Friday, November 22, 2013
Hope Fire Company responded to reports of a vehicle fire. Chief 8266 arrived on location with a working fire in the engine compartment of a car. The crew extinguished the fire and remained on location until the tow truck removed the vehicle. Also on scene were the NJSP and Squad 82-21.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Hope Fire Company responded to a motor vehicle accident on Yardville-Allentown Road. All patients were evaluated by Squad 82-21. PSE&G was on location to secure power to secondary power lines that had fallen and to replace a broken utility pole. NJSP were also on location.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Hope Fire Company members participated in live fire training at the Middlesex County Fire Academy with members of the Sea Bright Fire Department. The interior crews practiced hoseline advancement, search and rescue, communications, and fire extinguishment. On the exterior, members practiced hoseline advancement, command, communications, pumping and ladder placement.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
Hope Fire Company members trained on establishing a sustained water supply from the lake in Imlaystown.
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Mark your calendars for Sunday October 20th, and come out and support our annual all-you-can-eat Turkey Dinner. Doors will be open from 12pm to 6pm (or sell out). Sit down dinners are $19 and take-outs are $20. Come dine at the firehouse and eat all you can or order a generously stuffed takeout platter and eat at home. Either way, please come support your local volunteers. Neither Allentown Borough or Upper Freehold Township have dedicated fire taxes so a large portion of our funding comes through fundraisers like this.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Hope Fire Company was dispatched initially for a fire alarm activation, and the assignment was upgraded to a structure fire upon PD's arrival with a report of a smoke condition. 8281's crew identified the source as a sump pump that was actively burning. The pump was removed from the building and the basement was ventilated.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Hope Fire Company responded to a report of a possible house fire in Imlaystown. Units arrived on location with a fully involved structure and began exterior operations. Millstone, New Egypt, Jackson Mills, Crosswicks, NJSP, Monmouth County Fire Marshal, were also on scene. Cover Company for 82-1 was Hightstown.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Hope Fire Company was dispatched at 18:47 hours for
Tanker 82 to respond into Ocean County station 39 (New Egypt) district for a
large mulch pile burning. Tanker 82 went
on location and set up to be nurse tanker and supplied master streams at the
scene. Tanker 82 was fed by multiple
tankers from surrounding towns. Tanker
82 was released from the scene around 21:00 hours and members flushed the 6,000
gallon tank with clean hydrant water.
Tanker 82 was put back into service around 22:00 hours.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Hope Fire Company was dispatched at 07:00 hours to County Route 526 for a motor vehicle accident with reports of a head on collision. Chief 82 went on location and updated Monmouth County he had a two car MVA with one unresponsive patient. Rescue 82 arrived and went to work to remove the patient from the vehicle. Crews from Utility 82 and Brush 82 arrived and provided medical assistance boarding and collaring a second patient that was self extricated. Squad 30 from Ocean County was requested to respond per squad 82-21 due to their unavailability. While enroute to the MVA ambulance 306 requested a medevac to be placed on standby. Station 32-1 then was dispatch to establish a landing zone. Ambulance 306 arrived on location and requested the medevac to fly. Patient was extricated from the vehicle and transferred to EMS. Patient was then transported by ambulance 306 to the landing zone where patient care was transferred to Monoc 1. A second rig from squad 30 transported the second patient via ground. Both patients were transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton. Rescue 82 and Chief 82 remained on location while New Jersey State Police conducted their investigation.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Hope Fire Company was dispatched to the area of Trotters Way and Allentown Lakewood Road for a medevac assignment. Engine 82-81 and Brush 82-93 stood by while the helicopter landed and took off. Members assisted flight medics with transporting the patient from the ambulance and into the helicopter. Allentown First Aid, MONOC Medics and NJSP were also on scene.
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