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170 E.Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876


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Somerville Fire Department

Somerville Fire Department, Somerville New Jersey

The Somerville Fire Department responded to 55 calls for service in the month of April,2024. The top 10 responders are as follows.

1. Ex-Chief Dave Vaughn
2. Glenn Thorne
3. Fire Inspector Ashley Bowden
4. Captain Albert Bowden
5. Lt. Brent Hurevitch
6. Chief Joe Stitley
7. Captain Glenn Sheats
8. Mike Sorace
9. John Lucario
10. Ex-Chief Bruce Kessler
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Thank you for your devoted service to the community!ūüíē

We need 5 convertible owners to drive veterans who are unable to walk in the parade. Parade participants will gather at 7:45 am, on Monday, May 27, at the corner of Culver Street and East High Street. To volunteer as a driver, please email Borough Administrator Kevin Sluka at KSluka@SomervilleNJ.org.

For details about the Somerville Memorial Day parade, please visit www.SomervilleNJ.org/Parade.
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UPDATE: The arrival time is now between 2:15 and 2:45 pm.

The Police Unity Tour will travel east on Main Street, from Mountain Avenue, between 2:30 and 3 pm, on Thursday, May 9. Somerset County police departments will park in front of the courthouse on East Main Street to support the Tour. Show your support by cheering for the police officers as they ride past the County Courthouse!
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Thank You for your SERVICE!!!!!!!

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About us

The Somerville Fire Department has been proudly serving the residents and visitors of the Borough of Somerville, New Jersey since 1835. The Somerville Fire Department continues to be volunteer since 1835. The dedicated personnel are equipped to handle and mitigate emergencies involving fire suppression, hazardous materials response, and all rescue services. The department currently operates 3 engines and 1 truck along with other specialized equipment and utility vehicles out of 3 separate firehouses within the 2.2 square mile county seat of Somerset County. On average the department responds to 650+ fire calls per year with that call number increasing as the borough continues to increase in size.

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