Welcome to Highlands Fire Department

The Highlands Fire Department is an all Volunteer Organization that proudly protects an estimated 5,000 people living in an area of one square mile. Located in Highlands, NJ we operate out of one station that protects a primarily residential area. The department consists of 50 members, but is always looking to grow. The department was founded in 1900 and is composed of two companies Columbia Hose Company No. 1 & Star Hook and Ladder Company No. 2. We answer structure, brush, car and boat fire calls along with motor vehicle extrication.

Dec
21
2014

2014 HFD Toys for Tots

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Sunday, December 21, 2014 It’s that time of year where the Highlands Fire Department is getting in the Christmas Spirit! We are holding our Annual Robert Wilson Toys for Tot’s Drive for the children of Highlands.We are looking for unwrapped TOYS, cash or check donations made to: Robert Wilson Xmas Fund (17-1 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732). If you know of any Highlands children needing extra help please contact Captain, Mike Armstrong at marmstrong@highlandsfiredepartment.com or 732-581-9940 anytime. The Robert Wilson Toys for Tot’s Event will be held on Sunday December 21, 2014 at 1PM located in the firehouse (17-1 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732). All children are welcome from the Borough of Highlands and should be ready for candy canes, hot chocolate and of course pictures with SANTA!!!! Cookies will be donated by Bay Avenue Bakery.

2014 HFD Toys for Tots Flyer

Nov
15
2014

HFD Toys for Tots Drive

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Friday, November 15, 2013 It’s that time of year where the Highlands Fire Department is getting in the Christmas Spirit! We are holding our Annual Robert Wilson Toys for Tot’s Drive for the children of the Borough of Highlands.

We are looking for unwrapped TOYS, cash or check donations made to: Robert Wilson Xmas Fund (17-1 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732). If you know of any Highlands children needing extra help please contact Mike Armstrong at marmstrong@highlandsfiredepartment.com or 732-581-9940 anytime.

The Robert Wilson Toys for Tot’s Event will be held on Sunday December 22, 2013 at 12PM located in the firehouse (17-1 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732). All children are welcome from the Borough of Highlands and should be ready for candy canes, hot chocolate, cookies and of course pictures with SANTA!!!!

Jul
21
2014

Globe Gear Giveaway

Monday, July 21, 2014 The members of the Highlands Fire Department (HFD) are always working on innovative ways to help the ever struggling financial burdens brought to the Borough of Highlands. In the beginning of the year HFD applied for the Globe Gear Giveaway sponsored by Globe, DuPont and NVFC. It comes with great happiness we are able to announce that all three organizations have chosen HFD to receive this Giveaway. The Giveaway amounts to an $8,000 savings to the Borough of Highlands. We look forward to outfitting our members with the latest in PPE along with staying compliant with NFPA.

2014-07-21 Globe PPE Award to HFD

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Dec
22
2013

HFD Robert Wilson Toys for Tots

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Sunday, December 22, 2013 This year’s HFD Robert Wilson Toys for Tots drive was a great success. With the effects of Hurricane Sandy still lingering with the families of Highlands the kids were overly grateful for a day of fun with Santa. In HFD tradition all kids left the firehouse with at least two toys in their hands and of course lots of sugar via cookies, candy canes and hot chocolate. We thank all of our sponsors this year, to name just a few: Yorktel, Watnong VFW Post No 3401 and Bay Ave Bakery & Café.

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Aug
30
2013

HFD takes Delivery

HFD Takes Delivery

HFD Takes Delivery

Friday, August 30, 2013 The Highlands Fire Department is proud to take delivery of the NEW 17-90. We commend all of those who worked so hard on this project. The last time HFD took delivery of new apparatus was 18 years ago with the addition of 17-77 and the last time we took delivery of a ladder truck was 35 years ago! We are extremely excited to put her into service. The next step will be training to get all personnel up to speed with the new technology that is incorporated into this piece of apparatus.

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