Recent Calls
Wed. Jul 8th 2015
Rte 202 vehicle fire

The RTFC was dispatched to Rte 202 for a reported vehicle fire in the area of the NJ DMV office. RTPD units arrived and repor...

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Sun. Jun 21st 2015
Landing zone stand by at Lenape Park

RTFC units responded to Lenape Park on Father's Day June 21st 2015 for a Landing Zone stand by. RTFC Engine 21 and Brush ...

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Sat. May 16th 2015
Garage fire

At approximately 03:18 on the morning of May 16th, RTFC and additional first alarm companies were dispatched to a Junction Rd...

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News Headlines
Wed. Apr 1st 2015
New Tower Ladder update

Construction has begun on the new Tower Ladder. The RTFC has received the first email of a series providing pictures and...

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Mon. Apr 28th 2014
Ventilation training.

The RTFC was provided with the rare opportunity to perform training at a house scheduled for demolition on Monday, April 28th...

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Mon. Jan 14th 2013
Members attend Man and Machine class

On Saturday January 14th, 2013 members of the RTFC participated in a "Man in Machine" course held at the Flemington...

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News Headlines
Wed. Apr 1st 2015
Construction has begun on the new Tower Ladder. The RTFC has received the first email of a series providing pictures and a report on the construction process. The cab is currently in the production stages. Additional updates will continue to follow during the process. 
Mon. Apr 28th 2014
The RTFC was provided with the rare opportunity to perform training at a house scheduled for demolition on Monday, April 28th, 2014. RTFC members practiced roof operations including ground and aerial ladder placement, tool selection and use, and vertical ventilation. Members were split into two grou...
Mon. Jan 14th 2013
On Saturday January 14th, 2013 members of the RTFC participated in a "Man in Machine" course held at the Flemington Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad. The course taught members the use of various tools to perform an extrication of a person trapped in machinery or other unusal situations. ...
Mon. Aug 27th 2012
RTFC Firefighters practiced with the companies foam equipment on Monday, August 27th 2012. Members reviewed the current equipment and foam types carried by the RTFC before going out and putting it to use. Members practiced the use of the 95 gpm and 125 gpm foam eductors as well as various types of ...
Tue. Jun 12th 2012
The RTFC will begin using their new Admnistration building starting with the first monthly business meeting on June 12th 2012. The building has been recently rennovated by members volunteering their own time. The building wll now be used for all administrative business of the RTFC. The buildin...
Recent Calls
Wed. Jul 8th 2015
The RTFC was dispatched to Rte 202 for a reported vehicle fire in the area of the NJ DMV office. RTPD units arrived and reported a working fire and began to close the roadway for responding fire apparatus. Engine 21 arrived and confirmed a well involved engine compartment fire and stretched the bump...
Sun. Jun 21st 2015
RTFC units responded to Lenape Park on Father's Day June 21st 2015 for a Landing Zone stand by. RTFC Engine 21 and Brush 21 responded and stood by. RTFC members assisted members of the Flemington-Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad with transferring the patient to the awaiting helicopter. The hel...
Sat. May 16th 2015
At approximately 03:18 on the morning of May 16th, RTFC and additional first alarm companies were dispatched to a Junction Rd residence for a reported fully involved garage fire.  Due to the fire burning undetected for an undetermined amount of time the building was well involved prior to ...
Fri. May 1st 2015
RTFC units were dispatched to the parking lot of the Robert Hunter School at approximately 16:52 hours on May 1st 2015 for a reported vehicle fire. With the location being right behind the RTPD headquarters, police units quickly advised of a working fire.The vehicle was fully involved upon the arriv...
Tue. Mar 10th 2015
At approximately 11:50hrs, the Raritan Township Fire Company and Flemington-Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad were dispatched to the Bourbon Street Liquors Store at 334 State Highway 31 for a report of a car into the building. Squad 21 respond along with multiple rescue squad units. First arriving ...
9-11 Stair Climb

The Raritan Township Fire Company is proud to host the 5th Annual 9/11 Stairclimb to be held at the Hunterdon Medical Center parking deck on 9/13/15.  Here is the link to register: 

http://stairclimb911.eventbrite.com

Pictures / Videos of 2011 Event
Video 1

Rapid Intervention Team

The RTFC operates one of the Rapid Intervention Crews that serve Hunterdon County fire departments. Rapid Intervention Crews or RICs, respond on all level 3 box alarm assignments (structural fires). The mission of a RIC is to stand by on the fire ground to provide immediate assistance or rescue of a firefighter(s) that may become injured, trapped, disoriented or become involved in a multitude of other emergencies while operating at a fire scene. RICs also carry additional equipment specific to firefighter assistance and rescue. Currently the RTFC has 15 certified RIC members. The RTFC serves as the primary RIC for twelve Fire Departments in Hunterdon and Somerset Counties. 

2015 Call Volume
 CALLS
Jan65
Feb52
Mar49
Apr48
May65
Jun44
Jul56
Aug59
Sep2
Oct 
Nov 
Dec 
Total440

Call Volume History