Welcome to Hillsborough Township Volunteer Fire Co. # 3

Our mission is “ to provide a comprehensive emergency service designed to enhance our community through fire prevention, public education and emergency response. We are dedicated to protecting life, property and the environment ”. We are an entirely volunteer force and are one of three fire companies located in Hillsborough Township. In addition, Neshanic Volunteer Fire Company, located in Branchburg Township, also provides coverage to a primarily rural section of Hillsborough.  

We are now hosting birthday parties. For information, see our Birthday Party page.

Annual Fish Dinner is Friday February 19

from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  

Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast is Saturday March 12. Two seatings at 8:15 am and 10:30 am.

 

Jan
31
2016

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Holds 2016 Installation Dinner

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Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 and the Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Auxiliary held their 2016 Installation dinner on Saturday January 31, 2016. Officers for both organizations were sworn in by Hillsborough Mayor Frank DelCore.

Service awards were presented to:

  • Sam Rozycki – 5 years
  • Alex Glass-Hardenbergh – 5 years
  • Michael Lemonie – 5 years
  • Seth Freund - 5 years
  • Michael Murphy – 15 years
  • Manfred Nowacki - 30 years

 

Other awards and presentations were:

  • Badge to new member Shaun Consentino
  • Member of the year to Charles Nuara
  • Perfect drill attendance: John Klena
  • Most work details attended: 3 way tie: Christian Fulmino, Ken Johnson, Rick Artz
  • Top responder: Rick Artz
  • Junior firefighter of the year – Shaun Consentino
  • Firefighter of the year – Sam Rozycki

 

President Seth Freund presented an award to outgoing President Andrew Fingerhut for his service.  Outgoing Chief Christian Fulmino was presented with thank you plaques for his three years of service as Chief by incoming Chief Michael Murphy and by Fire Commissioner Charles Nuara.

Additional pictures are available for viewing by going to the photo gallery section of this website.

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Fire Line

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Fire Line

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Executive Line

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Executive Line

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Auxiliary Officers

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Auxiliary Officers

Charles Nuara (left) receives Member of the Year award from outgoing president Andrew Fingerhut

Manfred Nowacki (second from right) receives 30 year service award

Charles Nuara (left) receives Member of the Year award from outgoing president Andrew Fingerhut

Charles Nuara (left) receives Member of the Year award from outgoing president Andrew Fingerhut

Sam Rozycki (second from left) receives Firefighter of the Year award

Sam Rozycki (second from left) receives Firefighter of the Year award

Outgoing Chief Christian Fulmino (right) receives service award from incoming Chief Michael Murphy

Outgoing Chief Christian Fulmino (right) receives service award from incoming Chief Michael Murphy


Additional pictures are available for viewing by going to the photo gallery section of this website.

Jan
23
2016

Shaun Consentino Completes Fire School

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On Thursday January 21, members of Hillsborough Township Volunteer Fire Company # 3 joined new firefighter Shaun Consentino to congratulate him on his successful completion of Firefighter I at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy.  The graduation ceremony was held at Auten Road Intermediate School in Hillsborough.

Chief Mike Murphy presented Shaun with his many certificates earned over the 190 hour course spread over four months while junior firefighters Boland, Hodossy and Santos and firefighters Horowitz, Marvits, W. Johnson and K. Johnson applauded.
Picture left to right are Lt. Ken Johnson, Chief Mike Murphy, Firefighter Shaun Consentino, Firefighter Walt Johnson and Firefighter Roy Horowitz.

Pictured left to right are Lt. Ken Johnson, Chief Mike Murphy, Firefighter Shaun Consentino, Firefighter Walt Johnson and Firefighter Roy Horowitz.

Pictured left to right are Chief Mike Murphy, Jr. Firefighter Sean Boland, Firefighter Shaun Consentino, Jr. Firefighter Andrew Hodossy and Lt. Ken Johnson.

Pictured left to right are Chief Mike Murphy, Junior Firefighter Sean Boland, Firefighter Shaun Consentino, Junior Firefighter Andrew Santos, Junior Firefighter Andrew Hodossy and Lt. Ken Johnson.

 

Jan
23
2016

Please Clear Snow From Fire Hydrants

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Please help your fire department to protect your home in the event of an emergency.  Please clear snow three feet around a fire hydrant near your property.

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Jan
21
2016

Mutual Aid Into Montgomery Township

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Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 (Station 38) was dispatched on a mutual aid assignment at 9:52 am on January 21 to 391 County Route 518 in Montgomery Township.  Engine 38 responded and assisted with overhaul of the fire which was on the second floor of a two story structure.  Engine 38 was cleared from the scene at approximately 11:15 am.  As Engine 38 was returning to Station 38, it was diverted to an activated alarm at 81 Buckingham Drive in Montgomery

 

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Photos by Manny Nowacki and Brian Nagy

Jan
19
2016

Wood Chipper Fire

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Hillsborough Fire Stations 37 and 38 were dispatched at 12:16pm on January 19 to a wood chipper fire in front of 32 Beverly Drive. The fire was quickly extinguished by Engine 38′s crew which was the first unit on the scene.

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Jan
16
2016

Barn Fire

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The Hillsborough Fire District was dispatched Saturday January 16 at 2:40 am to a barn fire at 826 Amwell Road. The barn had fire throughout the structure when first fire units arrived and was completely destroyed. Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 (Station 38) responded with Tanker 38, Ladder 38 and Rescue 38.
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Photos by Brian Nagy and Sam Rozycki

Jan
1
2016

Top Responders for 2015

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Hillsborough Township Fire Company # 3 concluded calendar year 2015 with 243 fire calls. The Company’s top responders along with the number call made are:

194 Rick Artz
160 Edward Kovach
157 Manfred Nowacki
156 Tim Coyle
136 Ken Johnson
130 Christian Fulmino
115 Robert Francolini
114 Charles Nuara
105 Daniel Kazar
102 Scott Muller (tie)
102 Ken Wetzel (tie)

Dec
31
2015

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Announces Officers for 2016

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Hillsborough Township Volunteer Fire Company # 3 recently elected its slate of officers for calendar year 2016. They are as follows:

Chief Michael Murphy
Deputy Chief Daniel Kazar
Assistant Chief Sam Rozycki
Captain Adam Santos
Lieutenant Thomas Marvits
2nd Lieutenant Matthew Hand
3rd Lieutenant Kenneth Johnson
Chief Engineer Edward Kovach
President Seth Freund
Vice President Christian Fulmino
Secretary Ronald Yoder
Treasurer Edward Sherer
Sergeant-at-Arms Roy Horowitz
1 Year Trustee Manfred Nowacki
2 Year Trustee Edward Kovach
3 Year Trustee Ronald Yoder
4 Year Trustee Robert Francolini
5 Year Trustee Nicholas Glass-Hardenbergh

 

Dec
19
2015

Fire Company Santa Run Saturday December 19

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Hillsborough Fire Company # 3′s Santa and his firefighter elves continued visiting the neighborhoods in the fire company’s response area on Saturday December 19.
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Dec
12
2015

Santa Comes to Town

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Hillsborough Fire Company # 3′s Santa and his firefighter elves visited the neighborhoods in the fire company’s response area on Saturday December 12.
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Photos by Rick Artz