Harrison Township Fire District # 1
Board of Fire Commissioners
312 Ewan Road
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
The Harrison Township Fire District was formed in December of 1975. The Board of Fire Commissioners serves as the Fire District's governing body and manages administration. The length of a Fire Commissioner's term is three years, terms being staggered so that no more than two terms expire in any given year. An annual public election for Fire Commissioners as well as approval of the proposed annual operating budget is conducted on the third Saturday in February, as mandated by NJ Statutes.
The Board of Fire Commissioners also oversees the Bureau of Fire Prevention which is managed by the Fire Official. The Bureau of Fire Prevention, under the direction of the Fire Official, Brian Bartholomew, is responsible for all fire code enforcement, fire investigations and fire prevention education.
The Fire District meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:30 pm. Meetings are announced in the South Jersey Times, Courier Post and on the Harrison Township bulletin board in accordance with the law. The meetings are held at the Ewan Fire House, 312 Ewan Rd, Ewan, NJ 08025 unless otherwise announced.