Carteret Fire Department

240 Roosevelt Avenue, Carteret, New Jersey 07008

Fire Headquarters: 732-541-8000, Emergency: 911

Home Borough of Carteret EMS Ladies Auxiliary Exempt Association

Wednesday, 01 September 2010


Main Menu





Become a Member





Members Only

Secure Web





 The Carteret Fire Department is a combination department of both Career and Volunteer firefighters, as well as EMS services. The department responds to an average of over 6,000 combined fire and EMS related alarms. The Fire Department services more than 23,000 residents living in an area of approximately 4.4 square miles. Additionally, the Carteret Fire Department provides services to a number of industrial sites such as Kinder Morgan, and to a number of newly added high occupancy structures such as the Radisson Hotel, Bristol Station, and Meridian Terrace. The Carteret Fire Department also provide mutual aid services to all of Woodbridge Township, Perth Amboy, and provides services to a three (3) mile portion of the New Jersey Turnpike. The department's daily EMS services run from 6:00am to 6:00pm.

The Carteret Fire Department operates three (3) Engines, one (1) Ladder Truck, one (1) Foam Pumper, and two (2) Ambulances. Engine 2, Engine 4, and Truck 5 operate out of Fire Headquarters. Engine 3 operates out of Station 3A in West Carteret.

Phone Numbers

In the event of an emergency: 911


Police Dispatch:



Fire Headquarters:



Volunteer Chief's Office:



Volunteer Membership

The Volunteer Fire Department is always seeking new members. Any individual seeking membership must meet the appropriate criteria, and may apply for membership through one of the following methods:

1. Complete the web form.

2. In person by visiting the Volunteer Chief's Office located at Carteret Fire Headquarters on the 2nd Tuesday or 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30pm.


Copyright 2008 Carteret Fire Department. All Rights Reserved.