20 N New Haven Ave.
Station 2: Little Rock & Wellington Ave.
Ventnor City,
Fax: 609-823-7767

Hours of Operation
24 / 7 / 365
Fire Chief
Mike Cahill
Deputy Fire Chief
Brady Middlesworth
Fire Official/Fire Inspector
Thomas Halpin
Fire Inspector
Joseph Iannuzzelli
Fire Investigator
Kyle Smith

About the Fire Department

About the Ventnor City Fire Department

  • Ventnor City Fire Company was formed as a volunteer organization on May 27, 1906
  • FF David Stuart was hired as Ventnor City’s 1st career fire fighter/ paid driver operator in 1908
  • It is believed that The Ventnor City Fire Company had the 1st response by motorized apparatus to a structure fire in the State of NJ on September 14, 1919.
  • On January 10, 1910 the city passed an ordinance creating the Ventnor City Fire Department, absorbing the volunteers & equipment of the Fire Company beginning the transition to a career department.
  • In the mid 1920’s the Ventnor City Fire Department began ambulance service in the city, a tradition that continues to this day.
  • The Ventnor City Fire Department became a 100% career fire department in the late 1920’s.
  • The Ventnor City Fire Department was the 1st fire department in Atlantic County to have a dedicated fire radio channel & maintains the dispatch designation of 1 Fire 1.
  • The Ventnor City Fire Department established a Fire Prevention Bureau in May 1963 to conduct inspections in the city.
  •  A total of 246 members have served as firefighters for the city of Ventnor since 1906
  • The department currently consists of 45 fire fighter/ EMT’s
  • The Ventnor City Fire Department has responded to an average of 3358 calls per year (average of years 2018-2014) or 9.2 calls per day.