About our company

Bernardsville Fire Company & First Aid Squad is a 100% volunteer-based organization, on call for the Bernardsville, NJ community 24/7. 

Typically, we have around 75 active members. We’re always looking for new members – you can join us here.

On average, we respond to about 25 fire emergency calls and about 50 EMS calls each month. 

When we’re not responding to calls, we love keeping our trucks clean – you can view our apparatus here

We have a proud history dating back to 1897. Read about our history here.

We typically hold training exercises for our active members each Monday evening, and host other events for the community throughout the year – see our calendar of upcoming events here

Of course, we’re passionate about fire safety, so make sure to visit our fire prevention education center to read up on keeping your home and family safe!

Here are the values that we live by:

Mission Statement

The mission of the our Fire Company is to serve the community and its visitors by
 protecting lives and property.  In addition to promoting safety , we are committed to providing 
prompt, skillful and cost effective fire protection and life safety services to our community.

Vision Statement

We will strive to become role models in our community and promote a positive
 environment to inspire teamwork of our crews.

Value Statement

Our members are obligated to perform respectfully by moral, legal and ethical values.


Operating in all fairness and being courteous , respecting the service recipient by 
taking responsibility for all his/her actions.


To perform in a professional manner and to retain the confidence of the community so
 they can expect a positive outcome of events.


We demonstrate our values by the way we live our life in public or with the crews at
 the firehouse.

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