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Pursuant to N.J.S.40A:14-70, the Chesterfield-Hamilton Fire District No. 1 must maintain a website to provide increased public access to the fire district’s operations and activities.

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Santa is on his way

Santa will be departing the firehouse very shortly. Use the link below to follow his movement. http://www.followmee.com/mapx.aspx?token=d2a74f0c-100e-4153-ba5c-872ed27eb09e

 
2016 Santa Run Route Plan

2016 Santa Run Route Plan

The Santa Run begins at noon on December 17th, we’ve posted his route in the link below.  Unfortunately there aren’t any times listed as this can...

 
Santa Run 2016!

Santa Run 2016!

The members of Union Fire Co. #1 will be escorting Santa around Fire District #1 on December 17th starting at 12pm!

 
Pancake Breakfast Starts 9/11/2016!

Pancake Breakfast Starts 9/11/2016!

Hello everyone, just a reminder that our delicious all you can eat Pancake Breakfast starts up again on 9/11/2016 from 7am to 11am.  We’ll continue to serve...

 

The Union Fire Company Congratulates Ryan Lynch on his promotion to Chief

The Union Fire Company No. 1 wishes to congratulate Ryan Lynch on his promotion to Chief.  Chief Lynch started with the department in 2005 and climbed through the...

 
 
Congratulations FF Taylor!

Congratulations FF Taylor!

Union Fire Co. #1 wishes to congratulate FF Scott Taylor on completing his probationary membership.  Scott is now an Active Member and came to us as a trained firefighter.  He has already been contributing greatly to our company.

 
Live Burn Drill 4/23/16

Live Burn Drill 4/23/16

In an effort to maintain our skills our station held a live burn drill the morning 4/23/2016 at the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center in Westampton.  We utilized the Class “A” building which has burn racks for straw to simulate fire and smoke conditions.  Firefighters practiced short staffing scenarios in which they worked in teams […]

 
Firefighters Practice the Pittsburgh Drill

Firefighters Practice the Pittsburgh Drill

Earlier this year our station constructed three training props that would allow us to execute the Pittsburgh Drill. The Pittsburgh Drill is a physically demanding drill in which a team of firefighters must follow a hoseline to a downed firefighter (in our case Rescue Randy stood in). The crew must then rescue that firefighter by […]

 
2016 Fire District Election

2016 Fire District Election

Fire District #1 Election is tomorrow Saturday February 20th from 2 PM until 9 PM. Voting will take place at the Union Fire Company 18 New Street Crosswicks. Don’t forget to come out and vote.

 
We need volunteers!

We need volunteers!

Union Fire Company #1 is actively seeking new volunteers!  Benefits of volunteering include but aren’t limited to training as a firefighter (which carries with it college credits), rewards for service, access to an onsite fitness center, a sense of community pride, and most importantly a sense of belonging to an extended family of volunteers! If […]

 
Station 261 Holds Live Fire Training 9/12/15

Station 261 Holds Live Fire Training 9/12/15

As part of our regular training program at Station 261 we held a live fire training drill at the Burlington County Emergency Service Training Center on 9/12/15.  Firefighters are required to participate in a minimum of 24 hours of live fire training per year according to the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety.  We strive […]

 
CHFD#1 and Union Fire Co #1 Welcomes back FF/EMT William Mills

CHFD#1 and Union Fire Co #1 Welcomes back FF/EMT William Mills

We are pleased to announce the return of FF/EMT William Mills.  William has come back to serve our District after gaining years of invaluable experience in South Carolina.  William has previously served as both a career staff member and volunteer, we are happy to say WELCOME HOME!

 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Chesterfield-Hamilton Fire District No. 1 is seeking qualified applicants for the position of career Firefighter/EMT. Applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications: NJDFS Firefighter One NJDFS Incident Management Level One NJDHSS Emergency Medical Technician – Basic NJMVC Driver’s License   Applicants are required to have a clear criminal history, driving record, and be eligible […]

 
Fire District #1 Welcomes FF/EMT Drew Tilton

Fire District #1 Welcomes FF/EMT Drew Tilton

CHFD #1 and Union Fire Co #1 would like to congratulate FF/EMT Drew Tilton on his appointment to the Career Staff!  FF/EMT Tilton joins us from Midway Beach Fire Rescue in South Carolina.  He started his fire service career as a volunteer with Union Fire Co #1 here in Crosswicks so we’d also like to […]

 
Best of luck to FF/EMT Brian Clarke

Best of luck to FF/EMT Brian Clarke

Chesterfield-Hamilton Fire District No. 1 would like to wish the best of luck to FF/EMT Brian Clarke on his new endeavor with Mercer County Emergency Services Communication Center. FF Clarke was hired in November of 2007 and his 6 years of service as a career firefighter with the CHFD#1 are much appreciated. Brian we look forward […]