Apr
26
2015

Ladder 926 Participates in the Deptford Skating Center Public Event

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The Deptford Skating Center on Deptford Avenue held a “Touch a Truck” event at the skating facility.  Ladder 926 participated along with units from the Deptford EMS and Deptford PD.  The Deptford Fire Marshal’s office brought the Deptford Fire District’s new smoke trailer as well as “Blaze” the DFD mascot.  The participants were able to
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Apr
25
2015

Ladder 926 Participates in Deptford Nemours DuPont Pediatrics Touch A Truck At Fasola Park

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During the Deptford Mayor and Council 5K run and walk, the Nemours DuPont Pediatrics Hospital hosted a “Touch a Truck” event at the Fasola Park.  Ladder 926 was part of a group of vehicles from the Deptford Police Department, Deptford EMS, and Deptford DPW to participate. The event and the 5K run and walk were
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Apr
21
2015

Commercial Vehicle Fire on the New Jersey Turnpike

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Battalion Two was dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike  at mile marker 24.5 north bound for a commercial vehicle fire. Crews arrived to find a roll off container truck with the rear wheels on the passenger side well involved in fire. The roll off container was holding 70,000 pounds of contaminated soil.  Engine 921 arrived
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Apr
20
2015

Early Morning Heavy Rain Causes Multiple Crashes on New Jersey Turnpike

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A strong line of rain storms went through the area this morning resulting in numerous motor vehicle crashes on the New Jersey Turnpike.  Crashes were handled by emergency services at the 17.3 southbound mile marker, then at 23.7 southbound mile marker, then at the 14.4 northbound marker and finally at the 19.9 southbound mile marker. 
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Apr
17
2015

Well Involved Vehicle Fire on Caulfield Avenue

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Battalion Two along with Deptford EMS and a Duty Engine from 93 were dispatched to the area of Caulfield Avenue between Turkey Hill Road and Lexington Avenue for a vehicle fire.  Crews arrived to find a SUV off the road and well involved.  Engine 934 arrived and led off with a 1 3/4 hand line
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Apr
11
2015

Ladder 926 Special Called into Woodbury

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Woodbury Fire Department was dispatched to 124 Green Avenue for a building fire. On arrival of 501 (Chief Gartner) he found a four story building with a light smoke condition on the first floor and reports of an issue with a HVAC unit on the roof.  Ladder 926 was special called to assist. on the
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Apr
6
2015

Deptford Fire Commissioners Along With Deptford Mayor and Council Honor Firefighters, Police Officers and EMS

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On Monday April 6th at 1900 hours at the Deptford Municipal Building, the Deptford Board of fire Commissioners along with the Deptford Mayor and Council awarded members of the Deptford Fire Department, Deptford Police Department, Deptford EMS and a Paramedic from the Inspira Medical Center. On Sunday February 1, 2015, the Deptford FD was dispatched
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Apr
2
2015

Working Dwelling Fire in the Gardenville Section of Deptford

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At 1038 hours the Deptford Fire Department, specifically Battalion Three was dispatched 21 Burke Avenue for a dwelling fire.  On arrival of Fire Marshal Burkhardt,  he reported heavy smoke form a  a single family dwelling 70 x 30.  The “All Hands Fire Box” was dispatched bringing additional resources. Orders were given to the first due
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Mar
21
2015

Commercial Motor Vehicle Crash on the New Jersey Turnpike

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At 0618, Battalion 92 along with the Westville Fire and EMS and the Woolwich Fire Co were dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike at the 18.8 mile marker northbound for a overturned tractor trailer crash.  Battalion 9201(Thomas) arrived to find a tractor trailer rig that had struck and then overturned onto the center concrete median
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Mar
18
2015

Resources Sent to 2nd Dwelling Fire In Oak Valley in 15 Minutes

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While the Deptford Fire Department were suppressing a fire on Westminister Avenue, the Communications Center advised Battalion 9201 that they were striking the box for a Dwelling Fire at 363 Rutgers Avenue.  Reports were a dryer fire inside the residence.  FM9 (Burkhardt) ,responding to the Westiminister Avenue job, re-routed to the Rutgers Avenue job and
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