Nov 182013

On Sunday November 17th at approximately 11:18AM the Warren Township Fire Department was requested for an Engine Company to respond to North Plainfield Station 50 to provide coverage while they operated at a structure fire. Simultaneously a request to backfill Watchung Station 60 was sent to Somerset County Communications.

Warren Township’s Mount Bethel Fire Company #1 staffed Engine 61-101 and responded into the city of North Plainfield while Warren’s Community Fire Company #3 provided Engine 61-103 for Watchung Station 60.

61-101 was upgraded to an on-scene assignment where they provided manpower for the operation.



Sep 092013

Huge thank you for everyone who came out for the Warren Car Show. We had over 470 Race Cars, Antique and Classic Cars in attendance combined with beautiful weather made for an amazing event! The proceeds from the event will go directly to the Fire Department and help fund new equipment and training programs. 1239770_10152219438158868_817092040_n

Mar 242013

It is with a heavy heart we must announce the passing of Lifelong member Ken Reagan.

Kenneth P. Reagan, age 85, died on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at his home in Warren. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and had lived in Plainfield before moving to Warren 63 years ago.

Mr. Reagan received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Rutger ‘s University.

He was a communicant of Our Lady of the Mount Church for over 55 years and served as an usher.

Mr. Reagan was a Project Manager for various prestigious construction companies such as Frank Briscoe Construction. He worked on the Meadowlands and Mile High Stadium and many others.

He was a former Chief of the Mount Bethel Fire Department, serving as a volunteer fireman for over 55 years.He was a life member of the NJ State Fireman’s Relief Association and represented Somerset County. He was also a member of NJ State Fire Chief’s Association.   In addition he was an original member of the Auxiliary Police Department of Warren, an honorary member of the Warren PBA and a volunteer of the Warren Extrication Team.

Mr. Reagan was an excellent carpenter and artist. He loved the Yankees, Giants and animals but most of all, he loved his family.

He is predeceased by his son, Brian Reagan in 2005 and his brother, Terrance Crockett.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 62 years, Doris J. Lauer Reagan; his daughter, Shelley Reagan-Binazeski and her husband, Gary; his daughter-in-law, Sally Pierson Reagan; his sisters, Joan Shields, Bernice Kleile and Barbara Crockett; his grandchildren, Keli and Michael and his great-grandson, Brian Kenneth.

Funeral services will begin on Monday, March 25th at 12:15 p.m. at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung followed by a 1:00 p.m. Mass of Resurrection at Our Lady of the Mount Chapel. Interment will be at Somerset Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Sunday from 1 to 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his loving memory to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Northern New Jersey Chapter, 14 Commerce Drive, Suite 301, Cranford, NJ 07016 or to the Center for Hope Hospice and Palliative Care 1900 Raritan Road Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.

Feb 022013

Units from the Warren Township Fire Department responded to a caller reporting flames shooting from the roof of 5 Dead River road just after 9pm on February 1st.   The fire was contained within the chimney and was quickly knocked down.   Fire units cleared the scene after determining that no fire had spread beyond the chimney.


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Oct 222012

The Warren Township Fire Department responded to a report of a car fire on Interstate Route 78 West at approximately 08:19AM on October 22. Engine companies from Mount Bethel Fire Company #1 and Washington Valley Fire Company #4 responded to extinguish the fire. An engine company from Community Fire Company #3 stood by in the event another incident occurred in town.

Jul 172012

On July 16th, The Mount Bethel Fire Company #1 provided a fully staffed engine company (61-101) to provide fire response coverage for Berkeley Heights along with an engine company from Kenilworth Fire Department and a truck company from Berkeley Heights Fire Department.

During this stand-by Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Stirling, New Providence, and Millington Fire Departments were providing multiple stand-by assignments at the Feast of Mount Carmel Fair/Fireworks.

The 4 Fire Companies of Warren Township always stand ready to provide assistance to any of our neighboring (or beyond) communities.