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.