The mission of the South Essex Fire Department is to minimize the loss of life and property threatened by fire, medical conditions and other emergencies by providing the best professional services possible with the resources at its disposal.

In support of that mission, all members of this department are expected to attain and maintain a level of professionalism consistent with the noble profession they represent. The South Essex Fire Department shall maintain continued fire education and safety for its residents and members.


Campus Firewatch

Carbon Monoxide Safety Assn (COSA)

Carbon Monoxide Kills Website

U.S. Fire Administration for Kids

Emergency Management (OEM)

The Burn Center - St. Barnabas Medical Center

National Fire Protection Assn (NFPA)

National Fallen Firefighters Memorial

NJ State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Assn (NJFMBA)


  • Can I schedule a tour of the fire house?
  • Can the Fire Department inspect my home for possible fire hazards?
  • How can I obtain a copy of a fire report for my home or business?
  • How many smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors do I need?
  • How can I schedule a smoke detector and carbon monoxide inspection?
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