With waters continuing to rise in the Raritan River and in the creeks and brooks in town, roads may continue to be flooded in Somerville throughout the day. Southside Ave. is currently closed. As a reminder DO NOT try and drive through a flooded area.
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Mailing Address 170 E.Main St. Somerville, NJ 08876
We stand with our brothers and sister of the Hillsboro Fire Department during the sudden loss of Chief Marvits! We extend our deepest condolences to his family and his family at the Hillsboro Fire Department! Rest Easy Chief!...
Assistant Chief Stitley was honored for his courageous service, leadership, and dedication to our department, and the community of Somerville as ‘Citizen of the Year’. There isn’t anyone more worthy of this honor! Congratulations Chief, thank you very much for continuing to serve our department with distinction and honor! 📸: @somerville54rescue...
The Somerville Fire Department wishes all our friends, followers, fellow departments, and our community a safe and prosperous celebration of the New Year! Without all your support, it wouldn’t be possible to serve such an astounding community! We at Somerville Fire Department look forward to the new year and the constant efforts our department makes to provide the very best for everyone! Happy New Year from your fellow firefighters at Somerville Fire Department! #theville #happynewyear #communityfirst...
From our family to yours, the Somerville Fire Department wishes everyone celebrating the holidays joy and laughter with their loved ones! Enjoy the time together and celebrate the prosperity! We wish those working on the holidays safety and security, and we thank them very dearly! Happy Holidays from the Somerville Fire Department!...
Tonight Station 57, Station 52 (Raritan Borough), Station 30 (Finderne) and Station 27 (East Franklin) utilized the Wortman burn tower to conduct multiple burn evolutions! Practicing pushing the fire room, searching and venting the fire room, and truck company operations with arial placement! Strong work by everyone and excellent leadership by our instructors! Shoutout to @somerville54rescue for their rehab efforts! #theville #gettinafterit #makethepush...
At just after 6:30pm this evening, Somerville FD was dispatched to the area of Cornell Blvd. and Bell Ave. for the reported brush fire. Initial arrival companies found a large area of brush burning along the railroad tracks with exposures to sheds and warehouses. An attack was made on the fire with help from @raritanfire52 and the New Jersey State Forest Fire Service. NJ Transit temporarily shut down service to the Raritan Valley Line as hoses were stretched across the tracks. The fire was brought under control in just under 3 hours....
Come out and support the finest men and women this side of the Driscoll! Can’t think of a better way to celebrate the holidays than to give back! Even get a chance to come and meet some of your local firefighters and check out a fire truck or 2! #theville #givingseason #seasontobemerry...