Red Bank Liberty Hose
Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department's Libery Hose has provided fire and rescue services to the borough's north end for more than a century. Since 1910 - when the company moved to its current location on Mechanic Street - Liberty Hose has been the first fire responder to the hotels and highrises that have popped up along the Navesink River in the last century.
Liberty's engine, engine 94, carries a 500-gallon water tank, an extension ladder, four five-gallon drums of high-expansion foam, and other fire-fighting tools.
Red Bank's fire department is a completely volunteer outfit with six stations spread out in various neighborhoods throughout the borough. In all, the department boasts a volunteer base of about 150 fire fighters, though they're always looking for new recruits. Volunteers can visit the borough website for more information about how to apply to become a member of the Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department.
- Founding Date: 1880
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: metered
- Number of firefighters: 150
- Number of trucks: 1
- Fire department services: Engine, Ladder
- Type: Volunteer