The South River Fire Department is a volunteer organization consisting of approximately 90 members divided into three companies: Engine Company #1, Reliable Fire Company, and Summit Engine Company.

The Fire Department will respond to many types of calls for assistance. Calls we respond to include, but are not limited to: Fires, Industrial / Commercial Fire Alarms, Hazardous Materials Incidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Extrication Incidents, Residential Fire Alarms, Carbon Monoxide Detector Alarms, Water Emergencies and any other response to assist the Borough of South River in mitigating an incident.