7.16.2018:  Harpoon Street Structure Fire

Just before 2 AM the Beachwood and Pine Beach Fire Departments responded to the report of a structure fire on Harpoon Street. Upon arrival, command reported a room and contents fire on the second floor of the home. The fire was extinguished in approximately 20 minutes and there were no reported injuries to the residents of the home. The resident's dog alerted them to the fire, waking them prior to activation of the home's smoke detectors. The fire was investigated by the Beachwood Police Department and Ocean County Fire Marshal's Office.  (Click link for video and story about hero dog.)


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Fire Department News

7.23.2018:  Fire Dept. Auxiliary Unit Celebrates 75 Years of Service

We would like to thank and congratulate our Auxiliary Unit for 75 years of dedicated service to the Beachwood Fire Department and the Borough of Beachwood. Officially organized on July 23, 1943, the Auxiliary members have been invaluable assets to our organization and the community. A huge thank you goes out to all of our Auxiliary active and life members for their service. We look forward to the next 75 years together!

Anyone interested information about membership in the Auxiliary can contact us at admin@bvfd16.com

6.29.2018:  Beachwood Recruits Graduate Academy

The Beachwood Fire Department extends our congratulations to our two latest fire academy graduates. Firefighters Delaney O'Connor and Amber Prill completed the Firefighter Levels 1 and 2 course at the Ocean County Fire Academy and graduated June 28, 2018. The graduation was the culmination of six months of extensive training and we are very proud of our new firefighters. We like to the thank the Academy Staff and Instructors for the many hours they devoted to training the recruit class. Last night our new firefighters received their badges from Chief Roger Hull along with words of encouragement and support on their future careers from Beachwood Mayor Ronald Roma, Freeholder Jerry Little, and Ocean County Sheriff Michael Mastronardy.  (Click link to read more)

9.28.2018:  Beachwood Chief Hull Named Citizen of the Year

On behalf of the Beachwood Vol. Fire Dept we would like to take this time to recognize our Chief Roger Hull, who was presented with Citizen of the Year award tonight at the Beachwood town council meeting. Not only does Chief Hull do a lot for Beachwood's Fire Dept he also does tremendous work for this town, he is always going above the call of duty for our town and is always there to lend a helping hand. This award was well deserved and we are proud to have him as our Chief. Congratulations again Chief Hull.

4.21.2018:  Fire Causes Minor Damage to Office Building

At 5 PM on April 21st, the Beachwood Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at 245 Atlantic City Boulevard. Upon arrival, it was found that the rear, exterior stairs to the building were on fire. An off duty Berkeley Twp. Police Officer contained the fire with an extigusher until the arrival of the fire department. The stair case and siding sustained damage and the fire appears to have started from smoking materials being improperly discarded into the leaf accumulation under the stairs. No one was injured in the incident.  

Beachwood Fire Department- 745 Beachwood Blvd. Beachwood NJ 08722  Phone # 732-349-0014  Fax# 732-505-4515

8.18.2018:  House Fire with Animal Rescue

At approximately 0120 hours on August 18, 2018 the Beachwood and Pine Beach Fire Departments responded to the report of a structure fire on Ship Avenue. Upon arrival a well involved room and contents fire was observed. Additionally, it was reported that two dogs were trapped in the residence, one being a K-9 Police Dog from a local police agency. The Manitou Park and Toms River Fire Departments were requested for assistance. Both of the dogs were sucessfully rescued from the home and were taken by EMS personnel for further treatment. One Beachwood Firefighter sustained a minor injury during the fire. The fire was under control in approximately 45 minutes and units remained on scene for several hours to conduct extensive overhaul. The fire's cause was investigated by the Ocean County Fire Marshal's Office and the Beachwood Police Department.