MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Fire Department hosted its 150th Anniversary fundraiser at Stage House Tavern (Mountainside) on Tuesday, July 17.

"We are planning a celebration for next June 15, 2019, and the money raised tonight will help cover the costs," said Fire Chief John Lestarchick at the event. 

The Scotch Plains Fire Department is a volunteer department that operates from two stations, Station #161 (Senger Place) and Station #162 (Raritan Road).