Established on July 29, 1929 the East Franklin Fire Department has faithfully served the residents of Franklin Township Fire District 3 in Somerset, New Jersey for over 85 years. Bordering the City of New Brunswick in the southeast corner of Somerset County, East Franklin, Station 27, responds to a small but densely populated 6.25 square mile area with approximately 25,000 residents. Our mission is to respond in a safe manner to all reported emergencies in the community of Franklin Township, Somerset, N.J. to help the citizens deal with natural and man-made emergencies, and with the resources available and with the utmost regard for the safety of the members of the department, work to the best of it’s abilities to limit the loss of life, the environment, and property.

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Feb
20
2015

EFFD at the 1st Annual Chili Cook Off

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On Friday February 20th, 2015 Franklin Township Food Bank held it’s 1st Annual Chili Cook Off. This event featured both Restaurant Style Chili, as well as chili prepared by the Firehouses of Franklin Township. Firefighter Tom Canales represented Station 27 at this event and placed 2nd overall with his awesome chili recipe. Great Job to
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Feb
12
2015

Teaching the Kevin Apuzzio Class in Spring Lake, NJ

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On February 11th, 2015 Chief Krushinski, Captain Desmond, Captain Shannon, Lieutenant Daughton and FF Recine paid a visit to the Spring Lake Fire Department and gave a lecture to the members there regarding the Line of Duty Death of our brother Firefighter Kevin Apuzzio. Time and time again, we are willing to travel all over
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Feb
11
2015

Franklin Township Press Release

Press Release On February 10, 2015 at 4:28 PM the Franklin Township Police Department was alerted that members from the East Franklin Volunteer Fire Company were out with a head on motor vehicle crash on Franklin Blvd. in the area of Norma Avenue. Post Date: 02/11/2015 11:44 AM On February 10, 2015 at 4:28 PM the
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Feb
10
2015

A Busy Day as District #3 Responds to 4 Incidents

We would like to thank the members who gave their time on a busy day in Franklin Fire District #3 on Feb 10th, 2015. We responded to 4 calls back to back including a Smoke Condition, Water Problem. Lift Assist and a MVC with injuries and fluid on the roadway. Great job to all the
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Feb
6
2015

Franklin Township Chili Cook Off

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The East Franklin Fire Department would encourage everyone to come out on February 20th, 2015 to the Franklin Township Senior Center, located at 505 Demott Lane in Somerset, NJ. East Franklin Brother Firefighter Tom Canales will be one of the feature cooks at this event and we are hoping to get a lot of support
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Feb
6
2015

East Franklin’s Recent FF1 Graduate

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The East Franklin Fire Department would like to proudly announce that on February 5th, 2015 Diamond Holloman graduated the Somerset County Fire Academy. She went through a vigorous 16 week program and is now moved from being a Exterior Only Firefighter to a Interior Firefighter. Diamond has been very active with the Tuesday Night Duty
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Feb
2
2015

Mutual Aid into the City of New Brunswick

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On Sunday February 1st, 2015 at approximately 10:34pm Station 27 responded Mutual Aid into the City of New Brunswick while they were operating on a working basement fire at 175 Hamilton Street. Car 27 and Squad 27 responded in on the 2nd Alarm Assignment, which was quickly upgraded to a 3rd Alarm Assignment bringing both
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Jan
17
2015

MVC on Easton Avenue

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On Saturday January 17th, 2015 at 3 pm Squad 27 was on the road and came across a MVC, directly in front of 575 Easton Avenue. Lt. Conklin called out to County Dispatch and advised his crew would be assisting EMS with patient care, as well as cleanup of fluids on the ground. After EMS
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Jan
15
2015

Structure Fire on Berry Street

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On Thursday January 15th, 2015 at approximately 5:04 pm Fire District #3 was dispatched to 363 Berry Street for a reported Structure Fire. Car 27 (Chief Krushinski) arrived 2 minutes after dispatch, reported a working fire and requested a re-tone of District 3. Squad 27 arrived first due and deployed there own feeder line, as
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Jan
12
2015

2014 Annual Awards Presentation

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On Sunday January 11th, 2015 at 1pm Franklin Township Fire District #3 held its Annual Awards Luncheon at Maggiano’s in Bridgewater, NJ. During this time, members from both Station 27 and 25 gathered for a nice meal, some good conversation and awards were presented to the Firefighters who gave an extraordinary effort in the year
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