3-26-16 McGuire Infield Burn

3-26-16 McGuire Infield was control burned to eliminate fuel for the Joint Base Air Show.  Station 3 and the NJFFS spent a few hours burning off grass that could be ignited by pyrotechnics during the airshow.

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3-10-16 Cooks Lane & Grand Concourse

3-10-16 Stations 3 & 5 were dispatched for a brush fire near the intersection of Cooks Lane & Grand Concourse Road.  Brush 36 arrived and found an 8 acre fire.  The fire plow was called to put a line around the fire and it was contained within 2 hours.  Smoke spread throughout Route 530 and Route 70 and the… Read More »

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1-8-16 Accident on Range Road

On 1-18-16 E-31 and R-49 were dispatched to a an accident on Range Road near Cookstown Brownsmills Road.  A car hit a tree at high speed and ended up 5 feet off the ground.  Both crews with the Range Medics and Burlington County Medics worked for an extended time to extricate the passenger from the vehicle.  The passenger was pinned between… Read More »

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Ranges 30 through 32

10-24-15 Ranges 30 – 32 Ranges 30 through 32 were reporting a large column of smoke that was interfering with training.  Brush trucks 36, 37 and 56 went down into the impact area via Range 30 Access road and pushed in on a 7-acre fire.  Crews used Range 30 Access road and DC Rock to gain access to… Read More »

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UTV Recovery Operation

12-27-15 Police Department UTV Mired in Stream While operating on a call deep into the wooded area of Fort Dix the Joint Base Police Department got a Polaris UTV stuck in a stream bed after the 4 wheel drive failed.  Fire Station 3 crews used an 1800 pound portable gasoline powered chainsaw winch and a snatch block as… Read More »

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Artillery Firing Point 6

Crews on Brush 36, 37 and 38 worked a small fire at Artillery Firing Point 6 (APF 6).   The small fire was used as a training tool for Airman Moore who was working at Station 3 for the day.  The fire was isolated to a hill with a road around the perimeter, crews backfired the hill to burn… Read More »

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Brush 38 Back in Black

Brush 38 was restriped in black Scotchlite to match the other brush trucks.  Chevrons were added to the tailgate and a blackout panel was added to the hood.

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Tight Squeeze

E-31 with tennis balls between the mirrors and walls…it’s a tight squeeze

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Mobile MOUT Site Fire

8-7-15  Brush 36 and Brush 37 were dispatched to a small fire at the Mobile MOUT Site.  Crews operating near the site spotted the smoke and called it in.  Brush 36 and 37 went in service with the reel lines on about a 1/4 acre fire.  Cause was unknown but  several unidentified metallic objects were found in the… Read More »

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Range 59C Fire

8-5-15 Brush 36 and 37 were dispatched to a brush fire on Range 59C.  The fire was located between Mulraney’s Way, DC Rock and Chuck’s Own Road.  Approximately 200 acres were involved.  Chief 4 responded to the scene and added Brush 56 to the assignment. Crews conducted backfiring operations for approximately 4 hours and monitored the fire through out… Read More »

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