B10 Section Crew Meeting- Thursday, September 29, 7 pm at the Robertsville firehouse on Rt 520, Marlboro Please try to attend. Open to all B10 crew members.
Central NJ District Wardens Association- Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month (except July and August) at Double Trouble State Park @ 7:30 pm Open to all Division B wardens and deputies.
Div B S130/S190 Basic Wildland Fire Fighting Class- At the Monmouth County Fire Academy- October 29, 30 and November 5, 6 at 0800 hrs. MUST ATTEND ALL 4 DAYS. Open to all firefighters from Mercer, Monmouth, Middlesex, Ocean and Burlington counties.
Wildland Water Tender Operations Class- Presented by the NJFFS. November 12 at 0900 hrs at the New Lisbon office. Call the New Lisbon office to register 609-726-9010
Division B Position Training - PDF file
NJFFS firefighter training requirements(page 2 of the PDF)
SECTION B10 FIRES/INCIDENTS LOG: 2016 Year-to-date Total- 79
Show your support for Smokey Bear & wildfire prevention!
The makers of Lego have accepted two proposals for fire prevention/Smokey Bear sets. The ideas are posted on the Lego Ideas site. In order for Lego to consider production of the sets, there needs to be more than 10,000 supporters registered on the site within a year of the ideas being posted. Just think how cool it would be to have Smokey Bear Legos for kids as we approach the 75thanniversary! You can view and support the ideas at the following links:
A Section B4 member in need- Help find a kidney for Allen
HELP FIND A KIDNEY FOR ALLAN
Allan Herdecker is a crewmember on B4 and has been involved with the NJ Forest Fire Service since 1990 and his local fire companies since 1987. Allan is currently in renal failure due to Polycystic Kidney Disease and is going through dialysis 3 times a week.
He is on the kidney transplant list with Saint Barnabas, but is actively looking for a donor. If you or someone you know might be interested in becoming a donor, please contact:
95 Old Short Hills Road
West Orange, New Jersey 07052
For more information about Allan’s story visit:
or email Allan directly at:
NJ Forest Fire Service L.O.D.D- March 28, 2013
Jeffrey Scheuerer, a District Firewarden in section A8,
was fataly struck by a vehicle on March 28, 2013 during a prescribed burn operation. Jeff was also a long time member of the Readington Fire Dept.
19 Arizona firefighters perish in Yarnell Hill Wildfire entrapment (AZ) 07/01/13
NJ Forest Fire Service IMT drill 06/21/13
Getting a jump on preventing spring forest fires in Wanaque (NJ) 05/05/13
10 acres burn in Freehold Twp (NJ) 05/04/13
NJ Forest Fire Division A packs it on for out west! (NJ) 04/27/13
Cameras to replace people in Saskatchewan fire lookout towers (Canada) 04/27/13
Brush fire causes heavy smoke in Mullica Twp (NJ) 04/26/13
Very informative video on the new generation fire shelters