On Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1938 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Ewan Fire Company were dispatched to Route 55 in the area of the 51 Mile Marker for a reported vehicle fire. Chief 2201 responded immediately, and upon arrival confirmed a vehicle well involved in fire. Squad Company 2218 and Tender 2214 responded in less than one minute, and upon arrival stretched a single 1 3/4″ hand line to attack the fire. The active fire was brought under control in less than thirty seconds, allowing for the vehicle owner to salvage personal belongings from the vehicle. Once the fire was extinguished the company was released and the scene was turned over to New Jersey State Police.
Units on Location: Chief 2201, Squad Company 2218, Tender 2214 and Rescue 2328