Station 60 crews made a quick stop on a fire in the walls of a single family dwelling on Shady Brook Lane late last evening, which had extended through the construction of the adjacent fireplace. Many thanks to Somerset County Station 53 and PFARS for their assistance on scene during the incident, as well as Kingston for the cover.
Station 60 stand-by crews getting things in order in advance of the storm with one call on the rolls already to start off the shift.
Ladder 60, Squirt 60 and Assistant 60 took in the dumpster fire in the area of 35 Park Place on Friday morning along with the FM's office.
Station 60 held a great training session this morning utilizing a home on Heather Lane slated for demolition this coming week. Crews practiced the deployment of hand lines, search/rescue, roof ventilation, vent-enter-search and various firefighter survival techniques. Many thanks to all members who participated, as well as our visiting Chiefs and Instructors who were instrumental in making this a great success.
Station 60 is in service with crews available and responding to calls during today's inclement weather.
This afternoon, Ladder 60 was dispatched to Kingston to cover their station while they operated on a 2A dwelling fire. While in station, Ladder 60's crew was split to provide additional manpower to the scene to continue operations on Division 01 of the dwelling.
Princeton Fire Department has officially placed Ladder 60 into service and anticipate placing Rescue 60 into service by the end of this week.
Many thanks to all of our members who have assisted in this effort!
Engine 60 covered East Franklin Dist. 3 fire while they attended a district wide drill. While on standby crews took in a fire alarm.
Princeton Fire Department is proud to announce that Santa has approved our request to take a short tour to spread cheer in Princeton! On Friday December 23rd from 6pm to 9pm Santa will be making four (4) stops to take pictures and spread cheer with a fire department escort.
🎅🏼 1st stop will be Princeton community Village Club House (off Bunn Dr.)
🎅🏼 2nd stop will be at the Princeton Shopping Center by the arch.🎅🏼3rd stop will be at Palmer Square in front of the tree.
🎅🏼4th stop will be at Town Hall parking lot (400 Witherspoon st)
*each stop will be about 20-30mins**
Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates and a link to track Santa in town that night!!
On November 29th the Princeton Fire Department took delivery of a 2016 Pierce Arrow XT 75' rear-mounted Ladder and 2016 Pierce rescue engine. These apparatus will replace a 1983 Mack engine and 1989 Pierce Dash engine, which have remained in active service to the Department.