July 4th Working House Fire

pOn the 4th of July Hope Fire Company was in the progress of doing there holiday coin toss when a motorist alerted them of a house on fire about a 12 mile down from where they were collecting on Rt. 539.nbsp Within moments E-82 81 was in service and on location reporting a fully involved structure fire.nbsp Crews initially went in service with a 2 12 in. hand line until more units arrived.nbsp Due to the volume of fire Tower 17 Nottingham was placed in service to knock the fire down. Mutual Aid was requested from all surrounding towns due to the need of water and the high heat.brp

Vehicle and Camper Fire Rt195 MP10.7 WB

pOn July 21st Hope Fire Company was dispatched to a vehicle and camper fire on Route 195 MP 10.7 westbound.nbspPrior to arrival the New Jersey State Police shut down the west bound traffic lanes allowing Rescue 8282 and Tanker 8296 to safely and quickly access the scene while traveling east in the westbound lane.nbspOn arrival crews found a fully involved vehicle with heavy fire in a camper that was being towed.nbsp8282 made an initial attack with a handline but quickly utilized a deck gun once water was provided from the tanker.nbspMutual aid was called for from Millstone Township to assist given the heavy fire and the days high temperatures.nbspTanker 3296 stood by at an on-ramp while Engine 3275 responded to the scene.nbspEngine 8281 and Squad 8221 also responded to the scene.p

MVA with entrapment

pHope Fire Company was dispatched for a Motor Vehicle Accident on the evening of June 22 2011.nbsp En route rescue 8282 was notified that one victim may still be entrapped.nbsp On arrival crews had a 2 vehicle accident with one vehicle off the road way and down a embankment approx. 30ft off the roadway.nbsp The driver of the vehicle off the road way was still in the vehicle.nbsp Hydraulic tools were then placed in service to free the patient.nbsp Mutual aid response from Mercer County Hamilton Sta. 19 and Allentown EMS.brp

Car Carrier Fire NJTP

pOn June 8 2011 Hope Fire Company with the Career Staff responded mutual aid onto The New Jersey Turnpike mp 58 for a tractor trailer car carrier on fire. 4 vehicles were involved on the trailer.nbsp All southbound lanes were closed for 10 to 15 minutes to allow firefighters to safely position their hoses and knock down the bulk of the fire.The blaze was fought by firefighters from Robbinsville Fire Department Groveville Fire Co. of Hamilton Township Hope Fire Co. of Allentown Derby Fire Co. of Bordentown Township Union-Crosswicks Fire Co. of Chesterfield Township and East Windsor Township Fire Co. 1.p

Fire Alarm turns into Hazmat assignment

pHope Fire Company responded to the Allentown Sewer Treatment plant for a fire alarm activation on Memorial Day May 30 2011.nbsp Within moments of dispatch 82-81 was in service and was on scene in minutes.nbsp When the crew of 82-81 was inside investigating they found a broken pipe within the chemical room.nbsp All members were evacuated and Monmouth County Hazmat was requested.nbsp All Units remained on scene for approximately 4 and a half hours until the scene was secured.nbsp Mutal Aid responding – Groveville Sta. 19 Robbinsville Sta. 40 Nottingham Sta. 17 and cover assignment from Millstone Sta. 32-1.brp

Pole Fire

pHope Fire Company was dispatched for a brush fire on Elisdale Rd.nbsp 82-81 and 82-93 both responded.nbsp On arrive crews had wires arcing onnbsp the pole with the pole on fire.nbsp Crews stood-by until power was secured. nbsp brp

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Building Fire 2nd Alarm

pHope Fire Company was dispatched mutual aid to Robbinsville Twp for a building fire at 8 West Manor Way.nbsp Engine 40 Palmer arrived with a one story storage building with heavy fire through the roof.nbsp The incident quickly went to a second alarm. Rescuenbsp Engine 82-82 with the career staff of Upper Freehold Fire Prevention arrived and immediately went to work on the fire ground. The crew operated for approximately 6 hours before clearing.p

MVA Route 195 EB MM 14.2

nbspDispatched for MVA overturned on Route 195 EB at MM 14.2. 8282 responded and found single vehicle on right hand should upright with driver entrapped. 8282 crew provided patient care and began extrication of patient. Also operating on scene was Millstone Township Station 32-1 and Allentown First Aid Squad 82-21.nbsp Also responding were Utility 82-87 and Engine 82-81brpbrp

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

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