The mission of the Hillsborough Fire District is to prevent and minimize the loss of life and property to the residents of Hillsborough through the delivery of the highest quality, effective and efficient code enforcement, public education and emergency fire response.
The Hillsborough Fire District provides fire protection for the citizens and visitors of Hillsborough Township with volunteer and career staffing. There are three volunteer fire companies within Hillsborough Township, the fire district also contracts with the Neshanic Fire Department. Career staffing supplements the volunteers Monday through Friday from 7AM to 5PM. In addition to firefighting duties, the career staff conducts all of the fire inspections in accordance with the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code, manages all of fire district administrative duties and conducts all of the fire cause and origin investigations. Fire Safety education to the public including our senior citizens and school children is also an important part of our daily duties.
Our career staff has a combined total of over 175 years of firefighting experience and are certified to the level of EMT or EMR through the New Jersey Department of Health and are swift water rescue and extrication technicians. Our staff is also certified to the level of fire official or fire inspector through the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and are certified as fire and arson investigators. Advanced training and certification programs are regularly attend by the staff to continually improve our level of service.
The Hillsborough Fire District's staff and dedicated volunteers work diligently to protect our growing and changing community.
If you have questions or need our assistance please contact us:
908-369-4313 ext. 7178
EMERGENCY DIAL 9-1-1
We are located in the Municipal Building in the area of the library and are open Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM