The Bridgeton Fire Department normally staffs an engine company and a ladder company that operate out of a single firehouse.  Reports of a working fire in a structure or other significant emergency situations will summons the return of off duty personnel to staff additional apparatus.

Fire Incidents  

 2015: 1303 

2014: 1229

2013: 1300

2012: 1313

2011: 1279

2010: 1137

 

2009: 1181

2008: 1210

2007: 1057

2006: 846

2005: 851

2004: 873

 

2003: 895

2002: 946

2001: 985

2000: 876

Engine 701

  • Engine 701 responds as the primary engine company to emergency calls for motor vehicle accidents, arcing wires, trash fires, vehicle fires, medical assist and other minor incidents.  Engine 701 responds with Ladder 705 to all activated fire alarms, gas leaks and any dwelling or structure fires within the City.

  • 2004 Seagrave Class "A" Pumper

  • 2000 GPM, 750 Gallon Booster Tank

  • 800' 1¾", 350' 2½", 1275' 5" Hose

  • 24' Extension, 14' Roof, Attic Ladders

  • TIC, Hurst Maverick Tool and Rams, Cribbing, Foam Eductor & Nozzle, MSA Four Gas Meter, AED & EMS Equipment, Blitz Nozzle, Mobile Data Terminal & Water Rescue Equipment

Ladder 705

  • Ladder 705 responds with Engine 701 to all activated fire alarms, gas leaks and any dwelling or structure fires within the City.  Ladder 705 also responds to Deerfield, Fairfield, Hopewell, Lawrence and Stow Creek Townships for automatic mutual aid assignments. Ladder 705 is considered a quint meaning it has a pump, water tank, fire hose, ground ladders and an aerial ladder.  This enables Ladder 705 to function as both a engine company and ladder company when needed.

  • 2004 Seagrave Quint

  • 2000 GPM, 500 Gallon Booster Tank

  • 700' 1¾", 400' 2½", 775' 5" Hose

  • 75' Main, 35' Extension, 24' Extension, 15' Extension, (2) 16' Roof, Attic Ladders

  • TIC, MSA Four Gas Meter, AED & EMS Equipment, Blitz Nozzle, Mobile Data Terminal, Rope Rescue Equipment & Water Rescue Equipment

Tower 7

  • 2015 Pierce Arrow XT 100' Rear Mount Platform

  • 200 GPM Pump, 300 Gallon Booster Tank

Engine 702

  • Engine 702 serves as a reserve pumper.  Fully equipped as a class "A" pumper, Engine 702 is available to serve as a primary unit when Engine 701 is out of service for maintenance or repairs.  Engine 702 can be staffed with off duty firefighters when they are called in for working fires or special assignments.

  • 1994 Pierce Class "A" Pumper

  • 1500 GPM Pump, 750 Gallon Booster Tank

  • 700' 1¾", 400' 2½", 1300' 5" Hose

  • 24' Extension, 14' Roof, Attic Ladders

  • Foam Eductor & Nozzle, EMS Equipment, Removable Deluge Gun

Brush 706

  • Brush 706 responds to all brush, grass, mulch and other difficult to access fires within the city.  This unit is often used in the City's 1100 acre park.  Firefighters from the ladder and/or engine company staff this unit as needed.

  • 1999 Ford F-350/CET Fire Pumps

  • 250 GPM Pump, 250 Gallon Booster Tank 

  • 200' 1", 100' 1¾", 25' 2½" Hose

  • Shovels, Rakes,  2½" Suction Hose

ESU 707

  • Emergency Service Unit 707 is used by firefighters to pull the marine units and the technical rescue trailers.  ESU 707 carries equipment that firefighters can use during storms, water and technical rescue incidents.  ESU 707 is often used to pick up supplies and equipment.

  • 2007 Ford F-350

  • Water Rescue & Marine Equipment, Chainsaw, SCBAs, Extinguishers, EMS Equipment, Generator & Lights, 750 GPM Portable Pump,Trash Pump, 50' 1¾", Snow Plow