Board of Fire Commissioners- Township of Edgewater Park

The Township has one Fire District, with its own publicly elected Board of Fire Commissioners. The Fire Commissioners are the legal governing body of the Fire Companies, the Bureau of Fire Safety, and the Training Center. 

Office Phone # 609-877-8812

Duties and Responsibilities

The Board is directly responsible for the fire protection of all people, buildings, and property in each district. The Board promulgates rules and regulations, establishes and maintains operational standards.

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It's time for Fall & Winter Fire Safety Tips!

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2022 Election Results for Fire District #1

The Board of Fire Commissioners, Fire District #1, Township of Edgewater Park, held an election of Fire Commissioners and proposed 2022 budget, on Saturday February 19, 2022, at the Township Municipal Building, 400 Delanco Road, Edgewater Park, between the hours of 2:00PM and 9:00PM.

There were two (2) vacancies for a full term of three (3) years and a budget proposal.

Results were as follows:
     196 votes for Jill Reuter
     177 votes for Paula Teixeira
     115 votes for YES on the 2022 Budget
     98 votes for NO on the 2022 Budget

As Fire Pit Season Approaches... Here's How to Stay Safe!

  Fire Pits can be the source of dangerous sparks if not properly screened.  Click here to read Edgewater Park Fire Official Matt Augustino's "Notice About Proper Burning" -- which includes warnings about burning materials other than fire pit logs.  Keep your home and neighborhood safe from "wild fires" which can start from improper burning.  

Fire Official John Augustino Retires after 29 Years of Service

At an Awards Ceremony on February 19, 2021, Mayor Lauren DiFilippo announced the retirement of Fire Official John Augustino after 29 years of service to Edgewater Park Fire District #1.

John is succeeded by his son Matt Augustino, seen here as father and son wish each other well in their respective new roles!

Edgewater Park Township Committee, Staff and Citizens also wish John well in his retirement! 

Click here to see his Retirement Plaque

Board of Fire Commissioners 2023-24 Calendar (Meetings are 1st Tuesday)

March 7, 2023            Reorganization & Regular Meeting

April 4, 2023             Regular Meeting 

May 2, 2023              Regular Meeting

June 6, 2023                Regular Meeting

July 4, 2023                Regular Meeting

August 1, 2023           Regular Meeting

September 5, 2023      Regular Meeting

October 3, 2023         Regular Meeting

November 7, 2023      Regular Meeting & Fire District Elections (combined with General Election)

December 5, 2023       Regular Meeting

January 2, 2024          Reorganization & Regular Meeting

February 6, 2024         Regular Meeting

March 5, 2024            Regular Meeting

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Contact Information

Meeting: 1st Tuesday 
Time: 7:00 P.M. - Municipal Bldg.

Phil Aaronson

Paula Teixeira


Fire Clerk:

Fire Official:
Matt Augustino

Phil Aaronson
Shawn Bolton
Christine Doyle
Anthony Rizzo
Paula Teixeira

Meeting Dates for 2022:

Please see Resolution 2022-03