Chemical Hose Volunteer Fire
Company #1 Established 1916

Why Volunteer?

There are plenty of reasons. Oceanport Needs You, it's a great way to be a part of the community, you always wanted to be...

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Photo Gallery

Port-Au-Peck Chemical hose has a long, colorful history. See how it all began. See where it all began.

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Patch Exchange!

If you are interested in exchanging your
Fire Department patch, contact us.

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Buddy Hononed

Buddy Brocklebank Hononed

Sargent Steve Tagerty presents Buddy Brocklebank with a U.S flag, flown in Afghganistan by the battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment in his honor.

Generations of Firefighters

Father and Son Firefighters

Two new volunteers join the firehouse. Mike Robertson welcomes his son, Alex. John Carrol welcomes John Carrol, the 3rd.

Who We Are?

We are the local Fire compay of Oceanport. The Port-au-Peck Chemical Hose Co. Number 1 has been a vital link in the economic and social life of the Borough. During the rainy and high tide periods, many flooded cellars are pumped out. In the fall and spring, fields with dry grass are burned.

  • Every Home Should Have at Least One Working Smoke Alarm
  • Prevent Electrical Fires
  • Use Appliances Wisely
  • Alternate Heaters
  • Affordable Home Fire Safety Sprinklers
  • Plan Your Escape
  • Caring for Children
  • Caring for Older People

Fund Drive In Progress

The 2014 Port-Au-Peck Fund Drive is in full swing. If you have not received your invitation to donate, please download and print the appropriate form for your side of the town.


Port-Au-Peck Fund Drive Form

Please use this form if you live on the Port-Au-Peck side of Oceanport. That is east of the NJ Transit train tracks. This form includes the Santa Claus Registration Form, for your children ages eight and younger.


Oceanport Fund Drive Form

Please use this form if you live on the Oceanport side of Oceanport, west of the train tracks.