Funeral set for fallen Union Beach firefighter Robert Meyer

Services have been scheduled to honor a Union Beach firefighter who died battling a weekend blaze.

Firefighter Robert Meyer died while fighting a four-alarm

Firefighter Robert Meyer died while fighting a four-alarm fire in Union Beach on Sunday night.

UNION BEACH - Services have been scheduled to honor a Union Beach firefighter who died battling a weekend blaze.
            
The Union Beach Fire Department will remember Robert Meyer during a service on Friday night and his funeral will be held on Saturday.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Shore Point Funeral Home in Hazlet, and the funeral will start after the 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. visitation on Saturday. Union Beach Fire Department services will be at 7 p.m. Friday.

Meyer had lost his own house in Sandy and had just moved into a rebuilt home last week.
            
The 54-year-old volunteer firefighter died Sunday night while fighting a four-alarm fire at a commercial building.

Gov. Chris Christie has ordered flags at the Statehouse to fly at half-staff from Friday until June 19 in Meyer's honor.

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