The Flanders Fire Company No. 1 has the responsibility to respond to fire and EMS emergencies within Mt. Olive Township, Flanders and the surrounding communities. The Company has the duty to maintain all the emergency vehicles and all the equipment used to protect the lives, the property of Flanders residents, those passing through as well as those who live in surrounding towns. The Fire Company is also responsible for attaining the best possible equipment and the continuous training of our volunteer members-- both for their safety and the safety of all whom we protect.
The Fire Company and Rescue Squad is a 100% Volunteer Department, which has approximately 40 active members. We answer approximately 1300 calls (also called runs) a year. We support our neighboring towns with mutual aid for both fire and EMS emergencies. We respond to fires, motor vehicle accidents, fire alarms, CO (carbon monoxide) alarms, hazardous material incidents, rescues and medical emergencies. The Flanders Fire and Rescue Squad response mutual-aid into Budd Lake, Chester, Long Valley, Netcong, Roxbury, Stanhope and Hackettstown to name a few. We have responded as far as New Orleans, La. to provide emergency support during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Holiday Toy Drive
Happy Holidays! We are happy to announce the 2nd year of the Santa Gift Tour! This years dates are listed below. Each delivery it is asked for a minimum $25 donation. The dates are listed below with times running from 6pm-9pm each day. We run approximately every 15-30 minutes and each visit is scheduled on a first come first serve basis. Please email us quickly! We may add more dates in the near future so be sure to follow us for updates.
Tuesday December 10th
Friday December 13th
Tuesday December 17th
Wednesday December 18th
Monday December 9th
Wednesday December 11th
Monday December 16th
Donations by cash or check made out to Flanders Fire and Rescue.
Please send back the flyer with the following information to:
-Phone # to contact
-3 Best dates and times for toy delivery out of the ones posted
Our contact for deliveries should be EMAIL ONLY. If you have any questions or last minute changes, please contact Jim @ 973-479-2964 or Sean @ 973-945-8674.
The Tom Shields Memorial Golf Outing
Thank you for your continued support!