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John P. Kelly
Ocean County Freeholder

Harold R. Morris

Daniel P. Mulligan
Chief Fire Marshal

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754-2191

Physical Address
200 Volunteer Way
Waretown, NJ 08758

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Office Hours

Monday - Friday,
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Evening & Weekends by Schedule

 Training Center Updates

EMS Class Cancellations

Fire Academy Classes Closed Out

Fire Academy Class Availability

The Academy and the training grounds continue to be available for Fire Department Drills and training.


The Ocean County Training Center in Waretown opened its doors in September 1998 as the home of Ocean County's fire and first aid academies. Since that time countless numbers of community-spirited volunteers use the facility each and every day in order to learn new skills or hone those they have already been taught. From firefighters to emergency medical technicians, from law enforcement to Ocean County Vocational-Technical students, the Training Center, under the leadership of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders provides a top-notch learning experience for all of the men and women who give so much back to this great County.

When the facility first opened in 1998, it marked the culmination of years of planning and development overseen by an advisory committee that was dedicated to bringing about the finest facility possible - one that would provide firefighters and emergency medical technicians with the important tools they need to serve their communities. The members of the Fire and First Aid Training Center Advisory Committee spent countless hours making certain that when the doors finally opened to the center, it would be one all of Ocean County could truly be proud of.

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