NEW JERSEY WILDLAND FIRE AGENCIES
New Jersey Forest Fire Service
By John H. Rieth
The New Jersey Forest Fire Service protects more then 3.2 million acres of public and private wildlands through out New Jersey. The New Jersey Forest Fire Service is in the Division of Parks and Forestry, in the Department of Environmental Protection. Approximately 89 full time firefighters (Forest Fire Wardens), Forest Fire Observers, Fleet Repair Personnel, Office Staff, and other support are employed by the agency. In addition, 1200 part-time/paid per-calls fire fighters are available. In 2012 many full time personnel have retired, and many of the Forest Fire Observers positions have not yet been filled.
The State is divided into three geographical Divisions. Each division; North (A), Central (B), and South (C), are to have a Division Warden and two Assistant Division Wardens. Each Division is divided into Sections of about 100,000 acres. Each section is administered by a full time Section Forest Fire Warden who is equipped with an off road wildland engine. Each Section is then divided into districts, which are about 15,000 acres. Each district has a part-time District Forest Fire Warden. Some District Wardens are assigned a fire apparatus, other do not operate apparatus. Each District has at lest one Deputy Forest Fire Warden to assist the District Wardens. The Fire Apparatus that are assigned out in the field are usually kept at the wardens residences, others are kept at state facilities like parks, and others are kept in municipal fire stations.
Due to retirements, ten forest fire lookout towers do not have full time observers; one section does not have a section warden. In these areas the section is being covered by other section wardens. Each division office as well as the state HQ has vacant Assistant or Division Wardens positions. Division A and Division C shops each have vacant mechanics positions.
In addition to the state Forest Fire Service, several other state agencies and municipal fire companies/departments have cooperator units. These trucks are usually 4x4 or 6x6 military, or other federal agency vehicles, that were obtained from the Federal Excess Property Program, in which the Federal Government owns the vehicles, and are “on Loan” to either the state or the municipal fire departments. All co-op units come under control of the NJ Forest Fire Service. Currently over 20 such units are in service through out NJ, including 3 state parks, and 1 State Wildlife Management Area. In addition the Forest Fire Service operates over 100 federal excess vehicles and machines are in front line service.
Dispatch is done by the nearest Forest Fire Lookout Tower, the Division Headquarters, then Trenton DEP Dispatch, and or various County Communication Centers. Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Burlington, Hunterdon, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, Somerset, and Warren Counties all have county wide fire communications centers.
The lookout towers each have an alidade, which is a compass like plotting table which will give a degree reading, for plotting on a map when the observer notices smoke from a fire. The fire location is known by triangulation with the help of readings from other lookout towers. The lookout towers then dispatch local forest fire units to the fire. Towers are on duty when ever the woods are dry enough to burn, especially in the March-May, and October – November fire seasons. Towers are on duty 9-5 in the winter months, and 6-10 in the spring and summer. Today 21 towers are in-service through out New Jersey. After hours a Division Duty Officer, DEP. Dispatch, county communications, or local dispatcher will contact forest fire wardens by phone, or radio for responses.
Depending on the time of day, season of the year, the location, current weather conditions, or fire behavior, will result in which and how many resources will be dispatch to a wildfire. If the observer in the lookout towers observes dangerous fire behavior, additional units may be dispatched immediately. In the spring fire season it would not be uncommon to dispatch several off road wildland engines type6x, a SEAT or single engine air tanker, and possibly even a tractor-plow/dozer. Other times of the year when the fire danger is low, only one unit may be dispatched. The Division offices may also dispatch units to incidents, especially on larger incidents, which require resources from through out the division, or even from the other divisions. The Trenton office may coordinate division resources for assignments to other divisions.
Usually helicopters and heavy equipment (large dozers ECT), are not dispatched on the initial dispatch, except in remote locations where access is difficult and or if early recon form the aircraft is needed to find the location of fire.
Fire apparatus consists of 97 (excluding 6 2011 Dodge 3500 4x4s) Initial attack off-road wildland engines, most of the trucks ninety six (96) of them are type 6x engines. The other two are type 7 xs. All but two are equipped with full brush cages, which are a series of pipes, bars, and metal plates that are welded to the truck. This protection includes steel plates under the truck to protect the fuel tank, engine, transmission, and other vital parts. The brush protection goes around the truck and over the truck as well. In Southern and Central New Jersey the Pine Barrens environment, which includes sandy soil, and thick under story, with Pitch Pine, Sort Leaf Virginia Pine as the predominant trees, allow for “running down” of fires. These is where generally two trucks cut a path into the woods with the truck, and run counter clockwise around the fire while constructing control lies. This method is also used in Cape Cod area were their trucks are called Brush Breakers or Breaker for short. Similar trucks on Long Island are called Stump Jumpers, Northern Texas, Michigan, and parts of Florida.
As of July 27, 2012, Division A operated 26 off road wildland engines, including two Type 7 and 23 type 6x engines. Of the 26 engines one 1991 Dodge 350, two 1996 Dodge 3500s are in service. In 2000 several Ford F-350 were delivered, 5 went to Div. A. Two 2001 Ford F-450s are in service, Two 2002 Ford F-450 are in service, as well as two 2003 Ford F-450s. Two 2004 Ford F-450, and One 2006 Ford F-450, and one 2007 Ford F-450s V-10 gas are all in service. Two 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 pick up with a slip on is in service as well as one 1993 Chevy 3500 4x4 with a utility body. Two new Dodge 2012 model year 3500 4x4 are in service. These units do not have the New Jersey Brush Cage, and can not push through the trees and brush. Three new 2012 Dodge model year 3500 with brush cages are now in service.
Division B has in service 36 Engines and one spare. Two 1985 Dodge 350s, four 1990 Dodge 350s, four 1991 Dodge 350s, one 1992 Dodge 350, and three 1996 Dodge 3500. Five 2000 Ford F-350s, five 2001 Ford F-450, and one 2002 Ford F-450 are in Service. In addition, there are three 2003 Ford F-450s, two 2004 Ford F-450s, two 2006 Ford F-450s with the V10 gas engines, and three 2008 Ford F-350 with the V-10 gas engine are in the fleet. One 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 type 6x engine with a utility body and full brush protection is also in service. One 2012 Dodge 3500 is in service. Six other 2012 Dodge 3500 are currently under construction. Another 1996 Dodge 3500 was reassigned to Div B, but in not in service.
Division C currently has in service 35 engines with one spare. The break down includes one 1990 Dodge 350, one 1992 Dodge 350, and four 1996 Dodge 3500s. Seven 2000 Ford F-350s are in service. In 2001 five Ford F-450 were delivered, three 2002 Ford F-450s, two 2003 Ford F-450s, two 2004 Ford F-450s, Five 2006 Ford F-450s with the V10 gas engines were delivered. In 2007 one Ford F-450 V10 was delivered. In 2008 three Ford F-350 V10 gas engines were delivered, the last unit was placed into service in 2012. One new 2012 Dodge 3500 is in service. Four new 2012 Dodge 3500 are under construction.
As of 11/27/12, the NJFFS has 97 in service Off-Road Wildland Engines. These include 2 1985 Dodge 350s, 1 1986 Dodge 350, 1 1986 Chevy 350, 6 1990 Dodge 350s, 5 1991 Dodge 350s, 1 1992 Dodge 350s, 10 1996 Dodge 3500s (one is currently out of service), 17 2000 Ford F-350s, 12 2001 Ford F-450s, 6 2002 Ford F-450s, 7 2003 Ford F-450s, 5 2004 Ford F-450s, 8 2006 Ford F-450s V-10 gas, 2 2007 Ford F-350s gas V-10s, 6 2008 Ford F-350s V-10 gas. Eight 2012 Dodge 3500, two of which do not have brush cages. Three Chevys two 1986 and a 1992 are from the FEEP and do not have brush cages.
In November of 2011 12 brand new Dodge 3500 4x4 have been delivered, and as of 8/11/12 6 of 7 are in service. In addition in November 2011 five more Dodge 3500 4x4 were ordered. In Sepetember of 2012 6 additional Dodge 3500.
Twelve Type four engines are in-service, three of which are 4x4s. All of the trucks usually tow a trailer with either a John Deere 350,450, or Kumstus D21 dozer/tractor plow. Each type four engine has a Hale 250 gpm engine drive pump except for one unit, which has a 750 gpm pto driven pump. Most of these units were acquired from the Federal Excess Personal Property Program. Three additional type 4s are under constructions, which are 2011 Freightliner M2 s. Of the type 4 engines a 1986 International International S with a utility body and a 650 gallon tank. A 1988 GMC C70 with a Knaphide body with a 500 gallon tank. Another 1988 Ford F-800 with an old military body fitted with a 500 gallon tank. One 1988 International 4900 4x4 with an Altec body with a 500 gallon tank is in service. A 1991 Ford F-750 water tender was refurbished in 2010 with a new Knaphide body and now has an 850 gallon tank. A unique 1991 International 4900 4x4/ JC Moore Type 2 engine with a 750 pump and a 500 gallon tank, which was donated by the Lakewood NJ Fire Dept. A 1993 International 4x4 4900 chassis was used to build a type four engine in 2009. This unit has a 500 gallon tank and a Knaphide Body. Currently five type 4 engines were bought brand new by the state as type 4 engines. These include two 2003 GMC C7500 Top Kicks with a Knaphide bodies and 750 gallon tanks. Three 2005 GMC C8500 Top Kicks chassis were delivered with Kaphide bodies one with a 900 gallon tank, and two with 1000 gallon tank. In addition, Division A has a 500 gallon CAFS slip-on or skid unit that can be fitted on various chassis in Div. An including dump trucks, and or flood/storm trucks. Three 2011 FL M2-80 chassis are currently under construction , these will have a 2011 Knaphide bodies with a 250 gpm pump and 1000 gallons of water, one for Division B and two for Division C.
Currently 6 water tenders are in service and two are under construction. (One 2011 FL M2 and a 1984 Military M 932). The military chassis as well as the International chassis were acquired from the FEPP. Each water tender in service had a 250 gpm engine drive pump, and a 1200 gallon. Most have a dump valves and most carry a 1500 gallon snap-tank. One 1983 Ford F-750/Amthors is in service in Div.B. A Military 6x6 5-ton AMG M932 built in 1983 was converted into water tender. One additional 1984 Military 6x6 5-ton AMG M-932 is in service, as well as another currently under conversion. One 1984 GMC C70/Amthors and one 1985 Chevy C70/Amthors are also in service. A 1985 International S 1200 gallon tender is all so in service. The newest tender is a 2011 Freightliner M2/ with an older Amthors body, this unit also has a 1200 gallon tank.
Other support trucks that respond to incidents include five truck tractors for Simi-trailers including low boys to move heavy equipment. One 1988 Volvo/Whit/GMC cab over, and one 1992 Ford L 9000 , and three 1997 International 8600s are all in service. Currently 5 roll back transport trucks are in service, including three 2011 Ford F-750 Millers, and one GMC C8500 Top-Kick, and one 1979 Chevy rool-back. Several dump trucks haul tractors that carry tractor plows. These include two 2011 Freightliner M2, a 2003 GMC C7500 Top-Kick, and a 1985 GMC C70. Several other dump trucks are available for work at the air bases and road work. Two forestry body tractor transports are in-service, which currently include a 1988 GMC Brigadier, and a 1989 6x6 International 4900 both have a 2001 Warren Forestry Bodies.
Two Helitack units are in-service which include a 2000 Dodge 3500 4x4 and a 1996 Chevy 3500 4x4. These units carry extra equipment and supplies for pro-long helicopter operations remote from air-bases. Four fuel trucks are available for av-gas for pro-long incidents as well. Six military 6x6s from the 1980’s to the early 1990s are in-service as personal transport or storm response units to assist local responders.
Other vehicles include staff cars like Ford LTDs, various pick-up, and SUVS. Additional trucks such as box trucks, rack bodies, flat beds, vans, pick-up are used for logistical support of the organization both routine and at incidents.
Small John Deere 350-400s are used regularly at fires in divisions B, C and in A7. The Larger units like the John Deere 450&750, a Cat D7, D4 and other special tracked or off road vehicles/machines are only used as needed.
The Forest Fire Service has six helicopters in service, and has three fixed wing aircraft. The Forest Fire Service also contracts with the Downstown Airocrop Corp. for four SEATs (Single Engine Air Takers). Two aircraft are Grumman AgCats, and two Air Tractors crop duster are used from March to May, and if need any other time of the year. Downstown can normally supply a number of aircraft during dry spells other then the spring wildfire season. Currently two air bases are operated by the New Jersey Forest Fire Service, one at Airoflex in Andover, Sussex County. The Main Air Base is Coyle Field in Woodland Twsp., Burlington County. The Forest Fire Service also operates an air strip at Strawberry Field in Hamilton Twsp., Atlantic County. In the late 1990’s ten SEATs were under contract, due to limited funding the number has been dropped to 4 units for 2012.
A major fire is declared when a fire reaches 100 acres, this is when additional support is provided to the Incident, such as Mobil command post, overhead support, including the Incident management team ( a type 2 IC team is being developed in 2011), and fleet maintenance personnel are dispatch. All specialized units may be called on smaller incidents as needed. Including large agriculture pumps, and other specialized equipment. Helicopters can be used on smaller fire to help access remote areas, by using Bambi buckets for water drops, or airlifting equipment and firefighters to reach remote areas, as well as lighting backfires.
Major fires in Central and Southern New Jersey in the Pine Barrens areas, can be mostly contained in 24-48 hours, due to the use of mechanized attack with off road wildland engines, and tractor plows/dozers. Larger fires in the mountainous areas in Northern New Jersey, require mostly manual suppression, thus much more manpower maybe needed. Many of these type fires in Northern New Jersey can not be reached by trucks. Helicopters and or hiking and the use of hand crews are needed. These fires could take several days to contain; some times these fires can turn into campaign fires, where sleeping tents, food, and other logistical arrangements are made to support fire suppression efforts for several days or even weeks.
The urban areas of north eastern New Jersey (Hudson, most Essex, most of Union, and northern Middlesex), as well as areas along the Delaware River from Trenton south to the Salem County, as well as some other suburban and heavy agriculture areas such as the Bayshore of Monmouth County, and farming areas of Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem counties, are not in the Primary Response area. Wildfires in these areas are handled by local fire departments, if they require help; they can call the Forest Fire Service on mutual aid, just like calling any other fire department when help is needed. All other areas of the state in the primary response area, which will receive a response from the forest fire service for wildfires, also the control of all agencies/departments working on a wildfire incident as well as the legal responsibility for suppression is with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service in all primary response areas.
The Forest Fire Service also responds to other emergency, such as floods, storms, wilderness/missing persons searches, aircraft crashes, snow storms, vehicle, and even structure fires in hard to reach remote areas. The Forest Fire Service also assists local law enforcement agencies, emergency managements, and Emergency Medical Services, usually in hard to reach remote areas.
The Forest Fire Service full time Forest Fire Wardens are law enforcement officers, and enforce state laws including forest fire laws, and air pollutions regulations.
The Federal Government has several land use agencies in New Jersey; these agencies are responsible for wildfire suppression on their property. Each agency has a cooperative agreement with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service, where all units can help each other at wildfire incidents. The US Fish and Wildlife Service has several properties in New Jersey including Walkill refuge in Sussex County 5100 acres, Supawna Refuge in Salem County 3000 acres , the Great Swamp in Morris County 7600 acres , the Edwin B Forsythe NWR 46,000 acres which has several units in Costal Ocean and Atlantic Counties, and the Cape May NWR 11,000 acres. The US Fish and Wildlife Service have about 15 trained fire fighters, and currently operate 2 type 6x engines.
The National Park Service operates form several properties in New Jersey. The Delaware Watergap National Recreation Area’s Fire Management Officer (FMO), over sees about 50 trained fire fighters in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey side of the Delaware River. Other areas include the Edison National Historic Site in W. Orange, Jockey Hallow (Morristown) Historic Site. In all 4 type 6x engines and type 7 engine are in service, spread out at all units.
The Gateway National Recreation Area 26,000 acres both in New York and New Jersey. The Sandy Hook Unit operates several structural apparatus and two wildland units.
FEDERAL LAND USE AGENCIES
US Fish & Wildlife Service
NJWK-6-1 2000 Ford F-450/S&S 150/250 @ Walkill Refuge
NJWK-6-2 2005 Ford F-450/BME 150/250 @ Walkill Refuge
NJWK-6-3? 2003? Marshmaster 95/200 @ Walkill Refuge
National Park Service
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Type 6x ????
Type 6x ????
Type 7x ????
Type 7x ????
Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit Monmouth County
74-93 2004 Ford F-350 4x4 PU 100/200 Type 7x
74-94 2009 Ford F-350 4x4/Reading100/250 Type 6x
74-75 1994 Seagrave 1500/500 Type I Structural Engine
Other Quasi-State Agencies in New Jersey
The Meadowlands Development Authority, a state agency has several slip-on units they put in pick-up trucks to help control fires in the New Jersey Meadowlands area.
The Palisades Interstate Park/Parkway Commission operates several wildland units. In the Palisades Park and the Sterling Forest Park.
Today 5 engines are in-service.
Type 2 x 1973 AMC 530C 6x6 pumper 500/500
The New Jersey Sports Authority @ the Meadowlands Sports Complex operates several structural apparatus and E-99-1 2007 Ford F-450/Omaha/Cliffside 200/300/25b Field truck
The Port Authority of NY & NJ at Newark Liberty Airport operates.
B58020 2001 GMC 4x4 pick-up CAFS/150
Monmouth County Parks System operates about 10 slip-on units located at the following parks.
Tatum Park in Middletown
Hartshorne Park in Middletown (2 units)
Bayshore Marina/Henry Hudson Trail in Middletown
Shark River Park in Wall
Manasquan River Reservoir in Howell
Thompson Park in Middletown
Turkey Swamp Park in Freehold
The US Military operates several Bases which have large wildland areas.
Picatinny Arsenal in Morris County has several structural engines as well as one wildland unit.
E-19 2008 Int. 4900 4x4/Pierce Contender 500/500 Type III Eng.
T-19 2009 Int.Workstar/Pierce 1000/3000 Pumper-tanker
75-74 1997 Freightliner FL-80/Pierce 4x4 1250/500/50/50 Type 1x Interface
Ex Ft. Monmouth FD
Ft. Dix (Joint Base FD)Burlington County has several structural apparatus including several wildland units.
3827 2006 Ford F-450 4x4 250/250 Brush Protection
3828 2006 Ford F-450 4x4 250/250 Brush Protection
3826 2009/10 Ford F-450 4x4/Lees250/250 Brush Protection
McGuire (Joint Base FD) Air Force Base Burlington County
T-3836 1993 International/West Mark EL 1250/5000 Tanker-pumper
Ft. Dix (Joint Base) Natural Resources
6846 2001 Ford F-550 4x4 flat bed 250/300
684? 199? Hummer 4x4 250/250
684? 198? Ford F-700 dump w/ John Deer 350 Tractor-plow
US Navy Lakehurst Air Engineering Center (Joint Base FD), Lakehurst, Ocean County
6319 1991 Hummer 4x4 250/300 Brush Protection
6329 1991 Hummer 4x4 250/300 Brush Protection
US Naval Weapons Station Earle, Colts Neck, Monmouth County.
94-93 2003 Ford F-550/E-1 4x4 200/350 Jack Rabbit
94-94 2005 Ford F-550/BME 4x4 200/350 Brush Protection
94-96 2006 International/Pierce 1000/3000 Pumper-tanker
NJ. Air National Guard (Air Force) Warren Grove Aerial Range
F-1 4226? 1997 M35A3 150/500/6A Brush Protection
F-2 4227? 1997 M35A3 150/500/6A Brush Protection
Atlantic City International Airport 177 Fighter Wing NJ Air National Guard
Tanker 21 1987 International Paystar/KME 6x6 500/2000 tender OOS.
New Tender 21 2012 International Workstar/KME 1250/4000 tender
New Jersey Forest Fire Service Roster
A1 2012 Dodge 3500 250 Branchville no protection
A2 2007 Ford F-450 308 W.Milford has well
A3 2012 Dodge 3500 250 Hardwick no protection
A4 2012 Dodge 3500 250 Andover Tosp. has well
A5 2004 Ford F-450 180 Rockaway
A6 2006 Ford F-450 308 Stewartsville has well
A7 2012 Dodge 3500 250 has well
A8 2012 Dodge 3500 250 Frenchtown
A9 2000 Ford F-350 230 Stillwater
A10 2003 Ford F-450 265 has well ex A4
A11 1996 Dodge 3500 230 Johnsonburg has well
A12 2001 Ford F450 300 Washington
A13 1991/10 Ford F750 850 Budd Lake Type 4 ex A43
A14 2002 Ford F-450 180 Boonton has well
A15 2000 Ford F-350 250 Hillsborough has well
A16 2001 Ford F-450 230 Oakland has well
A17 1991 Dodge 230 W.Milford
A18 2000 Ford F-350 230 Hopatcong has well
A19 1996 Dodge 3500 235 Chester
A 20 2011 Freightliner 250/1200 Branchville Tender
A21 2002 Ford F-450 180 Mcaffee
A22 1994 Chevy 3500 4x4 200 Ringwood
A23 2000 Ford F-350 235 Hamburg
A24 2000 Ford F-350 275 Chester has well
A25 1985 International 1200 Lambertville
A26 1985 Chevy M-1008 180 Port Murry
A27 2003 Ford F-450 265 Hackettstown has well
A28 2003 GMC Top Kick 750 West Milford Type 4
A29 2006 GMC Top Kick 1000 Ironia Type 4
A30 2004 Ford F-350 250 Whitehouse
A31 2006 Ford E-350 Van Andover Shop
A32 2001 Dodge 2500 Pick-up Shop Supervisor
A33 2001 Dodge Durango Andover Shop
A34 2002 Dodge 2500 utility Andover Shop
A40 1997 Int. Truck Tractor Andover Shop
A41 2011 Ford F-750 Roll Back Andover Shop
A42 1988 International bucket truck Andover Shop
A43 2011 Frightliner FL Dump Truck Andover Shop
A44 1983 AMC M-932 6x6 1200 Andover ShopTender
A45 1990 Chevy 4x4 4-door pick-up Andover Shop
A46 1994 Chevy small rack body Andover Shop
A47 1998 Ford Pick up Andover Shop
A48 1992 Ford F850 4x4 dump w/CAFS Andover Shop 500 gallon tank
A49 1995 AMG M35A3 6x6 Andover Shop
A60 1982 Int. S Dump Truck Air Base
A61 2002 Dodge 4x4 pick-up with snow plow Air Base
A62 2000 Dodge 4x4 utility Helitack Airbase
A90 1997 Ford pick-up Liberty State Park
A49-1 1985 AMG M900 6x5 Flood TruckAndover Shop
Car 35 2012 Chevy 1500 4x4 4-door pick-up Glrnwood
Car 34 2006 Dodge 1500 Pick-up Shop Forman
Car 36 2005 Dodge Dokota Pick-up West Milford
Car 37 2004 Dodge Dakota Pick-up Andover HQ
Car 38 2006 Ford F-350 4x4 service truck Hamburg
Car 39 2006 Ford F-350 4x4 service truck Wantage
MU-101 1980 John Deere 350 Dozer OOS Andover Shop
MU-102 1978 John Deere 350 Dozer Ringwood
MU-103 2010 Komatsu D21 Andover Shop
MU-104 Suzuki Quad
MU-105 Honda Quad
MU-106 1994 Polaris 6x6 quad Andover Shop
MU-107 2005 Polaris 6x6 Andover Shop
MU108 1988 Yamaha 4x4 Andover Shop
MU-110 1987 Drasser Front end loader Air Base
MU-111 1986 Ford Backhoe Andover Shop
MU-114 John Deere front-end loader Andover Shop
MU-126 Galion crane Andover Shop
MU-101 1992 Cat D4 dozer Andover Shop
MU-102? 1996 Cat D3 dozer
TL-102 Mobile HQ trailer
TL-111 Rehab trailer
Note Div A is using a NJ. Park Service 1977 Ford L9000 truck tractor for the lowboy trailer.
One brand new Dodge 3500 4x4 are currently under Construction.
B1 2006 Ford F-450 250 Medford V10 gas
B2 2006 Ford F-450 250 Chatsworth V10 gas
B3 2008 Ford F-350 250 Chatsworth V10 gas
B4 2001 Ford F-450 250 Tuckerton
B5 2001 Ford F-450 250 Forked River
B6 2008 Ford F-350 250 Browns Mills V10
B7 2003 Ford F-450 250 Beachwood
B8 2012 Dodge 3500 250 Glendola (Wall)
B9 2002 Ford F-450 250 Jackson
B10 2008 Ford F-350 250 S. Brunswick V10
B11 2002 Ford F-450 250 Green Bank ex B2
B12 1990 Dodge 250 New Gretna
B13 1992 Dodge 250 Browns Mills
B14 2000 Ford F-350 250 Chatsworth
B15 2003 GMC Top-Kick 750 Toms River
B16 1996 Dodge 3500 250 Southampton
B17 2000 Ford F-350 250 Jackson
B18 1991 Dodge 250 Passadena old Car 51
B19 1996 Dodge 3500 250 Tuckerton
B20 2000 Ford F-350 250 Barnegat
B21 1991 Dodge 250 New Egypt ex C41
B22 1990 Dodge 250 Browns Mills (D)
B23 2003 Ford F-450 250 Tabernacle ex B3
B24 1996 Dodge 3500 250 Shamong
B25 1991 Dodge 250 Morganville
B26 1983 Ford F-700/Amthors 1200 Medford
B27 2001 Ford F-450 ex B1 250 Mayette (Stafford)
B28 1990 Dodge 250 Lower Bank old A28 diesel
B29 No Such Unit was dump truck in sect.7
B30 1988 Int.S/Altec 500 Green Bank Type 3 X E w/mu 212
B31 1985 Dodge 250 Whiting
B32 2000 Ford F-350 250 Toms River
B33 1986 Chevy M-1008 250 Toms River
B34 2000 Ford F-350 250 Lakewood
B35 2001 Ford F-450 250 Lanoka Harbor ex B10
B36 1990 Dodge 250 Lakewood
B37 2004 Ford F-450 250 Jamesburg ex B10
B38 2001 Ford F-450 250 Lakehurst ex B6
B39 1985 Dodge 250 Toms River ex B23
B40 1990 Dodge 250 Shamong to be B46 in 2012.
New B41 2010 Frightliner FL90 Dump truck Shamong w/mu-201
B41 1985 GMC C Dump Jackson acting B45w/mu-209
B42 1988 Ford F-800 500 Browns Mills 95 gpm w/mu-206
B43 2003 Ford F-450 250 Glendola (Wall)
B44 2005 GMC C8500/Knaphide800 S. Brunswick Type 4 E w/mu-210
B45 OOS to be a 2011 Freightliner M2
B46 1983 Ford F-700 Dump Chatswoth w/mu 202
B47 1993 Int.4900 4x4/ Knaphide 500 Waretown Type 4x w/mu 205
B48 No such unit
B49 1991 Int.4900 4x4/JC Moore 500 Lakewood Type 3X E w/mu 208
B50 1982 Int. S Dump Tabernacle w/mu 203
B51 1988 GMC C 500 Little Egg Harbor Type 3 w/mu 204
B68 1991 Dodge 250 New Lisbon Shop spare ex B43
Old A27 1996 Dodge 3500 to be reassigned
Car 41 2009 Dodge 1500 4-door PU Staff car
Car J 2007 Dodge Dakota 4-door PU Staff car
Car 42 2007 Dodge Dakota PU 4x4 Staff car
Car 50 2001 Chevy 4x4 Pick-up Shop Forman
Car 51 2001 Ford F-350 Service/Repair truck
Car 52 2004 Ford F-350 Service/Repair truck
Car 53 2006 Ford F-350 Service/Repair truck
54 2001 Ford F-250 Pick-up New Lisbon Shop
55 1986 Chevy M-1008 Jenkins Pick-up Fuel tank
56 1984 Chevy M-1008 Pick-up New Lisbon Shop Fuel tank
57 1979 Chevy Roll Back New Lisbon Shop
58 1986 GMC C/Holmes Wrecker New Lisbon Shop
59 1997 Int. 8600 Truck Tractor New Lisbon Shop
60 1992 Ford L9000 truck tractor NLS non emergency use (Blue)
61A 1992 Dodge Van New Lisbon Shop OOS
61 Ford E-350 van New Lisbon Shop OOS
62 2002 Ford F-150 pick –up ex 92 New Lisbon Shop
64 1987 GMC C/ Jerrdan Roll Back New Lisbon Shop
65 1988/01GMC Brigadier/ Warren New Lisbon Shop Equ. Transport
66 1996 Dodge Dakota pick-up blue New Lisbon Shop
67 2000 Ford F-150 Pick-up New Lisbon Shop
68 2000 Ford F-150 Pick-up New Lisbon Shop
69 1993 AMG M35A3 6x6 New Lisbon Shop Storm Response
MU- 201 2009 Kamatsu D21p dozer/plow Medford
MU-202 1980 John Deere 350 dozer/plow Chatsworth
ExMU-203 1979 John Deere 350 dozer/plow OOS
MU 203 1977 John Deere 350 dozer/plow Tabernacle
MU-204 1979 John Deere 350 dozer/plow Little Egg Harbor
MU-250 1980 John Deere 350 dozer/plow NLS
MU-205 2001 John Deere 450 dozer/plow Waretown Ex 220
MU-206 1981 John Deere 350 dozer/plow Browns Mills
New MU 207 2012 Kamatsu D21 dozer/plow Toms River not yet in service
MU-207 1989 John Deere 400 dozer/plow Toms River to be spare
MU-208 1979 John Deere 350 dozer/plow Lakewood
MU-209 1979 John Deere 350 dozer/plow Jackson
MU-222 to be ex MU 207 1989 JD 400 New Lisbon Shop
MU-223 1978 John Deere 350 track-loader New Lisbon Shop
MU-216 1970 Case front end loader New Lisbon Shop
MU-217 1984 Gallon Grader ex DOT New Lisbon Shop
MU-218 1982 John Deere back-hoe New Lisbon Shop
MU-219 1965 ??? Front End Loader New Lisbon Shop OOS
MU-413 1989 John Deere 750 dozer New Lisbon Shop
MU-235 2009 John Deere 450 dozer/plow New Lisbon Shop
MU-250 1980 John Deere 350 dozer/plow New Lisbon Shop ex 205
MU-22 198? International Farm Tractor B10 HQ
TL- ICP Trailer #1
TL- ICP Trailer #2
TL- Rehab Trailer
State Agencies with Cooperator Units
1M29 1986 Chevy M-1008 PU 200 Bass River State Park Slip-on
1M44 1986 Dodge 350 4x4 250 Brandon Byrne State Park X NJFFS
4F9 1986 Chevy M-1008 PU 200 Allaire State Park Slip-on
B-437A 1988 Chevy 4x4 200 Colliers Mills WMA full Protection
Island Beach State Park has a 1986? Chevy M-1008 pick-up not in service
Two M900 dump truck assisgned to Div B not yet in service.
C1 2008 Ford F-350 250 Oceanview
C2 2011/12 Dodge 3500 250 Steelmantown
C3 2007 Ford F-350 250 Millville V10Gas
C4 2006 Ford F-450 250 E. Vineland
C5 2006 Ford F-450 250 Mays Landing
C6 2006 Ford F-450 250 Blue Anchor ex C12
C7 2006 Ford F-450 250 Egg Harbor City
C8 2006 Ford F-350 250 Egg Harbor City
C9 2008 Ford F-450 250 Collings lakes V10 Gas
C10 2003 Ford F-450 250 Pittsgrove
C11 2003 Ford F-450 250 Atco
C12 2000 Ford F-350 250 ex C6 Mays Landing? OOS?
C1A 2000 Ford F-350 250 Rio Grande
C3A 1996 Dodge 3500 250 Mauricetown
C4A 1996 Dodge 3500 250 Vineland
C5A 1990 Dodge 250 Richland
C6A 2001 Ford F-450 250 Blue Anchor
C8A 1990 Dodge 250 Devonshire
C10A 2000 Ford F-350 250 Cobbs Mill
C11A 2000 Ford F-350 250 Winslow
C13 2005 GMC/Knaphide 1000 Hammonton Type 4 engine
C14 1986 Chevy C/Amthors 1200 Pittsgrove
C15 2001 Ford F-450 250 Millville ex C4
C16 2000 Ford F-350 250 Mizpah
New C16 2010 Freightliner 1000 under cont. Type 4 engine
C17 2002 Ford F450 250 Woodbine
New C18 2010 Frightliner 1000 under cont. Type 4 engine
C18 1986 Int. S 650 Williamstown Type 4 engine
C19 2000 Ford F-350 250 Egg Harbor
C20 1983 Chevy C /Amthors 1200 OOS!
C21 1996 Dodge 3500 250 Galloway
C22 2001 Ford F-450 ex C8 250 Laureldale
C23 No Such Unit
C24 1984 AMC M-932 6x6 1200 Millville
C25 2000 Ford F-350 250 Janvier
C26 2004 Ford F-450 250 Egg Harbor
New C27 2004 Ford F-450 250 Port Elizabeth
C27 1992 Dodge 250 Port Elizabeth OOS!
C28 2001 Ford F-450 250 Millville
C29 1990 Dodge 250 OOS ex C21
C30 1984 AMC M-932 6x6 1200 Weekstown w/TK 306
C31 1980 International S truck Tractor Mays Landing Shop ex 93
C32 1993 Ford F-250 4-door Pick-up Mays Landing Shop
C33 2004 Dodge 1500 Shop Forman
C6? 1989 Ford F-700 Roll Back Mays Landing Shop ex 89
C39 2002 Ford F-450 250 Vineland
C40 No such unit
C41 2002 Ford F-450 250 Oceanview Ex C1
C50 2001 Ford F-450 ex C7 250 Oceanville w TK 307
C51 1987 Chevy Jerrdan Roll Back Mays Landing Shop
C52 1996 Dodge 250 Mays Landing Shop Spare
C54 1998 Ford E-350 van Mays Landing Shop
C55 No Such Unit
C56 2001 Chevy Pick-up Mays Landing Shop
C57 1994 Chevy S10 Pick-up Mays Landing Shop
C60? 2011 Ford F-700 Roll Back Mays Landing Shop
C61? 2002 GMC Top-Kick roll back Mays Landing Shop
C62 2003 GMC Top-Kick Dump Truck Mays Landing Shop
C63 1984 GMC/Amthors 1200 Mays Landing Shop ex C18
C65 1988 Volvo/White/GMC Cab Over truck tractor
C6? 1996 International Truck Tractor Mays Landing
Car 33 2004 Dodge Dakota Pick-up Shop Forman
Car 45 2005 Dodge Durango K9 Unit
Car 46 2006 Dodge Dakota Pick-up Staff car
Car 47 2005 Dodge Durango Staff car
New 2010 Ford Explorer Staff car
Car 48 2005 Ford F-350 4x4 Service/repair
Car 49 2001 Ford F-350 4x4 Service/repair
Car 71 2003 Chevy Pick-up S. Egg Harbor
Car 74 2002 Ford Pick-up Green Creek
MU 302 2010 Kamatsu D21p Woodbine
Old MU 302 1979 John Deere 350 Mays Landing Shop
MU 304 1979 John Deere 350 Millville
MU 305 1989 John Deere 400 Millmay
MU 306 1979 John Deere 350 Hammonton ex MU 312?
MU 307 1981 John Deere 350 Oceanville
MU 308 1979 John Deere 350 Laureldale ex MU306
MU 309 2002 John Deere 450 Williamstown
MU 310 1979 John Deere 350 Willow Grove
MU 311 1980 John Deere 350 Atco
MU 312 1986 John Deere 350 Spare @ MLS
MU 313 1979 John Deere 350 Wide Track Mays Landing Shop
MU 314 1979 John Deere 350 Spare @Mays Landing Shop
MU 315 1979 John Deere 350 Spare @ Mays Landing Shop ex MU305
MU 316 1986 John Deere 350 Track loader @ MLS
MU 317 2010 John Deere 450 Mays Landing Shop
MU 320 1981 John Deere 350 OOS @ MLS
MU 321 1979 John Deere 350 Parts @ MLS
MU 369 1984 Fiat-Allis Large Dozer Mays Landing Shop OOS?
Old MU 308 1981 JD 350 OOS
Old MU 310 1979 JD 350 OOS
GR 2 1988 Gallon Grader
MU-340 ex 104 1969 John Deere 350 Tractor Plow Mays Landing R&D OOS
MU 326 198? John Deere 350 Track loader @ MLS
MU 330 1986 Gallon Grader Mays Landing Shop
MU 335 Polaris ATV 6x6 Mays Landing Shop
MU 336 1993 Honda Quad Mays Landing Shop
Car 81 2005 Dodge Dakota Pick-up
Car 84 1992 Dodge Pick OOS?
Car 85 1997 Ford F-150 w/ rack
Car 90 2006 Dodge Pick-up 4-door Staff car
86 1982 Ford F-700 4x4/FTI 500/500
87 1992 Amertek CF4000 4x4 CRF 1000/1200/Dry Chem./Halon
89 1985 GMC Brigadier/Morgan box truck w/lift gate
Car 90 2006 Dodge Pick-up 4-door Staff car
91 2001 Ford Expedition
93 1999 Chevy Tahoe
94 1998 Chevy 1500 pick-up
95 1990 Ford dump truck
96 1996 Ford E-350 van
97 1998 Dodge mini-van
98 2004 Chevy Pick-up Aviation
200? Chevy Blazer Gold
100 1990 Oshkosh Fuel tender
101 1990 Oshkosh Fuel tender
102 1986 Chevy 4x4 flat bed w/ 500 Av. Fuel tender
103 198? Jeep CJ5 4x4 OOS
105 1995 Chevy PU
106 1995 Chevy S10 pick-up @ FREC (Jackson) Fire-wize
107 1996 Chevy 3500 utility body Heli-tak
110 2003 Chevy pick-up S-10
1994 Chevy 4x4 Blazer
111 1993? AMC M35A3 6x6 cargo body w/ winch OOS
112 199? AMG M35A3 6x6 cargo body wo/winch
114 1990 Ford PU? OOS?
115 1991 GMC utility body OOS
116 1991 GMC flat bed OOS
1994 Chevy 4x4 Blazer
??? 1994 Ford F600 box truck
198? Int. Paystar dump truck
MU 406 1972 Cat D7 Dozer
MU 410 Grader OOS
MU 411 1970 Webco Grader
MU 415 1970 Pettibone Crane
MU 417 1970 Ford Front End Loader
MU 418 1980 John Deere loader/back hoe
MU 419 1985 Case Front End Loader
MU 420 1980 Case Front End Loader
MU 423 Track loader?
MU 424 19?? Allis Chambers forklift
MU 425 1983 John Deere 264 Front End Loader
MU 426 19?? NWM Tug
MU 427 1987 Forklift
MU 444 1970 Forklift
MU 4?? 19?? Ingram Roller
MU??? 1972 CAT D7
TL 2?? Rehab trailer from Div B
R&D MAYS LANDING
Car 80 2009 Dodge PU
Car 80 2001 Dodge 4x4 Pick-up to Div A
Car 82 2004 Ford F-350 4x4 Service/repair truck
C64 1989 Int.4900 6x6/05 Warren Forestry ramp Body
C65? 1987 International S 4x4 Flat bed 4x4 Gyro-track tow truck
C?? 1997 Volvo/White Expeidator tandem roll off
C?? 1989 Int.4900 6x6 truck tractor not yet in service
MU-422 2001 Gyro-Track
MU-423 2002 Marsh Master OOS? Returned to USF&WLS
MU-104 1969 John Deer 350 Tractor Plow Mays Landing R&D OOS
MU-429 2007 Marsh Master (NJ Mosquito Comm.)
ANT 99 1969 Dodge WM 300 150/200 Antique Stored @ Div B Shop
ANT100 1970 Dodge W 300 150/200 Antique Stored @ Div B Shop
1979 CCC(AMC)/Fruhauf tri-axel dump
MU-428 2007 New Holland farm type tractor with mowing boom.
MU-429 2007 Marsh Master
Car D 2000 Ford LTD to Coyle Field
Car J 2007 Dodge Pick-up
Car K 2005 Dodge Durango
Car O 1999 Ford LTD
Car P 2005 Ford LTD
Car T 2008 Dodge 1500 4-door PU
Cart W 2004 Ford LTD
Car S 2005 Ford LTD
CO-OP FIRE APPARATUS
State Agencies with Cooperator Units
1M29 1986 Chevy M-1008 Pick-up 200 Bass River State Park Slip-on
1M44 1986 Dodge 250 Brandon Byrne State Park Protection
4F9 1985 Chevy M-1008 200 Allaire State Park Slip-on
B-437A 1988 Chevy 4x4 200 Colliers Mills WMA full Protection
1985 Chevy M-1008 4x4 Island Beach State Park pick-up not in service
Andover Twsp. Fire Co.
B 22-81 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 150/200
Fredon Twsp. Fire Co.
B 27-81 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 SO 250/200
Green Twsp. Fire Co. OOS
MP- 1989 Chevy C 4x4/Pierce 450/250 Mini-pumper
B-3131 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 SO 250/300
Hamburg Fire Dept.
1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 PU SO 150/200
Newton Boro FD
U-806 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 150/200
West Milford Township
Greenwood Forest Fire Co # 3
B-307?1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 PU CO-OP 150/200 Field truck
Apshawa Fire Co. #1
B-10? 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 PU CO-OP no pump or tank yet.
Macopin Fire Co.#4 West Milford Twsp
B4 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 150/200
Upper Greenwood Lake Fire Co.
1986 Chevy 4x4 M-1008 SO 150/200
1984 Chevy M-1008 4x4 150/200
B-410 1986 Chevy M-1008 HP/250 OOS
Wantuge Fire Dept.
E-645 1985 Chevy M-1008 4x4 HP/250
56-82 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 PU
Washington Boro FD
57-82 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 PU
Bamber Lakes Fire Co. Lacey Twsp.
B5339 1970 Kaiser M35 6x6 250/500
Cassville Fire Co. Jackson Twsp.
5639 1993 M35A3 6x6 150/1000
Forked River Fire Co. Lacey Twsp.
6907 1985 Dodge 4x4 pick-up 150/150
Glendola Fire Co. Wall
51-1-93 1973 Kaiser M35 6x6 250/500
52-2-99 1992 Amertek CF4000 4x4 CFR 1000/1200/Dry Chem/Halon
Manitou Park Fire Co. Berkeley Twsp.
1839 1970 Kaiser M35 6x6 250/750
Lakehurst Boro Fire Dept.
1988 Pierce Arrow 1000/750 type 1 class A engine
1993 AMG M35A3 6x6 150/500
Medford Twsp. FD
1969 Kaiser M52 6x6 tractor converted flat bed flood rescue unit
New Gretna Fire Co. Bass River Twsp.
4217 1970 Kaiser M35 6x6 250/500
North Side Fire Co. Tinton Falls
36-4-94 1983 AMC M35A2 6x6 250/600
Pine Brook Fire Co. Tinton Falls
36-3-93 1993 Kaiser M35A3 6x6 150/500
Pinewald Pioneer Fire Co.
2019 1957 CW M35 6x6 150/500
Tinton Falls Fire Co #1
36-1-94 1993 AMG M35A3 150/460
Waretown Fire Co. Ocean Twsp.
3609 1969 Kaiser M-291 6x6 350/1000 brush tanker
Warren Grove Fire Co. Stafford Twsp.
4818 1968 Kaiser M35 6x6 250/500
Helmetta Fire Dept.
B36-2 1993 AMG M35A3 6x6 not yet in service in shop for referb.
Monmouth Beach Fire Co.
33-87 1995 AMG M35A3 6x6 150/525
Holmdel Fire Co.
19-94 1992 AMG M35A3 6x6 100/500
Harvey Cedars Fire Co. High Point NJ.
???? 1995 AMG M35A-3 6x6 High water unit
Ship Bottom Fire Co.
???? 199? AMG M35A3 6x6 350/500 brush tender
Beach Haven FD
???? 1995 M929 6x6 dump truck not yet in service
Barnagat Light Fire Co.
???? 1993? M35A3 6x6 high water unit.
43-93 1995 M929 6x6 500 gwt field truck
Brevent Park & Leonardo Fire Co. (Middletown)
31-2-94 1995 M929 6x6 500 gwt.
Egg Harbor City FD
198? GMC 4x4 light rescue
Collings Lakes Fire Co.
B23 1986 Chevy M-1008 4x4 pick-up 200/200
Stone Harbor FD
Cape May Court House Fire Co.
1993 AMC M35A3 6x6
Green Creek Fire Co.
1992 AMC M35A3 6x6 flood rescue
Stone Harbor FD
1992 AMC M35A3 flood truck
Stratmre Fire Co
1995 M929 6x6 high water unit.
AIRCRAFT STATE OPERATED
Delta 1 1953 Bell 47G2 N101MF 75 gal bucket@ Coyle Field
Delta 2 1975 Bell 206B Jet Ranger II N102NJ 100 gal Bambi Bucket @ Coyle
Delta 3 1969 Bell 206A/B Jet Ranger N103NJ @ Coyle Field
Delta 5 1966 UH-1H Huey N105NJ@ Coyle Field 300 gal Bambi Bucket
Delta 6 1966 UH-1H Huey N106NJ @ Airoflex 300 gal Bambi Bucket
Delta 7 1974 UH-1H Huey N107NJ @ Coyle Field 300 gal Bambi Bucket
Delta 10 1986 Cessna 206 5 seat NJ110NJ Fix Wing
Delta 15 1966 Cessna 182 4 seat N12854F Fix Wing
Delta 16 1963 Super Club 2 seat NJ116NJ Fix Wing
NJ National Guard
Army Aviation Support Center @ Lakehurst NAS was Tranton-Mercer Airport.
4 Skikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters equipped with 600 gallon Bambi Buckets.
Airoflex Airbase Andover Twsp. Sussex County
Alpha 1 300 gal. AgCat Both Units cover all of Div. A
Alpha 2 300 gal. AgCat
Coyle Field Air Attack Base Woodland Twsp. Burlington County No Contract Aircraft
Bravo 1 600 gal Air Tractor Sections all Div. B Sections
Downstown near Vineland Cumberland County.
Charley 1 600 gal Air Tractor Sections all Div. C Sections
Note Ag cats are crop dusters Bi-planes, that where built by Grumman and Schweizer from 1959-late 1990’s. All Downstown’s AgCats are gray and yellow or all yellow with NJ Forest Fire Service decals on sides. Downstown operates a fleet of 11 Agcats, but only 2 are under contract to the State, from March until end of May. In a dry spell or for large fires during other times of the year, Downstown can usually make available several AgCats through out the year. Any aircraft can be assigned during the Spring Fire Season, and other units maybe swapped out for repairs.
Two Air Tractors (A602) are under contract for 2011.
FOREST FIRE LOOKOUT TOWERS
Tower 1 Ramapo Tower 50Ft.
Near Wanaque on Passaic & Bergen Counties A2 (A5&NY)
Tower 2 Bearfort Tower 45 Ft.
on Bear Ft. Mt. W.Milford, Passaic County A2, A5 (A1)
Tower 3 Culvers Tower 45Ft.
Stokes State Forest, Sandyston, Sussex County A1 (PA,NY)
Tower 4 Budd Lake Tower 65 Ft.
Mt. Olive Twsp. Morris County A6,A3, (A4,A8,A7)
Tower 5 Greystone Tower 100Ft.
Union Hill, Morris Plains, Greystone Hosp., Morris Cty. A7 A8,(A5,B10)
Tower 6 Catfish Tower 45Ft.
Del. Watergap Blairstown, Warren County. A3(A6,PA)
Tower 7 Milton Tower 65 Ft
Jefferson Tswp. Morris County A4(A5)
Picatinny Arsenal Tower Jefferson Twsp. Morris County not in service, but can be used.
Tower 8 Lakewood Tower 85 Ft.
Mass. Ave. Lakewood Ocean County B7,B8,B9(B6,B10)
Tower 9 Jamesburg Tower 65Ft.
Perrineville Rd. Thomspson Cty. Park
Monroe Middlesex Cty. B10,A7 (B9,A8)
Tower 10 Medford Tower 100 Ft.
Rt 541 near Stokes Rd. Medford Burl. Cty. B1,B3(B2,C11)
Tower 11 Lebanon Tower 85 Ft.
Rt.72 Woodland Twsp Burlington Cty. B3,B6,(B5,B2)
Tower 12 OOS was Farmingdale Tower, Later Bear Swamp Tower
Tower 13 Cedar Bridge Tower 110 Ft.
Rt. 539 Lacey Twsp. Ocean Cty. B7,B5,B4,B2
Tower 14 Batsto Tower 100Ft.
Batsto Village, Washington Twsp. Burlington County. B2(B4,C8,C6)
Tower 15 Bass River Tower 85Ft.
E.Greenbush Rd. Bass River Twsp. Burl. Cty. Bass River St. Forest B4,B2,C7
Tower 16 Apple Pie Hill Tower 65 Ft.
Applejack Rd. Tabernacle Twsp. Near Chatsworth Burlington County. B1,B2,B3
Tower 17 Belleplaine Tower 85 Ft.
Belleplaine St. Forest , near Woodbine, Cape May County. C2(C4,C5,C6)
Tower 18 Blue Anchor 85Ft.
Rt.73 & Rt. 572 Winslow Twsp. Camden County. C11,C6,C9
Tower 19 Dias Creek Tower 85Ft.
Rt 47 Middle Twsp. C1,C2
Tower 20 Mckeetown Tower 100Ft.
Rt. 40 Egg Harbor Twsp. Atlantic County C6,C7,(C4,C5)
Tower 21 Millville Tower 100Ft.
Millville City Cumberland County C3,C10,(C9)
Tower 22 Mizpah Tower 100 Ft.
RT. 40 in Mizpah, Hamiliton Twsp. Atlantic County C4,C5,(C9)
OUT OF STATE TOWERS
State of New York
Sterling Tower Near Greenwood Lake NY A1&A2
Commonwealth of Pennsylvina
Buckhorn Tower Pinchot Estates Near Pond Eddy, Pike County, PA. A1
High Knob Tower Rt 402 Near Porters Lake, Pike County, PA A1
Big Poncono Tower Near Camelback Mt. in Tannersville, Monroe County, PA A3,A6
Pohopoco Tower Rt 115 Blakelee, Near Fernridge, Monroe County, PA A3,A6
State Headquarters 501 East State St. Trenton
Aviation Headquarters Coyle Field Rt 72 Woodland Twsp. Burlington County
North Jersey Air Base Aerflex Airport, Andover , Sussex County
South Jersey Air Strip Strawberry Field, Hamilton Twsp. Atlantic County
Research and Development Rt. 40 & Atlantic Ave. Mays Landing, Atlantic County
Division A HQ & Shop Rt 206 Andover Twsp. Sussex County
Division B HQ & Shop Brendan Byrne State Forest, Woodland , Burlington Cty.
Division C HQ & Shop Rt 40 Atlantic Ave., Mays Landing, Atlantic County
Forest Resource and Education Center Rt. 527 Holmansville office/ helistop Jackson Twsp. Ocean County.
SECTION AREAS & APPARATUS
Note some municipalities are covered by several sections.
Covers from Middlesex County north of the Raritan River to the New York State Line.
Counties that are covered in the primary areas.
Bergen Essex Hudson Hunterdon Morris
Passaic Sommerset Sussex Mercer
Middlesex north of the Raritan River.
Franklin BoroHampton Twsp.Hardyston Twsp.Lafayette Twsp.
Montague Twsp.Sussex BoroSandyston Twsp.Vernon Twsp.
Wantage Twsp. Frankford Twsp. Hamburg Boro
Engine A2 EngineA16
WT A 28
Franklin LakesMahwah Twsp.Oakland BoroRamsey
Upper Saddle RiverWyckoff
Blommingdale BoroN.HaledonRingwood Boro.Wanaque
Wayne Twsp.West Milford Twsp.Pompton Lakes
EngineA3 Engine A9
Engine A11 EngineA13
Andover Boro& TownshipByram Twsp.Fredon Twsp.
Green Twsp.Hampton Twsp.Newton BoroStillwater Twsp.
Frankford Twsp. Walpack Twsp. Standhope Twsp
Allumunchy Twsp.BlairstownFrelighuysen Twsp.Hardwick Twsp.
Hope Twsp.Knowlton Twsp..
Mt. Olive Twsp.Netcong
Chester Twsp & BoroDover BoroMt. Arlington
RoxburyTwsp. Mt. ArlingtonMt. Olive Twsp.
Jefferson Twsp.Mine Hill Twsp.NetcongWharton Boro
Andover Twsp.& Boro Bryam Twsp.Hamburg Boro Hampton Twsp.Hardyston Twsp.Hopatcong BoroLafayette Twsp.Newton Boro
Franklin BoroOgdensburg Sparta Twsp.Stanhope Twsp.
West Milford Twsp.
EngineA5 Engine A14
WT A29 MU 101
Boonton Twsp.ButlerDenville Chester
E.Hanover Twsp.GilletteHanover Twsp.Jefferson Twsp.
Kinnelon BoroLincoln ParkMendhamMontvilleMorris PlainsMorris Twsp.Mt. LakesNew VernonParsippany-Troy HillsPequannock Twsp.Randolph Twsp.RiverdaleRockaway BoroRockaway Twsp.Stirling
West Milford Twsp. Wayne Twsp.
Alexandria Twsp.Bethlehem Twsp.Clinton Twsp.Delaware Twsp.
High Bridge BoroHolland Twsp.Kingwood Twsp.Lebanon Twsp.
Readington Twsp.Tewsbury Twsp.Union Twsp.
Chester Twsp.Mt. Olive Twsp.Washington Twsp.
Franklin Twsp.Greenwich Twsp.HackettstownHarmony Twsp.
Independence Twsp.Liberty Twsp.Lopatcong Twsp.Mansfield Twsp.
Oxford Twsp.Pohatcong Twsp.Washington Twsp.White Twsp.
Bedminster Twsp.Bernards Twsp.Bernardsville BoroBound Brook Boro
Branchburg Twsp.Bridgewater Twsp.Far Hills BoroFranklin Twsp.
Green Brook Twsp.Hillsboro Twsp.Manville BoroMillstone BoroMontgomery Twsp.N. Plainfield BoroPeapack-GladstoneRaritan BoroRocky Hill BoroSomerville BoroS. Bound Brook BoroWarren Twsp.
Berkley Heights Twsp. Mountainside Boro,Scotch Plains Twsp.
Engine A20 Engine A8
Engine A30 WT A25
Alexandria Twsp.Bloombury BoroClinton Twsp.Delaware Twsp.E.Amwell Twsp.FlemmingtonFranklin Twsp.
Frenchtown BoroHolland Twsp.Kingwood Twsp.Lambertville CityLebanon Boro & Twsp.Millford BoroRaritan Twsp.
Readington Twsp.Stockton BoroUnion Twsp.W.Amwell Twsp.
Alpha Boro, Greenwich Twsp. Pohatcong Twsp.
. Mercer County
Hopewell Twsp. Hopewell Boro Pennington Boro Lawrence Twsp.
From the Raritan River South to the Mullica River.
Burlington, Middlesex South of the Raritan River, Monmouth, & Ocean
EngineB40 DT B41 W/MU 201
Evesham Twsp.Medford Twsp.Medford Lakes Boro Shamong Twsp.
Southampton TownshipTabernacle Twsp.
EngineB28 DT B46 W/MU 202
Engine Type 4x B30 W/MU 212
Engine 1M29 Bass River State Park Co-op
Bass River Twsp.Washington Twsp.Woodland Twsp.
EngineB23 DT B50 W/MU 203
Pemberton Twsp.Southampton Twsp.Tabernacle Twsp.
Section B 4
EngineB4 EngineB19 B55 support unit
EngineB27 Engine type 4 B51 W/MU 204
1M29 Bass River State Forest Co-op unit
Bass River Twsp.
Barnegat Twsp.Little Egg Harbor Twsp.Stafford Twsp.
Engine Type 4x B47 W/MU 205
Car 55 Pick-up with fuel pod
Barnegat Twsp.Lacey Twsp.Manchester Twsp.Ocean Twsp.
EngineB38 Engine Type 4 B42 w/mu 206
Engine 1M44 Byern State Forest Co-op unit
Pemberton TwspWoodland Twsp.
WT B15 w/mu 207
Beachwood BoroBerkeley Twsp.Toms River Twsp.Lakehurst Boro
Manchester Twsp.Ocean Gate BoroPine Beach BoroS.Toms River Boro
Island Beach State Park
Engine Type 4x B49 w/mu 208
Engine 4F9 Allaire State Park Co-op
Colts Neck Twsp.Howell Twsp.Eatontown BoroFarmingdale BoroFreehold Twsp.Ocean Twsp.Neptune Twsp.
Tinton Falls Boro Wall Twsp.
Brick Twsp.Lakewood Twsp.Pt. Pleasant Boro
EngineB21 Dump truck B59 w/mu 209
Engine (F&G) 437A Colliers Mills WMA Co-op unit
Freehold Twsp.Howell Twsp.Millstone Twsp.Roosevelt Boro
Upper Freehold Twsp.
Jackson Twsp.Lakewood Twsp.Manchester Twsp.
EngineB37 Engine Type 4 B44 w/mu 210
East Brunswick Twsp.Helmetta BoroJamesburg BoroMonroe Twsp.
Old Bridge Twsp.Sayerville BoroSouth BrunswickSpotswood
Englishtown BoroFreehold Twsp.Manalapan Twsp.
South of the Mullica River
Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, & Salem
EngineC1 EngineC1A EngineC41
Cape May County
Avalon BoroCape May CityCape May PointDennis Twsp.
Lower Twsp.Middle Twsp.Ocean CitySea Isle City
W.Cape MayUpper Twsp.
EngineC2 EngineC17 w/MU 302
Cape May County
Dennis Twsp.Woodbine BoroUpper Twsp.
Maurice River Twsp.
Bridgeton CityCommercial Twsp.Downe Twsp. Fairfield Twsp.
Fairfield Twsp.Lawrence Twsp.Millville City
EngineC15 w/MU 304 WT C24
Buena Boro. Buena Vista Twsp.
Maurice River, Millville City, Vineland City.
EngineC5A MU 305
Buena Vista Twsp.Corbin CityEstelle Manor City
Hamilton Twsp.Weymouth Twsp.
EngineC26 Engine Type 4 C13 W/MU 306
Folsolm Boro, Hammonton Twsp., Mullica Twsp.
Waterford Twsp. Winslow Twsp.
Engine C50 W/MU 307
Egg Harbor Twsp.Hamilton Twsp.Linwood BoroNorthfield City
Absecon CityPort Republic City Galloway TwspPleasantville CitySomers Point
EngineC22 WT C30 W/MU 308
Egg Harbor CityHamilton Twsp.Galloway Twsp.Hammonton Boro
EngineC25 WT C18 w/ MU 309
Buena BoroBuena Vista Twsp.Folsom BoroHamilton Twsp.
Clayton BoroFranklin Twsp.GlassboroMonroe Twsp.
Newfield BoroWashington Twsp.
EngineC10 EngineC10A MU 310
Deerfield Twsp.Fairfield Twsp.Millville CityStow Creek Twsp.
Upper Deerfield Twsp.
Elk Twsp.Franklin Twsp.
Alloway Twsp.Lower Alloways Creek Twsp.Pittsgrove Twsp.
Quinton Twsp.Upper Pittsgrove Twsp.
EngineC29 WT C20 W/MU 311
Berlin BoroBerlin Twsp.Chesihurst BoroClementon Boro
GibbsboroGloucester Twsp.Lindenwold BoroPine Hill Boro
Voorhees Twsp.Waterford Twsp.Winslow Twsp.
Monroe Twsp.Washington Twsp.
Municipalities by Counties in Forest Fire Service’s Primary Response Areas
Absecon CityBuena BoroBuna Vista Twsp.Corbin City
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor TwspEstelle Manor CityFolsom Boro
Galloway Twsp.Hamilton Twsp.HammontonLinwood Boro
Mullica Twsp.Northfield CityPleasantville CityPort Republic
Sommers PointWeymouth Twsp.
Franklin Lakes BoroMahwah Twsp.Oakland BoroRamsey Boro
Upper Saddle RiverWyckoff Boro
Bass River Twsp.Evesham Twsp.Medford Twsp.Medford Lakes Boro
Pemberton Twsp.Shamong Twsp.Southampton Twsp.Tabernacle Twsp.
Washington Twsp.Woodland Twsp.
Note Hainesport has the Rancoucous State Park; wich would be protected by the FFS.
Berlin BoroChesilhurst BoroClementon BoroGibbsboro Boro
Gloucester Twsp.LindenwoldPine Hill BoroVoorhees Twsp.
Waterford Twsp.Winslow Twsp.
CAPE MAY COUNTY
Avalon BoroCape May CityCape May PointDennis Twsp.
Lower Twsp.Middle Twsp.Ocean CitySea Isle City
Upper Twsp.West Cape May BoroWoodbine Boro
Bridgeton CityCommercial Twsp.Deerfield Twsp.Downe Twsp.
Fairfield Twsp.Lawrence Twsp.Maurice River Twsp.Millvile City
Stow Creek Twsp.Upper Deerfield Twsp.Vineland City
Clayton BoroElk Twsp.Franklin Twsp.GlassboroMonroe Twsp.
Alexandria Twsp.Bethlehem Twsp.Clinton Twsp.Delaware Twsp.
E. Amwell Twsp.Frenchtown BoroFranklin Twsp.High Bridge Boro
Holland Twsp. Kingwood Twsp.
Lambertville BoroLebanon Twsp.Readington Twsp.Tewksbury Twsp.
Union Twsp.W.Amwell Twsp.Raritan Twsp.Stockton Boro
Hopewell Twsp.Hopewell BoroLawrence Twsp. Pennington Boro
E. Brunswick Twsp.Monroe Twsp.Old Bridge Twsp.Sayerville Boro
S. Brunswick Twsp.
Note these other municipalities are not official listed.
Helmetta BoroJamesburg BoroSpotswood BoroSouth River Boro.
Freehold Twsp.Howell Twsp.Manalapan Twsp.Marlboro Twsp.
Millstone Twsp.Ocean Twsp.Roosevelt BoroTinton Falls Boro
Note these other municipalities are not officialy listed.
Colts Neck Twsp.Eatontown BoroEnglishtown BoroFarmingdale Boro
Neptune Twsp.Upper Freehold Twsp.
Boonton Twsp.Butler BoroChatham Boro Chatham Twsp.
Chester Twsp.Chester BoroDenville Twsp.
Dover BoroEast Hanover Twsp.Hanover Twsp.Harding Twsp.
Jefferson Twsp.Kinnelon BoroLincoln Park BoroMadison BoroMendham Twsp.Mine Hill Twsp.MontvilleTwsp.Morris Twsp.Morristown City
Morris Plains BoroMt. Arlington Boro
Mt. Olive Twsp.Mt. Lakes BoroNetcong BoroParrsippany-Troy Hills Twsp.Passaic Twsp.
Penquannock Twsp.Randolph Twsp.Riverdale Boro
Rockaway Twsp.Roxbury Twsp.Washington Twsp.
Barnegat Twsp.Beachwood BoroBerkeley Twsp.Brick Twsp.
Eagleswood Twsp.Jackson Twsp.Lcey Twsp.
Lakehurst BoroLakewood Twsp.Little Egg Harbor Twsp.Manchester Twsp.Ocean Gate BoroOcean Twsp.
Pine Beach BoroPlumsted Twsp.Point Pleasant Boro
S. Toms River BoroStafford Twsp.Toms River Twsp.Tckerton Boro
Bloomingdale BoroNorth Haledon BoroRingwood Boro
Wanaque BoroWayne Twsp.W.Millford Twsp.
Alloways Twsp.Lower Alloways Creek Twsp.Pittsgrove Twsp.
Quinton Twsp.Upper Pittsgrove Twsp.
Bedminster Twsp.Bernards Twsp.Bernardsville
Bridgewater Twsp.Bound Brook BoroBranchburg Twsp.
Green Book Twsp.Far Hills BoroFranklin Twsp.
Hillsborough Twsp.Manville BoroMllstone Boro
Maontgomery Twsp.N. Plainfield CityRaritan BoroPea Pack-Gladstone
Rocky Hill BoroSommerville BoroS. Bound Brook Boro
Warren Twsp.Watchung Boro
Andover Twsp.Andover BoroByram Twsp.Frankford Twsp.
Franklin BoroFredon TwspGreen Twsp.
Hampton Twsp.Hardyston Twsp.Hopatcong Boro
Lafayette Twsp.Montague Twsp.Newton Boro
Ogdensburg BoroPompton Lakes BoroSandyston Twsp.Sparta Twsp.
Stillwater Twsp.Vernon Twsp.Wallpack Twsp.Wantage Twsp.Standhope Twsp.
Berkeley Heights BoroScotch Plains Twsp.
Note Watchung Mt. Reserve in Mountainside and New Providence is in the primary response area.
Allamuchy Twsp.Blairstown Twsp.Franklin Twsp.Frelinghuysen Twsp.Greenwich Twsp.Hackettstown
Hardwick Twsp.Harmony Twsp.Hope Twsp.Independence Twsp.
Knowlton Twsp.Liberty Twsp.Lopatcong Twsp.
Mansfield Twsp.Oxford Twsp.Pohatcong Twsp.Washington Twsp.
Absecon Allowoay Twsp. Alexandria Twsp. Allamunchy Twsp.
Andover Twsp. Andover Boro Avalon Boro
Barnagat Bass River Twsp. Beachwood Boro Bedminster Twsp.
Berkeley Twsp. Berkeley Heights Berlin Boro Bernards Twsp.
Bernardsville Betheham Twsp. Bloomingdale Boro Boonton Twsp.
Cape May City Cape Mays Point Chesihurst Boro Chatham Boro
Chatham Twsp. Chester Twsp. Chester Boro Clyton Boro
Clementon Boro Clinton Twsp. Commercial Twsp. Corbin City
Deerfield Twsp. Delaware Twsp. Dennis Twsp. Denville Twsp.
Downe Twsp. Dover Boro
Eagleswood Twsp. E.Amwell Twsp. E.Brunswick Twsp. Egg Harbor Twsp.
Egg Harbor City Elk Twsp. Estell Manor Evesham Twsp.
Eatontown Boro Englishtown Boro East Hanower Twsp.
Fairfield Twsp. Fair Hills Boro Folsom Boro Frankford Twsp.
Franklin Boro Franklin Twsp. Gloucester County
Franklin Twsp. Hunterdon County Franklin Twsp Somerset County
Franklin Twsp. Warren County Freehold Twsp. Frelinghuysen Twsp.
Fairfield Boro Essex County Farmingdale Boro
Galloway Twsp. Gibbsboro Glassboro Gloucester Twsp.
Green Twsp. Green Brook Twsp. Greenwich Twsp. Warren County
Hackettstown Hamilton Twsp. Atlantic County Hampton Twsp.
Hardston Twsp. Hardwick Twsp. Harmony Twsp. High Bridge Boro
Hillsborough Twsp. Holland Twsp. Hope Twsp. Hopatcong Boro
Hopewell Boro Hopewell Twsp. Howell Twsp.
Jackson Twsp. Jefferson Twsp. Jamesburg Boro
Kingwood Twsp. Kinnelon Boro Knowlton Twsp.
Lacey Twsp. Lafayette Twsp. Lakehurst Boro Lambertville Boro
Lawrence Twsp.Cumberland County Lawrence Twsp. Mercer County Livingston Lebanon Twsp. Lebanon Boro
Liberty Twsp. Lindenwold Boro Linwood Boro
Little Egg Harbor Twsp. Lopatcong twsp. Lower Twsp.
Lower Alloways Creek Twsp. Lincoln Park Long Hill Twsp.
Madison Boro Mahwah twsp. Manalapan Twsp. Manchester Twsp.
Mansfield Twsp.Warren Twsp. Manville Boro Maurice River Twsp.
Medford Twsp. Medford Lakes Boro Mendham Twsp.
Mendham Boro Middle Twsp. Mine Hill Twsp. Millstone Twsp.
Millstone Boro Millville City Monroe Twsp. Gloucester Twsp.
Monroe Twsp. Middlsex County Mountainside Boro Montgomery Twsp.
Montville Twsp. Morris Twsp. Morristown City Morris Plains Boro
Mt. Arlington Mt. Lakes Boro Mt. Olive Twsp. Mullica Twsp.
Newfield Boro Newton Boro New Providence North Heldon
Northfield City North Plainfield City Neptune Twsp.
Oakland Boro Ocean City Ocean Twsp. Monmouth County
Ocean Twsp. Ocean County Ocean Gate Boro Ogdensburg Boro
Old Bridge Twsp. Oxford Twsp.
Parsippany-Troy Hills Twsp. Passaic Twsp. Peapack-Gladston
Pemberton Twsp. Pennington Boro Pequannock Twsp. Pine Beach Boro
Pine Hill Boro Pittsgrove Twsp. Pt. Pleasant Boro Port Republic
Ramsey Randolph Twsp. Readington Twsp. Ringwood Twsp.
Riverdale Boro Rockaway Twsp. Rockaway Boro
Roosevelt Boro Roxbury Twsp. Rocky Hill Boro Raritan Boro
Raritan Twsp. Roseland Boro
Sandyston Twsp. Sayreville Boro Sea Isle City
Shomong Twsp. Sommers Point Somerville Boro
SouthamptonTwsp. S.Toms River Scotch Plans Twsp.
South Bound Brook Boro Sparta Twsp. Stafford Twsp. Ocean County
Stillwater Twsp. Stow Creek Twsp. Standhope Twsp.
Spotswood Boro South River Boro
Tamernacle Twsp. Tewksbury Twsp. Tinton Falls Boro
Tuckerton Boro Toms River Township ( ex Dover Twsp)
Union Twsp. Upper Twsp. Upper Freehold Twsp.
Upper Pitts Grove Twsp. Upper Saddle River Twsp.
Vernon Twsp. Vineland
Wallpack Twsp. Wantage Twsp. Washington Twsp. BurlingtonCounty
Washington Twsp. Gloucester County Washington Twsp. Morris County
Washington Twsp. Warren County Warren Twsp.
Wayne Twsp. Wallpack Twsp.
Watchung Boro Waterford Twsp. West Caldwell Twsp. West Milford Twsp.
Weymouth Twsp. Winslow Twsp. Woodland Twsp.