Mutual Aid Structure Fire

On 5/3/18 at 01:51, Tower ladder 31 was requested mutual aid to Bergenfield at 107 Bergen Avenue for a structure fire. Squad 36 was special-called to the scene for air cascade services. Units operated on scene providing extensive overhaul of the home.


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Congratulations to Firefighter Tyler Coss y Leon on successfully passing his probationary test and receiving his black shield. 

-The Officers and Members of Fire Company 2

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It has come to our attention that residents are receiving phone calls soliciting funds for this Department! The New Milford Volunteer Fire Dept. Co.1 & Co.2, FUND DRIVES ONLY USE DIRECT MAIL. Please do not fall victim to these PHONE SCAMMERS!! Show your support for the Volunteer Firefighters by donating when you receive their FUND DRIVE LETTER!!

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Thank You To All Who Support The NMFD

The New Milford Volunteer Fire Department gratefully acknowledges the many local businesses who contributed food, paper goods, refreshments and supplies during the recent planning for and funeral of Firefighter Frank Matagrano, who passed away on December 22, 2017 after collapsing during the performance of duty earlier in the month.

Without such generosity of so many, the planning and implementation of the event and ceremonies would have been so much more burdensome. Thanks go out to the following:

Shop Rite of New Milford

Stop & Shop of Dumont

Subway of New Milford

Roman Pizza of New Milford

7 Eleven of New Milford (Main Street)

Section 201 of New Milford

Liberty Coca Cola

Barrel & Brew of New Milford

Big Jim's of New Milford

New Milford Deli (Brookchester) of New Milford

Houlihan's – Paramus

Applebees – Hackensack

Please patronize these businesses as a sign of appreciation for all that they did for our Department during a difficult time. If we missed mentioning any establishment, please accept our apologies.


The Officers and Members of the New Milford Volunteer Fire Department

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New Members of Fire Company 2

New Milford Fire Company 2 would like to welcome 4 new members to the fire company and Department. Tim Seeback, Rebecca Satz, and Frank Gonzalez were sworn in at our January meeting. Justin Hugerich was sworn in tonight at our February meeting. Welcome to the Department.


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On Friday evening at 10:01 hours the New Milford Fire Department was dispatched to 86 Elder Ave. in Bergenfield as a FAST team for a reported 2nd alarm house fire. Companies operated on scene for approximately 2 hours and assisted with FAST team duties and overhaul in and around the home.

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""The New Milford Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of Former Chief of Department Craig J. Maiocchi. Craig passed away early this morning at his place of rehabilitation. Craig's contributions to this department extend back to his days as a Junior Firefighter, which progressed through many years as a firefighter, line officer and Chief of Department 4 times. Craig's service to the community of New Milford, this department and his loving family, relatives and friends will be missed. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. All information will be provided through this channel, and other official means. Thanks to everyone who supported Craig, his family and closest friends during his infirmary.

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NMFD Line Of Duty Death

It is with the deepest regret that I announce the Line of Duty Death of New Milford Fire Company 1 Engineer and Firefighter Frank Matagrano. Wake services will be held Friday from 2-7 at the Ascension Church auditorium 256 Azalea Drive in New Milford followed by a funeral procession ending at company 1. With that being said I would like to thank Fire Company 1, New Milford Ambulance Corp. and Dumont Fire Chief Daniel Molinaro for their valiant efforts on that night. Their efforts gave Frank's family an opportunity to say their goodbyes. Please keep Frank and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Rest easy Frank, your brothers will take it from here.

Ross Rhein

Chief of Department

New Milford Fire Department

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NMFD Kids Holiday Party

On 12/17/17, NMFD held their annual Christmas party for the Children & Grandchildren of the Members. Santa had gifts for all the children. A great time was had by ALL!


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