Brush Fire Burns 5 Acres

Monday, April 14, 2014 2:06PM  At 14:06 hours, Little Silver Police began receiving multiple 9-1-1 calls for a large brush fire in the Little Silver Nature Trail. Little Silver Fire Department was dispatched to a brush fire behind several single family private dwellings in the 600 block of Prospect Avenue. Engine 2377 & 2375 responded in, established their own water supply, dropped 4" supply line, and placed several hose lines into operation. Mutual aid was requested from surrounding jurisdictions. The fire was brought under control at 14:59 hours, and crews remained on scene until 17:15 hours extinguishing hot spots and performing over haul operations. Thank you to Shrewsbury, Red Bank, Fair Haven and Oceanport fire departments for helping to extinguish the fire. Little Silver EMS and Fire Police were also on scene. Thanks also to the Rumson Fire Department who came in and stood by at the firehouse to cover the town in case of any additional call. The fire in under investigation by the Little Silver Police Departments Detective Bureau.

     



 

Rich Foster's Memorial Service

Sunday, April 13, 2014  It with with a heavy heart that LSFC announces the passing of Life Member / Firefighter Richard Foster. Rich served as President of the Fire Company in 1986 & 1987. He was a dedicated member who loved serving the community of Little Silver. Rich will be sorely missed by the LSFC membership and the community of Little Silver. He was always there to lend a helping hand, a dedicated firefighter, and friend to all. Rest in peace brother

     



 

Ladder 2391

Friday, April 11, 2014   Ladder 2391 is back in the house. All the lettering is complete. Most equipment has been mounted, and training to start. 

     



 

2014 LSFD St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Saturday, March 15, 2014  The Little Silver Volunteer Fire Company announces its sixth annual St. Patrick's Day celebration on

Saturday, March 15th, 2014 from 3:00 until 10:00 P.M.


Our family friendly, community event will be hosted at the Little Silver Firehouse.

Please come and help us celebrate. There will be traditional Irish fare, open bar (beer, wine, soft drinks) and live music by Paddy and the Pale Boys.

Check them out at thepaleboys.com.

As well as children's games and activities during family time from 3-7 P.M.   

 "Our annual St. Patrick's Day celebration is an opportunity to open our doors to the community and celebrate the brotherhood we share as a community," says Kevin Brennan, event chairman.

 Tickets can be purchased in advance for $45 per adult or $55 at the door, $10 per teenager (13-20) and children 12 and under are free. Advance tickets are available at www.littlesilverfd.org via PayPal or credit card, or by contacting Marty Screen at mscreen11@gmail.com

Please click here for ticket info and sponsorships

     



 

Ladder 2391 getting lettered

Thursday, March 13, 2014   New ladder 2391 is currently being lettered at the firehouse before it goes back to the dealer. It is an amazing process to watch Ed May do his work. Normally most fire trucks you see have gold leaf lettering. In our case because we are Little Silver, our trucks are silver leaf. All the work is done free hand. So next time you see ladder 2391 or any of our trucks out, take a look at the beautiful work.

     



 

Ladder Truck Dedication

Monday, March 10, 2014  The Little Silver Fire Company would like to invite you to attend the dedication of our new fire apparatus. We are celebrating the arrival of Ladder 2391 and Fire Police Unit 2399.

There will be live entertainment and rides for the kids, food such as burgers, hot dogs, salads, beer and birch beer.

   


 

New Ladder Truck Delivered

Monday, March 10, 2014   On Friday February 28th, our new Sutphen SL75 ladder truck was delivered to the firehouse. The new truck will be headed out shortly to go to the dealer where equipment will be mounted and the truck should return around April 1st. The members will start training on it so you will see it around town shortly.

   


 

PASSING OF LIFE MEMBER

Monday, February 10, 2014  It is with a heavy heart that the Fire Company announces the passing of Life Member/ Firefighter Richard Foster. 

Rich was President of the Fire Company in 1986 & 1987, and a Life Member of the Little Silver Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 

Rich was devoted to helping the community of Little Silver for several years. Rich put a lot of time, and dedication into making the Fire Company a better place. He was a friend to all, and will be deeply missed by our Fire Company family. 



   


 

LSFD Annual Dinner

Saturday, February 8, 2014  Members of LSFD, and distinguished guests attended the Little Silver Fire Company annual dinner at the Shadowbrook Restaurant in Shrewsbury. Outgoing 2013 Chief Andrew Smith was honored at this years dinner by Monmouth County Freeholder John Curley, and received a proclamation for his outstanding performance as Chief of Department in 2012 & 2013, specifically for his leadership during Hurricane Sandy, and was instrumental in the purchase of the departments first ladder truck that is due in next month. Freeholder Curley proclaimed that February 8th, 2014 will be known as "Chief Andrew Smith Day" in Monmouth County, NJ.   

The Mayor and Council were also in attendance, and honored outgoing Chief Andrew Smith, Outgoing EMS Captain Michael Very, and outgoing FIrePolice Captain Daniel Kelly with awards. 

Unit citations were awarded to the following Little Silver firefighters for their quick actions at a serious motor vehicle crash on December 8th 2013, which resulted in the successful removal of a victim from a hazardous condition:

Andrew Smith, Peter Giblin, Nicholas Hubbard Jr, Peter Gale, Thomas Mancuso, Joseph Senkeleski, Anthony Nolin, Shawn Mery, William Story, and Trey Peterson 


A great time was had by all! Thank you to Fire Company Chaplain Thomas Pallone for an outstanding job organizing the annual dinner! 

     
Mayor Neff & Chief Smith

Mayor Neff & Chief Smith

Freeholder Curley & Chief Smith

Freeholder Curley & Chief Smith



 

ICE RESCUE DRILL ON THE SHREWSBURY

Sunday, February 2, 2014  Firefighters from LSFD participated in a joint ice rescue drill with Oceanport Fire Department in the freezing Shrewsbury River, which divides the Borough of Little Silver & Oceanport. LSFD had seven members learn different techniques of ice rescue. Remember to be safe around the ice!

     



 
 
 

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