Rescue Services

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911.

Union Township is covered by four different rescue services. When a 911 call is placed to report a medical emergency within the Township, it will be routed to the Pattenburg, Clinton, High Bridge, or Quakertown Rescue Squads, depending upon the emergency location.


  Clinton First Aid and Rescue Squad

handles all of the emergency response duties for the town of Clinton, in addition to portions of Franklin and Union Township.  Its primary service area within Union Township is bounded by Route 513, Race Street, and Exit 13 on I-78.  The department provides pre-hospital emergency medical services and rescue services (vehicle extrication, water rescue, collapse, trench, rope and confined space rescue) to the town of Clinton, and portions of Clinton Township, Lebanon Borough, Franklin township and Union Township.

  High Bridge Emergency Squad

covers Route 31 along the Spruce Run Reservoir and the area of Union Township north of Van Syckel’s Road west to Henderson Road. They are located at 95 West Main Street, High Bridge.

  Pattenburg Rescue Squad

located at 590 County Rt. 614 and is the first responder for a large portion of Union Township, in addition to areas within Bethlehem and Alexandria Townships.  Pattenburg Rescue relies upon volunteers to provide its night services, and is always looking for new members.

  southern portion of Union Township

protected by the Quakertown Fire Company (QFC) Station 91 is located at 67 Quakertown Rd in Franklin Township, Hunterdon County.  Founded in 1914, QFC is combination volunteer and career department providing primary Emergency Medical Services, fire protection and rescue services to a 49 square mile area including lower Union Twp. Station 91 runs 2 basic life support ambulances and 4 first responder vehicles to EMS calls.  In addition, each Quakertown fire truck is equipped with a defibrillator, oxygen and first aid equipment.