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Medevac Landing at George White

Chief Dan Schuster, April 08

Due to an injury sustained at a residence in town, a patient needed to be airlifted to HUMC by Hackensack 1. The FD stood by at the LZ and assisted in loading the patient into the helicopter. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Windy Day Brings Station 27 Out Twice

Chief Dan Schuster, March 11

At 11:37 this morning HFD was dispatched to a low hanging wire that was potentially arching. 27 Engine 2 and Captain 27-4 arrived to confirm there was no fire or hazard, releasing the FD almost immediately.

Shortly after, around 12:30, we were hit out again for a Tree vs. House. 27 Car 2 arrived shortly after dispatch and confirmed the incident, with severe damage. Crews from 27 Engine 2 and 27 ... (Full Story & Photos)

HFD Places Order for 27 Ladder

Chief Dan Schuster, March 08

Thank You and Congratulations to Chief Dan Schuster and the Hillsdale Fire Department on the order of their new E-ONE HR 100 Ladder, sold by Mike Thomasey!

The HR 100 features:
- Cyclone Cab
- 575 lb dry/wet tip load with 2.5 to 1 safety factor
- 11’ Jack spread
- Sound-Off Signal warning lights
- Cummins X12 500 HP motor
- Single chute hosebed

We look forward to seeing this HR 100 serve the community ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption HFD Assists WLFD on the GSP

Chief Dan Schuster, February 25

At 2:22 this afternoon, WLFD units along with Montvale FD under an AMA policy were dispatched to the Garden State Parkway for a reported MVA with entrapment. HFD was also dispatched as some 9-1-1 calls originally reported it in their jurisdiction. Chief 68-1 arrived and confirmed an entrapment at milemarker 168.9 and advised the Rescue Engine to put the tools to work on arrival. 68-Rescue Engine arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

Station 27 Gets Hit Out Twice on the 6th

Chief Dan Schuster, February 07

For the 2nd run of the day, 27 Rescue responded to an MVA w/ a reported person trapped. FD & PD units arrived on scene quickly to determine there was no entrapment. The crew mitigated a fluid spill in the roadway and cleared shortly after. The 1st run was an activated fire alarm shortly after noon, determined to be set off from cooking smoke.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Station 27 Responds to 3 on Groundhog’s Day

Hillsdale Fire Department, February 02

Punxsutawney Phil may not have seen his shadow, but that didn’t stop the HFD volunteers from responding out 3 times. The first 2 were potential gas emergencies, 1 being a gas leak at a meter and the 2nd being a potential runaway boiler. Both were quickly mitigated, and the scenes were turned over to PSE&G.

The 3rd came in shortly after 21:30, after County Communications received a call for a tree ... (Full Story & Photos)

HFD Poker Tournament Info

Hillsdale Fire Department, January 19

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Chief Dan Schuster, January 01

The Hillsdale Fire Department held their swearing in of the 2024 Officers on 1/1/24. Family, friends, and a few department members attended to celebrate the occasion.

Pictured left to right:
Lieutenant Chris D’Angelo
Lieutenant Ray DeGroat
Captain Chris Kelley
Chief of Department Dan Schuster
Deputy Chief Bill Farrell
Captain Joe Solda III
Lieutenant Joe Solda Jr.
Lieutenant Jimmy Voorhis Jr.... (Full Story & Photos)


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