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Fire destroys vacant Melrose Avenue home

A Neptune Fire Department “General Alarm” was transmitted on January 25, 2015 at 10:43 PM for a structure fire at 104 Melrose Avenue in the Shark River Hills section.  The incident was elevated to a second alarm. Unexcelled Fire Company responded with 17 firefighters on Ladder 34-4-90 as the first due ladder and Engine 34-4-75, …

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Neptune Firefighter graduates fire academy

The Unexcelled Fire Company congratulates Probationary Firefighter Matthew Coleman on his graduation from the Fire Academy. FF Coleman joined Neptune Fire Department’s downtown company in October 2013.  He began the fire academy in August of 2014, which ran for 15 weeks. In the fire academy, recruits were instructed on numerous topics including basic firefighting including engine …

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Unexcelled Fire Officers Sworn In for 2015

The 2015 fire officers for the Unexcelled Fire Company were sworn in on January 1, 2015.  The ceremony was performed by the Neptune Fire District 1 Board of Fire Commissioners. Daniel Harker was appointed Assistant Chief of the Neptune Fire Department.  Chief Harker has been a member of the department for 15 years and has previously …

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Santa visits Neptune Township Firehouse

It was a busy afternoon for the Unexcelled Fire Company in Neptune NJ. Firefighters had just returned from two working fires – one being a 2-Alarm fire in Asbury Park, and then a working fire on Summerfield Place. As the firefighters returned to the firehouse and began cleaning up, they were startled by a loud …

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Unexcelled firefighters responds to two working fires

On December 21 at 1:54 PM, the Unexcelled Fire Company was dispatched to the City of Asbury Park for a 2-Alarm fire at 610 Sewell Avenue, Munroe Towers.  Engine 34-4-75 responded to the scene to assist Asbury Park Fire Department with a fire in the basement.  Ladder 34-4-90 responded to Asbury Park Fire Headquarters to …

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Neptune Firefighters play Turkey Bowl against Wall FD

On November 29, the South Wall Fire Company and the Unexcelled Fire Company (Neptune) played their annual “Turkey Bowl” flag football game. The game alternates sites, and this year was held in Wall Township. South Wall Fire, led by their fire chief John Sahatjian, played an outstanding game. However, this year they came up short …

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Unexcelled Fire Company participates in 5th Annual Holiday Toy Run

On Saturday, November 15, the Unexcelled Fire Company assisted the Jersey Shore Chapter of Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) and Harley-Davidson of Long Branch on their 5th Annual Toy Run. The registration and departure site was at the Gazebo in Atlantic Highlands.  Then the ride deported for Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ. The …

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Smoke detectors didn’t work in Neptune apartment fire

( Story) NEPTUNE – At least two people suffered injuries in a fire early Wednesday at Jumping Brook apartments on Route 33, authorities say. At 11:40 p.m., firefighters responded to an apartment in Building 12 for a reported fire, Fire Official Doug Rowell said. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke coming from the first-floor apartment. Firefighters …

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Neptune firefighter, EMT and US Army veteran remembered

Stacey LeAnne Jarvis, 28, a volunteer firefighter with the Neptune Fire Department – Liberty Fire Company and volunteer EMT with Neptune First Aid Squad, died at home on Tuesday in Asbury Park. Stacey not only dedicated herself to her community, she was an eight-year veteran of the Army, serving in Germany and Iraq. In the …

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Annual Steak Bake & Gift Auction tickets are available!

The Unexcelled Fire Company will once again hold its Annual Steak Bake & Gift Auction Fund Raiser.  The event will take place on Saturday, November 22 at the Hamilton Fire Company Banquet Hall located at 10 Jumping Brook Road. This event sells out each year, and is once again expected to be a huge hit …

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