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Protect Your Home from Carbon Monoxide

A message from the New Brunswick Fire Department’s Division of Fire Safety: Several deaths due to carbon monoxide poisoning have been discussed in state and national news over the past month. Carbon monoxide is an invisible, colorless and odorless gas that can be fatal if it goes undetected. Residents are advised to make sure they […]

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NBFD and Firefighter Fitness Featured in NY Times

New Brunswick’s focus on health and wellness is evident in many organizations here – even the City’s fire department! Lt. Robert Piparo and members of the New Brunswick Fire Department recently showed off their workout habits in a video and interview published on the New York Times website. Piparo, a 12-year member of the NBFD, is […]

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NBFD Welcomes Four New Firefighters to its Ranks

The New Brunswick Fire Department has added four new firefighters to its staff, following a swearing-in ceremony on Nov. 7 at City Hall. Nestor Valdez, Donald Salzmann, Jr., Oneill Martinez and Stephen Bonura, Jr. recently completed academy training and will soon begin their service as firefighters in New Brunswick. Valdez has spent three years as a […]

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Photo Gallery: NBFD 250th Anniversary Parade

  The New Brunswick Fire Department capped off its weeklong celebration in recognition of 250 years of public service with a parade and celebration on Saturday, Oct. 11. Despite the rain, the parade went ahead as planned, with participation from a number of surrounding fire companies and groups like the New Brunswick Raiders, La Liga […]

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New Brunswick Fire Department 250th Anniversary Parade and Celebration

The public is invited to a parade and community celebration in honor of the New Brunswick Fire Department’s 250th Anniversary.
The parade will begin at the intersection of Sandford Street and Livingston Avenue and continue to New Brunswick Middle School, 1125 Livingston Ave.
A celebration will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. at Memorial Stadium, located directly behind the middle school. It is free and open to the public.
Sports teams and dance teams, boy and girl scout troops and other community groups are sought to march in the parade. Fire companies from neighboring communities are sought as well.
Any interested groups are asked to please download and fill out the registration form below:
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Photo Gallery: NBFD Departmental Inspections and Awards Ceremony

The New Brunswick Fire Department kicked off its week-long 250th Anniversary celebration on Monday with a Departmental Inspection and Awards Ceremony at Buccleuch Park. Fire Director Robert Rawls, Mayor Jim Cahill, Councilman John Anderson and Administrator Thomas Loughlin were on hand to inspect the members of the department and their equipment. Please click here to view […]

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New Brunswick Fire Department Inspection

The New Brunswick Fire Department’s 250th Anniversary Celebration will begin on October 6 with an inspection of department personnel and equipment conducted by City officials.

The inspection will take place in the Buccleuch Park pavilion. The public is invited to attend.

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NBFD Celebrates 250 Years!

The New Brunswick Fire Department will celebrate 250 years of service to the City of New Brunswick with a weeklong roster of events celebrating the department’s detailed history. The New Brunswick Fire Department dates back to 1764, when the first Bucket Company was formally organized. For 150 years, New Brunswick Fire Department was staffed entirely […]

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