Oct
13
2014

Tanker 49 To Millstone Structure Fire

Tanker 49 responded yesterday into Monmouth County Millstone Township to assist with a structure fire.  Tanker 49 was on scene for several hours.fire4 fire3 fire2 fire1 fire

Sep
30
2014

Ladder 49 To South Brunswick Structure Fire

Ladder 49 has responded mutual aid into South Brunswick for a house fire at 26 Greenview Drive, Kendall Park. The crew from Ladder 49 worked through the early morning hours Tuesday assisting with extinguishing and extensive overhaul. For more information about the fire please see the following links:

http://www.nj.com/middlesex/index.ssf/2014/09/police_search_for_persons_of_interest_in_suspected_south_brunswick_arson.html#incart_river

http://www.nj.com/middlesex/index.ssf/2014/09/south_brunswick_house_fire_under_investigation_after_blaze_displaces_family.htm

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Sep
30
2014

Ladder 49 To Princeton First Alarm Fire

Ladder 49 responded mutual aid into Princeton for a one-alarm basement fire at 59 Murray Place. Good stop by Princeton.fire

Sep
29
2014

Tunnels To Towers 5K NYC

Run8 runStation 49 participated in the annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K run/walk. It commemorates FDNY Firefighter Stephen Sillers’ run from Brooklyn to the World Trade Center through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel. He was killed in the line of duty that day

Sep
26
2014

Ladder 49 Cover Assignment Monroe Station 23B

Ladder 49 was called to cover Monroe Station 23B late Friday into early Saturday morning while Monroe fire companies battled a 2 alarm fire.  During the cover assignment Ladder 49 was requested to respond to an accident on the NJ Turnpike at mile marker 75.6, but was recalled enroute. Other companies on location handled the motor vehicle accident which involved a tractor trailer and minivan.

Sep
22
2014

2nd Alarm 113 Hampshire Drive

Station 49 responded to a two-alarm fire at 113 Hampshire Drive today. Arriving units found a heavy smoke condition and heavy fire on the second floor of an end townhouse. The fire also damaged 112 and 111 Hampshire Drive. Responding mutual aid companies included Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, Cranbury, Princeton Junction, West Windsor, Kingston, Applegarth, East Windsor No. 1, Kendall Park, Princeton, Monroe, Lawence and Jamesburg. EMS units included Plainsboro Township EMS, Plainsboro Rescue Squad, East Windsor Rescue Squad hampshire fire 9-24 fire1 fire6 fire5 fire4 fire3 fire2and Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

Sep
16
2014

Annual Firmenich Hazmat Drill

The fire company worked with members of the Hazmat team from Firmenich for their annual drill.  Assisting in the drill were Plainsboro Township Rescue Squad, Plainsboro Police, and the drill8 drill7 drill6 drill5 drill4 drill3Kendall Park Fire Department

Sep
12
2014

Update To 9/11 Car Wash

As of today, we have raised $1,600 for the Terry Farrell Firefighter Fund and Dingman, Pa. Firefighter Chris Plaxe. We expect to add to it, but it’s a tremendous accomplishment. Thank you for your generosity. Thanks to Rob Brown, our car wash coordinator, and to those who participated in the car wash.

Sep
6
2014

Chris Plaxe Visit — 9/11 Terry Farrell Car Wash

In the middle of our car wash, we had an unexpected visit from the beneficiary — Dingman, Pa. Firefighter Chris Plaxe, who was paralyzed in an accident while responding to a fire call, and his family. We were extremely impressed by this courageous young man and his family and honored to have him in our firehouse. Just before we ate, we had a RIT call into East Windsor and Chris wheeled himself onto the apparatus floor and watched Rescue 49 respond..carwash carwash1 carwash2 carwash3 carwash4 carwash5 carwash6 carwash7 carwash8 carwash9

Aug
30
2014

9/11 Car Wash

PLAINSBORO FIRE COMPANY
405 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
609-799-0492 (Non-Emergency)
For Immediate Release Contact:
Tom Healey

Plainsboro Fire Co. to Mark 9/11 Raising Funds for Seriously Injured Firefighter.

Funds from Weekend Car Wash and Donations to Support Paralyzed Pennsylvania Firefighter.

PLAINSBORO Plainsboro firefighters will mark 9/11 with a car wash on Saturday, September 6, to raise money for a Pennsylvania firefighter who was paralyzed in a car accident while responding to an emergency call.

In cooperation with the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund, named for the 9/11 FDNY hero proceeds from the fire companies annual 9/11 fundraiser will support the Farrell Fund and go directly to Dingman Township, Pa. Volunteer Firefighter Chris Plaxe, who suffered traumatic injuries in a car accident while responding to a call and is paralyzed from the chest down.

The Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund has already provided funds to Plaxe. The car wash will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the firehouse, 405 Plainsboro Road at the corner of Prospect Avenue. Rain date is Sunday, September 7. Patrons of Plainsboro food establishments will also be asked to donate to the fund and deposit their contributions in a firefighters boot.

It is the fourth consecutive year the fire company has sponsored the car wash as part of its commemoration of 9/11 to support the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund, which provides financial support to help firefighters, firefighters families and fire departments meet educational, medical and equipment needs.

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