When you call 9-1-1, we are there.
When a resident of West Milford, NJ calls 9-1-1 for a medical emergency, we are the ones who respond. We help residents with basic medical services and provide ambulance transportation to area hospitals. If the illness or injury is life-threatening, we call for paramedic support. We've been providing this volunteer service for over 60 years. We currently respond to more than 1,700 calls per year.
Your call to 9-1-1 goes to the West Milford Police dispatcher, who dispatches the Squad in case of a medical emergency. The Squad's duty crew drives the ambulance to the scene, arriving there within minutes. Depending on the nature and location of the call, other Squad members go directly to the scene as "area responders" to provide the earliest possible care.
The mission of the West Milford Township First Aid Squad is:
To render emergency Basic Life Support and ambulance transportation to West Milford Township residents and visitors in the event of accident or sudden illness.
To participate in emergency disaster work as required by Emergency Management authorities.
To assist neighboring communities when their ambulances are not available.