Drills and Training
are pictures and links to descriptions of some of the extensive training the
firefighters participate in.
April 2016 - Schooley's
Mountain firefighters participated with other units from Morris
County Region 4 in a live burn drill at the Morris County Fire
Academy. Other companies working were from Chester, Randolph,
Budd Lake, Mount Arlington, Brookside, and Netcong. Click on the
photo below for more from Chief Kevin Maloney (BLFD).
June 2013 -
Neptune returns to the George Washington Bridge.
October 2012 - Hackettstown Aerial Drill
October 2012 - Neptune Pumping System
drill in Budd Lake
June 2012 -
Schooley's Mountain firefighters participated in an exercise
with the region 4 decon task force for a simulation involving a
bio-hazard event where U.S. Army units are affected. Three
Blackhawk helicopters were impacted and had to be decontaminated
along with their crews. Click on the photo below for more by
Chief Kevin Maloney from Budd Lake F.D.
May 2012 -
Schooley's Mountain firefighters participate in the Morris
County Region 4 training at the County Fire academy. Click on
the photo below for pictures by Firefighter Elsasser.
photos by Kevin Maloney by
April 2012 - Area
firefighters participated in a drafting and water tender
exercise in Budd Lake. Click on the photo below for more from
March 2011 -
Morris County Region 4 units participated with numerous other
UASI fire and EMS units for a decontamination exercise at the
new Meadowlands stadium.
Click here for
photos by Brett Dzadik
here for photos by Bob Carey
here for photos by Kevin Maloney
October 2010 - The
fall region 4 drill at the Morris County Fire Academy included
drills on gross decontamination and the use of Class B foams for
flammable liquid firefighting. Members of Schooley's Mountain,
Fairmount, Netcong, Flanders, Budd Lake and Mount Arlington
participated. Click on the photo for more pictures.
Here for photos and story by Budd Lake Chief
April 2010 -
Washington Township Firefighters drilled with other departments from Morris County
region 4 including Mount Olive, Randolph, and the Mendhams, on Rapid Intervention
techniques and foam lines at the County Public Safety Training
Click here for
more info & photos.
November 2009 - Vacant house drill
September 2009 - Morris County Academy drill
2009 - Water shuttle drill, Mount Olive
2009 - The Department drilled on a house to be torn down on East
Avenue. This opportunity allowed the firefighters to work in an
unfamiliar environment, in smoke conditions, while performing
actual firefighting techniques such as hose advancement and
April 2008 -
Members of the Schooley's Mountain Rope
Rescue team attended specialized training conducted
The April 18 training included methods and
techniques for moving rescuers and injured parties
up and down steep slopes. Members attending were
Team Captain Al Pierce, Firefighters Dave Cooke, Tom
Derasmi, Keith Heimburg, Kurt Wanner and technical
rescuers Mary Ellen Pierce, Bob Summers and Laura
Hanrahan. Click on the photo below for a slideshow
taken by Captain Pierce.
November 2007 -
Firefighters attended training and an exercise at Morristown
Municipal Airport. Click on the photo for more.
November 2007 - Neptune pumping system drill, Bernardsville
for an article at 1st Responder News
2007 - Neptune pumping system drill, George Washington Bridge,
August 2006 - Hunterdon
County Academy bail-out drill
2006 - Neptune pumping system drill, Phillipsburg
December 2005 - Texas A&M Flammable liquids firefighting
2005 - Vacant house drill, Mansfield Township
2005 - Morris County Academy flammable spill training
October 2004 - Morristown Airport exercise
October 2004 - Water rescue training
- Morris County Regional decontamination exercise. Click
on the picture below for more details.
August 2004 - Bergen County
Academy mask confidence training
2004 - Vacant house drill
January 2004 - Ventilation and search drill
Endurance skills drill.
Each member dons
protective gear, an air pack and mask, then traverses an
obstacle course, climbs a ladder and connects several lengths of
hose, all while being timed.
Electric safety demonstration