Jersey City Now Has Largest Fire Department In New Jersey

The final three members of the Jersey City Fire Department’s class of 37 was sworn in at City Hall on Wednesday. With the addition of the new firefighters, the department now has a total of 657 firefighters.                                                                                                   

This represents the highest number of firefighters in the Jersey City Fire Department in the past 30 years.  It also means that Jersey City has surpassed the City of Newark in becoming the largest fire department in the state of New Jersey.