News Headlines
Fri. Aug 21st 2020
SOMERVILLE – A multi-alarm fire Friday morning
severely damaged an unoccupied building in the Somerville Parc
Apartments complex on James Street.The fire
appeared to have started in the at...
Fri. Mar 6th 2020
SOMERVILLE – The borough's emergency responders
have begun the planning process for the long-awaited emergency services
complex on Gaston Avenue.In late February and
early March, repre...
Fri. Mar 15th 2019
BRIDGEWATER - Township police are investigating the source of an odor that forced the evacuation of the cafeteria at Bridgewater-Raritan High School before noon on FridayPolice say they were dispatche...
Sun. Mar 10th 2019
The Somerville Rescue Squad at the 2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade
Sat. Oct 13th 2018
Somerville Rescue Squad at FD Inspection Day 2018
EMS Operations

EMS/Special Operations Division

The EMS/Special Operations Division of the Somerville Rescue Squad is composed of several unique services and equally dedicated volunteer EMTs, Nurses, and Crew Assistants.


  • Basic Life Support Emergency Medical Services – Call 911
  • Non-Emergency Medical Transport
    • After 7 pm on weekdays and any time on the weekend. Call 908-526-4545 to schedule a transport. 72 hour advance notice is requested.
  • EMS Continuing Medical Education (see the Education/Training link)
  • Emergency Incident Rehabilitation
    • Somerville Technical Rescue Team
    • Somerville Fire Department
    • Mutual Aid to requesting municipalities upon initiation of a letter of agreement.
  • Technical Rescue EMS
    • To complement the Squad’s Technical Rescue Team the EMS Division has specially trained EMTs and Nurses who as members of the Rescue Team, provide medical oversight at the scene of a TECHNIAL RESCUE INCIDENT.
  • Mass Casualty Response with our 12 Patient Capacity Medical Ambulance Bus (MAB17)

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