Fire Safety for Families


Fire Safety for Children

Emergency Dial 911       Firehouse: 451-0091       City Hall: 455-3230       Bridgeton Police: 451-0033       Health Department: 327-7602


Welcome to the Bridgeton Fire Department

The Bridgeton Fire Department consists of 29 career firefighters, 8 fulltime and 6 part-time Emergency Medical Technicians.


Bridgeton firefighters and EMTs respond to all fire, rescue, medical and hazardous material emergencies within the City of Bridgeton.  In addition, the Bridgeton Fire Department provides ambulance service in Hopewell, Stow Creek, Greenwich and Shiloh.  The department also provides assistance to neighboring fire and EMS agencies whenever needed.  In 2011, the department responded to 1,279 fire/rescue calls and 4,784 emergency medical incidents transporting 3,162 patients to area hospitals.


The department serves as the local enforcing agency of the New Jersey State Fire Prevention Code and performs 438 annual inspections within the city limits.  In addition, the department also performs residential Certificate of Smoke Detector/Carbon Monoxide and Fire Extinguisher Compliance inspections.  The department is responsible for investigating all fires in the City and also conducts fire prevention education throughout the Bridgeton community.


Free smoke detectors are available at the fire station for all city homeowners. 

Call 451-0091 for information.


Employment Opportunities


The Bridgeton Fire Department is selling T-Shirts to benefit The Breast Cancer Bridge at South Jersey Healthcare during the month of October.  Shirts are $20 each, and are available at the firehouse Monday through Friday during business hours.  For more information, call the firehouse at 451-0091.





Photo Courtesy West Jersey History Project







2012 Bridgeton Fire Department

Disclaimer:  The information provided on this web site is intended to provide news, informative content and general information for the public.  It is not intended to take the place of or conflict with any City of Bridgeton or Bridgeton Fire Department policy, statements or actions.  For official statements about emergency events, Fire Department policy or any other information for legal or official use, please contact Fire Chief David Schoch.


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Emergency: 911

Business: 451-0091

Fax: 459-1801



Serving Since 1877



 Cohansey 1877

Minerva 1840

Neptune 1819




Fire Incidents:

2011: 1279

2010: 1137

2009: 1181

2008: 1210

2007: 1057

2006: 846

2005: 851

2004: 873

2003: 895

2002: 946

2001: 985

2000: 876


EMS Incidents:

2011: 4784

2010: 4661

2009: 4677

2008: 4558