At 15:58 the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Sweetmans Lane and Stillhouse Road for an overturned vehicle with entrapment. Engine 3275 (Maloney) arrived to find a two vehicle accident with an SUV overturned onto its roof. The passenger was found to be entrapped in the vehicle. The vehicle was stabilized, several nearby tree branches were cleared and the passenger door was removed with hydraulic rescue tools. Firefighters assisted EMS with removing the passenger who was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center by Millstone EMS and MONOC Paramedics. Rescue 3285, Utility 3288 and Monroe EMS was also on scene. The accident was investigated by the New Jersey State Police.
At 06:40 the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to 525 Stagecoach Road for an overturned vehicle. Engine 3275 (Maloney) arrived to find a small car overturned onto it’s roof after striking a tree. The driver was found to be entrapped in the wreckage. An engine from Hope Fire Company (Station 82-1) was also requested. The engine crew began stabilizing the vehicle with the Junkyard Dog Struts. Chief Carbin arrived and assumed command. The engine crew began to remove the drivers door as Rescue 3285 (J.Wagner) arrived to assist. The two crews removed both front doors and the driver was extricated and turned over to EMS. Assistance was provided from Engine 8282 at the scene.
At 19:04 the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to the area of 25 Bittner Road for a reported motor vehicle accident with possible entrapment. Chief Jim Carbin (3266) arrived on scene confirming single vehicle with heavy entrapment and serious injuries. Engine 3275 (J. Wagner) and Rescue 3285 (Fiore) arrived on scene. Both crews immediately went into service with tools and performing patient care. Crews removed the driver side door and roof in order to gain access for patient removal. Chief Carbin requested a Medevac for rapid transport with Tower 57 establishing the landing zone behind the Clarksburg Inn. The patient was transported by Millstone Rescue Squad to the landing zone and met with Paramedics and Northstar. The patient was flown to Helene Fuld Trauma Center. The accident is under investigation by the NJSP.
A man was rescued from the basement of his home after a fire engulfed the kitchen early Sunday morning. At 4:30 a.m., firefighters from the Millstone Township Fire Company’s “B Platoon” responded to a residence on Stillhouse Road for a report of a fire alarm. Fire Chief Jim Carbin arrived at the scene and confirmed a working fire in the kitchen. He also learned there was a resident still inside the home. Carbin told the Asbury Park Press that a boy ran outside the home, and told firefighters his father was still inside. According to the fire company’s Facebook page, firefighters entered the home and located the man in the basement. He was rescued and the fire was quickly extinguished.
At 13:02 the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Millstone Road and Perrineville Road for a motor vehicle accident with possible entrapment. Brush 3294 (Maloney) arrived to find a 2 vehicle accident with the driver of one vehicle heavily entrapped and seriously injured. A medevac was requested to fly with Tower 57 (Monroe Fire District #2) directed to establish a landing zone at the Millstone Township Little League Fields. Engine 3275 arrived on scene with the crew splitting to perform patient care and extrication. Chief Carbin (3266) arrived and assumed command. The Engine crew removed the rear drivers side door and popped the drivers door in order to perform a rapid extrication. They were assisted by the crew from Rescue 3285. The patient was transported to the landing zone by Monroe EMS and MONOC Paramedics. The patient was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton by Medevac MONOC 1. Two additional patients were transported by Monroe EMS to Princeton Medical Center. The accident was investigated by the New Jersey State Police.
Freehold Independent and Millstone Township Fire Companies participated in a joint drill sharpening their Tanker Shuttle skills. Many parts of the county are without hydrants requiring Tankers to provide on the spot water. In many cases water needs to be pumped and shuttled from longer distances utilizing multiple agencies to provide the water needed.
At 07:47 the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched mutual aid to Upper Freehold Township, for a motor vehicle with entrapment on Interstate 195 MM 10.3, Westbound. Engine 8282 (Niwore) arrived to find a 3 vehicle accident which included a SUV overturned with the driver entrapped, companies to go in-service with a roof removal. Lt. Maloney (32-2-70) arrived and established command. Rescue 3285 (Buckalew) arrived and the crew’s of the engine and rescue worked together to complete stabilization with rescue struts. Both crews place hydraulic cutters and sawzalls into service effecting a roof removal. Crews assisted EMS with patient removal and packaging. EMS units from Allentown, Robbinsville Fire and Plumsted Fire also responded.
At 14:56, the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched to 11 Indian Path Road for vehicle fire. Engine 3275 (South) responded and requested additional resources due to a report of the vehicle being in close proximity to a storage building. Englishtown Fire Department, Monroe Township Fire District #2 and Manalapan Township Fire Company #1 were dispatched. Englishtown Engine 1274 arrived to find a small dump truck involved in fire, next to a storage building. An 1 3/4″ hand line was stretched for suppression. Engine 3275 arrived to assist with suppression and check for extension to the storage building. Only minor heat damage was found. The assignment was held to Engine 1274, Engine 3275 and Tanker 3295. The fire was investigated by the Millstone Township Fire Prevention Bureau
At 06:49, the Millstone Township Fire Department was dispatched for an EMS assist, reported cardiac arrest. Engine 3275 (Maloney) arrived on scene and took over CPR. After several minutes the patient was revived. The patient was treated and transported by Monroe EMS and Monoc Paramedics. Also assisting at the scene were Chief Carbin and the NJSP.
The Millstone Township Fire Department and the Millstone Township First Aid Squad were dispatched to 99 Trenton Lakewood for a motor vehicle accident. After checking the area, the accident was determined to be in front of 189 Route 526 in Upper Freehold Township. Chief Carbin (3266) arrived to find the driver still in vehicle and unresponsive. Hope Fire Company was requested to respond. Engine 3275 (Maloney) arrived and began patient care. Firefighters discovered the patient in respiratory arrest and recognized the signs of an opiate overdose. Narcan was administered and the patient subsequently became conscious. The patient was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Hamilton by the Plumsted Fire District EMS Division and MONOC Paramedics. The New Jersey State Police also responded.