Green Village Volunteer Fire Department 529 Green Village Rd, Green Village, NJ07935 The Green Village Volunteer Fire Department has been providing fire and rescue services to the Chatham and Harding…More Townships since 1922. There 42 active volunteer fire fighters and 34 auxiliary members who are trained friends, neighbors, family and members of the community volunteering to protect more than 1000 homes and businesses. It assists in search and rescues, auto accidents, hazardous material spills, gas leaks and downed power lines. Visit the Fire House on any Tuesday between 7pm and 9pm to meet the members of the Green Village Volunteer Fire Department, or call the provided number to learn more.
The Chatham Emergency Squad, which is entirely made up of volunteers, responds to 911 medical emergency calls within…More the borough and township. It has been doing so for 65 years. It now responds to about 1,000 calls per year.
The squad's annual budget is $200,000, which the squad accumulates from local donations and municipal contributions from the township and borough.
Anyone ages 18 and up who is no longer in high school can volunteer as an EMT for the squad, provided they pass EMT and CPR courses. Teenagers who are at least 16 years old and enrolled in good standing in high school can become a part of the squad's cadet program.
The squad has 82 volunteer members and owns three ambulances.
The Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department responds to emergency calls within the township.
It was…More originally called the Long Hill Volunteer Fire Company when it was founded in 1925. Its name was changed in 1975 when many potential donors became confused by the name, and weren't sure if they were donating to the appropriate department when they were giving to Long Hill.
The department receives $45,000 in municipal funding and works to fundraise the remaining $76,000 it needs for its $121,000 total annual budget.
Weekly drills and monthly business meetings are held at the firehouse. There is a second fire department substation on Southern Boulevard that houses two engines.