Apr
23
2015

3 In A Row For Station 49 Last Night

The fire company responded to three separate calls last night back to back.  First Rescue 49 responded as the RIT company to a structure fire in East Windsor.  Then Tower 49 was requested to cover Hightstown, while Hightstown operated at the structure fire.   Shortly after Squad 49 responded to a gas leak at Fox Run Drive.

Apr
14
2015

Day Shift Oath of Office Ceremony – 4/14/2015

The Plainsboro Fire District held a swearing-in ceremony for newly promoted Lieutenant Matt Collins, newly hired firefighter Doug Vorp and current Day Shift firefighters Dave Seip and Al Maguire followed by a reception for them and their families sponsored by the Plainsboro Fire Company. Police Chief Guy Armour, Plainsboro Public Safety Director, administered the oath of office. Photos by Cindy Rashkin

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Apr
13
2015

Tanker 49 responds to Millstone 3rd Alarm

Tanker 49 was requested to a 3rd alarm fire in Millstone NJ as part of the tanker task force.  Crews remained on scene for several hours.

Feb
16
2015

Busy Day For Station 49 – Monday February 16th

Eight-call Monday, beginning at 0443 and ending at 1148
-Mutual aid to South Brunswick, Tanker 49, large mulch pile fire
- Sayre Drive, fire alarm malfunction
- Forrestal Road, contractors working in the building
- Schalks Crossing Road, broken sprinkler pipe
- Research Way, broken sprinkler pipe
- Homewood Suites, broken sprinkler pipe
- Aspen Drive, broken water pipe
- Stults Drive, CO detector malfunction

Feb
16
2015

Tanker 49 Responds Mutual Aid To Mulch Fire In South Brunswick

During the early morning hours of Monday February 16th Tanker 49 was special requested to assist with a large mulch fire in South Brunswick.  One would think that it would not be possible to have a mulch fire with wind chills of -14 degrees and a temperature of 1 degree, but it’s possible.  Tanker 49 was on location for approximately 8 hours, braving the frigid temperatures with other fire companies.    Cranbury Tk 48, Millstone Tk 32-95, East Windsor Tk 42, Monroe Tk 23, Little Rocky Hill Tk 41, and a tanker from Griggstown.  In all approximately 318,000 gallons of water was used to put the fire out.

 

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Feb
13
2015

Engine 49 Special Called To West Windsor Smoke Condition

Engine 49 responded mutual aid into West Windsor early this morning, special called by Chief 44 for a smoke condition on Alexander Road.

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Feb
12
2015

Jim Pedley Honored by Township Committee

The Plainsboro Township Committee honored Ex-Chief Jim Pedley for his three years of service as Plainsboro Fire Chief.

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Feb
10
2015

Congratulations Matt Collins – Lieutenant & Day Shift Supervisor

Congratulations to Firefighter Matt Collins on his appointment as a Lieutenant and Day Shift Supervisor by the Board of Commissioners last night. Best of luck to you. We look forward to working with you in your new position.

Jan
20
2015

Training On Petzl Exo Escape System

On Tuesday nights drill the fire company did re-certification on the Petzl Exo bailout system.  Also members that have never used the system before were learning the basics and will complete 9 bailout scenarios to becobailout7bailout4bailout2bailout6me certified.  Photos were taken by fire company photographer Cindy Rashkin.bailout8

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Jan
19
2015

Mutual Aid To Princeton For House Fire

Ladder 49 responded into Princeton on Monday morning for a first alarm fire.  Crews were on scene for an extended period of time.

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