Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company

A Private 501(c)(3) Fire & EMS Company

Serving the Greater Newark Community since 1888


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Upcoming Events

Founders Day 5K at the Newark History Museum

Support the renovation of the historic Newark Train Station by joining us on April 6th for the 2nd Annual Founders Day 5k. Newark History Museum celebrates Founders Day on the first Sunday in April (or close to it) to honor the signers of the original Newark Charter in 1758. Benefitting the Newark Historical Society, the Train Station will serve as the turnaround point for the course.

Don't miss the afterparty at the Buffalo Wild Wings!

Click the image for information and to sign up for the 5k!

Come and visit Aetna's Fire Prevention table at the Newark History Museum on  Sat April 6, 2024 

Big Red Truck Pull

Grab your strongest friends and team up for the ultimate tug of war challenge! Teams of 10 will compete for time as they pull a fully loaded 20-ton fire truck down Academy Street in downtown Newark.

This first-of-its-kind Newark event promises to be exciting and fun for all ages!

Prizes will be awarded to the fastest all male, all female and co-ed teams. A special award will be given to the team that raises the most money.

All proceeds benefit Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company, a fire and EMS company that’s served the greater Newark community for 135 years.

They’ve had our backs for decades -- now it’s time for us to return the favor.

Sun April 28, 2024 

Get your team together and Click the image for further information and to enter the competition!

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