The Tabernacle Fire Company is a 100% volunteer, non-profit organization. We provide fire & rescue services to the community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our primary response area is Tabernacle Township, 50 sq miles of Burlington County in southern New Jersey. In addition to protecting the 7,000 residents of Tabernacle Twp, we are often called upon to assist within the surrounding communities.  

2017 Officers & Administration





David Smith   President

 Cheryl Smith

Deputy Chief / Health & Safety Officer Al Freeman   Vice President Rudy Saldan

Deputy Chief / Training Officer

Andy Cunard   Treasurer Kristy Mitchell

Rescue Captain

Michael Lichty

  Secretary Robert Mitchell

Rescue Captain

Michael Kustrup   Trustee Stu Rubin

Lieutenant /Training Officer

Jason Penwell   Trustee Henry Wylupek


Robert Mitchell   Trustee Aubrey Smith


Stu Rubin

Assistant Engineer Rudy Saldan      
Fire Police Captain        
Fire Police Lieutenant        

Tabernacle Fire Company #1, Station 431


It is our vision to be known as an innovative and progressive fire department. We are dedicated to the delivery of effective fire suppression activities, rescue services, hazardous materials operations, and quality fire/safety education to the public. We strive to offer the best available education and training to our members.

We are committed to providing an environment which fosters teamwork among members. We desire to have an atmosphere of open communication which promotes the health and welfare of individual members.

Thank You Eastampton Fire Rescue

David Smith on July 18, 2017

We would like to thank the Officers and Members of Eastampton Fire-Rescue Department for the donation of Hurst Rescue Tools.

This is greatly appreciated by all of our members.

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New Paratech Struts received through a grant

David Smith on July 18, 2017

The Officers and Members would like to Thank the Firefighters Support Foundation for the awarded grant. The grant was for the purchase of Paratech Struts.

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Congratulations to several members

David Smith on July 6, 2017

Several members of Tabernacle Fire Company graduated from classes at the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center tonight.

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On behalf of the Officers & members of Tabernacle Fire we would like to say Congratulations to FF Sean Colton & Lt Robert Mitchell on completing and passing the Structural Firefighting Strategies and Tactics course.


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Congratulations Isaac Adams, FF1

David Smith on June 20, 2017

On behalf of all the Officers & Members of Tabernacle Fire we would like to say Congratulations to our member DC1 (SW) Isaac Adams on passing the Firefighter 1 Class.


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