10 Halsey Reed Road Monroe Township, New Jersey 08831
(609) 395-6830 fax: (609) 395-0483 firstname.lastname@example.org
Monroe Township Fire District #2 provides primary fire suppression and rescue operations to approximately 14 square miles located in the South and West corners of Monroe Township, New Jersey. We also respond to certain alarms depending on their nature to District #1 & #3 in Monroe Township, and provide mutual aid when needed to surrounding towns.
The Department is staffed by career firefighters 24 hours a day 7 days a week and augmented by volunteer personnel. The crews are divided into four 24-hour shifts consisting of a lieutenant and three firefighters. These shifts can be supplemented with volunteers firefighters and recalled career staff if needed.
Examples of requests for service include:
To serve the public through the protection of life, environment, and property from fire and other natural and human caused emergencies; and to utilize resources both on the fire ground and within the organization to efficiently carry out the goals and recommendations of the firefighting profession and tradition.
The District, as a cohesive organization, strives to achieve this mission by providing its services to the the residents, businesses and visitors of Monroe Township by a well-planned, cost effective and professional manner through emergency response, training, fire prevention and public education.
District Two operates with career staffing as the initial response component and is supplemented by a volunteer auxiliary staff based out of the Applegarth Road Fire Station.
Career staff work a 24/72 shift schedule. Staff begin a shift at 0700 hrs and complete the shift the next morning followed by 72 hours off.
If a larger or prolonged incident occurs during a shift, additional personnel can be summoned to return to work, if available, as well as supplemented by the volunteer staffing.
District 2 responds to calls for assistance from neighboring towns and districts. Responses are either protocol or at the request of another department.