Station 46
Recent Calls
Thu. Mar 26th 2015
Fire Alarm Activation (Surf City)

Ladder truck 4605, command vehicle 4607, and Engine 4611 responded to assist the Surf City Fire Company with a fire alarm act...

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Wed. Mar 25th 2015
Fire Alarm Activation (Brant Beach)

Ladder truck #4605 and truck #4602 responded and crews found that the occupant burned food in the microwave which set off the...

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Wed. Mar 25th 2015
Fire Alarm Activation (Brant Beach)

Engine 4611, truck 4627, and command vehicle 4607 responded with the Surf City Fire Company and crews found that the electric...

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News Headlines
Thu. Jan 8th 2015
Todd MacLennan to Lead Ship Bottom Firefighters

The Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Co. began the new year with a new chief, Todd MacLennan. He replaces Wade Bradley, who was chi...

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Wed. Oct 8th 2014
Overwhelming Support for Pumper and Pistons Show

Within the last two years, the Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Co. has sought a greater community presence by hosting special even...

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Mon. Jul 7th 2014
FIRE BREAKS OUT IN SHIP BOTTOM, N.J., July 07, 2014SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (WPVI) --Long Beach Town...

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2015 Calls

(Calls include Mutual Aid Requests)

Coverage Assignment1
Appliance Fire0
Grill Fire0
Trash Can/Dumpster Fire0
Pole Fire1
Water Rescue0
Chimney Fire0
Unattended Cooking0
Vehicle Fire0
Elevator Rescue0
Down Wires/Arcing Wires1
Gas Leak11
Fire Alarm Activation25
CO Alarm Activation1
Electrical Fire1
Electrical Hazard0
Structure Fire1
Brush Fire0
Odor Investigation0
Landing Zone0
Motor Vehicle Accident1
OTHER - Smoke/Fire Investigation0
Water Leak/Hazard4
Assist the Police/ First Aid0
Bomb Threat0
Lightning Strike0



Engine 4611 and Truck 4602 returning to our station after a call earlier this morning. So far we have responded to two calls during this storm.


Firefighter One Graduation

January 29, 2015

Congratulations to Firefighter Teague Ruttle for graduating from the Ocean County Fire Academy this past Thursday night. This accomplishment takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and time. In the picture from left to right: Deputy Chief Rick Traut, Firefighter Teague Ruttle, and Chief Todd MacLennan. Congrats to Teague and all of the other Firefighter 1 graduates! (photo by Roman Isaryk, Thanks!)


2015 Installation Dinner

January 24, 2015

2015 Officers being sworn in by Mayor Huelsenbeck (Below)

2014 Karl "The Birdman" Von Schuler Award - Mike Van Liew (Below)

2014 Chief's Award - Skip Butler (Below)

2014 Firefighter of the Year - Josh Traut (Below)

2014 President's Award - Doug White (Below)

The bell ceremony (Below)

John Volpe reading the Fireman's Prayer (Below)



Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department Engine 46




The 2015 Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company Officers

Chief Todd MacLennan

 Deputy Chief Rick Traut

 Assistant Chief Doug White

 Captain John Volpe

 Safety Officer Rhonda Traut

 President Dan English

 Vice President Frank Ascolillo

 Secretary Rhonda Traut

 Treasurer Timothy Butler

 Trustee Pete Maschal

 Trustee Doug White 

Trustee Fred Traut 

Trustee Robert Gleason.


ENGINE #4611

Our new Rosenbauer Engine


Body: EXT Tank Cap: 750 

Pump Model: Q-MAX 

Pump Mfr: Hale 

Pump Cap: 1,750 

Foam Cell: N/A 

Engine: Cummins 

Engine Model: ISL HP: 330 

Transmission: Allison EVS 3000 

Warning Lights: Whelen LED 

Generator: Rosenbauer Green Star 

Chassis: RBM Commander

 Pump Mount: Side 

Axles: Single







Upcoming Events
Every 2nd Wednesday
7:30pm - 9:00pm
2015 Call Volume
 Fire Calls

Call Volume History

Contact Information
The Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company #1
2006 Central Avenue
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008
Non-Emergency: 609-494-2561
Emergency: 911