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Chief of the Department

Kevin Rongo (C1)


Assistant Chief's

Bob Webster (C2)

John C. Downs Jr. (C3)


Battalion Chief

Larry Everitt



Paul Cullen

Mark Belles



Jimmy Koller

PJ Esposito

Robert Keller

Sean Huth


Apparatus Engineers

Paul Cullen III

Donald Underhill


Fire Prevention

Fire Official Chris Shay

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Contact Information

Morris Plains Fire Department
531 Speedwell Avenue
Morris Plains, New Jersey


Monthly MPFA Meetings
Meetings will be held on the first a third Friday of the month.


Monthly Department Drills
Drills will be held on the first a third Monday of the month.


Morris Plains Fire Apparatus

Utility #2


Engine #3


Engine #4


Truck #1




Morris County Air Truck



Website Links

MPFD Facebook

Morris Plains Boro Web Site

Morris Plains Police Department

Morris County Fire Academy

Morningside FD, MD

Cedar Knolls FD

Morris County OEM

Morris County Fire Academy

FDNY Squad 41

Casino Night!! May 20th 2017 starting at 7:30PM.
Event will be held at Garen State Harley Davidson, Morris Plains, New Jersey
For more information please contact event chairmen
Gary Keyser at (
or visit the Garden State Harley Davidson web site.

Our 2017 fund drive is under way!! Please mail donations to the following address.
Morris Plains Fire Association, Post Office Box 281, Morrs Plains, New Jersey, 07950
"2017 Morris Plains Fire Association Fund Driver Letter"

january 13th 2017, 9:00PM -
Busy Friday for the Members of the Morris Plains Fire Department. Through out the department responded to a total of four calls. Three activated fire alarms as well as a four alarm structure fire in Dover. The department responded into Dover with the County Air Support Truck and Morris Plains Fire Department Utility #2. (Daily Record Photo)

january 10th 2017, 9:00AM -
Morris Plains Fire Chief Kevin Rongo and Morris County Fire Coordinator Lou Pepe operating at today's multiple alarm structure fire in Parsippany. (Morris County Daily Record Photo)

December 18th 2016, 7:00PM -
Morris Plains FD honors owner of Arthur's.
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May 5th 2016, 7:00PM -
The Morris Plains Fire Department performed a joint drill with the Mt. Tabor Fire Department at an aquired strcture. Crews worked on fire surpression, building search, and RIC operations.

April 27th 2016, 3:00PM -
The Morris Plains Fire Department responded to a dumpster fire, the dumpster was a roll of type and in the process of being loaded and removed when the fire was reported.

April 16th 2016, 6:00PM -
The Morris Plains Fire Department responded to a bruch fire.

April 16th 2016, 1:00PM -
The Morris Plains Fire Department responded to a chimney fire.

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March 27th 2016, 11:59AM -
The Morris Plains Fire Department assisted Parsippany Fire Department on Easter Sunday with station coverage while Parsippany crews were out at a strcture fire.

February 24th 2016, 03:30AM -
The Morris Plains Fire Department responded into Mendham Township for an early morning structure fire. Crews respnded with the county air truck and utility #2, crews were on scene for a total of 4 hours.

February 13th 2016, 11:00PM -
Busy night for the Morris Plains Fire Department. Reported basement fire at 22:51 hrs followed by an activated alarm at 23:38 hrs. Outside conditions were strong winds with a temperature of 5 degrees, wind chill well below zero degrees.

Morris Plains Fire Department 100th Anniversary Booklet

January 6th 2016, 11:00AM -
100 Years of Service by the Morris Plains Fire Department 1807 - 1907.

January 6th 2016, 11:00AM -
The Morris Plains Fire Department congratulates firefighter Dan Webster on his appointment to the Baltimore County Fire Department (MD). Best of luck and most of all stay safe.

January 6th 2016, 11:00AM -
Busy for the MPFD!! Department received a total of four calls today, 3 activated alarms, and a car fire.

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Frbruary 5th 2016, 9:00PM -
Morris Plains firefighters responded into New Vernon for a working structure fire, crews were onscene for a total of 2 hours.

January 23th 2016, 3:30PM -
Morris Plains firefighters responded to several calls during the Blizzard of 2016.
Morris Plains received a total of 33" inches of snow.

Picture (L\R) MPFD members Lt Huth, FF Keller, Engineer Cullen, FF Esposito, FF Donnelly

January 8th 2016, 3:30PM -
Morris Plains firefighters responded into Somerset County (Bernardsville) for a working structure fire, crews were onscene for a total of 3 hours.

January 7th 2016, 7:30PM -
2016 Morris Plains Fire Department Officers (L\R) Morris Plains Fire Official Chris Shay, Battalion Chief Larry Everitt, Assistant Engineer Donald Underhill, 2nd Assistant Chief John C. Downs Jr., Engineer Paul Cullen III, 1st Assistant Chief Robert Webster, Morris Plains Fire Department Chief Kevin Rongo.

December 25th 2015, 2:30PM -
Busy Christmas Day!! Members of the Morris Plains Fire Department respond into Parsippany for a working structure fire, crews assisted with water suppy, supression and over hauling the building. Crews were on the scene fire a total of 4 hours.


MPFD Current Members Serving

Mark Van Orden Jr.

MPFD Fire Department Members

Jay Alderton

Joe Barlotta

Joe Barlotta IV

Mark Belles

Greg Blekicki

Steve Blenner

Adam Boxell

Art Bruhn

Paul Carman

Terry Carroll

Norley Castillio

Bill Conradi

George Coogan

Tex DeGroot

Jeremy Diamond

Steve Donnelly

Jim Donnelly

Fred Dunn

Jim Ernst

Larry Everitt

Al Florin

Dan Gallagher

Don Geary

Mike Geary

Connor Green

Bill Houston

Griff Humphrey

Sean Huth

Jesse Kaar

Matthew Karr

Gary Keyser

William Koller

Bill Lang

Darrin Mack

Greg Manning

Darrin Markey

Paul Martin

Rob Mazza

Phil McEntee

Connor McGuinness

Mark Moglia

Dan Nunn

Justin Pittaro

Bill Prentiss

Mike Rango

Mike Rolph

Phil Romano

Brian Rongo

Chris Rongo

Tom Rulon

A.J. Russo

Joe Sanfelice

Tim Scanlon

Mike Shay

John Signorelli

Chris G. Spillane

Chris J. Spillane

John Stelletell

Jim Tanga

Tom Tani

Greg Toye

Mark Van Orden

Mark Van Orden Jr.

Jack Van Orden

Ed Vanness

Anthony Vasta

Daniel Webster

Ryan Webster

Phil Wilk

Charles Wiseman

John Young


MPFD Junior's Member's

Gavin Angulo

Cody Bubryckie

Thomas Denmen

Scott Dunnan

Tim Manning

Thomas Ragucci

Tyler Shay

Rebecca Snyder

Eddie Zinckgraf


MPFD Honorary Member's

Mike Bozza

Pete DeGroot

Jeff Dixon

Vinnie Nasilli

Jim Rulon

George Young

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