We Invite Our Brother & Sister Firefighters to Join Us in Our 150th Anniversary Parade!

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Washington Engine Co. No. 1, the Oldest Fire Company in Monmouth County, will be celebrating its 150th Anniversary. We are inviting our neighboring companies to come and take part in this special occasion by participating in our parade and following celebration.

Registration and judging will begin at 9 a.m. at The Church of St. Clement, 172 Freneau Avenue, Matawan. Parade begins promptly at 12 noon with a party at our building immediately afterwards. 

Trophies will be awarded for the following categories:

Best Overall Appearing Fire Company Unit

Best Appearing Pumper 0-5 years

Best Appearing Pumper 6-15 years

Best Appearing Pumper 16 years and older

Best Appearing Ladder or Tele-Squirt

Best Appearing Snorkel

Best Appearing Mini Pumper Brush Truck

Best Appearing Tanker

Best Appearing Heavy Rescue

Best Appearing Light Rescue

Longest Distance Traveled

To register your apparatus for the parade, contact us today!


Registration closes April 20, 2019.


Proudly serving our community for 150 years, Washington Engine Company No. 1 is the oldest engine company in Monmouth County, NJ.

Support us by attending our fundraising events or donating today! 


Have your next event in our beautiful hall.  Call (732) 583-8006 for more information.


Emergency: 911

Phone: (732) 566-5510


176 Jackson Street

Matawan, NJ 07747



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