FACTS ABOUT THE PINEWOOD ESTATES FIRE STATION
FACT #1 -- The Pinewood Estates Fire Station WILL NOT BE CLOSED. It will remain OPEN as an ACTIVE and STAFFED fire station with needed fire trucks and equipment.
FACT #2 -- The Barnegat Township Committee voted to consolidate all Pinewood Estates Volunteer Fire Operations into the Barnegat Volunteer Fire Department for efficiency and safety reasons
FACT #3 -- As a result of this consolidation, fire service to the Pinewood and Brighton Mobile Home Park communities will be greatly improved. Nobody's safety is being compromised or placed in jeopardy.
FACT #4 -- Barnegat Fire personnel will staff the station and respond directly from the Pinewood Station to any calls for service.
FACT # 5 -- In addition, Barnegat First Aid will locate an ambulance (EMS unit rig) at the Pinewood Fire Station in order to quickly respond to any call for medical assistance.
Again, the Pinewood Estates Fire Station will NOT CLOSE and will remain OPEN and a FULLY FUNCTIONAL fire station. It WILL be staffed by Barnegat Volunteer Fire fighters along with Barnegat First Aid emergency medical personnel. Fire safety of the Pinewood and Brighton communities will be enhanced and greatly improved as a result of this consolidation.
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