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on 2009/7/24 4:11:09 (1923 reads)
At approximately 20:25 hours on Thursday July twenty-third the members of the East Dover Fire Company were advised via a neighbor that there was a vehicle on fire in the parking lot of the firehouse. Due to the close location, the fire the company was able to make a very quick response with unit 2807, and contain the fire into the dash area of the passenger compartment. Upon arrival firefighters stretched one 1 3/4 inch hand line and utilized foam to quickly knock down the fire while additional firefighters worked to open the hood to secure the vehicle.

on 2009/7/19 15:30:00 (1593 reads)
The East Dover Fire Company was requested to respond Mutual Aid into the Normandy Beach section of Toms River for a heavily involved structure fire with reported entrapment, located at 256 Kathryn St. Unit 2865 responded. Shortly following the East Dover Fire Company was dispatched again for an engine to respond to setup a landing zone for MONOC-1 medevac to transport a burn victim.

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  on 2009/5/14 3:10:58 (1556 reads)
At 21:18 hours on Wednesday May 5th, 2009 Station 28 was dispatched for a vehicle into a residence located at 3142 Maritime Dr. Upon arrival Chief 2800 advised a vehicle had backed into the house and requested both 2807 and 2801. Members provided lighting and secured the vehicle/structure.

on 2009/3/4 5:10:00 (1487 reads)
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On February 28th 2009 station 28 was requested to respond into Silverton for a structure fire. The fire occurred on Elderberry Court in a private dwelling which was occupied at the time of the fire. Upon arrival command, 2900, advised that he had smoke showing and had requested mutual aid from Pleasant Plains to the scene. Shortly after 2900 advised that he had fire showing from the 2nd floor of the structure and requested that East Dover be dispatched to respond. Upon arrival the East Dover Fire Company assumed the position of the RIT team, but was later put to work during overhaul.

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on 2009/3/4 4:54:47 (1478 reads)
Resized ImageOn Februrary 5th 2009 the Toms River Fire Company's Number 1 and 2 were both dispatched for a working structure fire. Dispatch advised the first responding chief that it was reported to be a fully involved kitchen fire and that all occupants had been accounted for. During the response units had advised that they had a large column of smoke visible from a decent distance. Upon arrival, the first officer, reported that he had a heavily involved 2.5 story wood frame single family dwelling and requested the first due engine to go in service with an 1.75" line. The East Dover Fire Company's crew stood by as the rit team. The bulk of the fire was quickly knocked down but all companies were engaged in extensive overhaul for a long period of time. Both of the neighboring structures were evacuated due to exposure problems. No injuries were reported and the fire is under investigation. Assistance was provided by the East Dover Fire Company, Silverton Fire Company, Pleasant Plains Fire Company, Toms River First Aid, Toms River Police, Ocean County Fire Coordinators, and the Toms River Department of Public Works also responded with a salt truck due to icing problems.