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Become a Piscataway Firefighter
Professionally staffed by volunteers

Anyone can join Holmes Marshall Fire Company. You must be at least 16 years old. You can either download the application, email us for more information at hmfdrecruitment@gmail.com or stop by any Tuesdays around 6:00pm. 

Phone: 732-463-8088
(For emergencies dial 911)

Mailing Address:
5300 Deborah Drive
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Different types of Memberships

  • Cadet Member
  • Probationary Member
  • Active Member

Holmes Marshall Vol. Fire Company has been serving the southside of Piscataway since 1956.

Our mission is to ensure the safety of the citizens of, and visitors, to Piscataway Fire District 2. The coverage area that we respond to has residential houses, apartments, commercial offices, and commercial warehouses, hotels. Light industrial, research laboratories. Rutgers University classroom, dorms, sports buildings, RU Psychiatric & Behavior building, both football & basketball stadium. Two of interstate 287 highways (total of 5 goes through Piscataway) exits run throughout our area of coverage. We also have the county park and a host of other government buildings.

Our History

The Holmes Marshall Volunteer Fire Company was organized on April 3, 1954. Approximately twenty men in attendance at the home of Carlton Smith, 235 Fisher Avenue, Piscataway, NJ, elected Smith as the company’s first President.

Fire safety

Many home fires are preventable. If you’re working on a story about a fire in your community, feel free to include NFPA’s key fire safety tips in your article:

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Engine 1

2016 Pierce Engine with 750 gallon tank.

Engine 2

1998 Pierce Engine with a 500 gallon tank.

Squad 5

2007 Pierce Truck with an air cascade system

Chief's Car

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Fire Calls212316191815112

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