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Large Diameter Hose Drill

pOn Saturday May 7th area firefighters converged on the Horse Park of New Jersey as an opportunity to host a training exercise for one of the Monmouth County Fire Marshal Offices Large Diameter Hose Task Forces.nbspThis training exercise also was an opportunity to assist the Horse Park of New Jersey with filling a pond on the premises which is utilized for horse competitions.nbspFire Departments that participated in this exercise included the Hope Fire Company the Millstone Township Fire Department the Manalapan Township Fire Company 1 the Gordons Corner Fire Company of Manalapan and the Freehold Township Independent Fir Company.nbspFirefighters utilized a pond on the Horse Park property to draft water out of and then pumped it through five inch supply hose to fire engines that were spaced 800 feet apart.nbspA total of 4800 feet of supply was used to and this provided the participating departments an opportunity to train should the situation arise to move water a lengthy distance.nbspIn total approximately 80000 gallons of water was moved in under an hour.nbspNumerous representatives from the Monmouth County Fire Marshalls Office were on location for this exercise and the drill was led by Fire Coordinator Ed Reed who is a past Chief of the Millstone Township Fire Department.p

Working Fire Rt. 526

pHope Fire Company was dispatched to Upper Freehold Twp for a building fire at 194 Route 526.nbsp Units from Hope Fire Company Sta 82-1 arrived to find heavy fire showing from the rear of a one story office building.nbsp Crews attempted an interior attack however were removed due to heavy fire conditions.nbsp Once crews knocked down the bulk of the fire they were able to re-enter the building and bring the fire under control. Mutual Aid response from Millstone Sta. 32-1 Hamilton twp. Groveville Sta. 19 Robbinsville Sta. 40nbsp Ocean County New Egypt Sta. 39 Jackson Mills Sta. 54 Cassville Sta. 56.nbsp Cover assignment Hightstown Sta. 41 and Crosswicks 261brp

Single Vehicle accident w/ entrapment

pHope Fire Company 82-1 was dispatched for a single vehicle accident with confirmed entrapment by NJnbspspan fcktemp1spanState Police. In route Millstone Sta. 32-1 was requested for mutual aid. Rescue 82-82 arrived and went to work with multiple hydraulic tools.nbsp Short time into the incident a medivac was requested due to patients injuries.brp