Learn more about the brave men and women behind the Flemington Fire Department.
The Flemington Fire Department is a 100% Volunteer fire department that was incorporated in 1842, which means we have been serving the Borough of Flemington and surrounding areas for over 175 years! Meet our staff below:
Chief: Peter Nemec
Chief Peter Nemec has been on FFD for 17 years in addition to 15 years on Sergeantsville Fire Company. Pete has held various positions on FFD such as President of Hook & Ladder Co, Chief Engineer, Lieutenant, Captain, and trustee. His certifications include FF1, FF2, NIMS700, ICS 100,200,300, and 400. Pete is happily married to Missy and has two children, Rob (25), also a member of FFD, and Linda (16), who is a future member of 49Fire. .
Deputy Chief: Alan Umgelter
Deputy Chief Alan Umgelter has been a member of Flemington Fire Dept for 25 years. His many certifications include NJ Fire Official, NJ Level 2 Fire Instructor, HazMat Materials Technician, and many others.
Alan’s father is a current member of FFD, and his sister is a former member.His grandfather was a founding member of Kingwood Fire Department. Outside of any fire department positions, he serves as a Senior 9-1-1 Public Safety Telecommunicator for Hunterdon County.
Captain 49-1: Debra Gilmartin
Captain 49-2: Paul Kilinski
Hook & Ladder Company Captain Paul Kilinski is a former Chief of FFD. He has been a member for 24 years. In that time he has credentialed in ICS300, Auto Extracation operations, and Hazmat Operations. Paul is a Project Manager for Dancker, and has two young children.
Lieutenant 49-1: Nickolas J Heitkamp
Steamer Company Lieutenant Nickolas Heitkamp has been a member of Flemington Fire Dept for 6 years. Nick has a brother, Joe "Moose" Heitkamp who is also a member of the Department. Nick is a member of the 108th Air National Guard and is currently attending NJIT as a Civil Engineering Major. Nick's Certifications include: FF1, Pumper Operations, FF Survival, ICS 100, 200, and NIMS 700.
Lieutenant 49-2: Robert Schenck
Hook & Ladder Company Lieutenant Robert Schenck has been a member of the Flemington Fire Department since 2010 and previously served as the Hook & Ladder Company Chief Engineer. His Certifications include Firefighter 1, Pump Operations, Hazmat Operations and ICS 100 and 200. Robert is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and is currently employed as a Police Officer with the Raritan Township Police Department.
President: Robert F. Bogart
Vice President: Francis X Gilmartin
Secretary: Debbi Gilmartin
Treasurer: John LaRue
Assistant Secretary: David Gilmartin
Assistant Treasurer: Robert Bianci