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In the News

The Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First aid squad would like to thank all our local news agencies for supporting our squad and providing our township residents with top quality, up to the minute news. Read our latest media mentions below.

June 6th, 2019

Millburn First Responders Dispatched to Scene of Fire

Members of the Millburn Fire Department, Millburn Police Department and Millburn/Short Hills First Aid Squad worked yesterday afternoon to battle a house fire on 24 Norwood Terrace, and treat the victims of the blaze.



May 2nd, 2019

Milburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad Receives Donations of Pet Oxygen Masks

When first responders get to the scene of a house fire, pets are often the most difficult to extract. One of the many challenges that Firemen and EMS workers face in that situation is that there is no oxygen mask designed for pets on hand.



April 14th, 2019

Millburn Resident, Bystanders Pull Injured Passenger From Crashed Car


An afternoon car accident showcased the quick actions of bystanders in downtown Millburn yesterday afternoon.



September 9th, 2018

Millburn/Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad Teach Local Scouts First Responder Skills


To fulfill a Webelos requirement on first aid, the scouts of Pack One in Short Hills spent a special Saturday morning with Squad Captain Melissa Campbell of the Millburn/Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad (MSHVFAS). 



April 13th, 2018

[Millburn Helps] Summit F.D. Puts Down Brush Fire Threatening Multiple Homes


An approximately quarter-mile long brush fire, which began along the railroad tracks and climbed the adjacent hillside and threatened numerous Summit residences, was extinguished by the Summit Fire Department (SFD) Friday afternoon, preventing damage to the nearby homes.



April 6th, 2018

Millburn Police, Fire and EMS on Scene at Car Accident


The Millburn Police, Fire Department and EMS were dispatched to an accident involving a car hitting a pole at Wyoming and Millburn Avenue in the ten o'clock hour the Breaking News Network reported.



March 23rd, 2018

Sotheby's Short Hills Office's Aladdin Screening Raises Funds for Millburn First Aid Squad


Kids of all ages enjoyed the opportunity to be enchanted by Disney's "Aladdin" -- and get out of the snowy, cold weather -- when the Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty office in Short Hills hosted clients and guests from throughout the area at a free screening of the Genie-centric film.



November 2017

The Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad Responds to 3 Emergencies within 22 Minutes


Fridays at the Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad are typically easy-going. The day’s crew responds to an average of 3-4 calls throughout their 12-hour shift; seldom do they each occur at once. However, on a recent Friday, the Squad received 3 dispatches in a matter of 22 minutes.


October 23rd, 2017

A Stroke Victim Advises: Be Aware and Act F.A.S.T.


When it comes to having a stroke, quickly recognizing the signs and symptoms and calling 911 to receive immediate medical attention are both extremely important steps to improving the odds of a successful recovery.


This is something that I learned the day that I had my stroke. 



October 2017

Aaron Bell: Giving Back to the Community that Raised Him


Aaron Bell was at a bit of an impasse in his life when he was introduced to the Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad, and he has never looked back.



October 2017

The Thornton Family: Giving Back to the Community They Love


The Millburn-Short Hills First Aid Squad is a family affair for Hartshorn resident Joe Thronton. As a proponent of giving back to the community, Joe became interested in joining after hearing about it from his daughter Caroline. Caroline joined the cadets back when she was in high school and now Joe's other daughter, Rachel, is currently a cadet.



May 18, 2017

Millburn First Aid Squad Provides Mutual Aid in Summit Where Carbon Monoxide Sends Residents and Responders to Hospital

What began as a 9-1-1 call for a medical emergency from a Summit resident in her home, evolved into an incident that sent 5 people, including 3 first responders to the hospital. 

December 08, 2016

CPR Save Pins and Proclamation Presented to Millburn First Responders

Members of the Millburn Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad (MSHVRAS) and members of the Millburn Police Department received special recognition on Tuesday as December 2016 was proclaimed "Lifesaver Month," and dedicated this distinction to the to the MSHVRAS and their lifesaving efforts.

October 20, 2016

Millburn First Aid Squad Assists South Mountain Brownies with First Aid Badge

Brownie Troop 20421 made a visit to the Millburn/Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad past Monday to get tips to earn their First Aid Badge. Squad Captain Melissa Campbell gave the troop a tour of the facility on Glen Ave. and the equipment on board an emergency services vehicle.

August 23, 2015

Millburn-Short Hills First Aid Squad's Annual Barbecue

The hero volunteers of the Millburn - Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad took time out to show appreciation to their family members and loved ones, the heroes in their lives who rarely get noticed, by holding a “Family Appreciation Day Bar-B-Que”. 

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