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 in the incident commander to strike multiple alarms and special calls of the Gloucester County Tender Task Force, Gloucester County 5″ Large Diameter Task Force, the Gloucester County Regional Strike Team 5 to provide coverage for the southern half of of Gloucester County. Engine 921 is part of the 5″ task force and Ladder 926 is part of the Regional Strike Team #5. Engine 921 was part of a 2400′ 5″ supply line running from Malaga Lake to the fire scene. Other Deptford FD apparatus at the scene was Engine 911 operating at the RIC for the cover strike force and Engine 943 operating a supply engine for the Tender Task Force.
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