How to become a member :

Membership information can be obtained by calling any officer of the fire company at 908-359-3333 or the Hillsborough Township Fire Safety Office at 908-369-4313. Interested individuals may also pick up a membership application at the Fire House located at 324 Woods Road any Monday evening between 7:30 PM and 9:00 PM.

Hillsborough Fire Co. # 3 firefighters get their initial training through the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy (located in Hillsborough) and ongoing training through a combination of in-house training and drills. In addition, members supplement this training by attending various outside seminars and fire schools sponsored by Somerset County and other fire academies.

Any Township resident living in the area bordered by Millstone River Road, Township Line Road, Amwell Road, and the Conrail railroad tracks, is invited to join. The Hillsborough Board of Fire Commissioners covers all training expenses.

All prospective applicants will have their information reviewed and references checked before an interview is scheduled with the Membership Committee.

Junior firefighter program:

The junior firefighter program is open to 16 and 17 year old young men and women interested in learning more about the fire service. Junior firefighters will be provided with training and equipment with which to assist firefighters at fire scenes and the fire station. If you are interested, please visit the fire house any Monday night between the hours of 7:30 PM and 9:00 PM or call Ken Johnson at 908-285-9808 or send an e-mail to