Firefighter Survival training

Friday, August 21, 2015  Hope Fire Company members practiced firefighter survival skills. Members worked on exiting via small openings while on air, and practiced window bail-outs.



Vehicle Fire - Arneytown-Hornerstown Road

Wednesday, August 19, 2015  Hope Fire Company was dispatched to a vehicle fire on Arneytown-Hornerstown Road. The call was updated as being a vehicle with exposure to a building. New Egypt EMS and Deputy 8267 arrived on scene with a fully involved tractor in close proximity to the building. The fire was quickly knocked down by crews with the first line off of Tanker 3918 and a second line from 8282. Crews overhauled, and Monmouth County Fire Marshal's office investigated.



Lightning Strikes

Wednesday, August 19, 2015  Hope Fire Company was dispatched to two houses on reported lightning strikes; one on Trotter Way, followed by one on Jonathan Holmes Road Thank you to our mutual aid companies that responded with us: Millstone, New Egypt and Jackson Mills.



MVA - Route 526

Saturday, August 15, 2015  Hope Fire Company was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the Happy Apple Inn. Crews arrived at the intersection of Route 526 and Imlaystown-Hightstown Road with a two vehicle MVA. One patient was transported by Allentown First Aid Squad.



Overturned vehicle - Assunpink WMA

Sunday, July 26, 2015  Hope Fire Company was dispatched for an overturned vehicle in the area of the Assunpink Wildlife Management Area. After searching the area, the accident was located on East Branch Road. Crews assisted with assessing patients and secured power to the vehicle. Also on scene was New Jersey State Police and Allentown First Squad.



Water supply - Plumsted Twp

Saturday, July 25, 2015  Hope Fire Company responded to New Egypt to assist with water supply operations. 8281 established a fill site and 8296 shuttled water to the fire scene.



Overturned Dump Truck - Rt 526 Alt

Saturday, July 11, 2015  Hope Fire Company was dispatched for a motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived to find two vehicles involved, one being an overturned dump truck. Also on scene were the New Jersey State Police and Monmouth County Highway Department.



Lightning strikes

Thursday, July 9, 2015  Hope Fire Company was dispatched to two separate reported lightning strikes during the storm that passed through this evening. Thankfully, no fires resulted though one home sustained some damage. Thank you to the mutual aid companies that responded in with us.



Struck Gas Line

Tuesday, May 26, 2015  HFC responded to a struck gas line that was damaged during road construction. Allentown PD and the crew secured the immediate area until PSE&G was able to secure the gas line, which was a service to a house. Also on location was Engine 19, which was staged down the road.



Standby - Horse Park of NJ Jersey Fresh Event

Saturday, May 9, 2015  HFC members stood by at the Horse Park of New Jersey for the international Jersey Fresh event. This is a major event and is a pre-qualifier for the Olympics. Crews are requested to standby to assist in the event that there is an incident with a downed rider and/or horse, particularly if an extrication is required if a fence is involved. We had the pleasure of working with the Massachusetts SPCA equine ambulance crew, whom conducted training that we had attended earlier in the year. During our pre-planning the night before the event, some of the international judges were pleased to have the opportunity to look at 8281.



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