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NEW JERSEY


Original Feature Posted April 26, 2004 - Re-launched January 28, 2012
Updated February 22, 2020

NEW JERSEY FIRE BOATS  
  Atlantic Highlands   Bayonne   Camden  Carteret  Edgewater  Elizabeth
Gloucester City  Hoboken  Jefferson Township  Jersey City   Kearny  
 Linden  Newark   North Hudson / Weehawken  Perth Amboy   Secaucus    
Union County  Westville

NEW JERSEY FIRE BOATS

The State of New Jersey
A number of fire boats are operated in the
New York City metro area.
Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware
River opposite Philadelphia also has a boat.

 

RELATED LINKS

New Jersey Regional Fireboat Taskforce

Camden, NJ Firefighters Local 788
Camden Fire Boat with Delaware City Boat
Newark Firefighters
Newark Fire History

Video Newark F/B John F Kennedy from 1987
Jersey City & Newark Fire Boats working - You Tube Video
Perth Amboy Fire Department
Perth Amboy Marine 5
Boat Fire in Perth Amboy
Video Perth Amboy Marine Unit
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MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS
(Monmouth County)

  

ATLANTIC HEIGHTS, NJ
"MARINE 85"
Atlantic Highlands Harbor Marina

26 foot refurbished former USCG boat
Fire pump

Photos Nov 2015

 

CITY OF BAYONNE
(Hudson County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

 

BAYONNE, NJ
"MARINE 1"

City of Bayonne, New Jersey
2012 27 foot Safe Boat with twin 225 HP outboards
and firefighting capability.

photos April 2019

 

CITY OF CAMDEN
(Monmouth County)

CAMDEN, NJ
"
FIRE BOAT 1"

City of Camden, New Jersey
2011 MetalCraft Firestorm 50
50'5" LOA
11,000 gpm

Photos Dec 2011

 

EDGEWATER
(Bergen County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

EDGEWATER, NJ
"
Fireboat 1"

2012
27' Boston Whaler Vigilant
Approx 500 gpm

Photo Feb 2020

 

  

EDGEWATER, NJ
"
Fireboat 1"

1986 26' Shamrock
Purchased used in 2007


Photos Nov 2015

 

 

GLOUCESTER CITY
(Camden County)

 

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ
"
Marine 5"

2004 SeaArk 27' Boat
Twin Yamaha 200 HP
Originally Camden Marine 1
Acquired by Gloucester City in 2014
Docked area of Freedom Pier, King St & Cumberland St

Photos Nov 2015

 

HOBOKEN
(Hudson County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

HOBOKEN, NJ
Fireboat 1

2012 Boston Whaler 27' Vigilant
 Approx 500 gpm

Feb 2020




 

 

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP
(Morris County)

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP
"FIREBOAT 717"
"DEFENDER"
2016 Silver Ships Explorer 30
33' LOA - 10' Beam - 1500 gpm
Lake Hopatcong

Photos Aug 2019

 

JERSEY CITY
(Hudson County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

JERSEY CITY, NJ
"MARINE 1"
JOSEPH LUVERO

City of Jersey City, New Jersey
2006 Sea Ark 48' - 3000 gpm
Fire boat is a twin to the Newark fire boat.
The Jersey City fireboats are docked in the Morris Canal Basin
off Audrey Zapp Drive, across the Hudson from lower Manhattan.

Photos Nov 2015

 

 

KEARNY
(Hudson County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

KEARNY, NJ
"MARINE 3"

City of Kearny, New Jersey
2013 Lake Assault 25' 6" Landing craft stsyle boat
Approx 1250 gpm
On trailer - Kearny Station 3
Towed and launched as needed.

Photos July 2018

 

 

CITY OF NEWARK
(Essex County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

NEWARK, NJ
"
FIRE BOAT 1"

City of Newark, New Jersey
2006 Sea Ark 48' - 3000 gpm
Docked off Corbin Street (not far from Newark Airport)

photos July 2011

 



NEWARK, NJ
(Retired)
"John F. Kennedy"

Old Fire Boat
Built 1964
4,000 gpm
1989 photo

 

 

NORTH HUDSON REGIONAL / WEEHAWKEN
(Hudson County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

NORTH HUDSON REGIONAL
WEEHAWKEN, NJ
"
Marine 1"

2014 MetalCraft FireStorm 36
39' 2" LOA - 13' Beam
4700 gpm
At the Lincoln Harbor Yacht Club

Photos Nov 2015

NORTH HUDSON REGIONAL
WEEHAWKEN, NJ
"
Marine 2"

2012 27 foot Boston Whaler twin 300 HP Yamaha outboards
and an inboard 130 HP motor driving a 1000 gpm pump.
 

 

PERTH AMBOY
(Middlesex County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

PERTH AMBOY, NJ
"Marine 5"

2005 Metal Craft Fire storm 36
Owned by Middlesex County, NJ
Operated by Perth Amboy Fire Rescue
39' LOA
2,500 gpm
38 knots
Perth Amboy Municipal Marina
Raritan River between New Jersey and Staten Island, New York

Dec 2011

 

 

SECAUCUS
(Hudson County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

SECAUCUS, NJ
"
MARINE 1"

City of Secaucus, New Jersey
2019 Lake Assault 28' Landing craft style
Fire-Rescue Boat
1,500 GPM
Twin 350 HP Outboards

Feb 2020


 

 

SECAUCUS, NJ
"
MARINE 1"

City of Secaucus, New Jersey
1988 Monarch 32' Fire Boat
This boat originally belonged to the North Hudson Fire Rescue.
It came to Secaucus as the result of North Hudson getting a new
boat in 2014, making this boat available to Secaucus in a trade
for 2 spare fire apparatus.


Photos Nov 2015

 

UNION COUNTY
(Union County)

MEMBER OF 12 DEPARTMENT NJ REGIONAL FIREBOAT TASK FORCE

 



 

UNION COUNTY, NJ POLICE
"MARINE 1"

2016 Sea Ark
Police / Fireboat

 

WESTVILLE
(Gloucester County)

WESTVILLE, NJ
"Marine 7"

Westville Fire District #1
Boat "Thomas West"
2011 Harbor Guard Fire Hawk 24
24' LOA, 9'5" beam. 21" draft
250 HP Mercury outboard
1200 gpm
Guest Photos James Tucker

 

 

 

 

NEW JERSEY

NEW JERSEY FIRE BOATS  
  Atlantic Highlands   Bayonne   Camden  Carteret  Edgewater  Elizabeth
Gloucester City  Hoboken  Jefferson Township  Jersey City   Kearny  
 Linden  Newark   North Hudson / Weehawken  Perth Amboy   Secaucus    
Union County  Westville

 

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