News Headlines
Sat. May 8th 2021
TFARS is pleased to announce that elections were held this week to fill recently vacated leadership positions. We wish all these selfless volunteers success in their roles and in their commitment to f...
Fri. Dec 18th 2020
At the 2020 Annual Meeting on Thursday December 4th, the squad members elected the following officers for 2021: Chief: Brad CarDeputy Chief: Greg LattanzioCaptain: Jeff Fenton Lieutenant: Bill VoyceP...
Wed. Apr 8th 2020
Not sure if you should dial 911 for your flu-like (coronavirus) symptoms? The CDC has a tool to help you make that decision. Choose "Self-Checker" near the top of the page. https://www.cdc.g...
Sun. Apr 5th 2020
Hunterdon Medical Center has a Covid-19 triage tent and an associated procedure. Attached is a video of what to expect when driving yourself to the hospital with flu like symptoms. Please note, if you...
Sat. Apr 4th 2020
Did you know that Hunterdon Healthcare has a hotline specifically for Covid-19. If you have any questions in regards to Covid-19 and having to be tested. Call the number below and a nurse will be on t...
BLS 24-52
2019 Ford F-550 Chassis Horton Body
This new ambulance was delivered on June 5, 2019 by VCI Emergency Vehicle Specialist in Berlin, NJ. This ambulance replaced the Retired BLS 24-52. We would like to thank the communities donations which helped TFARS in purchasing this vehicle. We are hoping it will serve the community for the next 20+ years like the previous BLS 24-52
Utility 24-5 (Supervisor)
2015 Ford F250
Command vehicle utilized by the line officers. This 4WD vehicle is also used for any off road incident and trailering Gator 24-5
Rescue 245
2005 Ford F-550/Life Star 10 Foot High Body Rescue
Rescue 24-56 is a 2005 Ford F550, 4 Wheel Drive, Crew Cab with a 10 Ft. Life Star High Body with Slide Out and Transverse mounted Trays. It is equiped with an 8000 Watt Diesel Generator, two 1000 Watt Tripod Lights, and two 500 Watt Telescoping Lights. We carry Holmatro Tools with Core Technology cosnisting of a large Spreader, 1 NCT Cutter and Standard O Cutter, 2 Rams and Combi Tool run from two units, both portable. Stabilization is handled by various cribbing, a full set of Para Tech Struts of various sizes with various heads and bases as well as a full set of Para Tech high pressure air bags in various sizes worked from a dual controller via portable SCBA bottles. Other equipments inccludes chain saws, reciporcating saws, hand tools, irons and various other rigging and strapping materials. Medical and other eqipment carried includes first due bag, KED, Defibrilator, long board with full CID, stokes basket, little big giant ladder, PFD's, throw bags. A winch can be rear mounted and controlled when necessary as it is fully compatible with 24-59 our First Responder/Incident Command Unit.

Rescue 24-56 can also tow our Special Services Trailer that houses Gator 24-1 for off road Rescue and recovery as well as our Rehab equipment for large scale and long duration Fire/Rescue Incidents.
2004 Ford Chassis Braun Body
Type II
Car 245
2004 Chevrolet Suburban
Gator 245
2003 Gator 6X4
Gator 24-5 is our primary off road rescue and patient transporter in areas where our traditional apparatus will not fit. Gator 24-5 is equipped with long board, head blocks and other equipment to transport patients immobilized to a landing zone in one of our many parks or to a waiting BLS unit for further ground transportation.

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