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2007 Year In Review!

posted May 15, 2010, 4:56 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated Feb 5, 2011, 2:07 PM by Princeton Junction ]

Princeton Junction & West Windsor Volunteers responded to over 500 call for service during 2007. The following video was compiled by Princeton Junction Fire Fighter Tara Huber. Please click the link below to view the video.








If You Can Read This... You Must Have Missed The Fun!

posted May 15, 2010, 4:55 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated Feb 5, 2011, 2:09 PM by Princeton Junction ]

For the third consecutive year, members of the Princeton Junction Volunteer Fire Company staffed the station while others attended the NJ State Fireman's Convention in Wildwood. Staffing at the station began at 1345 hrs on Thursday, September 13 and concluded at 1200 hrs on Sunday, September 16th. During the standby, crews responded to 2 calls for service and performed several projects around the station. Some projects completed around the station included weighing equipment for our new Rescue Pumper specification, wiring a 2nd radio speaker in the apparatus bay, cleaning the apparatus bay floor, maintenance to the exhaust fans, and maintenance/repairs to the apparatus.


A Long Night For Princeton Junction Volunteers

posted May 15, 2010, 4:54 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated Feb 5, 2011, 2:15 PM by Princeton Junction ]

In the early morning hours of September 1, 2007, West Windsor Fire Company and Princeton Junction Fire Company volunteers called to duty. Fire companies were dispatched at 2:58 AM to a motor vehicle accident with reported entrapment in front of 244 Cranbury Road.

Rescue 44 responded at 3:04 AM commanded by Ff. Bill Manuel, driven by Driver/Operator Dennis McClenahan, with a crew that included Ff. Michael Hornsby and Ff. Cindy McClenahan.

Assistant Chief 44 (Terzian) arrived on location at 3:04 AM reporting a single vehicle accident, vehicle vs. tree and confirmed all occupants out of the vehicle. Chief 44 (Huber) arrived on location at 3:04 AM and held the assignment to Rescue 44 to provide lighting at the accident scene. Rescue 44 arrived on location at 3:08 AM and set up lighting for the police to perform their investigation.

Units remained on scene until 6:14 AM as the sun was rising and the police department and prosecutors office completed the accident investigation.


Fully Involved Vehicle Fire

posted May 15, 2010, 4:53 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated Feb 5, 2011, 2:16 PM by Princeton Junction ]

On August 18, 2007, Princeton Junction Fire Company was dispatched at 8:47 AM to a vehicle fire in front of the Lowes store in the Square of West Windsor shopping complex.

Engine 44 responded at 8:52 AM commanded by Ff. Bill Manuel, driven by Driver/Operator Dennis McClenahan, with a crew that included Ff. Andrew Gettelfinger, Ff. Michael Hornsby and Ff. Tara Huber. Telesquirt 44 responded  at 8:57 AM commanded by Ff. Rana Huber, driven by Driver/Operator James Bird, with a crew that included Ff. Dave Black, Ff. Cam Madden, Ff. Laura Kapp and Probationary Ff. Brian Doel.

Chief 44 (Huber) arrived on location at 8:51 AM reporting a fully involved truck. Engine 44 arrived on location at 8:56 AM and deployed the 1 3/4" trash line to attack the fire. Assistant Chief 44 (Terzian) arrived at 8:56 AM and assisted the fire attack crew. Telesquirt 44 arrived on scene at 9:00 AM and assisted operations on scene while remaining available for any other assignments.


Live Burn Training

posted May 15, 2010, 4:53 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated Feb 5, 2011, 2:17 PM by Princeton Junction ]

On July 22, 2007, members from the Princeton Junction Fire Company and West Windsor Fire Company attended their Live Burn Training at the Dempster Fire Training Center. Members from both organizations were split into teams and performed multiple tasks such as hose line deployment, fire suppression, search and rescue, ventilation, FAST (Firefighter Assistance & Rescue Team) evolutions.

BASF Security Vehicle Fire

posted May 15, 2010, 2:28 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated Feb 5, 2011, 2:21 PM by Princeton Junction ]

On July 21, 2007 at 1:16 PM, Princeton Junction Fire Company was alerted to a vehicle fire at the guard shack on the vacant BASF property on Quakerbridge Road. Due to the proximity of the vehicle to the building, West Windsor Fire Company was also toned out on the initial dispatch.

Engine 44 responded at 1:22 PM commanded by Ff. Bill Manuel, driven by Driver/Operator Dennis McClenahan, with a crew that included Ff. David Black, Ff. Tara Huber, Ff. Cindy McClenahah and Ff. Jeremiah Robison. Telesquirt 44 responded at 1:25 PM commanded by Ff. Tony Mangone, driven by Driver/Operator James Bird, with a crew that included Ff. Dan Rosenbaum and Jr. Ff. Tyler Black.

Chief 44 (Huber) arrived on scene at 1:21 PM and reported a fully involved engine compartment on a security truck. Engine 43 arrived on scene at 1:25 PM and began extinguishment of the fire. Engine 44 arrived at 1:26 PM and assisted Engine 43's crew with extinguishment and overhaul. Telesquirt 44 arrived on scene at 1:28 PM and assisted with overhaul.


More Than Fireworks On The Fourth!

posted May 15, 2010, 2:27 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated May 19, 2010, 5:24 PM ]

Members of the West Windsor Fire Company and Princeton Junction Fire Company were called to duty while enjoying the 4th of July holiday. Pagers sounded at 7:13 PM for a report of smoke coming from the Aquatics building in the West Windsor Community Park on Princeton-Hightstown Rd.

Engine 44 responded at 7:18 PM commanded by Chief Dennis Huber, driven by Driver/Operator Dennis McClenahan, with a crew that included Ff. Andrew Gettelfinger, Ff. Michael Hornsby, Ff. Rana Huber and Ff. Jeremiah Robison. Tower 44 responded at 7:24 PM commanded by Ff. Dave Gayley, driven by Driver/Operator James Bird, with a crew that included Ff. Dan Rosenbaum and Ff. Scott Shields.

Assistant Chief 44 (Terzian) arrived on location at 7:18 PM reporting smoke showing from the roof and requested the 1st alarm. This brought in Engine 40 (Washington), Rescue 42 (East Windsor), Tower 62 (Princeton), Tower 17 (Hamilton) and the FAST Team from Plainsboro. Engine 44 arrived at 7:21 PM and established a water supply. Telesquirt 43 arrived at 7:24 and deployed a 1 3/4" preconnected hose line which was stretched to the office where the fire was located by Engine 44's crew. Fire suppression crews where able to make quick entry into the office and knock down the fire.

Remaining crews on location checked the building for extension, performed overhaul and positive pressure ventilation. Units from West Windsor and Princeton Junction remained on location while an investigation into the cause of the fire was performed.


Freedom Fest

posted May 10, 2010, 4:58 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated Feb 5, 2011, 2:22 PM by Princeton Junction ]

On June 30, 2007, members of the Princeton Junction Volunteer Fire Company and West Windsor Volunteer Fire Company attended Freedom Fest @ Mercer County Park. Both organizations arrived early in the afternoon and enjoyed the festivities before committing themselves to the fireworks detail. The fireworks went off without incident and were enjoyed by all. The area around the launch site and wood line were checked for any possible spot fires from the fireworks. A small fire was extinguished by members of West Windsor Fire Company utilizing their brush unit around the launch site.


Car Fire Drill at Dempster Fire Training Center

posted May 10, 2010, 4:52 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated Feb 5, 2011, 2:25 PM by Princeton Junction ]

On May 17, 2007, members of the Princeton Junction Volunteer Fire Company and West Windsor Volunteer Fire Company attended a joint drill at the Dempster Fire Academy. Topic discussed and practiced for the drill was vehicle fire safety and suppression. West Windsor Fire Company Captain Larry Rubinstein ran the drill for the evening.

2007 Installation Dinner

posted May 10, 2010, 4:35 PM by Princeton Junction   [ updated Feb 5, 2011, 2:26 PM by Princeton Junction ]

Members of the Princeton Junction Volunteer Fire Company and West Windsor Volunteer Fire Company, along with their guests, attended the Annual Installation Dinner at Mercer Oaks Golf Club. New officers for each company were sworn in and service awards for the past year were given out. The evening was enjoyed by all who attended.

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