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September is National Preparedness Month – Make a Plan for Your Family to Be Prepared!

Do you have a plan for your family to help keep everyone safe in the event of a major storm, fire or flood? The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants all families to have a plan for such situations, so each year, the month of September is recognized as National Preparedness Month across the U.S. […]

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Help the NBFD Tackle Blood Shortages on September 18!

The City of New Brunswick Fire Department invites the community to join them for a blood drive on September 18 at New Jersey Blood Services! Donations will be accepted between noon and 7 p.m. on September 18, both by appointment and by walk-ins. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds and meet other requirements. Donors […]

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National Night Out 2017 Was a Success!

  Eight neighborhoods in New Brunswick lit up their grills, set out picnic tables and enjoyed a warm summer night outdoors during the City of New Brunswick’s annual National Night Out celebration. National Night Out is a community-building event intended to strengthen relationships between neighbors as well as between residents and the local police department. Picnics and barbecues […]

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Free Smoke Detectors Available to Residents via NBFD and the “Save a Life” Program

The New Brunswick Fire Department has free smoke detectors available to the public, a life-saving tool to help keep residents safe from fire in the home! The detectors are equipped with batteries that will last for 10 years without having to be replaced. They are available to New Brunswick residents without an adequate number of […]

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Tidy Up That Property – Community Clean Sweep Scheduled for First Week of May!

Each year, the City of New Brunswick’s Inspections department holds a campaign to remind residents to keep their properties neat and clean – Community Clean Sweep! From May 1 to May 5, property owners are asked to make an extra commitment to cleaning up garbage, graffiti, debris and overgrown plants on their respective properties. Properties […]

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A Letter from the New Brunswick Fire Department Regarding Renters Insurance

Homeowners insurance has conditions that will cover losses in the event of a fire, but did you know that renters have similar coverage available to them through renters insurance? Renters Insurance is a form of insurance that covers losses in the event of a disaster, such as fire, severe weather or flood. It is available […]

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Fire Department Leads Community Support Around Displaced Throop Avenue Families

The community of New Brunswick has rallied around the families of 84 Throop Avenue whose homes were destroyed in a fire, making sure the residents are still able to enjoy the holiday season. On Wednesday night, the New Brunswick Fire Department and New Brunswick Recreation hosted the families at the HUB Teen Center on Joyce […]

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Five New Firefighters Join the Ranks of the NBFD

Five new firefighters joined the ranks of the New Brunswick Fire Department on December 13 following a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. David Toole, Elter Waymer, III, Edgardo Rivera, Derek Merrill and Eddie Lee, III were sworn in by Mayor Cahill and Fire Director Robert Rawls. This group of firefighters is particularly special, as they […]

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New Brunswick Fire Department Trains its Own Through New Fire Academy

The New Brunswick Fire Department has just finished training its newest recruits in a comprehensive fire academy intended to prepare them for serving the community of New Brunswick. This past September, the department hired five recruits to join the ranks. In previous years the department has contracted with local fire academies to provide the training […]

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