Friday, February 15, 2013
Task Force 7 was dispatched for a reported apartment fire at 1001 N. Black Horse Pike. Upon arrival crews found smoke showing from division "C". The Beaver Brook Duty Engine, Squad 32 stretched a 1 3/4" handline to the fire room and found the fire to be extinguished prior arrival with a dry chem extinguisher, however crews still had a heavy smoke condition throughout. Companies ventilated the building and overhauled the affected area in the apartment. The fire is being investigated through the Runnemede Fire Marshalls Office.
All Companies - Chief 702, Squad, and Engine 75(Runnemede), Rescue and Battalion 82(Chews Landing), Ladder 91(Barrington), Ladder 33(Bellmawr), Utility 81 and Chief 8101(Glendora), Squirt 21(Haddon Heights), and Utility 69-1(Hi Nella).
Friday, February 8, 2013
Approximately 11:30 a.m. Squad 75 was toned for a motor vehicle accident with reports of entrapment. Chief 701(Moriarty) arrived to find a two vehicle head on accident with one overturned, all occupants out of vehicles. A total of 4 patients were transported to the hospital.
After clearing the accident, Squad 75 was toned for a report of wire down/burning in front of the Phily Sports Bar. Battalion 75(Dolce) and Chief 701(Moriarty) arrived confirming the report. Squad 75 assisted the Runnemede PD with shutting down the Black Horse Pike. PSE&G was called to the scene and quickly handled the situation.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The Mayor of
Runnemede, Bertha “Sis” Kalvaitis, swore in the 2013 Line Officers and Executive Board at
our Annual Installation Banquet. We look forward to a very progressive and successful 2013.
Department - 701 - Patrick Moriarty
- 702 - Alfred Loverdi
Chief - 7502 - Thomas Buscio
7504 - Jaime Daleus
7505 - Anthony Dolce
7506 - Matthew Meyers
President - Michael Kearney
- Mary Roray
- Joan Albertson
Treasure - Bernard Moore
Trustee - Alfred Loverdi, Bob Wilson, Greg Grugan, George Pedicelli, and Charles Romond
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Squad 75(Runnemede), BLS 3(Bellmawr), and Medic 41(Virtua) were dispatched to the area of 109 E. 9th Ave with a report of a single vehicle accident. Chief 701(Moriarty) arrived to find Runnemede Police on location with a vehicle into a tree with one person trapped. Squad 75 arrived and operated with the hydraulic rescue tools to free the patient. Patient was packaged and transported to the local hospital. This accident is under investigation by the Runnemede Police Department.
Photo by B. Bove
Photo by M. Hartman
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Squad 75 and Mount Laurel FD were dispatched to mile marker 36.1 Northbound on the New Jersey Turnpike. While responding we received report of possible 4 people trapped in the vehicle. Mount Laurel units arrived on scene to find one vehicle off the road and confirmed only one person trapped. Squad 75(Runnemede) arrived and assisted Mount Laurel FD with stabilization of the vehicle and with the extrication of (1) patient whom was in the front passenger seat of the vehicle. Patient was packaged by EMS and transported to the ER. This accident is under investigation with the New Jersey State Police.
Photo by RFD
Photo courtesy of Tom Fowler BFD
Friday, December 21, 2012
00:04 - Task Force 82 was dispatched to 35 Brookline Dr for a reported dwelling fire. Battalion 82 arrived to find heavy fire showing from a two-story single family dwelling with fire extending to the exposure. Squad 32(staffed by the Beaver Brook Fire Alliance) and Squad 75(Runnemede) responded and operated at this fire. The fire escalated to two alarms and is being investigated.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) want you to know that every year, hospital emergency rooms treat about 12,500 people for injuries, such as falls, cuts and shocks, related to holiday lights, decorations and Christmas trees.In addition, warns CPSC, candles start about 11,600 fires each year, resulting in 150 deaths, 1,200 injuries and $173 million in property loss. Christmas trees are involved in about 300 fires annually, resulting in 10 deaths, 30 injuries and an average of more than $10 million in property loss and damage.Additional CPSC tips to make your holiday a safe one include:Trees:
Sunday, December 9, 2012
The Beaver Brook Regional Fire Alliance responded to the Black Horse Pike and Clements Bridge Rd for a pedestrian who was struck by a car.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Please join us for the Annual Christmas Parade this Sunday, November 25th. Parade starts at 7:00pm and goes from 2nd Ave to the Harry Williams Building (next to Wawa) along the Black Horse Pike.
Monday, November 19, 2012 19:00
The 4 hour Lecture was on Engine Company Operations taught by Lt. Timothy Klett FDNY. The course went into depth on actions prior to emergencies such as trust issues, training, district surveys, and position assignments. It also covered size up, initial radio reports, line placement and proper size and communications. The drill was well attended with over 80 members from Barrington, Bellmawr, Runnemede and Haddon Heights Fire Departments. The alliance continues to grow and will continue to seek a progressive future. *Write up courtesy of Bellmawr Fire Department*
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