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On Wednesday, January 24th the Monmouth County Fire Academy hosted graduation night for recent recruits who successfully completed Firefighter 1. Recruits began their journey in August 2017 finishing in December with their final written exam along with “Putting It All Together” hands on practical. This is only the beginning of their training.
Congratulations to Probationary Firefighter Dave Bolla of Millstone Township. You made us proud and stay safe.
Chief John Fiore
The proposed rescue pumper truck would be designed, built, and equipped to help Millstone Firefighters protect people and property in Millstone Township
The Millstone Township Fire District hopes to replace two, 20+-year-old Millstone Fire Department trucks with a single, multi-purpose truck built to handle the specific emergency needs of Millstone Township.
A ballot question seeking the blessing of township voters will be held Saturday, February 17 from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Firehouse, 461 Stage Coach Road, Millstone Township. New Jersey law requires voter approval for the purchase, for which no new taxes are needed.
At approximately 9:12 PM last evening the Millstone Township Fire Company and First Aid squad was dispatched for a possible home struck by lightning. 3290 (Lt. Maloney) and 3266 (Fiore) arrived to find a 2.5 story residential home with light smoke coming from the rear of the structure. Lt. Alan South took operations and directed crews to the rear and interior where the fire was found in the chimney with some extension to the interior ceiling. 3275 (Wehmann) arrived with Deputy Chief Wagner who assumed operations. A 2nd alarm was sounded for additional manpower and to ensure adequate water was available. The fire was knocked down and placed under control at 9:50. Crews remained on scene to complete overhaul and salvage operations. The Monmouth County Fire Marshall’s Office handled the investigation. Thank you to our outstanding mutual aid companies 82-1 Allentown, Station 56 Jackson, Station 41 Hightstown, Station 57 Monroe and Applegarth and 26-2 Manalapan Millhurst.
Friday night May 19th the Millstone Township Fire Company was dispatched mutual aid into Jackson on Rt. 537 by Great Adventure for a reported multiple vehicle accident with possible entrapment. Engine 3275 (Bice), Rescue 3285 (Wehmann) and 3266 (Chief Fiore) responded. While enroute reports confirmed heavy entrapment in multiple vehicles. Jackson Station 56 and New Egypt 39 were also dispatched. Upon arrival all hands went to work with extrication tools on each vehicle. Jackson EMS coordinated multiple BLS/ALS units and also requested medivacs for each patient. The LZ was set up at Great Adventure. NJSP closed a portion of 537 for several hours while they completed an investigation.