Volunteer Dinner

The Rescue Squad was among Fanwood volunteers celebrated at an annual holiday dinner held this year at the new Fanwood Grille on Martine Avenue. Mayor Colleen Mahr and the Borough Council hosted the dinner to thank the town’s many volunteers, who populate our commissions and boards in addition to the rescue squad and fire department….

Happy Holidays!

Our festive holiday lights made possible by squad members Shreya Kachroo, Lisa Walker and Ed Winsor.

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Santa Claus makes his annual trek through Fanwood on Saturday, December 16th, beginning at 11am. Accompanied by the Fire Department, Rescue Squad and PBA Local 123, Santa will go door to door delivering presents to our children. For Santa to bring a present to your door, drop off your package at the Fanwood Firehouse Monday,…

Winchester Drive Fire

The Rescue Squad joined the Fanwood Fire Department at the scene of a house fire at 27 Winchester Drive, Scotch Plains, early on Friday, October 20th. The fire apparently started in or near the garage and spread quickly up through the second floor. All the occupants got out safely. One Scotch Plains firefighter received a…

Fanny Wood Day 2017

The Rescue Squad did its traditional stand-by at the annual Fanny Wood Day street fair on Sunday, September 17th. Thanks to these members who participated: Steve Siegal, Nick Tripodi, Adrian McDonald, Brian Downing,  Jeff Downing, Ian Lewis, Lisa Walker, Walter Scott, Joan Lozowski, Nancy Mustachio and Ralph Palazzi.  

National Night Out 2017

Fanwood’s police, fire and rescue squad responders brought out their toys August 1st for the annual National Night Out at LaGrande Park. The National Night Out, which began three decades ago as a demonstration of public solidarity against neighborhood crime, has become an opportunity for police and first responders to mingle with the community, answer…

Squad Spends Day at Fan Jam 2017

Thousands of people from across the region came to LaGrande Park Sunday, July 9, for the first annual Fan Jam music festival in Fanwood. Five live bands, a classic car show, more than a dozen food trucks and local and regional vendors and exhibitors celebrated summer on a perfect day in the park. Staged by…

Party in the Park

As it does every year, the Rescue Squad provided standby EMTs and both ambulances at Fanwood’s annual Party in the Park, the rite of summer that ushers in the Tuesday evening movies in LaGrande Park with fun for the kids, music, food and rides. Thanks to the great showing of EMTs and first responders who…

Memorial Day 2017

The rain forced a cancellation of this year’s parade but FRS members stood for our annual group photo in front of FRS HQ. Thanks to those who turned out for the annual ceremony at the Fanwood Memorial Library, which did proceed in light drizzle.

Fanwood Honors Bob Kruthers on 60 Years of Service

Fanwood Council honored Bob Kruthers for his 60 years of service to the Fanwood Rescue Squad during the May 22nd regular council meeting coinciding with EMS Week. Bob was a recipient of the Borough’s Volunteer of the Month award in 2009 and earned a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Statewide EMS Conference in 2014. Bob’s…