Project Roll Call

Nicholas Canuso

  • Chief Engineer
  • Ocean View Volunteer Fire Company
  • New Jersey
  • Year of Death: 1961

Nicholas Canuso was the Chief Engineer and a charter member of the Ocean View Volunteer Fire Company since it was incorporated in 1927. He suffered a heart attack shortly after driving the fire engine to the scene of an early morning blaze in Clermont.

This firefighter line of duty fatality occurred before the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was built in Emmitsburg, Maryland. While this firefighter has not been officially honored at the Memorial site, there are plans to do so when resources are available.

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Memorial Wall

  1. A great Uncle who gave his all

    – Chuck Dougherty
  2. Nick was what we like to call our Hero. He will always be known for his service to our town. He is The Hero of Ocean View .

    – Jimmy Delancey