The Far Hills - Bedminster Fire Department is always looking for new members to fill various positions within the department. There is no experience necessary. All training is provided for free.

If you are interested in joining, please stop by the firehouse and fill out a membership application in person or print out the PDF application and mail it in or drop it off at the firehouse on one of our drill nights: Extrication training is on the 2nd Wednesday, and Regular Training and Work Detail Nights are the 3rd and 4th Thursdays.

Mailing Address:

Far Hills - Bedminster Fire Department
100 Miller Lane
Bedminster, NJ 07921

Types of Firefighters

Structural Firefighter

This person will actively participate in the handling of all emergencies that we are dispatched to. This person will complete the NJ Firefighter I course, the NJSP Hazardous Materials Awareness course, and the SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) training. This person will be responsible for the rescue of civilians and protection of property. This person will enter dangerous environments, including but not limited to burning/smoke-filled structures, gas-filled enclosures and water. This person will also perform vehicular rescue and the containment / clean-up of hazardous materials.

Non-Structural Firefighter

This person will actively participate in the handling of all emergencies that we are dispatched to. This person will complete the NJ Firefighter I course and the Hazardous Materials Awareness course. This person will perform various functions to support the Structural Firefighters without entering a structure, including but not limited to the driving of emergency apparatus, pump / water supply operations, rehabilitation of exhausted firefighters, SCBA bottle exchanges and moving equipment / supplies (handtools, lights, generators, hoses, portable pumps, etc).

Fire Police

This person will actively participate in the handling of all emergencies that we are dispatched to. This person will complete the NJ Fire Police I course. This person will perform various functions to ensure the safety of other members and equipment on emergency scenes, including but not limited to traffic control and crowd control.

Associate Member

This person does not actively participate in the handling of emergencies, but participates in various administrative functions to help the department. There is no training requirement. Functions include but are not limited to fund raising, photography, publicity & community relations, legal support and secretarial support.

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