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.
The Highlands FD wants to remind you that tonight is day lights savings time.. When you change your clocks please change your batteries and make sure your smoke and CO detectors are working. ... See MoreSee Less
Last night in the early morning hours the Highlands FD responded to a reported extinguished fire on Laurel Drive. Upon arrival the FD did find an extinguished fire by the resident. Members made sure the fire was extinguished buy soaking the area. The fire is under investigation with the Highlands Fire Prevention bureau, Highlands Police Dept, Monmouth County Fire Marshall’s office and the Monmouth County prosecutors office.. ... See MoreSee Less
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Highlands NJ Fire Department (Station 17-1) Highlands NJ Fire Department (Station 17-1) updated their profile picture.
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Congratulations Joe that's a great pic
Congratulations Joe. Nice picture
Congratulations Joe! Have a safe year
Congratulations chief. Good luck and stay safe in 2019.
Congratulations to our newly Elected Chief and Line Officers:
Chief Joe Blewett
First Assistant Chief: Brian Burton
Second Assistant Chief: William Kane
Senior Captain: Rudy Trivett Jr.
Junior Captain: Ray Vargas
Senior Lieutenant: William Caizza
Junior Lieutenant: Charles Wells ... See MoreSee Less
congrats to all the officers this year may you all have a safe year
Congratulations to all of you. Thanks for keeping us safe.
You're all good men and I speak every promise and blessing of God over you, the department and your families this year. You are God's hands to our community, a dedicated bunch of good souls. ❤️
This makes Me very Happy and feeling so safe. Congratulations Chief Blewett!
Congratulations be safe
Congrats stay safe
Congratulations to all. Good luck and stay safe.
Rain moves in overnight tonight
The heaviest rain falls during the day Friday, especially between roughly 10am and 5pm, before rain winds down in the evening. The heaviest amounts look to be roughly along and just south of the I-95 corridor where a Flood Watch is in effect.
A general 1 to 2 inches of rain can be expected with locally higher amounts possible. This will likely result in some urban and small stream flooding with more localized flash flooding also possible. In addition, rises on rivers can be expected with the potential for some points to exceed flood stage. However, this will be heavily dependent on where the heaviest rain sets up
We are currently in a flood watch until tomorrow night. Please make sure you are prepared and move your cars in flood prone areas of town. ... See MoreSee Less
Busy morning for the HFD... early this morning we responded to a single car accident with roll over on HWY 36 south bound. Both occupants were transported to Monmouth Medical Center by the Highlands First aid squad. Then a couple hours later FD responded to CO alarm on Portland RD.
Please drive safe and leave extra time for travel the next few days. The weather forecast is calling for heavy rains tonight and tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less
You guys are amazing. Thanks
Thank you for all you do to keep us safe & informed.
Highlands NJ Fire Department (Station 17-1) Highlands NJ Fire Department (Station 17-1) added 70 new photos.
3 months ago
Yet again another successful year bringing joy to the children of Highlands.Yet again another successful year bringing joy to the children of Highlands. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you guys so much for all you do!!! We had a blast!
Great job FD!!!!
On Wednesday evening during the regularly scheduled Borough Meeting, the following report was provided to the Council and Public. It is important to the fire department that the fine residents of this borough understand the value of our services and time put forward by the all-volunteer organization that we take great pride in.
Reporting Period: Jan 1-Nov 30. ... See MoreSee Less
Keep up the great work guys
Congratulations to our own Ex-Chief Matthew Mezey and Firefighter Stephanie Hawley on their marriage yesterday. The HFD wishes you a life filled with love and laughter ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations Mezzy and Steph. Wishing you all the best...
Congratulations to a wonderful couple. Wish you both a long life together
🥂Congratulations Stephanie!🥂 you look beautiful!
Congratulations beautiful ♥️♥️
Congratulations Mezzy n your beautiful bride!!!
The Highlands Fire Department is happy to announce that the donated Fire Apparatus from Marlboro Fire District No 1 has been placed into service, known as 17-76. This apparatus will replace a 1984 Mack Pumper which has many deficiencies in serving the borough properly.
We greatly appreciate the support from Marlboro, the Borough Council and Administration along with the generous donations you have all made to our cause. THANK YOU! ... See MoreSee Less
Good luck to her! May she serve you well as she did us for so many years !
A good truck !!! Lots of life left in it !!
Gotta love me highlands fire men grew up barbieri ave john Franklin was head
Where’s the Mack going? Any pics? Congrats on the new rig!