Carlstadt Fire Department

Organized 1872


John J. Harr

Chief of Department

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Emergency Squad

Rescue 5

2001 Spartan/Rescue 1


Captain - Joseph Biggy Jr. - 7-5


Lieutenant - Jarrett Milligan - 7-5-1


Lieutenant - Mark Dunn Jr. - 7-5-1





Chris Assenheimer


Richard Bartlett


Joseph Biggy Jr.


Robert Brown


Michael Bolwell


Steve Capuano


Brian Cervasio


Mark Dunn Jr.


Richard Foy


Pat Grella


Dennis Kronyak Jr.



Steven Lahullier


Jarrett Milligan


Dennis Monks


Nick Murphy


Mike Norling


Chris Oehlmann


John Ondrof


Gene Popejoy Jr.


Michael Popejoy


Robert Popejoy


Robert Recanati


Henry Riveros

Julio Rodriguez


Robert Ruff


Tom Sabia


John Sanzari Jr.


John Sanzari III


Greg Schmidt


Ken Schwarz


Anthony Silleto


Walter Stankiewicz


Larry Wood


Scott Wrocklage




The Carlstadt Fire Department Emergency Squad is manned by all members of the Fire Department. After being a member of one of the "mother companies" in the department, a member may then select to join the


The Emergency Squad operates numerous heavy rescue equipment that include the Jaws-of-Life.  The apparatus has a the capability of working multiple extrications simultaneously.  The Emergency Squad also operates the departments rescue boats;


A 2008 18 ft. Boston Whaler and a 2007 14 ft Mercury inflatable.


Vehicle Statistics:


2000 Spartan Gladiator Cab , 20 Foot Walk Around w/Upper Storage Rescue Body


10,000lb Portable Winch w/ (6) Receiver Locations


35 kw Onan PTO Direct Drive Generator


Amkus Rescue Tools Pre-Connected to 4 100' Hydraulic Reels


Honda Portable Hydraulic Pump



The company belongs to the South Bergen Mutual Aid Association Zone Two, C.R.E.W. Mutual Aid Association.  Rescue 705  is responsible for Mutual Aid runs for the Boroughs of; East Rutherford, Rutherford, Wallington and Elmwood Park, R.I.T. Team for the City of Passaic and operates safety boats for dive operations w/the Wallington dive team.


The Borough of Carlstadt is comprised of over 6,000 Residents, Commercial Buildings, two major Highways, and a large area of the Meadowlands.  In the near future half of the Meadowlands area will cleared out and one of the largest shopping malls in the State will be constructed.  Along with the shopping mall, many High Rise Hotels and Office buildings will be constructed adding a new dimension to our firefighting capabilities.

For Emergencies Dial 9-1-1

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