4/7/16 MVA Tractor Trailer vs. House
On April 7th. Wayside Fire Company No. 2 and Pinebrook Fire Company No. 3 were dispatched to Wayside Rd for a MVA Tractor Trailer vs. House. Chief 3-67 quickly called into service along with Engine 3-76 and Rescue 2-85. Due to the severity of the damage to the structure, Chief 3-67 requested additional resources from @[228627397169136:274:Tinton Falls Fire Company No. 1], @[335193249914622:274:Neptune Special Operations Team] and @[243419862473520:274:South Wall Fire Rescue]. The injuries were non life-threatening and crews secured the scene. Chief 3-67 had command of the incident.
Also on scene was @[1620339848183850:274:Borough of Tinton Falls Police Department], @[384987128231838:274:Tinton Falls Office of Emergency Management], Tinton Falls EMS and Tinton Falls Fire Marshals.
Apr 21st 10:15pm • No Comments
3/31/16 General Alarm Brush Fire
On March 31st, Wayside Fire Company No. 2 and Pinebrook Fire Company No. 3 were dispatched to Shafto Rd for a reported brush fire. Chief 2-67 was fist on location and confirmed a brush fire in excess of 3+ acres. Chief 2-67 requested additional units from @[228627397169136:274:Tinton Falls Fire Company No. 1], @[234711096652866:274:Northside Engine Co. 4] and NJFFS. Engines 1-80, 2-75, 3-77 and 4-77 along with Brush 1-94 and NJFFS's brush and air unit were on scene making water drops. A State Bulldozer was also on location, cutting a fire line to help crews extinguish the blaze from spreading. @[193280340688898:274:Little Silver Fire Company] was called in to cover the town while crews worked. Chief 2-67 had command of the incident.
Apr 21st 9:55pm • No Comments
St. Patrick's Day Parades 2016
This past year, members from @[143686892362630:274:Wayside Fire and Rescue] attended St. Patrick's Day Parades in @[224428800905471:274:Belmar Lake Como St. Patrick's Day Parade (official)] and @[484583491635476:274:Asbury Park St. Patrick's Day Parade]. We were happy to see all our friends, families, fellow fire companies, and supporters cheering for us as we drove by. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year!
Mar 20th 2:29pm • No Comments
New Jersey State Police
NJSP Loses Trooper in Tragic Accident
West Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police family is mourning the death of one of our troopers who died overnight from injuries sustained in the line of duty.
Around 8:15 p.m. Monday, Trooper Sean Cullen, 31, had responded to the scene of a crash on southbound 295, milepost 23.4 in West Deptford Township. Tpr. Cullen was walking near that crash where there was an active car fire and several fire and police vehicles with emergency lights on when a vehicle struck him as it was passing the scene. The 22 year old woman who was driving stopped immediately. She cooperated with State Police investigators.
Tpr. Cullen sustained severe injuries to his head and was airlifted to Cooper hospital in Camden.
His family members and numerous troopers and law enforcement personnel from several different agencies held vigil late into the night at the hospital. Doctors pronounced him deceased shortly after 12:30 a.m. Colonel Rick Fuentes broke the news to those gathered in a waiting room.
Tpr. Cullen was a member of the 154th State Police Class. He was stationed at Bellmawr Station and had been a trooper about two years.
The investigation into the crash is still ongoing. There have been no charges or tickets against the driver that struck Tpr. Cullen. Further information will be released as it becomes available.
Mar 8th 7:58am • 1 Comment
2/5/16 2nd Alarm Structure Fire
Yesterday afternoon, Wayside Fire Company No. 2 along with Tinton Falls Fire Company No. 1 and Pinebrook Fire Company No. 3 were dispatched to Roslyn Dr. for a reported structure fire. Once on location, a second alarm was struck for a fully involved working house fire. Engine 2-75 and Ladder 2-90 were first on location, stretching 3 - 1 3/4" lines into service. Due to the amount of fire showing from all 4 sides, members immediately went into a defensive operation while additional units were en route. Multiple hand lines, along with portable monitors and Ladder 2-90's ladder pipe were used to bring the blaze under control. We would like to thank our mutual aid companies for coming to assist us yesterday, especially Wanamassa Fire Company and our RIT team @[133998446795029:274:Unexcelled Fire Company - Neptune NJ]. We would also like to thank our cover assignments @[100818699981863:274:Hamilton Fire Company] @[193280340688898:274:Little Silver Fire Company] and @[158046410877102:274:Colts Neck Fire Company #1]. Lastly, we would like to thank @[141650865997480:274:Tinton Falls EMS South] @[146122582091445:274:Shark River Hills First Aid Squad, Inc] @[1620339848183850:274:Borough of Tinton Falls Police Department] for protecting our members. Chief 2-67 had command of the incident.
Photos courtesy of @[100000976251714:2048:Mike Nowacki]
Feb 6th 12:31pm • 5 Comments