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Jersey City 3rd Battalion Chief John Bowen

By RON JEFFERS, New Jersey Editor | August 03, 2020 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 080320104

On the morning of July 30th, Jersey City 3rd Battalion Chief John Bowen, right, worked his last multiple-alarm fire before retiring at the end of his tour, with 32-years of service. Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, on this tour, was the chief's son, Probationary Firefighter Jordan Bowen. The 3-alarm fire involved a large three-story mixed occupancy structure on Kennedy Boulevard near Linden Avenue, in the 2nd Battalion.

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