A Dog Rescued by Firefighters from a House Fire was caught on Camera! NJ Fire Department, Totowa First Aid Squad and mutual aid companies rescue a dog from a 2nd floor window by ladder.
The Newark Fire Department is the largest fire department in the state of New Jersey, and protects NJ’s largest city with a population of 281,764 as of 2016, and a land area of 26.107 square miles. As a part of the Firefighting Division, the Newark Fire Department currently operates 16 Engine Companies, 8 Ladder Companies, and 1 Rescue Company along with various specialized units out of 16 Firehouses, located throughout the city. These 16 Firehouses are organized into 4 Battalions(Battalions 1,3,4,and 5), each commanded by one Battalion Chief per shift. There is also a Safety Battalion(Battalion 2) and a Special Operations Battalion (Battalion 6)which are staffed by one Battalion Chief per shift. A Deputy Chief, also known as a Tour Commander, commands all of the Battalion Chiefs each shift.