Saturday August 12th, 11am – 3pm

Come to our Open House and Recruitment Day to learn how you can help the community and become a Volunteer Firefighter, High School Junior Member, or Ladies Auxiliary Member.

Benefits of joining include; LOSAP, Volunteer Incentive Program, gym use, satisfaction of helping others in need.

Activities During the Event:
  • Tours of Facility and Fire Engines
  • Fire Equipment Demonstration
  • Food/Refreshments

Welcome to AVEC#1 – Celebrating 50 Years

Applegarth Volunteer Engine Company #1 (AVEC1) is located at 130 Applegarth Road in Monroe Township, NJ. We are 100% volunteer, and are celebrating our 50th Anniversary this year! Click Here To Read More About our History.

Our mission is the protection, preservation and well-being of our community along with all persons residing, working, or visiting Monroe Township. We are able to accomplish these goals through community education, prevention and fire suppression. We also provide support for our neighboring towns and our paid departments such as our sister station – Monroe Township Fire District # 2 – Station 57 located at 10 Hasley Reed Road.

Our members come from many different backgrounds. We are…high school falcons, office workers, teachers, small business owners, New York commuters, gas attendants, mechanics, current and retired military personnel, mothers, fathers, sons, daughters and much more. We all share a common interest in protecting and serving our rapidly growing community. Our station becomes stronger with every new member we receive. If you are interested in joining, please see our post below!

Volunteers Wanted!


We have openings in the following areas. Click on the links below to learn more!

1.Volunteer Firefighters (Training Provided)

2. High School Junior Firefighters (16-17 years old)

3. Support Members

4. Ladies Auxiliary




Southern-Central Monroe Fire District Map