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Monday, May 26, 2014 10:57
After completing the annual Memorial Day Parade the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to 14 Fairplay Road for a reported garage fire. Engine 3275 (Maloney) arrived to find a 1.5 story detached garage with smoke showing. The engine crew laid a supply line from the street, stretched a 1.75″ handline, and forced entry into the garage as Chief Fiore (3266) arrived and assumed command. The engine crew located a vehicle on fire, which was quickly extinguished. Additional crews from Telesqurt 3290 (J.Wagner), Rescue 3285, Engine 57 (Monroe District 2), and Telesqurt 41(Hightstown) assisted with ventilation, overhaul, and checking for extension. Tankers 3295,3296, 26296, and 57 staged for the water supply, however were not needed. Engine 40 (Robbinsville), Engine 46 (East Windsor #2), and 26278 (Manalapan) were returned to service. The fire was investigated by the New Jersey State Police, the Millstone Township Fire Prevention Bureau, and the Monmouth County Fire Marshalls Office.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 08:43
The Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched as part of the initial assignment to 13 Burlington Path Road for reported house struck by lightning. Telesqurt 3290 (Buckalew) and Engine 8281 arrived together finding a house over 3,000 feet from the roadway, with a confirmed working fire. Initial units attempted to access the scene, however were unable due to limited egress. Chief Fiore (3266) arrived and was assigned to water supply. Multiple mutual aid units were requested as crews worked to try and extinguish the fire with brush trucks. A water supply was established through an adjacent property and Tankers 3295 and 3296 were used as part of the water supply. Crews operated for 6 hours before clearing.
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