Hopatcong Fire Department is a Volunteer Fire Department consisting of three companies. At full strength there are 120 firefighters (40 in each company). The Fire Department has fire rescue, fire suppression, vehicle extrication, ice and water rescue, confined space rescue, and FAST Team capabilities. The officers of the Fire Department are the Fire Chief, two Assistant Chiefs and a Chief Engineer who oversees the operation and maintenance of the fire equipment. There is a departmental Secretary and Treasurer for the Fire Department’s administrative business. Each fire company has a Captain, Lieutenant, Engineer and two Assistant Engineers as line officers. The President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Sergeant at Arms make up the administrative part of the company. The three companies combined have 13 pieces of fire fighting apparatus among them and one command vehicle.
To volunteer to be a local firefighter stop at any firehouse on a Thursday evening 7:30 PM To 9:00 PM or Sunday 9:00 AM. to 11:00 AM.