Police & Fire

Chatham Borough Firefighter Open House Features Vehicle Extraction and Chili

People gathered at the Chatham Borough firehouse to witness a vehicle extraction exercise on Saturday Credits: TAP Chatham
Claire, 18 months, got to sit on a fire truck at the Chatham Borough Open House Credits: TAP Chatham
Sparky, the fire safety dog, made an appearance at the Chatham Borough Fire Department Open House Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham firefighter Travis Prost stands in front of Ford Explorer that was used for extraction demonstration Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham firemen Paul Carroll and Don Kidd served up hotdogs and chili at the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department Open House Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department showed residents the skills it takes to safely extract someone trapped in an auto accident on Saturday at its Open House held at the fire house.

Firefighters Travis Prost, Alex Chin, A.J. Sweetin, Corey Duren, George Traver Jr. and Dave Allan used hydraulic tools to remove the door of a Ford Explorer supplied by Glenn's Automotive and Towing.

Inside the firehouse, firefighters Paul Carroll and Don Kidd served up hot dogs and chili for the visitors.

Chatham Borough firefighters demonstrate a vehicle extraction with a Ford Explorer on Saturday


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