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Chametz Burning Sites & Fire Safety

With the Pesach Holiday season upon us the Lakewood Board of Fire Commissioners in conjunction with Fire Chief Jonathan Yahr, Fire Department Chaplain Rabbi Moshe Rotberg, members of the Lakewood Fire Department and the Office of the Ocean County Fire Marshall remind the community to be mindful of the following hazards to ensure a safe […]

“Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries”

As the community prepares to spring forward for Daylight Saving Time on March 10th, The Lakewood Board of Fire Commissioners along with Fire Chief Jonathan T. Yahr, Fire Prevention Specialist Sima Clapman and the members of the Lakewood Fire Department is encouraging residents to prioritize their safety by changing the batteries in smoke detectors and […]

LFD Acknowledges Lakewood Police Department’s Communication Division

The Lakewood Fire Department proudly acknowledges and commends the exceptional efforts of the Lakewood Police Department’s Communication Division in the creation of an innovative Alarm Assignment Program for the Fire Department. At its February 12, 2024, meeting, the Lakewood Board of Fire Commissioners recognized the invaluable collaboration and dedication demonstrated by the Lakewood Police Department’s […]

Fire Department Appoints New Volunteer Firefighter

The Lakewood Board of Fire Commissioners along with Fire Chief Jonathan Yahr, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new volunteer firefighters, Rolando J. Olivarez, and Alexander Palacio. The appointments were confirmed at the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting on Monday, January 8, 2024, where they were sworn in with honor and commitment. The […]

Fire Prevention Unveils Free Chanukah Activity Book to Promote Fire Safety Education

In a remarkable initiative to enhance fire safety education within the Jewish community. The Lakewood Fire Department, Fire Prevention Specialist Sima Clapman, unveils a free Chanukah Activity Book available for download. As the festive season approaches, Sima Clapman recognizes the importance of combining the joy of Chanukah celebrations with crucial fire safety awareness. The Chanukah […]

Thanksgiving Safety

Lakewood Fire Department Emphasizes Thanksgiving Fire Safety to Ensure a Safe and Joyful Holiday Season As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, The Lakewood Board of Fire Commissioners along with Fire Chief Jonathan T. Yahr, Fire Prevention Specialist Sima Clapman and the members of the Lakewood Fire Department is keen to remind our community about the importance […]

Fire Department Appoints New Volunteer Firefighter

The Lakewood Board of Fire Commissioners along with Fire Chief Jonathan Yahr, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new volunteer firefighter, Moshe Adler. Mr. Adler will be embarking on the next phase of his journey by attending the Fire Academy in the coming months. The appointment was confirmed at the Board of Fire […]

Lakewood Fire Department Joins Neighbors App to Enhance Community Safety

The Lakewood Board of Fire Commissioners along with Fire Chief Jonathan T. Yahr, Fire Prevention Specialist Sima Clapman and the members of the Lakewood Fire Department is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Neighbors app, a neighborhood safety network powered by Ring. By joining the Neighbors app, the Lakewood Fire Department aims to strengthen […]