About Us

The Mercer County Active Chiefs Association is an organization comprised of all the Chief Fire Officers of Mercer County New Jersey. There are three organizations that comprise the Active Chiefs Association, Hamilton Chiefs Association, The Tri-Township Chiefs Association and The Suburban Chiefs Association. This organization is tasked with ensuring that communication between the three organizations is ongoing and that there is a mutual understanding of the operational procedures in Mercer County.

Our Goal

It is the goal of this association to promote training and safety in the fire service. This association is not governed by the County of Mercer, it is a voluntary organization of the leaders in Mercer County's fire service both career and volunteer who are committed to ensuring the safety and preparedness of the fire-fighters in this county meet the needs for the tasks they are called to perform.

Foam Engine

As part of a task force the County of Mercer has purchased an Engine for the transportation and deployment of 1-3% Universal Gold Foam. This will compliment the Suburban Chiefs Foam Task Force. It carries 500 gallons of both water and foam with a 1000 gallon per minute (gpm) pump. The Mercer County Task Force Includes crash trucks from Mercer Airport as well as the Suburban Chiefs 3 Trailers. The Engine is located in Hamilton Station 19.

Meeting Dates

Meetings are held at the Dempster Training Center at 19:30 Hours
October 8, 2014
December 10, 2014
February 11, 2015
April 8, 2015
June 10, 2015
August 12, 2015
October 14 2015
December 9, 2015