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Passing of Lt. Michael Connolly
Lt. Michael Connolly
   Lt. Michael Connolly
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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It is with great sadness that the Manville Fire Department announces the passing of Lt. Michael Connolly on March 4, 2014 after a brief illness.

Mike is a member of the Camplain Road Volunteer Fire Company #2 with over 25-years of service to the Department.
Mike also served as the Captain for many years and was the Financial Secretary for Fire Company #2 for 20 years.

Visitation will be at-
Fucillo & Warren Funeral Home
205 South Main Street
Manville, NJ 08835

on Friday, March 7 from 5-9 p.m. and
Saturday, March 8 from 9:45-10:15 a.m.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 8 beginning 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by an 11:00 a.m. funeral service at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Somerville.

Lt. Connolly's Last Call


 
Lt. Connolly Obituary
Manville Community Cookbook
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Camplain Volunteer Fire Company #2

wants to publish your recipes in The Manville Community Cookbook.

Click this Link to go to their web site for details.


 
Emergency Notification
   
The Manville Office of Emergency Management urges all residents to register with CodeRed to receive emergency messages from that office.

Please click on any of the CodeRed links to access the Manville Borough's registration page.

If you have trouble registering you can call the Borough at (908) 725-9479 x 102 and talk to Kathy.


 
CodeRED
Structure Fire
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 08:23
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At 8:23 AM, on Wednesday September 4th, the Fire Department, along with Somerset Medical Center's 801, were dispatched to a fire in the bedroom on the first floor at 320 Harrison Ave.


 
Courier News Story
Passing of John Bukovecky
John Bukovecky
   John Bukovecky
Sunday, June 16, 2013
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It is with great sadness that the Manville Fire Department announces the passing of Ex-Chief John Bukovecky on Sunday June 16, 2013.

John was born on June 27, 1924 and joined the Camplain Road Volunteer Fire Company #2 in 1953.

He was Chief of the Department from 1976-1977 and was the oldest active member in the Department holding many Firematic and Administrative positions through his 60-year service to the Borough of Manville, most recently, up to only a couple of years ago, one of the Borough’s Fire Police.


 
Local River Gauges
FORECASTED RAIN FALL
   FORECASTED RAIN FALL
Please click this LINK for the latest rainfall prediction map.

Click this LINK for an interactive snowfall prediction map.


 
Raritan River @ Van Veghten Bridge

Millstone River @ Weston Causeway

Raritan River @ Bound Brook

Royce Brook @ Hamilton Rd

Millstone @ Blackwells Mills Causeway
Annual National Firefighter Line-of-Duty-Deaths
   

 
Statistics
Mutual Aid Into Hillsborough
Monday, December 3, 2012 
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At 2:19 AM the Manville Fire Department was dispatched to stand by for Hillsborough Fire, which was working at a multi-vehicle fire on the Hercules property on Valley Road. Shortly after dispatch Tower 42-117 was requested to stand by Station 37 and Engine 42-102 was requested to move-up to the scene to assist the units already on scene, in knee deep mud, extinguish the 20+ car fire.

The vehicles were extinguished and fire units were released by 4:30 AM. In addition to Manville, Somerville, Raritan, Finderne and Millstone fire companies responded to assist Hillsborough. The Hillsborough and Somerville Rescue Squads responded as well as the Somerset County Hazmat and Department of Environmental Protection.


 
Hurricane SANDY Recovery
Sunday, November 4, 2012 
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Though the Borough of Manville was spared the total wrath of Hurricane Sandy, below are a couple of links for people which may offer some help if you were/ still are adversely affected.

New Jersey State Office of Emergency Management Link

New Jersey State Sandy Recovery Link

American Red Cross Link


 
Generator Recalls
Sunday, November 4, 2012 
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Champion Power Equipment has issued a recall for generators Sold Exclusively at Costco due to FIRE HAZARD.
Click this LINK to see the model being recalled

Powermate has also recalled generators sold at HOME DEPOT.
Click here to see model.

Honda recalled generators.
Click this  LINK  to see models.


 
Manville Emergency Radio Station
Monday, October 29, 2012 
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Please click this LINK to Listen to the Borough of Manville's Emergency Radio Satation.

1700  on the AM dial


 
Red Cross releases first aid apps for iPhone and Android
We do not recommend that you rely solely on mobile apps in the case of an emergency.

The RED CROSS now has apps available for iPhone and Android devices.

The official American Red Cross First Aid app gives you instant access to the information you need to know to handle the most common first aid emergencies.


 
Red Cross App
Fully Involved Shed Fire
Thursday, June 14, 2012 
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The Manville Fire Department and Somerset Medical Center Ambulance were dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 1020 St John Street. While enroute, command could see the column of smoke and requested a second alarm be dispatched.

First arriving Chiefs found a fully involved shed at the rear of the property with an exposure of the neighbors garage approximately 4-feet away on the Delta side.

All second alarm units were cancelled while responding with the exception of FInderne's  FAST Team. The fire was quickly brought under control with two hand lines, one from Tower 42 and one from Engine 102,  and less than 1000 gallons of water.

The homeowner was not home at the time of the fire which is still under investigation.


 
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CAR CRASHES INTO HOUSE
Saturday, May 5, 2012 
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At approximately 1:15 PM on Saturday May 5, 2012 the Manville Fire Department and Manville Rescue Squad responded to a report of a car into a house near the intersection of N. 13th Avenue and Brooks Boulevard.

The car was heading south on North 13th Avenue when the driver experienced some form of “medical emergency”. The driver lost control of the car, drove off the road, across two lawns and finally crashed into the side of a house near Brooks Boulevard punching a 3-foot by 2-foot hole in the foundation wall.

 The Fire Department secured the site while the Rescue Squad attended to the driver, who was the only occupant of the car, and transported him to the hospital.


 
Photos
"Brush Fire" turns into Double Structure Fire
   
Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:43
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Manville Fire Department responded to a report of a fire between two houses which quickly turned into a double structure fire. Due to the fact that two structures were involved, the first arriving fire unit (County Mutual aid Coordinater 99D) immediately requested a second alarm.

Mutual Aid Fire Companies responding to the scene or staged around the Borough were: Hillsborough Fire Co. #2, FInderne, Somerville, Bound Brook, East Millstone, Elizabeth Ave. and Raritan Borough.


 
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