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on 2009/11/1 23:19:08 (2951 reads)
Shortly after 8AM on Sunday November 1st, Toms River Fire Companies No. 1 & 2 were dispatched to River Bend Dr. Chief 2500 requested a general alarm and upon arrival advised he had a heavily involved garage with extension to the attached 2.5 story dwelling. The fire started in the garage area and is currently under investigation. The Toms River Fire Companies 1 & 2, East Dover Fire company, Silverton Fire Company, Pleasant Plains Fire Company, and Island Heights Fire Company responded in addition to the Toms River Police & EMS.


on 2009/10/31 22:30:00 (1581 reads)
Engine 2801 and crew spent the Halloween evening in downtown Toms River assisting with the Toms River Fire Company No 1's annual Halloween Parade. Engine 2801 provided lighting for the judging area of the parade route.
  on 2009/10/27 19:40:00 (1479 reads)
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The Toms River Fire Companies No. 1 and 2 were dispatched for a possible structure fire just before 2:00 PM on Tuesday October 27th, 2009. Chief 2600, was quick to respond and upon arrival established command and advised that he had smoke showing from a 2.5 story wood framed dwelling. Chief 2600 advised that he had a working fire in a bedroom, located in the basement of the dwelling. He then requested Station 28 for a FAST team. 2865 responded.
on 2009/9/2 2:58:48 (1393 reads)
Shortly before 6:00 AM on Saturday August 29, the East Dover Fire Company was alerted to a possible structure fire located on Garfield Ave, in the Gilford Park section of the township. Upon arrival, Captain 2820 found fire showing from a window and heavy smoke throughout a residential duplex. 2820 then requested mutual aid from the Island Heights Fire company, Station 53. The first due Engine, 2811, performed an interior attack on the fire with a 1.75" line and quickly brought the fire under control. Additional responding units were Engine 5311, Engine 2801, Engine 5301, Ladder 2865, Rescue 2807, Chief 5300, Chief 2800, and Asst Chief 2810. The additional companies performed ventilation and overhaul. Despite pouring rains the fire was quickly brought under control. 1 civilian was injured, suffering from burns.
on 2009/8/17 1:44:16 (1367 reads)
At approximately 1617 hours, The East Dover Fire Company as well as The Island Heights Fire Company, station 53, were dispatched for a reported shed fire located on Adams Ave. Chief 2800 and Assistant Chief 2810 were quickly responding. During their response dispatch advised them that, per the police officer on scene, it was a dwelling that was on fire not a shed. Upon arrival, Chief 2800, advised that he had a 1 story wood frame structure with smoke showing. A general alarm was then dispatched bringing in mutual aid from other departments in the township. The first due unit was Engine 2811 and upon arrival stretched a 1.75" line into the structure. Arriving shortly after was Engine 5311 which hit the closest hydrant and laid into Engine 2811 to supply them with water. Additional units that arrived on scene were 2865, 2801, 2501, 2624, and 2911. 3065 was redirected and stood by at station 28 to handle any additional calls. The main body of the fire was quickly knocked down by the crew from Engine 2811, while additional crews performed a search and checked for extension.

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