Fanwood Volunteer Holiday Celebration

On Thursday, December 6th, the Fanwood Rescue Squad attended the Holiday Celebration for Fanwood Volunteers at the Fanwood Grille hosted by Mayor Colleen Mahr, and the Fanwood Council! It was a wonderful evening getting to take time out of the holiday season to celebrate with all volunteers of Fanwood! Thank you to all our loyal…

Fanwood Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration 2018!

Today we had a standby at the Borough of Fanwood Tree Lighting Event!!! It was an amazing event full of festive spirits and happy smiles all around despite the slight drizzle! Thanks to our crews for coming out for this event and kicking off the festive season with an amazing squad turnout!!  

Funeral and Last Call of Rescue Squad Life Member Harry S. Mee

Today was the funeral of one of our life members Harry S. Mee. To those who did or did not know him, he was a great inspiration, not only to his family but to his friends and extended family at the Fanwood Rescue Squad. He was a courageous and dedicated member of the Rescue Squad,…

Passing of Life Member and former Captain Harry S. Mee

Fanwood Rescue Squad Life Member Harry Mee passed on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the age of 85. Harry was a volunteer with the Rescue Squad for more than 30 years, serving as captain in 1975. He also served with the Fanwood Fire Department. A native of Newark, NJ, Harry and his wife Dolores raised…

Chelsea Donates $1,500 to FRS

Chelsea Senior Living’s annual golf outing raised more than $20,000 for volunteer rescue squads across New Jersey. The Fanwood Rescue Squad is among the squads receiving $1,500. Pictured are Councilman Tom Kranz, Director of Communications for Chelsea, Annette Watson, Executive Director of The Chelsea at Fanwood, and Brian Downing, Rescue Squad EMT. The golf outing took…

Fan Jam 2018

Thanks to FRS members Joan Lozowski, Shreya Kachroo and Scotch Plains EMT Dave Lugara for providing standby coverage at the 2nd annual Fan Jam rock concert and food truck festival at LaGrande Park on Sunday, July 8. Ambulance 578 had many young visitors, gave out a couple of band aids and transported one injured person…

Party in the Park

Thanks to our members who turned out for standby duty at the annual Party in the Park, the launch of Fanwood’s Tuesday night free summer movies in LaGrande Park. Members in attendance from left to right: Top row: Nick Route, President Ed Winsor, 2nd Lieutenant Brian Downing, Christina O’Connor Bottom row: Rafael Eulalio, Madison Lawton,…

Congrats to our 2018 graduates

Congratulations to EMTs Madison Lawton and Nick Routé upon their graduation from Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School this week. We hope to see them on calls over the summer and beyond. Good luck, Madison and Nick!

Squad receives $1,000 grant from NJ American Water

The Fanwood Rescue Squad received a grant of $1,000 from New Jersey American Water at the June 18th Borough Council meeting. Accepting the grant from NJAW’s Manager of Operations Michael Bange (left) was squad president Ed Winsor, accompanied by (left to right) squad members Chrissy O’Connor, Maggie Richard, Lily Hsiao, Nam-June Joe and Steve Siegal….

Bob Kruthers 60th Anniversary Luncheon

Congratulations to Bob Kruthers, who was honored June 10th with a luncheon to celebrate his 60 years with the Fanwood Rescue Squad. Bob and Grace, married almost 70 years, were guests at the Carriage House in Fanwood for a catered lunch and cake featuring guests who included current and past squad members, Mayor Mahr, Council…