Apr
16
2016

Brush 925 Special Called For Large Brush and Rubbish Fire

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On Saturday April 16, 2016 at 1441 hours, Brush Truck 925 was dispatched to assist Battalions Four and One with a large brush and rubbish fire in the pit area off Cattell Road and behind 1674 Delsea Drive.  Brush 925 arrived to find a 200 x 200 brush fire with approximately 30 tires well involved. 
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Mar
20
2016

Motor Vehicle Crash with Fire on the New Jersey Turnpike

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On Sunday March 20, 2015 at 1035 hours Battalion Two along with the Woolwich Fire and Rescue and Westville FD were dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike at the 15.4 northbound mile marker for a motor vehicle crash with fire.  Woolwich  Engine 2513 arrived to find a single vehicle crash with the vehicle well involved
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Mar
16
2016

Busy Evening For Wednesday Night Duty Crew

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On Wednesday March 16, 2016, the Duty Crew from the Tacoma Boulevard Station had a busy evening:  At 1800 hours the crew responded to 1500 Almonesson Road, The Burlington Coat Factory, for a fire alarm activation. At 2150 hours the crew responded to a Dumpster Fire at 485 Deptford Avenue to the rear of the
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Mar
9
2016

Change Your Clocks….Change Your Batteries in Smoke Detectors

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On Sunday March 13, 2016 at 0200 hours, it will be time to move your clocks forward.  This is the time to Change the Batteries in your Smoke Detectors and CO Detectors.  WORKING SMOKE DETECTORS SAVE LIVES!
Feb
23
2016

Girl Scout Troop 61903 Visits Tacoma Fire Company

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On Tuesday February 23, 2016 Girl Scout Troop 61903 visited the Tacoma Fire Company to learn about fire safety and fire prevention messages.  The scouts along with their parents were taught lessons on working smoke detectors, escape plans, and other important lessons for fire safety and prevention.  The girl scouts were shown the equipment firefighters
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Feb
20
2016

Deptford Fire District Election Results

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A huge thank you for all who voted in the Deptford Fire District Election today.  Congratulations to George Frank (263) and Joseph Nilsen (251) on their re-election to the Board of Fire Commissioners and the 2016 Budget was approved (207-71). Thank you for supporting the men and women of the  Deptford Fire Department
Feb
20
2016

Broken Water Pipes Results in 4′ of Water In Basement Of Residence

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On Feburary 20, 2016 at 1623 hours Battalion Two was dispatched to 1222 Delsea Drive for a dewatering assignment. Crews arrived to find a residence with 4′ of water in the basement.  There were two broken water pipe in the house.  MUA was on location having difficulties in shutting off the water.  Crews deployed pumps
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Feb
20
2016

Brush Truck 925 Special Called Into West Deptford

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Verga Fire Co of West Deptford was dispatched to the Sunoco Terminal Facility for a brush fire.  Chief 6201 arrived and found approximately 25 acres involved and special called several brush units to assist with the suppression operation.  Brush Truck 925 arrived and were detailed to assist Brush 635 with suppression in one of the
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Feb
18
2016

Engine 921 Special Called Into Woodbury

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On Thursday February 18, 2015, the Woodbury Fire Department was dispatched to 294 North Broad Street in Woodbury for a rubbish fire.  Engine 511 along with FM5 (Bono) arrived to find a gasoline storage tank, that had been unearthed for removal well involved in fire.  Engine 511′s crew led off with an 1 3/4″ hand
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Feb
12
2016

Deptford Fire District Elections Saturday February 20, 2016 from 2pm to 9pm

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On Saturday February 20, 2016 from 2 pm to 9pm, the voters of the Deptford Township will be asked to come to polling places and vote to approve the 2016 Deptford Fire District Budget and to re-elect George Frank and Joseph Nilsen for three year terms as Fire Comissioners.