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
Mon. Apr 25th 2016
Tower Ladder 21 Dedication and Muster

On Saturday, June 18th, 2016, the Raritan Township Fire Company will be hosting a dedication and muster to celebrate the deli...

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Mon. Feb 29th 2016
Forcible Entry Training - 02-22-2016

On February 22, 2016, instructors from Fire Fighter 1 (http://ff1.com) came down to RTFC Station 1 with their forcible entry ...

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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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News Headlines
Mon. Apr 25th 2016
On Saturday, June 18th, 2016, the Raritan Township Fire Company will be hosting a dedication and muster to celebrate the delivery of our new Tower Ladder 21, which we took delivery of in late 2015. See flyer attached below for additional details on the event. Registration form can be submitted onlin...
Mon. Feb 29th 2016
On February 22, 2016, instructors from Fire Fighter 1 (http://ff1.com) came down to RTFC Station 1 with their forcible entry simulator. Members of RTFC were given training on conventional forcible entry techniques using the Halligan Tool combined with a flat-head axe or sledge. Training include...
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. ...
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 ...
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. 

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