When the siren sounds in Independence at 3:30 in the morning... 25 of your neighbors TURN OUT... the rest sleep safe and sound. The Independence Fire Department is a volunteer organization. Volunteers are always welcome!
Breakfast fund raiser held the 2nd
Sunday from 8:00am - 11:00am of each month except July and August.
Monthly meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm.
10 Tips for Fire Safety
- Install Smoke Detectors
- Plan Your Escape from Fire
- Keep an Eye on Smokers
- Cook Carefully
- Give Space Heaters Space
- Matches and Lighters- Tools Not Toys
- Cool a Burn with Cool Water
- Use Electricity Safely
- Crawl Low Under Smoke
- Stop, Drop, and Roll
Choosing Your Extinguisher
Class A: Ordinary Combustibles such as wood, cloth, and paper.
Class B: Flammable liquids such as gasoline, oil, and oil-based paint.
Class C: Energized Electrical equipment including wiring, fuse boxes, circuit breakers, and appliances.
Chief Brian Harchar
24 Cemetery Road
Great Meadows, New Jersey 07838
(908) 637-4300 (Dial 911 for All Emergencies)
(908) 637-4725 Fax
Township of Independence • 286 Route 46 West • Great Meadows, New Jersey 07838 • Tel 908-637-4133 • Fax 908-637-8844