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Harrison FD Backyard Bush Fire Call Turns Into Extensive Interior Fire east newark firefighters east newark volunteer fire department harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj kearny fire department kearny fire fighters Aug 25, 2022

The Harrison Fire Department got a call for a brush fire in the back yard of a house on the 300 block of Ann Street in Harrison. Upon arrival there was no fire visible from the street but when the Harrison firefighters along with Tour 4 Battalion Chef Greenemeier reached the rear of the building...

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Harrison Firefighters Remind Applicants of Aug. 31, 2022 Deadline firefighter job application harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj job application Aug 19, 2022

The Harrison Firefighters posted a reminder on their social media to potential firefighter applicants that the deadline to apply for firefighter positions is August 31, 2022, at 4 p.m.

To become a firefighter in Harrison you have to be a resident of Hudson or Essex County when you apply and...

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Swearing In Ceremony for Harrison Fire Captains city of newark firefigher vincent doffont harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj weather newark fire department sgt. ernie hernandez vincent doffont Aug 07, 2022

In June 2022, the Harrison Fire Department announced and we covered the story in an article entitled Harrison Fire Department A Long Way From Newark Takeover the official promotion of four Captains, already serving unofficially in their positions, would occur on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. As...

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Davis Avenue Fire Displaces 3 Families davis avenue fire harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj kearny fire department kearny fire fighters muutal aid Jul 09, 2022

The Harrison Fire Department battled a house fire on the 400 block of Davis Avenue in Harrison on Thursday, July 7, 2022 in the early afternoon.

Three families were displaced from their homes due to the fire. When the Harrison Fire Department firefighters Battalion 3 arrived at the scene they...

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Harrison Fire Department A Long Way From Newark Takeover anselmo millan captain eric s. hausmann captain james k. patterson captain keven t. degaetano captain michael j. granato chief henry richard city of newark councilman anselmo millan harold stahl harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj hfd chief henry richard newark nj rahway fire department soha tom dolaghan Jul 07, 2022

In 2011, Fire Chief Tom Dolaghan retired from the Harrison Fire Department. Mayor Raymond J. McDonough recruited Harrison resident Harold Stahl to be an interim part-time Fire Director.  Harold Stahl continues to this day as a part-time Fire Director and has added another responsibility...

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Harrison Fire Department Provides Mutual Aid In Kearny Fire harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj kearny fire department kearny nj red cross st. stephens roman catholic church Jun 27, 2022

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, the Harrison Fire Department provided the Kearny Fire Department with Mutual Aid in a 5 alarm fire in the neighboring Town of Kearny.  The Harrison Fire Department was joined by the Jersey City Fire Department, North Arlington Fire Department, Belleville Fire...

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Harrison Fire Department On Forefront of Fire Equipment harrison cleveland ave fire station harrison fire department ladder truck pierce arrow tiller ladder truck pierce enforcer pumper simon duplex aerial ladder truck May 05, 2022

Delivered in December of 2018, the Harrison Fire Department’s newest addition to its Firefighting tools, is a Pierce-Arrow 107 foot Tiller Ladder Fire Engine Truck. The purchase order was signed in October of 2017 by then-Councilman Anselmo Millan as the Harrison Fire Department Chairman...

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Harrison Police Officers Honor Firefighter Vincent J. Doffont Jr. harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison police harrison police department kimberly taylor designs vincent doffont vincent doffont jr. Apr 12, 2022

Members of the Harrison Police Department gifted the Harrison Fire Department a beautiful custom thin red line flag in honor of Firefighter Vincent Doffont.

The flag was presented to the Harrison Fire Department at the Harrison Fire Department Headquarters.

The flag was designed and created by ...

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Help Firefighter Doffont's Childrens College Tuition Fund firefigher vincent doffont harrison fire department harrison firefighters vincent doffont vincent doffont jr. Apr 02, 2022
A fundraiser was set up in honor of Harrison Firefighter Vincent J. Doffont, Jr. and in support of a college fund for his children. 
 
As of this Saturday morning (4/2/2022), the fundraiser on Go Fund Me has raised $40,505 on its way to its goal of $50,000.  The fundraiser notes...
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Funeral Mass Saturday March 26th for Vincent J. Doffont Jr. firefigher vincent doffont harrison fire department harrison firefighters holy cross cemetary vincent doffont vincent doffont jr. Mar 26, 2022

Today, Saturday, March 26, 2022, is the Funeral Mass at Holy Cross Church in Harrison of Harrison Firefighter Vincent J. Doffont, Jr. at 11 a.m.   The public is welcome.  You might want to wear your mask as a symbol of respect for the family and Firefighters who have seen first hand...

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Visitation Friday at Holy Cross for Fallen Firefighter Vincent J. Doffont, Jr. firefigher vincent doffont harrison fire department holy cross church vincent doffont jr. Mar 25, 2022

Tributes for Harrison Fire Fighter Vincent J. Doffont Jr. have been posted online on Facebook, Instagram, and the Mulligan Funeral Home page.  The tributes are not just from family, friends, fellow firefighters and elected officials but also National organizations such as the National Fallen...

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St. Patricks' Parade: Firefighters east newark fire department firefigher vincent doffont harrison fire department kearny fire department north arlington fire department st. patrick st. patrick day parade vincent doffont jr. Mar 23, 2022

Four Fire Departments participated in the United Irish St. Patrick’s Parade 2022.  The Fire Department portion of the parade, see video above, started with the East Newark Volunteer Fire Department with firefighters walking ahead of its classic 1941 Fire Engine, followed by several of...

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