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Company News : Vacant House Fire in East Dover
  on 2013/5/11 10:30:00 (1373 reads)

At approximately 8:30AM on Wednesday May 8th, the company was alerted to a dwelling fire on Ensign Ct. Upon arrival Chief 2900 advised he had smoke and flames showing from a vacant dwelling damaged by Hurricane Sandy. A township wide general alarm was dispatched, and neighboring towns were brought in for station coverage and manpower. Companies immediately began a defensive attack and exposure protection. The fire extended into the home located next door, which was quickly brought under control. The fire remains under investigation.

Company News : LED Light Bulbs Recalled by Lighting Science Group Due to Fire Hazard
on 2013/5/11 10:26:42 (21499 reads)


The 120-volt LED bulbs, sold as 6- 8- and 9-watt bulbs (equivalent to 40 or 50 watts), were marketed under the brand names Definity, EcoSmart, Sylvania and Westinghouse. The model numbers A19, G25 and R20/PAR20 are found on the packaging and on the light-colored circular neck above the base of the bulb where the date code is also printed. The date code reflects the week and year of manufacture; for example date code L4010 was produced during the 40th week of 2010. The date codes listed below may have the letters "CH " or "MX " at the end. For example, date code L4010 can also appear as L4010CH or L4010MX.

Lighting Science Group is aware of 68 incidents of product failures, eight of which were accompanied by visible smoke or fire conditions. The incidents include damage to light sockets, melted fixtures, burned rugs/carpet/ floors, damage to a circuit and to a lamp. There have been no reports of personal injuries.

For more information and a list of date codes visit here: ... y-Lighting-Science-Group/

Company News : Thanks!
  on 2013/3/10 8:00:00 (1926 reads)

College students from around the country, who gave up their spring break, have been helping to rebuild the firehouse. We cannot thank them enough for everything.

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Photo courtesy of The Ocean County Signal.

Company News : February 16th, 2013 Fire Commissioner's Election
on 2013/2/14 22:03:32 (926 reads)

On February 16, 2013 the tax payers of Toms River Township Fire District #1 will be voting on the fire budget and for two Fire Commissioner Terms. Taxpayers are urged to vote yes for the budget and questions that are presented on the ballot.

Company News : General Alarm in East Dover
on 2013/1/30 22:30:00 (1053 reads)

The East Dover Volunteer Fire Company was alerted to a reported structure fire on Cattus Island Blvd during the late morning. Upon arrival heavy smoke was showing from a 2 story dwelling. The fire was quickly brought under control despite heavy structural damage. A township general alarm was sounded bringing in assistance from all the fire companies located in the Township of Toms River. Also assisting was the Island Heights Fire Company, Toms River Police, and Toms River Police EMS. Click to see original Image in a new window

Photo credit: Toms River Patch

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