Wednesday, May 22, 2013 20:42
Station 23-1 was dispatched to an Oceanport Ave business for a reported commercial structure fire. Chief 2366 & 2367 arrived on location and advised of a working fire to an electric retail store sign board not attached to any commercial building, with no exposure issues. Engine 2375 arrived on scene, and crews stretched an 1 3/4 hose line, extinguishing the fire without incident. Engine 2376 and Traffic 2399 responded with manpower and assisted in securing the area. The fire is under investigation by the Little Silver Police Department and the Fire Marshal's office.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:51
LSFD was dispatched on a cover assignment to Tinton Falls Fire Co. No.1, as they were operating at the scene of a residential structure fire in their jurisdiction. Engine 23-75 responded with a crew of six firefighters to Station 36-1, and were moved up to the scene by Tinton Falls fire command to assist at the fire. Crews assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. LSFD crews operated at the scene for approximately two and half hours.
LSFD has acquired a new flood unit 5-ton military truck from the New Jersey State Forest Fire service. This is to replace our aging 1960s flood unit vehicle that is no longer operable. The vehicle will be equipped and painted red in the near future!
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Congratulations to our three new firefighters: Trey Peterson, Billy Bruno, and Wylie Bogdon! Welcome to LSFD! We are always looking for new volunteers. If interested send a message to our facebook page, or stop down on a Monday night between 7pm and 9pm.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Assistant Fire Chief Peter Giblin receiving a $1000 grant from the New Jersey American Water Company at this evenings Fire Co. meeting. This grant money will be used for the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for the Little Silver Fire Police vehicle. A big thanks to Chief Andrew Smith for his work applying for the grant, as well as NJAW for awarding this grant to LSFD!
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The Little Silver Volunteer Fire Company announces
its fifth annual St. Patrick's Day celebration on
Saturday, March 16th, 2013 from 3:00 until 10:00
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
by contacting Marty Screen 732-996-5454 or email@example.com
Please click here for ticket info.
Monday, February 4, 2013
At 1:22PM LSFD was dispatched into Shrewsbury Borough for structure fire on Sycamore Ave, reported to be fully involved. Engine 23-77 and Rescue 23-86 responded in with a full compliment of firefighters, with the Chief on the scene. Crews arrived to find a large single family dwelling that was over 100 years old with heavy fire showing. Crews went to work right away attempting to make an aggressive interior attack but were forced out due to poor conditions inside. LSFD remained on scene until 8:20PM assisting our brothers from Shrewsbury. All of the fire departments on scene did a great job working together, and getting the job done safely. LSFD would like to commend Shrewsbury Fire Chief Peter Gibson, also an Ex-Chief from LSFD. Crews were faced with a dangerous situation, and because of the leadership, everyone went home safe! Photo courtesy of Sea Bright Fire/ Rescue
2012 Year in Review
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Come out and support the Little Silver Fire Company by purchasing a Christmas Tree. The tree lot is stocked with Frasher Firs, Douglas Firs, Blue Spruces, and wreaths. The tree lot is located at the firehouse on Prospect Avenue and is open during the following hours:Weekdays: 2PM-9PMWeekends: 9AM-7:30PMHave a great holiday!
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Little Silver, as were many places in Monmouth County, was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Much of our town sustained flood damage from the Shrewsbury River's rising storm surge. Over 250 homes were affected with many families displaced. Firefighters staffed the firehouse for approximately 2 weeks responding to nearly 90 emergency incidents. Some of the incidents included 2 structure fires, water rescues, and many carbon monoxide incidents. Firefighters also responded to area municpalities to provide assistance.We would like to thank all the residents for your support throughout the storm from cooking to providing essentials for the crews as well as families that came from all over the country to donate items. We would also like to thank the Kingwood Fire Department from Hunterdon County for providing relief for our crews. We would also like to thank Mayor Neff and the Borough Council for your support. Lastly, thanks to all the members that helped protect lives and property in Little Silver.
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