At approx. 1830 hrs. Stations 26/28 were dispatched for a joint RIT into Hillsborough Township, on Zion Rd., for a working Structure Fire. Units stood by until approx. 2130 hrs without incident. Cars 26, 262, 28, 282, Tower Ladder 26, and Air 28 responded. Photo Credit Magos.
Station 26 would like to congratulate Lt John Bassi as he starts his full time career in public safety . Lt Bassi was sworn in tonight as Hillsborough Townships newest Fire Inspector . Some of the station 26 members was present during the swearing in ceremony along with Lt Bassi family. We at Station 26 are very proud of you and wish you the best of luck and success on your new career. Congratulations again from your brothers and sisters here at Station 26.
On December 12, 2017 at 3:23 am , Ladder 26 was requested into Franklin District 3 area for a cover assignment while they operated on a structure at 109 Highland ave. Car 26 and Ladder 26 responded to East Franklin Fire Department (Station 27) to cover District 3 for any fire calls. Units was cleared from the assignment at 5:03 am.
Congratulations to Firefighter Xavier Burton 2672 who graduated to a black shield this past weekend. Xavier took his Engine Company Test to get off probation. This test is a demonstration of skills and knowledge. The knowledge test consists of quizzing on several critical SOGs such as Accountability, Mayday, Air Management, Radio Procedures and a closed door quiz on all the compartments on Engine 261. Examples of the skills test includes Forcible Entry, Dressing Hydrants and Low Profile Maneuvers on SCBA.
Next stop is the Red Shield Truckie.
Station 26 will be once again bringing Santa around our neighborhoods. Here is the schedule (subject to change):
Summerfields area (Rutgers Blvd., Wilcocks Circle etc.) December 22, 6-9PM
Worlds Fair and Somerset Hills area (Crown Road, Marcy Street etc.) December 23, 2-9 PM
Hope to see everyone!