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2015 Line and Executive Officers

Monday, December 15, 2014  Congrats to the 2015 Line and Executive Officers. 2015 is going to be a busy one for the entire department. We would like to thank everyone for their continued support! 

Fire Department Line Officers:

Chief (701) - Patrick Moriarty

Deputy Chief (702) - Alfred Loverdi

Assistant Chief (7502) - Thomas Buscio

Captain (7504) - Anthony Dolce

Lieutenant (7505) - Kyle Lautenbacher

Fire Company Executive Officers:

President - John Feret

Vice President - Michael Kearney

Recording Secretary - Zachary Beeby

Financial Secretary - Joan Albertson

Treasure - Bernard Moore

Trustees - Charles Romond, Daniel Fitzgerald, and Frank Hartman



Past-Chief William Dermond

Friday, December 5, 2014  Past-Chief, William Dermond passed away at the age of 85. He served as Chief of Department from 1976 to 1977. Chief Dermond proudly served in the United States Army, Air Force, and Navy. He retired in 1989 from the Civil Service at Naval Air Station in Willow Grove.



Rest In Peace Firefighter/EMT McLean

Saturday, November 29, 2014  It is with deep regret that the we announce the passing of Firefighter/EMT Mary McLean. FF/EMT McLean lost her battle with cancer this evening.

Services for FF/EMT Mary McLean:

Viewing Wednesday December 3rd, 2014 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. and Thursday December 4th, 2014 8:15 A.M. - 9:15 A.M. at Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede NJ. Mass on Thursday 10:00 A.M. at St. Teresa Church.



Thanksgiving Safety Tips

NFPA Thanksgiving Safety

Wednesday, November 26, 2014  As the Thanksgiving Holiday comes upon us, lets make sure you are being safe in the kitchen. Did you know, Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment?

Learn more: www.nfpa.org/safety-information/for-consumers/holidays/thanksgiving-safety



Truck Hits the Turnpike Overpass

Wednesday, November 12, 2014  The truck was traveling North on the Black Horse Pike and the dump portion began to raise. The driver was unaware and the dump struck the NJTP Interchange 3 overpass. The truck was wedged underneath the overpass and lost its load. Squad 75, B75, and 701 stood by while the Turnpike Authority, NJSP, and Runnemede Police investigated. The overpass was inspected at which point the vehicle was removed by Beaver Brook Towing. 

Additional assisting units: Camden County Fire Police(5700) and Bellmawr Police. 



Refrigerant Leak on Oakland Ave

Tuesday, November 11, 2014  Squad 75, BLS 787, and Medic responded to a Refrigerant leak on South Oakland Ave. While defrosting a freezer from the 1940/50s a refrigerant line was struck and punctured causing the gas to leak. A resident inhaled the gas causing shortness of breath. The gas was determined to be compressed ammonia which at one time was a common refrigerant. The property was ventilated and the patient was transported to the ER. 



Change the Clock, Change Your Battery

Sunday, November 2, 2014  Daylight Saving Time is Sunday, November 2nd, 2014.

The Runnemede Fire Department along with the Fire Marshal's Office reminds our residents that one simple step can help save their lives and the lives of those around them. Everyone is encouraged to use the extra hour they "gain" from Daylight Saving Time to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, test alarms and remind friends, family, neighbors and fellow community members to do the same.



Ebola Virus Preparation

Monday, October 27, 2014  The members drilled on the proper PPE donning and doffing techniques to prevent personal contamination if we are faced with that situation. The Runnemede Fire Department, along with Camden County Health Officials are continuously working to ensure the residents and employees of Runnemede and the surrounding towns are protected. 

For additional awareness information about the Ebola virus and how you can prevent its spread, please visit:





Tractor Trailer Fire on NJTP

Monday, October 27, 2014  Squad 75 along with Mount Laurel Fire Engine 3621 were dispatched to the area of Interchange 4 on the NJTP for a reported vehicle fire. 701 arrived at the N/B off ramp with a fire in a 53' cargo trailer carrying food products. The driver of the vehicle disconnected the tractor before the FD arrived. B/C 3603 assumed T/P Command and 701 assumed Operations. E3621 arrived 1st due and led off with an 1 3/4" hand line. SD75 supplied E3621 with their tank water and stretched and additional 1 3/4" hand line. Due to the unsafe condition of the trailer, Ladder 3635 was special called to assist with extinguishing the fire. Burlington County Tenders were also special called to the scene for the Ladder water supply. Runnemede units were on scene for approximately 3 hours before being released by T/P Command.



Bellmawr Engine 331

Credit: Lt. Lautenbacher

Credit: Lt. Lautenbacher

Friday, October 10, 2014  To the residents of Runnemede:

As a part of our shared service agreement with Bellmawr, Barrington, and Haddon Heights, the Runnemede Fire Department is currently using Bellmawr Engine 331 as a loner. Squad 75 is currently in the shop having maintenance done and Bellmawr was gracious enough to lone the truck to keep us in service as a Squad Company. If you see the truck throughout town, it is staffed with the Runnemede Fire Department members. 

Thank you to Bellmawr Fire Department!



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