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Neptune Special Operations Team does Collapse Training at vacant house

On March 15, members of the Neptune Special Operations Team conducted a training drill at a vacant building on Division Street. The two story private dwelling, scheduled for demolition, was a simulated “compromised” structure.  Team members were divided into groups – a reconnaissance group to identify the damage and life hazard; and, logistics group to …

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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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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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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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