May
12
2016

Motor Vehicle Crash with Fire on the New Jersey Turnpike

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On May 12, 2016 Battalion Two along with the Westville Fire Department and the Woolwich Fire Co were dispatched the New Jersey Turnpike at the 16.7 southbound mile marker for a motor vehicle crash with fire.  Crews arrived to find a single vehicle crash off the roadway into the woods and involved in fire.  The
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May
8
2016

Ladder 926 Participates in Camden County Ladder Ops Class

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The Tacoma Boulevard Station sent five members to a Ladder Operations Class at the Camden County Fire Academy and on the second day, Tower Ladder 926 went to the class for the hands on portion of the class.  Good Job  to the members who took the time to continue their education for the fire service.
Apr
30
2016

Five First Place Trophies for Deptford Fire Department At Beach Haven

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On April 30, 2016, members from the Tacoma Boulevard Station took Engine 923 and Brush 925 and members from the Good Intent Road Station took Engine 931 to the Beach Haven Fire Department Housing Parade.  It was a perfect day for a parade on Long Beach Island in Ocean County.  After a the parade and
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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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