Thursday, June 6, 2013
Manalapan Fire Co 1 with the assistance of Englishtown Fire Dept. and Gordons Corner Fire Dept. responding to the intersection of Pension Rd. and Gordons Corner Rd for a motor vehicle crash with entrapment. All occupants were successfully extricated.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Manalapan Fire Co 1 was requested for a RIT assignment in District 1 on Pine Brook Rd. Engine 26-2-78 along with Capt. 2-68 responded.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Manalapan Fire Co 1 was requested for a RIT assignment in Dist. 1 on Lexington Dr. Responding units 26-2-66,26-2-67,26-2-68,26-2-69,26-2-70,26-2-78,and 26-2-90. GCFC made a quick attack and everyone cleared without injury.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Manalapan Fire Co #1 was invited to a joint class with the NJFFS, South Old Bridge Fire Dept., Morganville Fire Dept., and the NJFFS aircraft Bravo 1. This class was to train local firemen on filling the new aircraft with water for a dump on large brush fires. The training consisted of approaching the plane, connecting to the plane and filling the water tank. The aircraft can hold approximately 500 gallons of water and either makes one large dump or several smaller dumps. The aircraft is a fixed wing jet plane and flies at an average speed of 160 mph. This was a great learning experience and those who made it had a good time. Thank you NJFFS and B10.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Manalapan Fire Co #1 was dispatched for a truck fire. First arriving chief 26-2-66, advised that the truck was fully involved and had the station re-dispatched for a working box truck fire. First arriving engine 26-2-78 was instructed to hit the hydrant at the corner of Woodward & Millhurst and lay in with 5” to the scene. Tanker 26-2-96 arrived and assisted the engine company. Chief Parone called for CAFS (foam)to be utilized. Chief Parone also requested Englishtown Fire Dept, station 12-1, to the scene for manpower. Independent Fire Company, station 16-1, was then requested for an engine to cover. After the fire was under control, crews worked on overhaul and extinguished remaining hot spots. All fire was extinguished and overhaul completed. Scene was turned over to the Manalapan Police Dept.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Fire Co 1 would like to congratulate member Mike Gesualdo on graduating from the
Pennsylvania State Police Academy. Trooper Gesualdo we couldn’t be prouder. We
wish you the best of luck and a safe and healthy career.
Monday, March 11, 2013 19:59
Manalapan Fire Co #1 (26-2) and Englishtown Fire Dept (12-1) were dispatched to Summit Ave for a reported dryer fire. Chief Perrone (26-2-66) arrived on location reporting smoke coming from the residence. 26-2-78 led by Captain Auletta (26-2-68) made a quick entry and attack containing the fire to the dryer. 26-2-90 led by Lieutenant Frueh (26-2-70) assisted with ventilation via positive pressure. Additional responding units were held at a level 2 response. Both districts were cleared by command at 20:40 hours. Responding units: 26-2-66, 26-2-67, 26-2-68, 26-2-70, 1266, 1268, 26-2-78, 26-2-90, 1275, Monmouth County Fire Marshal’s office, Englishtown Manalapan First Aid Squad (2657), and the Manalapan Township Police Dept.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Reminder to all that this Sunday begins Daylight Savings Time and in addition to turning your clocks ahead, make sure to test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and change the batteries. Also check the date on the back of your carbon monoxide detector, most recommend being changed every five years
Friday, March 8, 2013 00:28
Manalapan Fire Co #1 (26-2) was dispatched to the intersection of Woodward Rd. and Rt. 33 west bound for a reported overturned vehicle with entrapment. 26-2-66 arrived on scene reporting single vehicle into guard rail, subsequently coming to rest on its driver’s side. Chief Perrone then reported to dispatch negative entrapment and negative injuries. The district was cleared at 01:12. Responding units: 26-2-66, 26-2-67, 26-2-68, 26-2-70, 26-2-78, emfas 26-52 & 26-57, and the Manalapan Twp. Police Dept.
Thursday, March 7, 2013 18:31
Manalapan Fire Co #1 (26-2) and Englishtown Fire Dept (12-1) were dispatched to 246 Shinnecock Dr for a reported oven fire. Capt. Auletta (26-2-68) reported to responding units the fire was extinguished prior to fire department arrival and there was a smoke condition inside the residence. The residence was vented by crews from 26-2-90 and 12-74, extension was checked with negative results. Both districts were cleared at 19:24 hours. Responding units: 26-2-66, 26-2-67, 26-2-68, 12-67, 12-68, 26-2-90, 12-74, 26-3-32, and Manalapan Twp. Police Dept.
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