HAPPENING NOW: Branchburg Rescue is currently on scene providing Rehab for a structure fire in Raritan Boro.
92 entries in the Call History
Last night, members of the Branchburg Rescue Squad were requested to standby at our station to provide mutual aid support to surrounding towns as their emergency service volunteers operated at Bound Brook’s massive structure fire. We are happy that all first responders at the fire remained safe through the overnight and returned home to their families early this morning.
Friday night, Branchburg Rescue was requested for our Rehab Services into Readington Township for a fully involved Barn Fire. Special Ops 1, BLS 4 and BLS 5 responded with crews to the scene and set up for Rehab. Multiple fire companies were on scene from Hunterdon and Somerset County. Great job to everyone on scene during such a cold winter night.
Earlier this morning, Branchburg Rescue Services, along with Neshanic Volunteer Fire Company and Readington Volunteer Fire Company, were dispatched to Black Point Road, for a reported motor vehicle stuck in the water. The patient was safely moved to dry land by Marine 1 and Branchburg Rescue Technicians. BLS 4, Special Ops 1, Marine 3 and FR1 were also on scene. Please don't try to drive down flooded roadways.
Early evening calls bring two BLS units to local hospital.... Two calls at the same time staffed by our volunteers arrived at the hospital together from two of different locations. Along with us were two paramedic units! Great work by all!! Not often do we see multiple ambulances of our own at the same location! A quick photo just before we became clear and available.
As this Memorial Day comes to a close the Branchburg Rescuers would like to thank those men and women of the armed forces for the past, present, and future service the provide our country.A busy day draws to an end as BLS and Bike team crews provided coverage to the Tour de Somerville since 1030 till 1730. As the last race was half way through our station was dispatched to MVA with entrapment and multiple patients. As first crews arrived all occupants were out of the vehicles. Our agency with 15...
At approximately 13:13 today, the Branchburg Rescue Squad was dispatched to Route 202 North and Holland Brook Road for a 2 car accident with injuries. 74 BLS 4, Car 1 and Rescue 1 all responded to the call. 1 patient was transported to a nearby local hospital for treatment while Car 1 and Rescue 1 stood by on scene to provide blockage while tow trucks removed both vehicles. All units were clear by 13:55.
Approx 2045 Branchburg Rescuers along with Readington Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched to Route 202 and Whiton Road for reported MVC with injury and fire. Chief Hoffman arrived to confirmed no entrapment and multiple people to be checked. 2 BLS responded. 1 patient transport and 1 RMA obtained others denied injury. Crews cleared approx 2200 hrs.
Last evening approx 1810 hrs the Branchburg Rescuers and Readington Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched for a MVA reported on vehicle smoking. Passing by Manville Rescue chief stopped to assist and updated responders. Update reported 1 injury entrapped in vehicle. After detailed evaluation of patient requested ALS and medivac on stand by, which later was ordered to fly with landing zone at Whiton School. Rescue and fire arrived, working together extricating the patient by removing &...
At Approx. 2330 hours, Branchburg Rescue and North Branch Fire was Dispatched to Rt 22 and Readington Road for report MVA with wires down. Branchburg PD arrived confirmed highway closed due to wires down, and confirmed heavy entrapment. BLS and Heavy Rescue crew responded immediately followed by second BLS unit. Patient was heavily entrapped, and partially hanging out of window on arrival of crews. Vehicle was moved away from wires before extrication began, rescue and fire worked toget...
Approx 1645hrs the Branchburg Rescue Squad just clearing a second call with North Branch and Readington Fire were doing paperwork back at station when overheard on the radio Tower Ladder 32 reporting large column of black smoke coming from the Neshanic area of town. Chief M. Hoffman with 74 Car 1 immediately responded, while enroute on Route 202 requested dispatch Station 74 for full response for working fire at Keystone Switching Station unknown on of any injuries....
Early evening Branchburg Rescue Squad along with North Branch Fire and Branchburg PD we dispatched to reported Train vs. Tractor Trailer. It was reported the truck driver was out of the vehicle Chief Hickson from North Branch Fire arrived and confirmed incident, started HazMat and, and began directing incoming units. Chief Hoffman arrived to confirm the driver of the truck had self extricated prior to collision and was giving reports to police. County dispatch advised Chief Hoffman of call from ...
92 entries in the Call History
Staton 54 Rescue, Somerset County, serving Somerville Boro
Station 32 Fire, one of the 4 first due fire companies we respond with, that covers the Central Area of the Township.
Station 24 Fire, one of the 4 first due fire companies we respond with, that covers the Central Area of the Township