Beach Haven firefighters clean station after tidal flooding inundation

     Icy tidal waters in the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company station house Saturday evening.

    Icy tidal waters in the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company station house Saturday evening.

    Less than a day after their fire station experienced significant tidal flooding, the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company got its headquarters back to normal. 

    “The firehouse is clean, trucks are washed and back inside, and members are home relaxing with their families after after being at the firehouse since Friday night,” the department spokesman posted Sunday on Facebook. 

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    Station and auxiliary members and the Beach Haven First Aid Squad all worked to clear and clean the tidal mess.

    Shortly before high tide Saturday evening, tidal waters began flowing into the Long Beach Island station house, as seen in this video posted by the fire company. 

    The firefighters are thankful for the response and dedication. 

    “A huge shout out to (the volunteers) and also to their families who went with out seeing them all weekend,” the Facebook posting said.

    “Thank you to everyone for all the support. We are truly humbled.”

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