

The Department is led into action by Chief Raymond Read. Along with the Chief, Line Officers consists of 1 -  Asst. Chief, 3 -  Captains, 3 -  Lieutenants and 1 - Safety Officer. Our membership also includes Firefighters, EMTs, Fire Police and Jr. Members along with the Administrative Officers of the Department. 

The primary coverage is a rural area of 24 square miles consisting of 15,360 acres. Besides providing coverage to the Department’s primary area, coverage is also afforded to an area of 8.5 square miles consisting of 5440 acres in Bethlehem Township located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey and runs mutual aid with several other departments and companies in both Warren County and Hunterdon County.

Please take a moment to browse through our website.  We hope you find it both informative and helpful. Check our Hall Rental page for information about Hall Rentals. Our newsletter page has information about Dinners, Breakfasts, Raffles and various other happenings that we hold throughout the year!  If you are interested in joining The Franklin Township Fire Department, please go to the becoming a member page for more information.

Thank you for your interest in The Franklin Township Fire Department and feel free to contact us through the contact us page if you have any questions or concerns. As always, we thank you for your continued support!

Celebrating 68 Years of Dedicated Service to the Public
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BROADWAY STATION 1 (F.T.F.D 57 FIRE)
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NEW VILLAGE STATION 2 (F.T.F.D 57 FIRE)
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ASBURY STATION 3 (F.T.F.D 57 FIRE)
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To Report an Emergency
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2015 Line Officers:
Chief 5760 - Raymond Read
Asst. Chief 5770 - Shawn Weilamann
 Captain 5790 - Paul Dudan
Captain 5791 - Jan Verkade
Captain 5792 - Ashley Allworthy
Lieutenant 5793 - Ryan Nelson
Lieutenant 5794 - Dave Brown
Lieutenant 5795 - Robert Woolf
Safety Officer - Bob Gerstner

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We invite you to visit us at the Firehouse. (Contact us for a date and time you would like to visit). Our members are more than happy to answer any questions you may have or to let you know how you can become a valuble member of our department.
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MEMBERS ONLY PAGE (click here)

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WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS:
If you are interested in helping your community we would like to provide you with the training and equipment needed to become a valuable member of our Fire Company. Membership is open to males and females, ages 18 and over. We are also looking for Fire Police as well as Junior Members ages 15 - 17. (Must have consent from Parent  /  Guardian).
If interested go to the Becoming a Member page where you can  find out more information on this topic. You can also call Chief Raymond Read at 908-689-3994 ext. 22 and leave your contact information.
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THE FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT WANTS YOU!!!
We will continue to update this site as new information becomes available. We hope that you enjoy this website and that the information found here is informative to you the public as well as our members. The Members Only Page is a  secured password protected page for our members  that will inform them of weekly, monthly, and annual activities at the firehouse or elsewhere. On our Newsletter page, you can stay up to date on our events such as our Annual Roast Beef Dinners, Pancake Breakfasts, Spaghetti Dinner, Hall Rental information, Fund Drives, Raffles, Pool Fill information, etc. Our Links page has a lot of links that we hope you find helpful. We have also added a kids only page with links and Fire Prevention activities. Be sure to check out our Home Safety Page also, there is a lot of information pertaining to fire safety within your home.

Homeland Security News and Information (click here)

Fire Extinguishers and Evacuation Plans

NFPA: The Authority on Fire, Electric, and Building Safety

Warren County First Responder Website (Click Here)

First Responder News Ticker

Amber Alert's

Homeland Security Live Alert

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Created and Maintained by Ex-Chief George R. Young
Franklin Township Fire Department (57 FIRE)