May
23
2015

Ladder 926 Responds to All Hands Dwelling Fire In Woodbury

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Woodbury Fire Department was dispatched to 230 Logan Street for a Dwelling Fire.  Chief 501 (R. Gartner) arrived on location to find a 1 1/2 story single family dwelling well involved and struck the all hands box.  Ladder 926 responded with other resources to the fire.  Ladder 926 arrived and set up at the A/D
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May
16
2015

Engine 921 Stands By at Fireworks At Deptford Day

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On the evening of May 16th, the Deptford Fire Department provided coverage in neighborhoods that surround Fasola Park during the annual fireworks show that ends the events of Deptford Day.  Engine 921 stood by on Tarpy Drive.
May
16
2015

Deptford Fire Department Marches in Deptford Day Parade

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On Saturday May 16th, The four battalions of the Deptford Fire Department and marched in the Deptford Day Parade as a unit.  The fire department was led in the line of march by the Deptford Township High School Marching Band.  The membership of the fire department wanted to show the residents of Deptford the award
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May
5
2015

Ladder 926 Covers Glassboro Fire Department

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Ladder 926 along with Engine 1011 from Washington Twp Fire Department provided a cover for the Glassboro Fire Department as the company provided a Fireman’s Funeral for a fallen member.  The cover permitted the entire Glassboro FD Membership to participate in the funeral.  Our deepest condolences are expressed to the family, friends and fellow firefighters
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Apr
29
2015

Engine 921 and Crew Presents Fire Safety Message to 2nd Graders

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Members of the crew for Engine 921 went to the Shady Lane Elementary School and spoke with the 2nd grade students.  During the past week, the students have been reading books about fire trucks and fire engines.  Today the crew brought Engine 921 to the school for the children to look at and ask questions. 
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Apr
29
2015

All Hands Dwelling Fire on Tanyard Road in Lake Tract Section of Deptford

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Battalion 94 along with Battalion 92 were dispatched to 716 Tanyard Road for a dwelling fire. Chief 9401 (J.Tull) arrived on location to find a 2 story single family dwelling with heavy smoke from Division 2.  Reports were a bedroom fire. As crews arrived the fire self vented out the windows on the delta division.
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Apr
27
2015

Battalion Two Trains At The Gloucester County Fire Academy

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Battalion Two honed their skills at the Gloucester County Fire Academy’s smoke house maze.  Crews trained on the use of the Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC) during searches of smoke filled dwellings.  Crews went through numerous scenarios that required searches for trapped people using their search skills with the aid of a TIC.  Crews also trained
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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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