Aug
8
2015

Deptford FD Take Best Appearing Overall Apparatus at Hacks Point FD Parade

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On Saturday August 8, 2015, Engines 923 and 931 along with Brush Truck 925 and Command 920 traveled to Hacks Point Fire Department in Maryland to participate in their 35th annual parade and Festival.   The Hacks Point Fire Department hosted a festival to celebrate the fire departments activity in the community.  The Deptford Fire Department
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Aug
1
2015

Tacoma Fire Co Takes Five Awards at Lanoka Harbor Fire Company Parade

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On Saturday August 1, 2015 Engine 923, Brush 925 and Command 920 traveled to Lanoka Harbor Fire Company in Ocean County to participate in their Housing of their Rescue Engine.  The parade was well attended and judging was completed by the New Jersey State Fire Chiefs Parade Assn.  During the awards,  Engine 923, Brush 925
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Jul
22
2015

Brush Truck 925 Assists Woodbury FD With Underground Fire on Railroad

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On July 11, 2015 and again on July 22, 2015, the Woodbury Fire Department was dispatched for a brush fire along the railroad near Woodbury Lake.  This is an ongoing issue since the strong storms hit the area on June 23rd causing a large power line to fall and burn along the ground for over
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Jul
18
2015

Engine 921 Assists Woodbuty FD with Wet Down of New Apparatus

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On Saturday July 18, 2015 Woodbury Fire Department Invited Engine 921 from the Tacoma Fire Company and Engine 614 from the Thorofare Fire Company to assist with their Wet Down Celebration of their new KME Engines.  Engine 511 and Engine 513 along with Utility 517 were blessed by local clergy and honors given by Mayor
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Jun
24
2015

Message to residents from Deptford Police Chief William Hanstein

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Deptford Township Police Department With the storm that came through town last evening, there were many calls for service with downed trees, wires and traffic light outages that demanded a lot of our attention to ensure the safety of the residents. Both the police officers, EMS, Fire, public works and Emergency Management were quick to
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Jun
24
2015

Storm Message from Deptford Mayor Paul Medany

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STORM INFORMATION FROM MAYOR PAUL MEDANY On Tuesday evening June 23, 2015 our township and surrounding area was hit by an extremely strong storm. So far there are no serious injuries to report which we are very fortunate and thankful. There has been tremendous property damage in every neighborhood of Deptford. Trees were uprooted; branches
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Jun
23
2015

Severe Storm Pounds Region with High Winds and Rain

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On Tuesday June 23, 2015 a severe thunderstorm rolled through the region bringing high winds in excess of 70 miles per hour and torrential down pours.  The entire region’s emergency services were called into action to assist residents in their time of need.  Battalion Two staffed two engine and one ladder and were assigned to
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Jun
21
2015

Early Morning Vehicle Fire On The New Jersey Turnpike

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Early Sunday morning, Engine 921 responded to the New Jersey Turnpike at the 24.3 Northbound mile marker for a vehicle fire.  Crews arrived to find a passenger vehicle on the side of the road with a well involved engine compartment extending to the passener compartment.  Engine 921 provided a safe zone and then its crew
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Jun
17
2015

Steve McDermott Completes Firefighter One At Camden County Fire Academy

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On Wednesday June 17, 2015 the Camden County College Regional Emergency Training Center graduated class 2015-01 from its Spring 2015 Firefighter One semester.  Congratulations to Firefighter Steve McDermott for successfully completing the FF1 course of study of 170 hours over 12 weekends.  Welcome aboard and we look forward to working along side of you. A
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Jun
15
2015

Crews from Engine 921 and Ladder 926 Rescue Cat Stuck Up A Tree

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Battalion Two was dispatched to 335 Florence Avenue for an animal rescue.  On arrival, crews were directed by Deptford PD to a large tree on Florence Avenue in front of the Woodcrest Apartments.  Approximately 35 feet up was a small cat stuck on a small branch.  Ladder 926 set up and Firefighters Anthony Steigerwald and
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