Emergency Squad

Captain Joseph Biggy Jr.        - 7-5

1st Lieutenant Jarrett Milligan - 7-5-1

2nd Lieutenant Thomas J. Sabia - 7-5-2


Chris Assenheimer

Richard Bartlett

Joe Biggy

Robert Brown

Steve Capuano

Brian Cervasio

Gary Colombo

Jason Colombo

Richard Foy

Pat Grella

John Harr

Dennis Kronyak

Steve Lahullier

Tom Llewellyn

John Lyons

Dennis Monks

Robert Moore

Mike Norling

Chris Oehlmann

John Ondrof

Tom Ondrof

Gene Popejoy, Jr.

Robert Popejoy

Robert Recanati

Henry Riveros

Jack Roughgarden

Julio Rodriguez

Robert Ruff

Tom Sabia

Greg Schmidt

Frank Schwarz

Ken Schwarz

Craig Solimine

John Sowers

Walter Stankiewicz

Larry Wood

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 1989 17 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.


1st. LT J. Rodriguez, Captain T. Sabia, FF A. Siletto, FF B. Brown

2nd Lieutenant J. Colombo, Ex-Chief P. Grella

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