Article from NJ.com
Police and firefighters rescued a man who fell off the end of the Manasquan Inlet jetty Monday night.
The 26-year-old victim suffered a cut to his head and possible neck and back injuries, according to Manasquan fire chief Ed Hill. The call came in at about 7:15 pm and the rescue took more than an hour because the victim was located at the very tip of the south jetty of Manasquan Inlet, he said.
When police and firefighters arrived on scene, the man was still in the water, Hill said. Once he was rescued, first-responders stabilized him while still down on the white t-shaped rocks about a quarter mile off the beach. They then had to lift him about 15 feet from the waterline up the rocks.
“We had to stabilize the victim on the rocks,” said Nick Marino, the water rescue officer for the Manasquan Fire Department. “Once we had the victim packaged, we used a low-angle rope system to pull the stokes basket up to the platform of the jetty.”
From there, about 30 police, firefighters and first aid personnel then carried the man hand-over-hand to a waiting ambulance, which transported him to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.
Manasquan First Aid assisted the U.S. Coast Guard, Manasquan Police, and State Police in a the rescue of a jet-skier near the inlet rocks under rough ocean conditions.
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Our 2014 Fund Drive is coming to a close. The Manasquan First Aid Squad would like to thank our many community members who have donated this year. We appreciate your support and look forward to continuing to provide professional and prompt emergency care to Manasquan and Sea Girt.
3rd Ave Rescue 8/25/14
On 8/25/2014 the Manasquan First Aid Squad was dispatched to a residence on 3rd Ave for a report of a fall victim with a broken ankle. Upon arrival the ankle was found to be seriously injured. The patient was located on the 2nd floor of the residence and had to be extricated out of a window on that floor with the help of the Manasquan Fire Department. The patient was then safely transported to JSUMC.
Thank you and well done to Tommy Hartman (Beach EMS), Manasquan FAS, Manasquan Fire Dept. Companies 1 & 2, and MONOC paramedics!
Manasquan First Aid now carries the anti-opiate drug Naxolone (Narcan). The drug is administered through a patients nose and is intended to reverse the effects of opiate-based drugs, such as heroin.
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Our 2014 Fund Drive is now in progress! Thank you for your continued support!
Annual celebration, to be conducted at Main Beach. The celebration will include concert, and Fireworks to follow.
Concert starts at 7:30pm, Fireworks at 9:00pm Sharp.