The Harrison Fire Department personnel serve the residents of Harrison, NJ with the utmost respect, pride and dedication.
During our Tour of Duty, not only do we spend our day responding to various fire calls, but we also respond to residents and visitors in need of medical attention as all Harrison Firefighters are highly trained Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). We are here to serve our community and do it always with professionalism and pride in our job.
Fighting fires and running the Town Ambulance are the two things that most residents are familiar with, but there are so many other facets and duties that go along with being a Harrison Firefighter.
Fire inspections of local businesses along with inspections of multiple dwellings
Investigate complaints that are made by residents
Pre-planning of different business and/or buildings throughout Harrison
Familiarization tours of various buildings throughout Harrison
Installation of smoke detectors for elderly
(appointments made through Fire Prevention Bureau)
Test smoke alarms to ensure that they are working properly
Run required fire drills within the Harrison school system on a monthly basis
Maintain our equipment
Train with our equipment and attend training classes