Fort Lee Fire Department - Engine Company #1 146 Main St, Fort Lee, NJ07024 The Fort Lee Fire Department is a volunteer fire unit that has been serving the community since 1888. The…More department has 135 volunteer firefighters with 25 auxiliary/ junior firefighters and responds to about 1,700 incidents annually. Jeff Silver, who serves as chief, oversees the department.
The Fort Lee Fire Department's main office is housed in Borough Hall on Main Street. Located on the second floor, the…More office is adjacent to the Fort Lee Fire Prevention Bureau. The department operates out of four firehouses — north, south, east and west and operates with six engines, two fire trucks, one heavy rescue vehicle, one special operations unit, one support services unit, three chief vehicles, one duty officer vehicle, two support vans and six fire prevention bureau staff vehicles.
Perhaps the most recognizable facility, Engine Co. 1 is located at 146 Main St. while Ladder Co. 3 is up the road at 557 Main. Engine/Rescue Co. 2 is on Lemoine Ave. and Engine Co. 4 is on Brickerhoff.
The volunteer fire department provides fire protection to more than 30,000 Fort Lee residents in a suburban setting comprised of high-rise buildings and private homes. Fort Lee firefighters respond to an average of 1,800 incidents each year.