Link to old crew info/news page
Section B10 Crew Meeting- Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7 pm. Location to be determined. This is open to all B10 crews.
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.
DRILLS/TRAINING CLASSES: Updated
Div B Fire Observer Refresher/Intro Class
The second class is at the New Lisbon office on March 6, 2014 at 7 pm. All new part-time fire tower observers or newly interested should attend.
2014 Division B Pack Test dates-
Saturday, March 8 and Saturday, March 22, 2014. Time: 0800-1100 hrs at the Div B office, New Lisbon in Brendan Byrne SF.
Please be aware that no further dates have been set, so it is advisable that you make every effort to Pack Test on one of the above dates.
NJFFS Air Safety Meeting- Tues. March11, 2014 at Downstown Aero at 10 am. (Let your supervisor know if you would like to attend).
2014 Division B Annual Safety Refresher- Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Coyle Field 0900-1200 hrs.
Please bring to Annual Safety Refresher your fire boots, driver’s license, social security card, S130/S190 date, any other qualifications and a blue pen.
Division B 2014 Training opportunities- PDF file
Also includes firefighter training requirements
Off Road Engine Operator video Produced by Division A (YouTube link only)
2014 Contract Aircraft Schedule
Division B- Miller Air Base
04/01/14 - 04/06/14- Turbo Cat
04/07/14 - 05/05/14- Air Tractor
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.
Please visit the Jeffrey Scheuerer Memorial Fund web page and show your support. Thank you.
SECTION B10 FIRES/INCIDENTS LOG: 2014 Year-to-date Total- 5
WILDFIRE NEWS LINKS:
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