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Two Injured at a 2-Alarm Fire at Embury Avenue Home

On February 28 at 3:34 PM, the Unexcelled Fire Company was dispatched to a reported dryer fire at 1319 Embury Avenue between Ridge Avenue and Atkins Avenue. The first arriving fire unit – Assistant Department Chief Daniel Harker, Unit 34-67 – found a heavy smoke condition coming from a 2-1/2 story private dwelling. Chief Harker …

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Neptune Firefighters remain busy as a cold February comes to a close

Unexcelled Firefighters continue to be incredibly busy, responding to multiple emergencies in Neptune and in neighboring towns. On Tuesday, February 25, Neptune Fire Department’s down company was dispatched to seven emergencies in 9 hours.  This included responding to two 2-Alarm fires – one in the City of Long Branch and two hours later in the …

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Weather Related Calls Keep Neptune Firefighters Busy

February 22, 2015:  In Neptune Township , firefighters had a busy morning as the severe weather and cold temperatures generated a flurry of calls. Members of Unexcelled Fire Company’s Saturday night duty crew were in the station and standing-by, after the area received several inches of snow and ice. At 6:16 AM, the first of …

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Car Hits And Damaged Two Buildings

Unexcelled Fire Company was dispatched to 1110 Tenth Avenue, east of Atkins Avenue, for a reported car versus building accident.  The incident was reported on February 11 at 9:00 PM. First responders found that a small SUV had struck a single family home, damaging the front porch.  The vehicle then continued to the neighboring commercial, …

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Worker Injured After Fall in Neptune

On February 11, 2015 at 5:30 PM, the Unexcelled Fire Company was dispatched to 305 Jumping Brook Road 66 for a rescue assignment. This site is an extremely large complex of 3-story apartment buildings located between Jumping Brook Road, State Highway 66 and Hovchild Boulevard. Reports were that a construction worker fell from the roof …

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Multiple Alarm Fire in historic Ocean Grove

Neptune Fire Department’s Unexcelled Fire Company was dispatched to assist the Ocean Grove Fire Department on February 6, 2015 at 3:39 PM.  The request was for a reported working fire at the Bella Visa, located at 50 Main Avenue. Unexcelled Engine 34-4-75 and Ladder 34-4-90 responded and was among the first units to arrive, along …

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Neptune’s Special Operations Team, Station 34-8

Neptune’s Special Operations Team is poised for another year of training and readiness. Station 34-8 maintains a roster of 50 members, which is comprised of personnel from the township’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Fire Department (NFD), Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and Police Department (NPD).  They respond township-wide to any technical rescue emergency, such as …

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Partial Wall Collapse at Hwy 35 Building

The Unexcelled Fire Company, as part of the Neptune Special Operations Team, was dispatched to a reported roof collapse on January 28 at 1:46 PM. The incident occurred at 81 State Highway 35 near Heck Avenue – the Living Word Church. Unexcelled Ladder 34-4-90 with Special Operations Team members and equipment cache, responded. Upon arrival, …

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Unexcelled Firefighters on duty during Blizzard

Although the forecasted blizzard and snow storm did not result in a major event, Neptune’s emergency services still needed to be prepared and ready.  There are inherent risks during large snow events, such as delayed response, limited access, cold temperatures, wind, and others. The Unexcelled Fire Company, which is Neptune Fire Department’s downtown fire company, …

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Unexcelled responds to 2-Alarm Fire in Monmouth Beach

The Neptune Fire Department was requested mutual aid to the Borough of Monmouth Beach for a 2 Alarm Fire. Unexcelled Fire Company Engine 34-4-75 responded with 7 members. The fire was report at 13 River Avenue just before 1:00 AM.  The house was a 3-story private dwelling. According to the Monmouth Beach Fire Department Facebook …

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