Recent Calls
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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Fri. May 1st 2015
Vehicle fire

RTFC units were dispatched to the parking lot of the Robert Hunter School at approximately 16:52 hours on May 1st 2015 for a ...

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Tue. Mar 10th 2015
MVA with entrapment

At approximately 11:50hrs, the Raritan Township Fire Company and Flemington-Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad were dispatche...

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

Truck committee members traveled to the Pierce manufacturing facility in Wisconsin during the first week of April 2015. The m...

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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
Truck committee members traveled to the Pierce manufacturing facility in Wisconsin during the first week of April 2015. The members participated a pre-construction meeting. Members met with our sales representative to review and finalize any and all designs for the new truck...
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
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 ...
Mon. Mar 9th 2015
At approximately 01:45hrs, Raritan Twp Fire Co was dispatched as the Rapid Intervention Crew along with other 1st alarm companies to fire box 47-01 for a building fire at the Sergeantsville Inn in Delaware Twp.  Initial crews reported to find fire coming out of the doors and windows.  Mult...
Fri. Feb 27th 2015
At 18:18hrs, fire box 21-16 was dispatched for a reported structure fire. Based upon additional reports, Chief 21 requested the South County Tender Task Force be dispatched for water supply due to the lack of hydrants in the area. Special Services 21 arrived and requested the 2nd alarm and confirmed...
Rapid Intervention Team

The RTFC operates one of the Rapid Intervention Teams that serve Hunterdon County fire departments. Rapid Intervention Teams or RITs, respond on all level 3 box alarm assignments. The mission of a RIT 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. RITs also carry additional equipment specific to firefighter assistance and rescue. Currently the RTFC has 20 certified RIT members. The RTFC serves as the primary RIT for twelve Fire Departments in Hunterdon and Somerset Counties. 

2015 Call Volume
 CALLS
Jan65
Feb52
Mar49
Apr48
May65
Jun42
Jul 
Aug 
Sep 
Oct 
Nov 
Dec 
Total321

Call Volume History