This patch is the official patch and logo of the City of Bayonne Fire Department. It was approved in 1995 by Acting Chief of Department Joseph Konopka. The patch was designed by Firefighter Brian McMonagle of Tower Ladder 2. The bridge that the word BAYONNE goes through is the Bayonne Bridge. The official seal of the City of Bayonne is in the bottom center. The hook, bugle, axe, and helmet signify the work the brothers of the Bayonne Fire Department do on a daily basis. The NFPA 704 symbol shows the other work we do such as confined space, haz mat, building collapse, etc. The members of the City of Bayonne Fire Department proudly wear this patch on their Class "A" uniforms.
This patch is worn on the everyday work uniforms of all the members of the Bayonne Fire Department. It has been the official work uniform patch since the early eighties.
This patch is the official company patch of Engine Co. 3. It was approved by Chief of Department Thomas R. Lynch. The Battleship pictured is the USS New Jersey. The battleship is scheduled to come to New Jersey after being towed to the Philadelphia Navy Yard for repairs and preparations to become a floating museum. The muscular firefighter is there because the members of Engine Co. 3, as well as the rest of the department, are in very good physical condition. The "Big Guns" motto not only denotes the battleships big 16" guns but also the big arms(guns) on the firefighter shown. The phrase "The Big Guns" also refers to when there is trouble, you always call the "Big Guns".
This patch is the official company patch of Tower Ladder 2. It was approved in 1997 by then Chief of Department William J. Kosakowski. The figurehead pictured is the Terminator. He is holding the Jaws of Life in his right hand and a roof saw in his left. He is surrounded by a wall of flame which signifies that whenever the members of Tower Ladder 2 go to work or are given an assignment, it gets done, no matter what. The date at the bottom denotes when the City of Bayonne Fire Department established it's paid department and Tower Ladder 2 was officially organized.
This patch is the official company patch of the City of Bayonne Fire Department's Division of Training. The patch was approved by Chief of Department Thomas R. Lynch in April of 2000. The patch shows a firefighter with a 6' hook putting down the dragon. Hovering right behind the firefighter is a guardian angel assisting the firefighter in spirit. This symbolizes the training and knowledge that is received in probie school will always be with you in every part of the job. A foundation that is built upon with every new experience. The patch was designed by Lieutenant John Frimmel who is the Assistant Training Officer in the Division of Training.
This patch is the official company patch of Engine Co. 6 / Ladder Co. 3. It was approved by Chief of Department Thomas R. Lynch in March of 2002. It is worn proudly by the members of Engine Co. 6 and Ladder Co. 3 as they protect the Uptown Section of Bayonne in the 2nd Battalion.
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