The Medford Lakes Fire Department serves the Boro of Medford Lakes in Burlington County, NJ and our surrounding communities.  Medford Lakes is a 1.2 square mile community with a population of approximately 4,100 residents and 21 lakes which was established as a vacation town beginning in the 1920's and reached build out in the 1960's.  It is a unique  blend of modern homes, log cabins, commercial establishments, and schools. 

Members Wanted!

Our Department has approximately 40 active volunteers and we're always seeking candidates ages 16 and up for membership.  If you are interested in becoming a member of our Department, fill out the MLFD Recruitment Form to get more information!

News and Announcements

  • ***WATER RESCUE ASSIGNMENT 2/19/2013***     The Medford Lakes Fire Department was dispatched at approximately 11PM in Shamong Twp. for a late night water rescue assignment with Marine 371. The vehicle was reported to be overturned in the water with the occupant still inside. The victim was quickly removed from the vehicle and treated by EMS.
    Posted Feb 27, 2013, 8:06 AM by Ryan Anderson
  • ***2 ALARM BUILDING FIRE 2/17/2013***     The Medford Lakes Fire Department was dispatched for a building fire in the Ironstone Village Center in Medford Twp. at approximately 2AM on a cold Sunday morning. Crews from the Medford Lakes Fire Department working along with other neighboring departments made good efforts to extinguish the blaze and it was placed under control after a short amount of time. Crews from Medford Lakes were on scene for approximately 4 hours.The scene moments after the arrival of the first responding units.Medford Lakes Tender3716 being refilled by Indian Mills Engine 2812. before returning to the scene.Medford Lakes Tender3716 supplying water to Medford units.Medford Lakes firefighters taking a break after the fire was placed under control.
    Posted Jul 15, 2013, 10:39 AM by Adam Ruder
  • Nokomis School Class Trip On February 6th, 2013, the students of Ms. Magrann's class at Nokomis School took a class trip to the Medford Lakes Fire Station.  All the eager students met a few their local Firefighters, enjoyed playing on numerous Fire Trucks and learned about the importance of Fire Safety. As an added token, these students were inducted into the Medford Lakes Fire Department as "Honorary Junior Firefighters" and were presented with certificates.
    Posted Feb 11, 2013, 6:50 PM by Paul Molinari
  • Welcome Home USAF Capt Yara Khalil The Medford Lakes Fire Department participated in a rally with the Yellow Ribbon Club to welcome home one of our heroes, Yara Khalil, or Medford Lakes!    Welcome home, Captain Khalil!      
    Posted May 24, 2012, 8:59 AM by Adam Ruder
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2013 Call Statistics

January: 15
February: 10
March: 13
April: 20
May: 8
June: 23

2012 Call Statistics

January: 18
February: 13
March: 12
April: 27
May: 15
June: 14
July: 23
August: 14
September: 6
October: 50
November: 25
December: 17

Total Incidents: 234