Jul
19
2016

2 Alarm Building Fire On Hurffville Road In Battalion Three

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On Tuesday July 19, at 1740 hours, Battalion Three was dispatched for a building fire at 1298 Hurffville Road in the Almonesson Section of Deptford. On arrival of the first arriving crew a 2 story commercial building was found with fire visible from the Alpha Delta corner.  The “All Hands” box was struck bringing additional
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Jul
19
2016

Ladder 926 Responds to All Hands Dwelling In Woodbury

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On Tuesday July 19, 2016 Woodbury Fire Department was dispatched to 45 East Centre Street for a dwelling fire. Engine 511 arrived to find a working fire and the Incident Commander, Fire Marshal Joe Bono, struck the “All Hands Box” bringing additional resources including Ladder 926 and Engine 922.  On arrival, Ladder 926′s crew was
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Jun
21
2016

Open Burn Information for Deptford Township

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In recent weeks, the Deptford Fire Department has been responding to calls for unlawful open burns in the rear yards of residences in the township.  These unlawful opening burning, well known as “Bon Fires”, can be potentially dangerous if not done correctly.  The Municipal Government of Deptford Township passed two Municipal Ordinances covering the open
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Jun
18
2016

Large Open Burn, Results in Education for Resident

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Battalion Two was dispatched for a rubbish fire in the area of the 1200 block of Delsea Drive.  During the investigation the crews found a large open bon fire in the rear of a residence in the 1100 block of Delsea Drive.  Crews went to the homeowner and advised him of the Township Ordinance regulating
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Jun
18
2016

Squirrel Causes Power Distruption On Saturday Morning

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On Saturday June 18th at 0625 hours, Battalion Two was dispatched to the intersection of Deptford Avenue and Tacoma Boulevard for a power wire down.  Crews arrived to find that a primary wire was broke mid span and was hanging close to the road surface.  Crews provided a safe area by closing the intersection and
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Jun
15
2016

Deptford FD Graduates One From the GCIT Firefighter 1 Program

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Congratulations to Firefighter Nick Sullivan of the Good Intent Road Station, for graduating the Firefighter 1 program at the Gloucester County Institute of Technology High School.  During the Senior year, students may enroll in this program to obtain their State of New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Firefighter 1 Certification. Congratulations again and we all
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Jun
13
2016

Tacoma Fire Company Assists Warrior Watch Group With Soldier Send Off

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On Monday June 13, 2015 Engine 921 assisted the Warrior Watch Motorcycle Group with a Soldier Send Off.  A young lady from Cordelia Avenue was leaving for Boot Camp today and received a loud send off and a escort to the Deptford High School for a send off from the students and staff and then
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Jun
12
2016

Mulch Fire Extends to Building At 1000 Building Shetland Way

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On June 12, 2016 at 1600 hours, Battalion Two was dispatched to the 1006 Shetland Way for a Building Fire.  Crews arrived on location to find a mulch fire that had extended to the vinyl siding of the building.  Crews extinguished the fire and removed the siding from the building and found no extension to
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Jun
11
2016

Deptford FD Wins Multiple Awards at the Verga Fire Co Parade

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On Saturday June 11, 2016, members of the Deptford Fire Department from the Tacoma Boulevard Station, Good Intent Road Station and the Cooper Street Station, and Princeton Boulevard Station went to the Verga Fire Company’s 100th Anniversary Parade in West Deptford.  Apparatus was judged by the Delaware Valley Parade Judges Association and the Department marched
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Jun
7
2016

Working Dwelling Fire On Woodland Avenue

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On June 7, 2016 at 0408 hours, Battalion Two was dispatched to the area of the 600 block of Woodland Avenue for an Investigate Smoke assignment.  During the response of Engine 921, the communication center advised that the Deptford Police Department was on location at 619 Woodland Avenue with a house fire.  Engine 921 arrived
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