Belmar Fire Department was on stand by for the duration of the Superstorm Sandy. Over the course of the storm and during the weeks after the storm Belmar Fire Department responded to well over 200 calls for service.
24 entries in the Call History
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire on 11th Av. While responding police confirmed a working fire. Engine 375 arrived and stretched 2 line and quickly went into operation. After further investigation crews found we had multiple fires in 3 different structures. All fires were quickling extinguished and turned over to Monmouth County Fire Marshal's and Belmar Police for investigation. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Video recorded from the Fir...
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approximately 8:25 AM to a reported fire in the area of 8th Av & A St. While responding units were updated of a confirmed vehicle fire in the rear of a property with exposure to a detached garage. Upon arrival crews stretched a 1 3/4" handline to the rear of the property and quickly extinguished the fire and prevented extension into the garage.
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched to a residence on A St for a reported structure fire. On arrival crews found a heavy smoke condition in the residence and located the fire. While crews preformed a search of the residence, others quickly extinguished the fire The fire still remains under investigation.
The Belmar Fire Department was on stand by in the firehouses for the Snow storm that hit the tri-state area on 1/2/14 into 1/3/14. Crews were available to assist anyone in need. Though there were no fire calls during the stand by crews assisted the first aid squad with patient removal and shoveling the paths and sidewalks clear for them while they treated the patients on call. When the storm finally passed and the snow stopped falling crews went out and surveyed the...
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approx. 6:30 pm to 16th Av for a report of a motor vehicle accident with 1 occupant entrapped. Upon arrival units found a 2 vehicle accident with one person trapped in the vehicle. Crews stabilized the vehicle as members prepared to start extrication. The victim was successfully extricated and turned over to EMS for transport to the hospital. Fd crews stood by until the vehicles were removed by the tow company and then secure...
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approx 11:15 pm to a residence on 14th Av for a reported structure fire.. Upon arrival crews found a heavy smoke condition on the 2nd floor. Crews stretched a hand-line while other preformed a search of the residence. The main body was quickly extinguished and extensive overhaul took place. The scene was turned over to the county fire marshal's office for investigation. Fire department secured without further incident.
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched for mutual aide to Lake Como for a report of a commerical structure fire on Main St. Upon arrival units found heavy fire in the 2nd floor apartment and began an interior attack. After knocking down the main body of fire crews preformed extensive overhaul of thebuidling. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approx 9:30pm to a residental structure fire on 7th Av. Upon arrival units found heavy fire in the rear of the residence and began an interior attack. Shortly after making entry the crews were forced to pull back due to a floor collapse in the rear of the structure. After knocking down the main body of fire crews entered the structure again and preformed extensive overhaul of the residence. The cause of the fire is still under investigation but is to beli...
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approx. 2:10 pm to 8th Av for a report of an electrical fire . Upon arrival units found heavy smoke in the residence. Upon further investigation crews found heavy fire in the ceiling of a room on the 3rd floor. Crews quickly extinguished the blaze in the walls and began checking for extension. After extensive overhaul crews found no extension into the rest of the residence. The fire was held to the main room and the roo...
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approx 10:30 am to a business on Main St for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival crews found heavy smoke coming from a garage in the rear of the business. Crews forced entry into the garage and found the building to be charged full of thick black smoke. Crews stretched handlines into the building and located a fire in storage racks inside the garage. The extinguished the fire before it spread any further inside the b...
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approx. 1:30pm for a reported garage fire at a residence on 12th Av. upon arrival crew found a large pile of trash and rubbish to be on fire next to the garage. Crews extinguished the fire and checked for extension in the garage. There was no extension into the building. Crews wet down the building to ensure the fire would not spread. The fire department cleared without further incident.
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approx. 12:30 pm for a reported roof fire. Upon arrival crews found nothing showing with work being done on the roof of a 3 story residence. Upon further investigation crews found the fire was in a 5 gallon bucket of painting material that had a chemical reaction and started a flash fire . The fire had slight extention to the roof but damage was minimal. The fire department removed the buckets from the area and turned the scene over to the homeowner ...
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approx. 11am to 8th Av & Railroad Av for a report of a vehicle struck by train. Upon arrival units found an overturned vehicle with the occupant trapped inside. Fire department units stood by as the vehicle was moved and the victim the was removed. Once the victim was removed and vehicle was delcared safe the fire department secured.
Belmar Fire Department was dispatched at approx. 10pm to 9th Av for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival units found the heavy fire coming out the 2nd floor windows.. Crews made an aggressive interior attack and extinguished the fire. the scene was then overhaul and all hot spots were extinguished and the fire department secured.
During Hurricane Irene Belmar Fire Department ran 25 calls for service ranging from wires down to possible house fires.
24 entries in the Call History
President Eugene Cavanagh Jr.
Secretary Tim McGuire
Tresurer William Aker
Trustee Donald Heyniger
Trustee Tim McGuire
Trustee Anthony Nardone
Trustee Sean Pringle
Trustee Glenn Pringle
Chief Jason Downing
Captain Tyler Pringle
1st Lieutenant Sean Pringle
2nd Lieutenant Mario Gargiulo