Berkeley Heights Township Rescue Squad 378 Snyder Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ07922 Serving Berkeley Heights since 1942, the volunteer rescue squad is staffed completely by volunteers from the community.…More The squad, which is on-call 24 hours a day, is funded mainly by donations and is a tax-deductible organization. The building is located at 378 Snyder Avenue, at the corner of Locust and Snyder. For general information, call 908-464-1141.
The Berkeley Heights Fire Department responds to between 500 and 600 calls per year. The department is headed by…More Chief Anthony Padovano and includes three battalion chiefs, two captains, two lieutenants and 30 firefighters, plus five junior firefighters.
For all emergency calls, dial 911. For non-emergency calls, dial 908-464-0800.
The department's gear includes Rescue 1, a fire rescue truck; Squad 1, with a 2,000 gallon per minute pumper; Tower 1, with a 100-foot ladder truck that includes a 1,500 gallon per minute pump; Engine 2, with a 1,500 gallon per minute pumper; and Engine 3, the department's brush truck, with a 1,500 gallon pump; Engine 4, a brand new truck with a 2,000 gallon per minute pump; and a tactical support truck to carry gear.
For information on how to volunteer with the fire department, check the department's Web site.