Sep
14
2014

Honoring 9/11 In Marlboro Township (9/11/2014)

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Robertsville Vol. Fire Company #1 participated in the Marlboro Township Annual 9/11 Patriot Day Ceremonies on September 11, 2014. Assistant Chief Beja, 2nd Lieutenant Vujicic, and Firefighters Spadaro, Bobrow, and Ryan honored our fallen New York brothers and sister first responders. We also honored the families from Marlboro that were affected by this tragic day,
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Sep
13
2014

More Than 1 Million Smoke Alarms Recalled Due to Alarm Failure

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  Click Here to Open Article Friday, Sep 12, 2014 • Updated at 7:04 AM EDT Three Kidde smoke alarm models were recalled Thursday due to the possibility of alarm failure following a power outage, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall applies to about 1.2 million residential smoke alarms in the US
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Sep
2
2014

National Preparedness Month

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  ROBERTSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE CO WANTS YOU TO “BE DISASTER AWARE, TAKE ACTION TO PREPARE” September is National Preparedness Month and Robertsville Volunteer Fire Co. wants residents to be ready in the event of a disaster or major emergency. This year’s theme, “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare” focuses on increasing emergency preparedness for
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Sep
1
2014

USA
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
Aug
29
2014

Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips

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The Labor Day holiday is often seen as the unofficial end to summer. So if you choose to celebrate with an end-of-season bar-b-que, take a moment to review some helpful tips that will keep you, your family and friends safe. Before Using Your Grill - Check the tubes that lead into the burner for any
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Aug
29
2014

Life Safety Achievement Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Robertsville Volunteer Fire Co. 1 earns Life Safety Achievement Award Robertsville Volunteer Fire Co. 1 was recently presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for its fire prevention accomplishments in 2013 by the National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation (NASFM Foundation) in partnership with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance
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Jul
12
2014

RVFC Drills For Readiness

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On July 10, 2014, members of Robertsville Fire Co. conducted a drill at an acquired shopping center that is to be torn down at a later date. Firefighters trained in three separate evolution sessions that included: forcible entry, search and rescue with and without hose line, and trapped firefighter through a wall scenarios. These acquired
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Jul
2
2014

Mulch Fires in Marlboro

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In the past few weeks, the Robertsville Fire Company has responded to nearly 10 reported mulch fires in our response area. We would like to share with you some information about Fire Prevention on the topic of mulch: (July 2, 2014 Mulch Fire in Marlboro Commons adjacent to Ethan Allen. Mulch burns beneath the surface
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Jun
28
2014

4th of July Holiday Safety Message from Chief Badler

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The 4th of July may mean more outdoor activity. Things like picnics, boating, and camping are just a few possibilities. We want you to enjoy your holiday safely, so please practice the following safety tips: Never use gasoline to start BBQ grills Here is a Little video on Barbecue Safety http://youtu.be/Gk2qrBOYtSY Never dump hot coals
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Jun
9
2014

Fallen Firefighter

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A brother firefighter from Union Beach, Union Hose Co. No. 1, lost his life during a multiple alarm fire. We at the Robertsville Vol. Fire Co, express our sincere condolences to his family, friends and department. Rest Well Brother. http://www.nj.com/monmouth/index.ssf/2014/06/fallen_union_beach_firefighter_suffered_heart_attack_prosecutors_say.html