Welcome to Hillsborough Twp 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.

Sep
11
2014

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Holds 9-11 Memorial Ceremony

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Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 (Station 38) held its 9-11 Ceremony Thursday evening September 11 at its Memorial Garden at the fire house on Woods Road.  After several short speeches by several local dignitaries, including Hillsborough Mayor Doug Thomson, Hillsborough firefighters, EMS and police read the names of the first responders that perished on September 11, 2001.

Additional photos can be viewed in the photo gallery section of this website.

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Photos by Kristine Nowacki

Sep
1
2014

Fire House Calendars Now Available

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Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 now has available 2015 fire house calendars. To purchase the calendar at a price of $10, contact Charles Nuara at cnuara@msn.com.
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Aug
28
2014

Congratulations Shane Nuara

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Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 extends its congratulations to fellow member Shane Nuara who was awarded the Mark P. Guattery scholarship for 2014 by the Somerset County Emergency Services Academy.

Somerest County Emergency Services Academy representative Doug Rue (left) presents scholarship award to Shane Nuara.

Somerest County Emergency Services Academy representative Doug Rue (left) presents scholarship award to Shane Nuara.

Aug
26
2014

Hillsborough Fire Co. # 3 To Hold 9-11 Memorial Ceremony

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Hillsborough Township Fire Company # 3 will again be holding its annual 9/11 memorial service at its Woods Road fire house at 7:00pm on Thursday September 11th.  The public is invited to attend.

Photo from 2013 ceremony.

Photo from 2013 ceremony.

Aug
11
2014

Firefighters Train at Academy

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About 25 Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 firefighters trained Monday evening at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy. Pictured below are firefighters practicing extinguishing a propane fire.
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Aug
6
2014

Motor Vehicle Accident on Amsterdam Drive

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Hillsborough Station 38 was dispatched at 6:25 PM on Wednesday August 6 to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Amsterdam Drive and Schilke Lane.

Photo by Scott Muller

Photo by Scott Muller

Jul
31
2014

Water Rescue Training

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About 20 members of Hillsborough Stations 37 and 38 spent a recent Saturday morning training on water rescue techniques.  The training took place in the Millstone River utilizing Station 38′s two inflatable zodiac boats.

Photo by Manny Nowacki

Photo by Manny Nowacki Photos by Manny Nowacki

Jul
16
2014

Airplane Crash

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Stations 37 and 38 were dispatched at 10:16 AM to the area of 270 Sunnymead Road for an aircraft crash. Fire Marshall John Yanko was first on scene and confirmed a single occupant was entrapped in the downed plane. The pilot was extricated and transported to the hospital by the Hillsborough Rescue Squad. The location of the crash is near Central Jersey Airport from where the plane had taken off from shortly prior to the crash.

Photo by Mark Brownlie

Photo by Mark Brownlie

 

Jun
16
2014

Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 Building Expansion Completed

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Hillsborough Fire Company # 3 completed its expansion of its station on Woods Road. The 1,235-square-foot expansion provides more room for fire apparatus, two boats, a rescue truck and lockers and equipment. The work extended the bay doors 20 feet closer to Woods Road.

Photo by Manny Nowacki

Photo by Manny Nowacki

Photo by Rick Artz

Photo by Rick Artz