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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Jun
14
2015

Ladder 926 Responds to All Hands Dwelling Fire in Oak Valley

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On Sunday June 14, 2015 at 1049 hours the all hand dwelling box was dispatched to 1 Haggas Avenue in the Oak Valley section of Deptford for a working dwelling fire. 9101 (Hooper) arrived to find a 1.5 wood frame single family dwelling with heavy smoke showing with fire in the A/D corner.  Engine 912
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Jun
10
2015

Ladder 926 Flies the American Flag in Support of Woolwich FC

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On Wednesday June 10, 2015, Ladder 926 along with Ladder 936 flew the American Flag on Delsea Drive over top of the New Jersey Turnpike.  This flag fly was in support of the Woolwich Fire Company who was escorting a piece of steel from the September 11th World Trade Center attacks.  The Township of Woolwich
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Jun
6
2015

Engine 923 Wins First Place in Blackwood Terrace FC 100th Anniversary Parade

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Union Fire Company of Backwood Terrace section of Deptford celebrated their 100th anniversary by hosting a large gala which included a parade followed by a friendly gathering of everyone with food, music, dancing, and fun for all.  After the parade and the conclusion of the judging, Engine 923 won First Place in the Best Appearing
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Jun
6
2015

Ladder 926 Flies American Flag with Ladder 936 at VFW Post 2174

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Ladder 926 along with Ladder 936 from Battalion 3 Proudly flew the Deptford Fire Department’s large American Flag on Saturday June 6, 2015 to honor and welcome home returning soldiers from overseas deployments.  The VFW went all out with the Bonsal Blues Concert Band, the Pipe and Drums of the Camden County Emerald Society, the
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