Ladder 49 responded mutual aid into Princeton on the first alarm for a fire in Alexander Hall. Utility 49 also responded on a special call with Station 49’s large fan.
Tanker 49 update photos from this week’s trip to Sutphen East in Lake Ariel, Pa.
Congratulations to Firefighter Madison Bloom on her graduation from the Monmouth County Fire Academy tonight. (Left to right: Commissioner and Firefighter Mike Ruskuski, Chief Brian Wagner, Madison, Lt. Jerry Byrnes and her brother, Firefighter Josh Bloom.
Plainsboro Firefighter Michael Guzy, a career firefighter with Plainsboro Fire District No. 1, took his official oath of office on Tuesday night at the Board of Commissioners’ Meeting. Firefighter Guzy is a graduate of Hunterdon Central High School and Delaware Valley College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.
He joined Flemington-Raritan Rescue Squad as a junior member in 1992 and rose through the ranks to become Rescue Captain. A year later, he joined Three Bridges Volunteer Fire Company where he served as Chief Engineer.
Mike’s firefighting career began in 2002 when he was appointed as a firefighter in West Windsor, where he served until 2016 and his appointment as a Plainsboro firefighter. He is also an Engineer with Hillsborough Volunteer Fire Company # 1 of Flagtown.
In addition to being a firefighter, Mike holds certifications as an EMT, fire inspector, hazardous materials technician and technician-level certifications in several rescue disciplines. He has received citations for swift water rescues and several Chief’s Awards and Awards of Appreciation over the years.
He lives in Hillsborough with his wife, Shawna, his son, Ryan, and dogs Bellateena and Rocco.
Family, fellow firefighters and friends joined Mike for the ceremony and a brief reception, which followed.
Station 49 and Station 100 (Plainsboro Rescue Squad) responded to a motor vehicle accident with a report of entrapment and multiple injuries on Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Plainsboro Road and Thoreau Drive. Fire and police personnel removed the patient from the vehicle. Squad 49 responded to the motor vehicle accident and stretched a foam line. Engine 49 established a landing zone at Morris Davison Park. Rescue 49 and Special Services 49 assisted with traffic control. Middlesex County HazMat was requested for a full fuel tank with an uncontrollable leak. Station 66 (Princeton Plasma Physics Lab) also responded a BLS ambulance and Capital Health Paramedics also responded. One patient was medevaced from the scene via NorthStar aeromedical.