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

Officers

 

Administration

Chief

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
         

Lieutenant

Robert Mitchell   Trustee Aubrey Smith
         

Engineer

Stu Rubin

     
         
Assistant Engineer Rudy Saldan      
         
Fire Police Captain        
         
Fire Police Lieutenant        
         

Tabernacle Fire Company #1, Station 431

Mission

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.

Public Safety Director Liston appointed

David Smith on June 4, 2018

On behalf of the Officers and Members of Tabernacle Fire Co #1 we would like to thank the Tabernacle Township Committee for the appointment of Public Safety Director Liston. We look forward to working together to streamline services for the safety of all residents and visitors of Tabernacle Township.

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Congratulations Lieutenant Jason Penwell

Cheryl Smith on June 4, 2018

On behalf of the Officers and Members of Tabernacle Fire Co #1 we want to say Congratulations to our own Lieutenant Penwell who signed his last 2 year enlistment today, before he retires from the Military. TSgt Jason Penwell is Captain with Joint Base M-D-L Fire Department.

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Drill Night for Explorer Post 2431

David Smith on June 3, 2018

Tonight the Tabernacle Fire Co #1 Explorers had their drill night. They did 2 things tonight, they did a game of Jeopardy where they were asked questions about Tools, Rescue, and Fire. Then they put those skills to the test and did a drill on wall breaching and self extricating yourself from a house fire. They had 2 potential Explorers come tonight to watch them in action and learn more about the Explorer Post. Great Job tonight!!!

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Extrication Drill with Vincent Fire Co

David Smith on May 31, 2018

Tonight your Tabernacle Fire Co #1 members along with Vincent Fire Company held a joint training session in Vehicle Extrication. We would like to thank the crew from Rescue Engine 1711 for joining us in this drill. We would also like to thank Friendship Used Auto Parts for donating the cars for this valuable training!! #THEPRIDEOFTABERNACLE

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Today our members had a visit from Seneca High School Seniors for their Community Service Day. They got a tour of the firehouse and all of the trucks including Rescue Engine 4312. Thank you to all the Seniors for washing all the trucks today!! They even had a surprise visit from Sparky. From all of the Officers and members at Tabernacle Fire Co #1 we want to say Congratulations on your upcoming graduation. Stay safe!!

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