Mollo Named 'Telecommunicator of Year' as MVECC Honors Dispatch Center First Liners

April 22, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Communications Officer Michael Mollo is the 2018 recipient of the Mountain Valley Emergency Communications Center's 'Telecommunicator of the Year' honor, as the Shared Dispatch Center Management Board and its Emergency Communications Executive Director Scott W. Ruf recognized several staff for their hard work and dedication.

Every ...

Summit F.D. Puts Down Brush Fire Threatening Multiple Homes

SUMMIT, NJ - An approximately quarter-mile long brush fire, which began along the railroad tracks and climbed the adjacent hillside and threatened numerous Summit residences, was extinguished by the Summit Fire Department (SFD) Friday afternoon, preventing damage to the nearby homes.

At 1:53 p.m., the SFD was dispatched to the blaze next to the tracks along Park Avenue.

State FMBA Honors Summit, Area Firefighters for Valor During New Year's Eve Blaze

SUMMIT, NJ - Firefighters from Summit and Millburn will receive the Group Effort Valor Award from the New Jersey State Fireman Benevolent Association (FMBA) hailing their collective rescue efforts at a fire that occurred in the Hilltop City on December 31, 2017. The awards will be presented at the Pines Manor in Edison on April 21..

The five-alarm blaze, in an apartment ...

Summit F.D. Hosts Volunteer Training Apr. 21 for Upcoming Comfort Zone Camp

SUMMIT, NJ - Partnering with Comfort Zone Camp (CZC) and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, the City of Summit Fire Department will provide volunteer training on Saturday, April 21 for an upcoming three-day, summer weekend camp program for youth ages seven to 17 who are grieving the loss of a parent who fell in the line of duty as a firefighter.

Volunteer roles include ...

Application Process Open for Summit Police Youth Academy

SUMMIT, NJ - Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Summit Police Youth Academy. The 14th year of the program will see two, one week sessions -- July 23-27 and July 30 - August 3 -- with classes behind held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

The Youth Academy is designed to provide cadets with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of the police officer and ...

Summit F.D. Responds to Crawl Space Fire at Constantine Pl. Apartment Complex

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Fire Department, working in extremely tight quarters, extinguished a late-night fire March 22 at an apartment building located at 20 Constantine Place in Summit.

Responding at 10:27 p.m., crews found the blaze in a crawl space in the basement of the 37-family apartment building, which presented an added challenge, according to Summit Fire Department ...

Area Fire Department Delivers Baby on West I-78

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On March 20, 2018 at 8:14 a.m. the Springfield Fire Department was dispatched to Route 78 Westbound near milepost 50.2 for a report of a woman in labor on the side of the road.  

Captain Mastroeni (Unit 2) & Chief Palumbo (Unit 1) were the first units to arrive on scene, and quickly recognized that the woman would be unable to make it to the hospital in time for ...

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