Sep
17
2016

Deptford Fire Department Repeats at the 2016 Wildwood Fireman’s Convention Parade

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Another Job well done for the Deptford Fire Department at the 2016 Fireman’s Convention Parade in Wildwood NJ.  The members of the Deptford Fire Department put in many hours of cleaning, polishing, painting, packing hose and practicing marching in preparation for defending numerous titles from last year’s parade.  So on Saturday September 17, 2016 at
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Aug
3
2016

Battalion Two Investigates CO Detector Activation

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On Wednesday August 3, 2016, Battalion Two was dispatched to a residence on Linda Lane for a CO detector Activation, Crews arrived to find the occupants of the house outside advising that their CO detector was sounding.  Crews, using meters, found high levels of CO in the house and asked the resident was gas fired
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Aug
2
2016

Tacoma Fire Company Participates in Deptford National Night Out

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On Tuesday August 2, 2016, the Deptford Police Department hosted their annual National Night Out event at the Recreation Center.  The Deptford Fire Department participated in the event by bringing fire apparatus along with the Safety Trailer.  Those in attendance were permitted to see the fire apparatus and the equipment carried as well as meet
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Jul
31
2016

Engine 921 and Ladder 926 Respond to Franklin Twp For 3+ Alarm Building FIre

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On Sunday July 31, 2016, Franklin Twp Fire Department (Malaga FC, Franklinville FD, Star Cross FC, Janiver FC and Forest Grove FC) were dispatched for a working building fire at a lumber yard located at 303 Delsea Drive in the Malaga Section of Franklin Township.  The building a 150′x150′ was well involved in fire resulting
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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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