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

Non-Emergency:
732-793-7601

Emergency:
911

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Westbury Fire Department

Bill Olsen also finds time to volunteer in Westbury when he is not in Ocean Beach.


Seacrest Beach Club


Brookview Fire Company

Chet Romatowski brings many years of service from the station in East Brunswick.



DOLLAR A DOG DAY THIS WEEKEND!

For the best lunch on the island this weekend, come to Lasola's Market Rt. 35 N in Normandy Beach for Ocean Beach Fire Company's Annual Dollar-A-Dog Day. Sat 8/2 and Sun 8/3 11am - 6pm. Support your local volunteers and enjoy the greatest hot dogs EVER!

 

 
 

 

Visit our online store for 2014 tee-shirts  

 

 
 
 
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ANNOUNCING 

PANCAKE BREAKFAST 

AUGUST 31, 2014

They will all be held at the firehouse from 8 AM - 11 AM
Adults $8.00
Kids Under 10 $6.00
Kids Under 3 Free
 

 

ANNUAL GOLF OUTING  OCTOBER 2ND 2014

 
4 SOMES AND SPONSORS NEEDED
 
Please Call 732-793-1953 for more information
 

 

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
 
UPDATE on 2701 Construction
Tue. Jul 22nd 2014
Well construction continues at lightening speed and the final inspection will be here before you know it.  Cab, engine and pump have all been mounted, the light bar, air conditioning, and much of the wiring is completed.  The rear compartments have been painted and should be mounted to the...

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Dive Drill
Sat. Jul 19th 2014
This morning Station 27 worked on sharpenning the skills in search and rescue operations while under water. Recently the water rescue calls have been very frequent and this training keep us sharp....

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Welcoming Home One of Our Own!!
Sat. Jul 19th 2014
This evening Station 27 joined forces with Stations 28, 25, 26 & 53 to welcome home Senior Airman Kyle Schmidt for active duty over seas.  Kyle is a member of Station 28 and we are very excited to have been apart of this special time to bring home one of our own safe and sound!!...

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UPDATE on 2701 Construction
Thu. Jul 17th 2014
Well the cab is painted, the chasis is assembled, the pump is in the painted housing and the rear compartments are built.  Things are surely moving fast cant wait to see whats next!!!...

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Construction on the New 2701
Sat. Jun 28th 2014
We at Ocean Beach Volunteer Fire Company are excited to announce the Board of Fire Commissioners have decided to replace the 1991 Grumman Engine we currently have in service with a brand new 2014 Pierce Engine.  The commissioners have decided the maintenance costs and opportunity to take advant...

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Recent Calls
 
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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Dumpster Fire
Fri. Jul 4th 2014
Possible fireworks in the area may be the culprit in a dumpster fire outside a residence on Venice drive in Chadwick Island tonight.  Thanks to some quick thinking by first arriving Captain Darren Elliott and Ex-Chief Dziadosz who lives across the street the fire was contained to the dumpster i...

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Right Place At the Right Time
Tue. May 27th 2014
This evening Station 27 along with members of Station 69 were having a joint water rescue drill to refresh operations in the surf.  After about 45 minutes to an hour of training the weather started to pick up and we were about to terminate the efforts on the beach when Dispatch contacted 2700 t...

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Mutual Aid Wildland Taskforce Beachwood
Thu. Apr 24th 2014
Today at approximately 1145 Station 27 along with the rest of the Toms River fire Department were requested to respond as a taskforce which consists of 1 engine from each of the 6 fire companies and a water tender from Station 30 Pleasant Plains. Once on scene crews were assigned to protect homes an...

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Sailboat in Distress
Sat. Feb 22nd 2014
Today at approximately 1500hrs Station 27, 44, 45 & 69 were disptached to a sailboat in distress off of Casino Pier.  Since members had just returned from the assist at the Polar Plunge in Seaside 2706 and waverunner 2746 was able to be deployed very quickly.  Soon after launching the ...

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Upcoming Events

7:30am
Every 1st Tuesday
Monthly meeting


7:00pm
Every 3rd Wednesday
DIST.1 COMMISSIONERS MEETING


7:00pm
Every 1st Wednesday
DISTRICT 1 COMMISSIONERS MEETING


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Sun. Aug 3rd 2014
Dollar Hot Dogs


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Wed. Aug 6th 2014 to
Wed. Aug 6th 2014
Hose/Ground Ladder Testing


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Thu. Aug 14th 2014 to
Thu. Aug 14th 2014
Pump Testing

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