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.

Feb
1
2016

January 2016 recap

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The East Franklin Fire Department responded to 49 calls for service in the month of January. The top 10 responding members are as follows: 1. Deputy Chief Chris Banks (42) 2. Chief Dan Krushinski (35) 3. Foreman Benji Ferretti (35) 4. Junior FF Ciaran Byrne (31) 5. FF Victor Garach (26) 6. Captain Brandon Shannon
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Jan
10
2016

Installation of Officers Dinner 2016 (Awards Presented)

The East Franklin Fire Department would like to congratulate the following members on their achievements received at the 2016 Installation of Officers Dinner: Junior Firefighter of the Year: FF Ciaran Byrne Rookie of the Year: FF Steven Weber Firefighter of the Year: Foreman Brandon Victor Lou Agg Spirit of Volunteerism Award: FF Tom Canales Vincent
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Dec
22
2015

L.O.D.D. Ulster County NY

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The East Franklin Fire Department would like to extend its condolences to the Mount Marion Fire Department in Ulster County, NY with the recent Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Jack Rose (19 years old). We would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to the Fire Department as well as to the family of
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Dec
19
2015

Fire District #3 Santa Run

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On Saturday December 19th, 2015 Station 27 and 25 participated in our annual Holiday Santa Run throughout Fire District #3. During this time, the members escorted Santa throughout the District to visit with the children and their families, while passing out gifts and candy canes. A good time was had by all and we thank
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Dec
18
2015

Man pinned by Motor Vehicle on Kingsbridge Road

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On December 18th, 2015 at approximately 22:34 Hours Fire District #3 responded to a call reporting a man lying in the roadway and screaming on Kingsbridge Road. Additional callers stated it appeared a man had been struck by a car and was pinned underneath it. Car 27 (Chief Krushinski) arrived and established command, locating a 44
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Dec
17
2015

Structure Fire on Franklin Blvd.

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On Thursday December 17th, 2015 at approximately 12:19 Fire District # 3 was dispatched to 252 Franklin Blvd. for a reported stove fire. Car 25 (Chief Calvo) arrived minutes later, reporting heavy fire and smoke coming from the rear windows of the house. Squad 27 was first due and stretched a 1 inch and 3/4
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Dec
16
2015

Station 27 visits Children’s Hospital at RWJUH and St. Peters to deliver Christmas Cheer!

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On Wednesday December 16th, 2015 members of Station 27 visited both the Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and St. Peters University Hospital in the City of New Brunswick, delivering gifts to the children. The members spent this week raising funds and with the assistance of Santa Claus, were able to give gifts
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Dec
13
2015

Station 27′s Christmas Party

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On December 13th, 2015 Station 27 held its annual Christmas Party for the Kids. A great time was had by all the children while they visited with Santa Claus, enjoyed some good food and family time at the Firehouse. Station 27 would like to say thank you to Lisa Krushinski for all her hard work
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Dec
13
2015

Step Up and Lead Training (December District #3 Drill)

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On Sunday December 13th, 2015 Fire District #3 held its monthly District Drill at Station 27. The class was titled “Step Up and Lead” and was instructed by Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso of the Kearney Fire Department. The students were given tips and tools on how to be a leader in the fire service and
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Dec
12
2015

Station 27 Raises Funds for the Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson

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On December 12th, 2015 members of Station 27 held a coin drive fundraiser at the intersection of Franklin Blvd. and Easton Avenue. The members raised funds to assist in buying the children gifts who are currently hospitalized at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in the City of New Brunswick. Thank you to the members who were able
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