Saturday, March 1, 2014
Engine 75, Battalion 75, and 701 responded on the 1st alarm to 1020 Kings Highway, Bellmawr Manor Apartments. Upon arrival, Engine 75 established a supply line to Ladder 33 then stretched the 2nd 1 3/4" line into the building. While operating inside, our crew was met with a ceiling collapse. All personnel were evacuated from the building, PAR completed, and an exterior attack was initiated. No one was injured during the fire and the cause is being investigated.
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Around 08:05, Squad 75 was dispatched to the NJ Turnpike for a reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Squad 75's crew worked with Squad 13 and Rescue 13(Cherry Hill) to extricate the victim from an overturned tractor trailer hauling 9000 gallons of Bio Diesel. There was a minor leak from the tanker which was mitigated by Hazmat 13(Cherry Hill). The patient that was extricated from the tractor trailer was flown from the scene to the local ER. Squad 75 returned to station around 12:00.At 13:15, Engine 75 was dispatched for an automatic fire alarm at 300 N. Black Horse Pike. Company returned to station around 13:30.At 13:46, Squad 75 was dispatched for another motor vehicle accident with entrapment on the NJ Turnpike. Squad 75 and BLS 788 arrived to find a SUV into the rear of a tow truck. 1 patient who was heavily entrapped was determined to be DOA. Cherry Hill Fire units responding southbound were recalled and the Runnemede units worked with the NJ State Police on scene during the accident investigation. The crew returned to station about 17:30.
Sunday, December 29, 2013 20:38
Just as the Eagles recovered the first turnover by Dallas in the 1st quarter, Task Force 7 was dispatched to 625 Glover Dr. for a reported house fire. Police reported a smoke condition from a faulty kitchen exhaust fan. 701(Moriarty) arrived on location to find a vacant, 1 story single family dwelling, light smoke showing from the front door. Engine 75 arrived and went to the interior to investigate further. Confirming the police report, Engine 75's crew found a exhaust fan fire with extension to the cabinet above and walls. The fire was quickly brought under control and held the assignment to the 1st engine and ladder. The fire is being investigated by the Runnemede Fire Marshals Office. Task Force 7 - Engine 75(Runnemede), Ladder 91(Barrington), Squad 32(Bellmawr), Ladder 33(Bellmawr), Rescue 82(Chews Landing), and BLS 787(Runnemede).
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Friday, December 13, 2013
Task Force 83 was dispatched to 256 Cedar Ave and upon arrival crews were faced with heavy fire on the "A" side. Squad 75(Runnemede) responded when the Incident Commander struck the all hands. Upon arrival, Squad 75's crew assisted with the secondary water supply and assumed the RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) operations. The crew also assisted with hose line deployment and exterior operations on the "C" and "D" side of the dwelling. The family lost everthing only two weeks before Christmas. They are collecting donations online for the family. www.youcaring.com/help-a-neighbor/please-help-chando-family-after-house-fire/116986
Friday, October 11, 2013
The Runnemede Fire Department was honored on October 11th 2013 at the Friday night football game by Triton High School as part of their Hometown Hero Program. The Department received a plaque of appreciation from Triton. The Company received a Joint Legislative Commendation from Senator Norcross and Assemblymen Fuentes and Wilson. Thank You Mrs. Sheppard for the recognition.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
2013 Horton Concept 3 Ford E-350 chassis with a gasoline engine. This unit is replacing the old BLS 787 which was a 2000 Ford/Horton.
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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
This Saturday, 9/28/13, 10:00am. Bellmawr, Gloucester Township, and Runnemede VFW are hosting a Welcome Home Veterans Parade. The parade will begin at Glendora Fire Department on 8th Ave and proceed down the Black Horse Pike making a right on Evesham Road and ending at Triton High School. Please come out to support this great event!
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Squad 75 and BLS 787 were special called into Chews Landing for a 7 vehicle MVA at Black Horse Pike and Chews Landing Rd. Squad 75's crew assisted with patient assessment and packaging. The accident is under investigation with the Gloucester Twp Police Department.
Sunday, September 1, 2013 18:30
Engine 75 headed to Delanco(Burlington County) Dietz and Watson factory for the building fire. Engine 75 worked with E82(Chews Landing), SD81(Glendora), E84(Blackwood), and E62(Pine Hill) as a part of the Large Diameter Hose Task Force which fed water to the scene from the Delaware River via Camden City Fire Boat 1. Companies were released from the scene around 01:00.
Sunday, September 1, 2013 10:50
Marine 75 along with various other Camden and Gloucester County units operated in National Park(Gloucester County) for a recovery in the Delaware River.
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