Volunteer Fire Department

Firehouse Addresses:
40 Ames Avenue
400 Mortimer Avenue
350 Union Avenue

Emergency: Dial 911
2023 Chiefs:

Chief of Department Thomas Riser
Deputy Chief Moshe Stareshefsky
1st Assistant Chief Bryan Sartori
2nd Assistant Chief Christopher Branca
3rd Assistant Chief Robert Buell

It is the mission of the Rutherford Fire Department to provide safe, efficient and professional fire and rescue services. For more information please see the Borough Clerk or email recruitment@rutherfordfd.com

The Rutherford Fire Department is an all-volunteer department that protects the Borough's 18,000 residents within an area of 2.4 square miles, consists of five fire companies and operate out of three firehouses strategically located throughout the Borough:

Ames Avenue Firehouse
Truck 1 and Engine 4
40 Ames Avenue

Mortimer Avenue Firehouse
Engine 2 and SSU
400 Mortimer Avenue

West End Firehouse
Engine 3 and Rescue 5
350 Union Avenue