It's easy to make safety a part of your holiday with these tips! Tackle one a day and you're well on your way to a Safe New Year! … [Read more...]
USRFD Welcomes New Junior FFs
The USRFD would like to welcome three new junior firefighters that joined the program this year; Nolan Stern, Eric Rizzo, and Jase Barrack. They will be working alongside junior members Greg Pink and Joe Torres. Greg Pink, who joined the program last year holds the title of … [Read more...]
Project Santa is Near!!
Are you ready for USRFDs Project Santa 2014? Be sure to get your gifts in to be on the list for gift delivery by Santa on Saturday. Gift drop off is on Wednesday 5-8pm and Thursday 5-8pm at the USRFD Firehouse. Delivery to USR homes is on Saturday 4-8pm traveling on a fire truck. … [Read more...]
Clear Those Fire Hydrants!
With inclement weather approaching this winter, it's important to remind USR residents to clear the fire hydrant in front of or near their home. When seconds count and fire doubles in size every 30 seconds, a buried hydrant could jeopardize the lives of residents and firefighters … [Read more...]
One Week to Go!!
One week until the USRFD Project Santa 2014 fundraising event begins! Gift drop off at USRFD fire house on Wednesday December 17 from 5-8pm and Thursday December 18 from 5-8pm. Gifts to be delivered by Santa on Saturday December 20th between 4 and 8pm. $40 for each USR family. … [Read more...]
LODD in Philly
RIP to our sister firefighter from the Philadelphia Fire Dept who died in the line of duty last night. … [Read more...]
Congrats to the 2015 USRFD Fire Officers
Congrats to the 2015 Fire Officers of the USRFD: Fire Chief 1230: Erik Vierheilig Asst Chief 1240: Larry Rauch Captain 1250: Craig Sklar Lieutenant 1260: LJ Lupinacci Lieutenant 1270: Brandon Bach Best of luck and be safe in 2015! … [Read more...]
FD Receives Donation from SRVJWC
At the December FD business meeting, the SRV Junior Women's Club presented the USRFD with a very generous donation in dedication of Ex-Chief Lou Manke. Many thanks go out to the SRVJWC for their continued support of the fire department throughout the years. Thank you ladies! … [Read more...]
USRFD Transports Santa to USR Tree Lighting Ceremony
The USRFD crew picking Santa last Saturday up to transport him to the USR tree lighting ceremony. … [Read more...]
Congrats to the USRPD and HHKPD Officers
Congrats from the USRFD to the three officers who received apprehension awards at the December council meeting; Upper Saddle River officers Michael Spina and Kyle Zyskowski as well as Ho-Ho-Kus Sgt. Jaime Bodart. A job well done by keeping our community a safe one! … [Read more...]
USRFD Tanker Responds Mutual Aid to Saddle River
At 12:11pm, the USRFD was dispatched to a reported structure fire on East Saddle River Road in Saddle River. Asst Chief Vierheilig and Tanker 1233 responded and arrived on scene shortly after Saddle River FDs first due engine. The content fire was knocked down initially by first … [Read more...]
Mutual Aid to Saddle River
Today at approximately 1213 hours Tanker 1233 was requested in Saddle River for a reported structure fire on East Saddle River Road. The tanker crew assisted Saddle River FD who had made a quick knockdown and were able to contain the fire to the contents of a single room. Great … [Read more...]
Join the USRFD Today!!
" The funny thing about firemen is, night and day, they are always firemen." -Gregory Widen, Backdraft Interested in becoming a fireman and joining the brotherhood? Message us at email@example.com or click on the "Contact Us" tab for more information! … [Read more...]
USR Tree Lighting Scheduled
On Saturday December 6th at 4pm, please join the SRV Junior Women's Club and the USR Volunteer Fire Dept for the annual tree lighting ceremony held at Boro hall. Cookies and hot cocoa will be served by the SRVJWC and a very special surprise visitor will arrive by fire truck to … [Read more...]
Fire Safety Tip of the Week
Fire Safety Tip of the Week CHRISTMAS TREE SAFETY Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can help make your holidays safer. Picking the tree If you have an artificial tree, be … [Read more...]