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NBFD Firefighters Attend White House First Responders Summit

New Brunswick Fire Department Capt. Jorge L. Arriaga and firefighter Nestor Valdez recently traveled to Washington, D.C. at the invitation of the National Association Of Hispanic Firefighters to attend the First Responders Diversity Research and Best Practices on Successful Models for Recruitment, Training and Retention on July 15. Hosted by U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom […]

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NBFD, Red Cross Increase Fire Safety in New Brunswick

Volunteers from the New Brunswick Fire Department and the American Red Cross canvassed neighborhoods in New Brunswick near Remsen Avenue on July 11 for the purpose of installing and replacing smoke detectors in the homes of any residents who wanted them. Four teams of volunteers, armed with brand-new smoke detectors, fresh batteries and fire preparedness […]

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NBFD, American Red Cross to Bring Fire Safety Campaign to New Brunswick on July 11

New Brunswick households will have a chance to enhance their fire preparedness on July 11 as part of a campaign meant to save lives. The New Brunswick Fire Department has teamed up with the American Red Cross for a door-to-door canvassing event that will bring Red Cross volunteers and New Brunswick firefighters to the doorsteps […]

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NBPD Sergeant Graduates From FBI National Academy

One of the New Brunswick Police Department’s own Sergeants recently graduated from an esteemed academy run by the FBI, meant to train accomplished officers even further in modern police work. On Friday, June 12, 2015, New Brunswick Police Department Sergeant Amish Shah graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy, 260th Session. Sgt. Shah […]

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Meals on Wheels Volunteers Learn CPR, Aided by NBFD

The New Brunswick Fire Department trained 15 Meals on Wheels in Greater New Brunswick volunteers in CPR response at the New Brunswick Fire Department’s headquarters on June 4.   The American Heart Association’s Heartsaver CPR AED program covers proper techniques for chest compressions and giving breaths, AED use and response to a choking victim. The […]

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