Engine 31, Rescue 49, L-25 Chief 4 responded to Route 68 & High Bridge Rd for an auto extrication. A Chevy Suburban ran off the highway and went about 40 feet down an embankment. A system was rigged and equipment was lowered down to perform the extrication. The patient was raised on a stokes basket.
12-2-2014 Brindle Lake Spillway Completed The reconstructed spillway at Brindle Lake is completed and flowing water. This project involved reconstructing the gates and walls with concrete. Accessibility for drafting has been improved.
Night Fires on Range 16 & 32 About 5 1/2 acres burned on Range 16 and 32 Saturday night. Crews went in behind the berm on Range 16 and used direct attack methods to extinguish the fire. Range 32 was in the center of the range behind the berm. Crews will evaluate the fires in the morning and… Read More »
Trailer Fire When not on the ranges Station 3 is responsible for about half of the Fort Dix base area. Trailer On October 4th @ 16:15 Stations 3 & 4 were dispatched for a car fire on Route 68 near Fort Dix Street. Conflicting reports also had it as a truck fire and a trailer fire. Engine 31 responded… Read More »
2014 Mud Run Station 3 used Brush Trucks 36, 37 and 38 along with E-32 and Tender 16 to deliver a quarter of a million gallons of a course of three days to make the mud run possible.
Accident on Hockamick Rd Engines 31, 41, R-49 and Brush 38 responded with Range Medics to an accident on Hockamick Road involving a single vehicle. An F-150 traveling on Hockamick Rd lost control and ran into a pile of dirt causing the vehicle to go airborne. It came to a rest about 100 yards past the pile. E-41 and… Read More »
New Mortar Observation Point @ Range 59C The area between Range 59C and Range 59D has been cleared from the access road by the tower all the way to Mulraney’s Way. The new mortar observation point @ Range 59C will allow mortar teams to fire further into the impact area while being observed and directed from the tower. This… Read More »
New outbreak of tick-borne disease reported in Ocean County This tick disease has been found in close proximately to the range area of Fort Dix. Friday, July 18, 2014 OCEAN COUNTY (WABC) — Chances are you have heard of Lyme Disease, but the deer tick that causes it can also have Babesiosis. With a new cluster of cases… Read More »
Brindle Lake Spillway located off of Buck Swamp road is being rebuilt for the first time in over 40 years. The section of the lake near the damn was drained and cleaned before being reconstructed. Old bottles dating back to the 1940s were found along with some old fishing poles and old shopping carts. The tarps are holding… Read More »
Contract Awarded for Brush Trucks Patriot Marine Fabricating of Forked River, NJ was awarded the bid to build three 2013 F-350 Brush Trucks and Refurb and Bar Out Station 3’s 1996 H-1 Hummer. Patriot Fabricating built 5 other trucks for Fort Dix that includes the current 2004 F-350 Brush Trucks 36 & 37. More information and pictures to come.The 3 Fords… Read More »