TOMS RIVER–Toms River police and fire departments responded to a 3:30 a.m. structure fire at Atlantic Physical Therap Center, located near Route 9 and Route 571 in the township. Pleasant Plains, Silverton and Toms River Fire Departments responded to the fire. The early morning fire broke out around 3:45 a.m. this morning. The fire was [...]
JACKSON–The following release was issued by Station 55 in Jackson Township: Jackson’s Station 55 probationary Fire Fighter Trinity Brown was awarded the prestigious Milan “Spike” Baran Toms River Fire Academy Leadership Award at the Academy’s graduation held on Monday evening, January 7. Trinity was selected from 14 other classmates in the Fire Fighter I training [...]
By The Lakewood Scoop LAKEWOOD- 6 year old child reportedly died and three others were injured in a home fire early this morning, sources in Lakewood say. The Sterling Avenue fire broke out shortly after 2 AM, and prompted a large response from all of Lakewood’s fire companies. Upon arrival to the scene, the firefighters found the rear of the [...]
HOWELL–Jackson’s Station 55 responded for mutual aid to the Southard Fire Department of Howell Township as a Rapid Intervention Team to a structure fire on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 8:44 pm. Engine 5521′s crew and Assistant Chief Mike Waters handled the RIT assignment. The two-story single family residence located on Kent Road had heavy [...]
JACKSON–On Saturday, December 29th, officers and fire department personnel responded to the report of a structure fire at a residence on West Veterans Highway. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a mobile home was engulfed in flames. The fire was distinguished and deemed to not be suspicious in nature. There were no injuries reported.
By Phil Stilton TOMS RIVER–On December 21st, members from Jackson’s various fire companies and Volunteer EMS service delivered hundreds of presents to children of displaced fire department volunteers of the Silverton Volunteer Fire Company. The idea was the brainchild of Jackson Mills Fire Chief Robert Haskins. Haskins said he had the idea while serving [...]
LAKEWOOD–The Lakewood police and fire department responded to another call at one of Lakewood’s homeless encampments this morning. Shortly after 2 am, a man suffered severe burns to his body after the tent he was living in caught fire. Upon arrival, police summoned a medevac helicopter and the man was transported to the nearby [...]
THREE SPRINGS, PA–Lavallette Fire Company Chief Art Reece and members of his department traveled to Three Springs, Pennsylvania today to take delivery of a fire engine donated to the department. The engine was donated by the Three Springs department to Lavallette. Chief David Grace–of the Three Springs Fire Company–said today, “We are very proud [...]
SEASIDE HEIGHTS–Boy Scout Troop 21 of Seaside Heights will be handing out cleaning supplies on Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1st at the Seaside Heights Firehouse at 116 Sherman Ave, Seaside Heights from 10:00am to 3:00pm.