Annual 4th of July Parade & New Engine Dedication!

On July 4th at 10am, Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department will host their annual 4th of July parade with a special addition this year … a dedication to our New Engine!  The parade will go around the block, beginning at the Fire Station, go down Olcott Street, a left onto Railroad Avenue, a left onto South Middlebush Road, a left onto Amwell Road and then a final left back onto Olcott Street.  While the Parade starts at 10am, please make sure to show up earlier to register the kids or parade vehicles/floats so to ensure they get a surprise at the end (check in begins at 9am)!

After the parade, Middlebush will dedicate their new Engine (Engine 44-1) with a brief ceremony and have food, music and more. Come down to join us!

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Save the Date: Middlebush Vol Fire’s Annual ‘Free’ Safety Fair 2018!

The date has been set … mark your calendars for October 6th, from 2pm to 6pm. On that date, Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting our Annual Free Safety Fair! Bring your friends and family to this fantastic event, where we open the doors to the public and have meet and greets with the Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department Firefighters, The East Millstone Rescue Squad and the Franklin Township Police Department.

There will be many stations with activities such as learning how to use fire extinguishers, a smoke house where you will learn about fire and how to escape safely, not to mention our FireFighter in gear station, where you can see all the equipment we put on before going into a fire, and of course our popular hose deployment and water flowing station where the kids and whole family can handle a hose line being pumped from one of our Fire Engines!

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Tricky Tray – November 16, 2018

The MVFD will be hosting our first Tricky Tray on November 16, 2018. Ticket are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.  Ticket prices include 1 -sheet of tickets, Coffee/Tea, Water and Dessert.

Purchase your tickets online at https://mvfdtrickytray.eventbrite.com or  mail in the order form attached ORDER FORM–TRICKY TRAY MVFD 2018 

The doors will open at 6PM and the drawing will begin at 7:45PM.

Many great prizes and different raffles including: 50/50 – lottery apron- mystery chest – wine tree – bring a bottle of wine *valued @$10+ for one free entry into a drawing for a selection of wine. Additional tickets can be purchased. 

Any questions call Dawn Cuddy @ 732.902.1811 or email dcuddy@middlebushfire.com

If you wish to sit with someone or be a table chair please email requests to Sandra Reier sreier@middlebushfire.com – we will do our best to accommodate all requests.

 

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Middlebush Vol Fire Department’s Annual 4th of July Parade!

Summer is here and what better way to kick off things that with a Firework show followed up by a parade the next morning?  The Franklin Township Firework show is set to take place on Tuesday night, July 3rd and the next morning on July 4th at 10am, Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department will host their annual 4th of July parade!  The parade will go around the block, beginning at the Fire Station, go down Olcott Street, a left onto Railroad Avenue, a left onto South Middlebush Road, a left onto Amwell Road and then a final left back onto Olcott Street.  While the Parade starts at 10am, please make sure to show up earlier to register the kids or parade vehicles/floats so to ensure they get a surprise at the end!

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3rd Annual Benefit Concert In Memory of Louie and Steve Hadju-Nemeth

A benefit concert for Louie and Steve Hadju Nemeth will take place on Saturday June 23, 2018 at Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department starting at 2pm.  Louie and Steve were both life members of the organization and Louie was an Ex Chief of Middlebush, Fire District 1 Commissioner and

member of Somerset Fire and Rescue as well.

Please join us for an afternoon of great music!

 

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Tricky Tray Ad Donation Letter

Middlebush Fire department Ladies Auxiliary is seeking advertisers for the Tricky Tray Program for our Event on November 16, 2018. If you wish to advertise please complete the form and mail it or email Sandra Reier  sreier@middlebushfire.com or Dawn Cuddy at dcuddy@middlebushfire.com for any questions.
 
 You can download the editable form here Tricky Tray Ad Donation Letter
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Middlebush Vol Fire Tricky Tray Event -November 16, 2018

The Middlebush Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a Tricky Tray November 16, 2018. Details of ticket purchases will be available soon with the ability to purchase online.  

In addition, we will be selling advertisements. If you own or work for a company/restaurant/store and would like to make a donation or purchase an advertisement please reach out to Dawn Cuddy at dcuddy@middlebushfire.com or Sandra Reier at sreier@middlebushfire.com for details. 
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Annual Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner! March 17th, 2018

On March 17th, 2018 please join the Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department for our Annual Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner! As we have in the past, our amazing cooks will be preparing some delicious Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes and Carrots … and of course we’ll have Irish Soda Bread. So come on down for some delicious food, some great entertainment, and of course some friendly company to celebrate St Patrick’s Day! Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: 6th Annual Santa in the Park Event

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It’s almost that time of year … the air is getting chilly and brisk, decorations are starting to pop up around town and soon Holiday music will be playing on everywhere!  What comes next … Santa Claus comes to town, at Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department’s 6th Annual Santa in the Park Event!  Come on down to Thomson Park at the corner of Amwell Rd and South Middlebush Rd on Saturday December 16th, from 1-3pm or 5-7pm to get into the Holiday spirit with members from our department.  There will be Hot Cocoa & Cookies, plenty of decorations, music will be playing and of course Santa will be waiting for all the boys and girls to see what they would like for Christmas.  This year, the 5-7pm session will have a new and special ‘visual’ surprise for anyone who comes down to visit!

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Engine 44-1 Replacement Project News!

Over the past 10 months, members of the New Engine Committee, here at Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department have been meeting and diligently laying out what the new 44-1 Engine will look like and include.  We have met with multiple apparatus vendors during this time and have analyzed what options are offered versus what we are looking for in our new apparatus.  We have also painstakingly gone through each component of the apparatus, from door types (rollup or hinged) to discharge and intake options and have all come to an agreement for each of the options chosen.  At that point, we waited to see what the vendors would come back with and make a decision from there, then gain approval from our Board of Commissioners on our decision.  We are happy to say that we gained approval at last month’s Commissioners meeting and all appropriate documentation has been completed and submitted, so as of this morning, we were informed that our apparatus ordering process has begun.

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