Collection: Local Media Coverage and Support of the RBFD Marine Unit Fundraiser


The RBFD Marine Unit Fundraiser is nearing the $4,000 mark. Contributions can be made via the Donation link on the Department Website and at our GoFundMe here:

Here is a roundup of recent local media coverage of the Red Bank Fire Department and the Fundraiser. If you have a media inquiry, please reach out via the Contact Us tab. The Department appreciates all coverage as it is important for both transparency and understanding of our efforts on behalf of the greater Red Bank area. 

Red Bank Green: Fire Rescue Vessel Nearly Ready 3/14/2022

"Dubbed Marine 1, the boat will be used to rescue boaters and fight boat and marina fires in Red Bank and in other towns along the Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers and beyond, as part of the Monmouth County Marine Task Force (in which it will be known as Marine 64)." 

TAPinto Red Bank: Volunteer Fire Department Refurbishing Marine Boat 

"RBFD volunteers responded to over 600 land emergency calls last year and are a vital asset on the water."

Two River Times: Red Bank Fire Adding New Vessel to Marine Unit

"A significantly larger vessel than anything currently in the marine unit’s fleet – which includes an aging 20-foot boat, a rescue sled and two kayaks – Red Bank Fire Chief Nick Ferraro told The Two River Times that the SeaArk fireboat will provide improved patrol services and response times to calls on the nearby Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers, as well as operations beyond those local waterways."

TAPinto: Red Bank Fire Chief - Loving Wife & Honoring Father-in-Law


Marine Unit