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Ocean Beach Volunteer Fire Company
40 Kittiwake Avenue
Lavallette, NJ  08735

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732-793-7601

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THE MANY FIRE COMPANY 

FUND RAISERS OF 2014!!!!


 

OCEAN BEACH FIRE COMPANY

AND
 
THE COMMUNITY IT SERVES
 
NEEDS YOU!!!
 
Recently the Ocean Beach Fire Company has seen a spike in calls for service and a drop in applications for responders. Currently this has effected our ability to answer alarms as quickly as we would like to.  Many of our responders are coming from the mainland since being displaced from their homes after the storm.  We have developed a plan with our surrounding fire companies in order to protect our community effectively.  Since 1951 Ocean Beach Fire Company has been a keystone to it's community and a group that our community has come to appreciate and rely on when they have an emergency.  In order to do that we rely on the community to get involved and then take the needed steps to become a responder and aid us in this mission. WE NEED YOU NOW MORE THAN EVER!   Without more members of the community stepping up this keystone we have all come to know and depend on may not be there too much longer. Please consider applying now by going to the apply now tab on the left of the website or stop by the station on a Tuesday night at 7pm. We have Full Time and Part-Time/Seasonal Positions AVAILABLE!!

BECOME PART OF THE TEAM

Ocean Beach Fire is looking for new members to become part of our team and join over 60 years of tradition serving the beach areas of Toms River including Ortley Beach, Monterey Shores, Ocean Beaches 1, 2, 3. Chadwick, and Silver Beach.  OBFC also provides mutual aid to the other shore communities on the barrier island. If you are a full time resident of any of these areas, Toms River Fire Department offers many financial incentives as a volunteer. No experience is needed and all training is free. 

Attention career and volunteer firefighters with second homes at the beach. Consider lending your talents as a seasonal firefighter at OBFC. With the increase in population during the tourist season, we can use extra help with fire suppression, water rescues, dive calls, and other water related incidents. Your participation is not limited to just the summer months and we encourage year round involvement.

If interested, please visit the station on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7 pm or anytime the station doors are open. Any member will gladly talk to you about joining the OBFC family. You can also leave a message at 732-793-7601. We hope to hear from you soon!

Stop by the firehouse and see any member

 

 

 

Important Phone Numbers in case you have a Problem

Obviously if you need to report an Emergency Call 911

Toms River Twp.  732.341-1000      http://www.tomsrivertownship.com/

NJ Natural Gas  800-221-0051  http://www.njng.com/

NJ American Water  1-800-652-6987   http://www.amwater.com/njaw/

Toms River MUA 732-240-3500 For After Hours Emergencies 732-240-3333  http://www.tomsrivermua.org/

 Toms River Fire Prevention (732) 341-1000 Ext. 480 http://www.trfireprevention.com/

Toms River Police Non-Emergency 732-349-0150 http://trpolice.org/

To Determine Your Flood Zone Go to  www.region2coastal.com And Look for BFE Maps

 

 



News Headlines
 
2015 Officer Swearing In and Award Ceremony
Sun. Dec 14th 2014
Today Toms River Fire Department swore in the 2015 Line Offices for all stations, recognized length of service milestones, those members who answered their last call and those members who went above and beyond.2015 Station 27 line officers are:Chief William GiordanoAsst Chief Darren ElliottCaptain D...

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Engine 2701 in Service
Tue. Dec 2nd 2014
Tonight Chief Giordano officially put Engine 2701 into service.  The engine was christened with a bottle of champagne and then following tradition was pushed back into it's new home!  All the members of the Ocean beach Volunteer Fire Company would like to thank the Tax Payers of Toms R...

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VOLUNTEER TODAY BEAT THE HOLIDAY RUSH!!!
Tue. Nov 18th 2014
Recently the nation has seen a drop in Volunteerism and since the storm so have we.  We all cherish our beloved community but without dedicated members of the community like you we can not provide the level of service we would like to.  Please review the link below and consider becoming pa...

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Training on New 2701
Sun. Nov 9th 2014
Member are working hard to train aggressively on the new 2701 with hopes of getting it in service prior to Thanksgiving!!...

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Boy Scouts Pack 20 Visits Station 27
Sat. Oct 25th 2014
This evening the Boy Scouts came to the Station for a visit and get a better understanding of fire safety.  The Pack was divided up into three groups and they were able to get a first hand look at managing a hand line, fire extinquisher safety and Ladder Company operations.  To end the eve...

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Recent Calls
 
Mutual Aid Mantoloking Fire Department
Sat. Nov 29th 2014
This evening Station 27 was requested to the scene of a working structure fire in Mantoloking off of Bergen Avenue.  Engine 2721 responded with a crew of 5 along with 2700.  While enroute initial crews were able to get the upper hand on the fire and redirected Station 27 units to cover Sta...

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Mutual Aid Brick Beach 2
Sun. Oct 26th 2014
Today at approximately 1600 hrs Station 27 was requested to assist Brick Stations 21 & 22 for 2 swimmers in distress off of Brick Beach 2.  A mother and daughter paddle boarding duo were struggling to make it back in with thier paddle boards against a west wind.  All companies involved...

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Mutual Aid Pelican Island
Tue. Oct 14th 2014
At approximately 2100 hrs Station 44, 45, 69 & 27 were dispatched to 108 Sunset Street on Pelican Island for a reported structure fire.  On arrival companies found a working fire and went to work quickly.  Station 27 responded with Engine 2721 and Ladder 2705 however due to the number ...

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Heavy Rain Keeps Toms River Busy
Wed. Aug 13th 2014
Beginning at approximately 0130 hrs calls started to pour into the communication center ranging from fire alarms to people trapped in their flooded homes.  Station 27 responded to 5 incidents on the island and assisted several residents from their flooded residences and brought them to higher g...

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Water Rescue
Sun. Jul 13th 2014
Proud moment for Station 27 great job to all those who responded!Silverton FireCompany at Cattus Island @ Silver BayPRESS RELEASESilverton Vol. Fire Company # 1Chief Gary TattersallJuly 13, 2014.On Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 1830 hours, Toms River Township Emergency crews responded to the Silver Bay i...

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