Harrison Fire Department

• Educate the adults and children of Harrison in Fire Safety

• Visit the children in our schools with the members of the Fire Dept. to teach Fire Safety

• Visit the Senior Citizen Center to promote Fire Safety

• Sparky the Fire Dog also visits the children to teach Fire Safety

• Provide various publications to residents of Harrison pertaining to Fire Safety

• Enforces the New Jersey State Uniform Fire Code throughout Harrison with licensed inspectors

• Register businesses with the Division of Fire Safety under the Fire Code

• Issue permits under the Uniform Fire Code for various uses

• Inspection of one or two family dwellings upon a sale under the NJ Uniform Fire Code

• Investigate complaints that are made by residents

• Smoke Detector program for seniors and residents (by appointment) <

• Schedule tours of the Fire House for the daycare centers and younger school children

• Schedule and perform inspections of businesses

• Schedule and perform inspections of the local schools and daycare centers

• Schedule and perform inspections of multiple dwellings

• Prepare and post fire evacuation plans

Fire Department Duties   |   Fire Prevention Bureau
Smoke Detectors  
|   Carbon Monoxide   |   Fire Dept. Personnel  
|   Poem to our Fire Fighters   |   OEM   |   Slide Shows

Our “Fire Prevention” program is a joint effort by the Fire Department and the Fire Prevention Bureau and for many years this has been a very successful program for the children and adults of Harrison. We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to protect and serve the residents of Harrison to the best of our ability. We are Firefighters, but our helmets represent many jobs ... jobs that we do every day with dignity, compassion, education and love for our community, the Town of Harrison.

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