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*
Friday, November 9, 2012
The Beaver Brook Fire Alliance staffing Squad 32 operated at this 2-alarm in the Borough of Collingswood. The crew consisted of firefighters from Barrington, Bellmawr, Runnemede and Haddon Heights Fire Departments
Saturday, October 27, 2012
All information from www.Camdencounty.comThe Camden County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is offering residents advice on how to prepare their families and homes for the potential threat of Hurricane Sandy. "With the increasing chance that our area will experience sustained winds, heavy rain and possible flooding, our County OEM has practical guidance for your storm preparation," said Freeholder Ian Leonard.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Our members helped salute FDNY's Squad 252, destroyed on September 11th, as it was transported down the NJ Turnpike today on it's way to Washington, D.C. Squad 252 lost 6 Firefighters on that day.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Squad 75 operated at a 3-alarm dwelling fire on the 400 Block of Market St. in Gloucester City this morning.
A Night Out Fundraiser to Benifit the Runnemede Fire Company, No. 1Thursday, September 6that the 9th Ave Bar & Grill - 109 E. 9th Ave, Runnemede. Located inside the Runnemede Inn & Suites. (The former Holiday Inn)Come spend a night out at the 9th Ave Bar & Grill. A portion of all bar and food sales between 5pm - 10pm will be donated to the Runnemede Fire Company.It's simple to help - just come on out and order some food and drinks! No tickets necessary.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Squad 75 responds to Chews Landing for a dwelling fire on 22 Stone gate Dr. Battalion 82 arrived with smoke showing and struck the all hands. Crew from Engine 82 (Chews Landing) use 1 1-3/4 hand line to extinguish the fire. Squad 75 stood as the RIT (Rapid Intervention Company) until later released by 820.
Photo by TJ Carroll
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
arrived on location to find heavy fire showing from the rear of a single story dwelling. Shortly after Engine 75 arrived and the crew began the inital fire attack through the front door. Squirt 32
(Bellmawr) stretched a second line. Ladder 33 (Bellmawr) and Ladder 91
(Barrington) performed ventilation. The fire was
placed under control in 30 minutes. The fire is under investigation by the Runnemede Fire Department Fire Investigation Unit and the Camden County P.A.U.
Additional companies on
location: Utility 81(Glendora), Rescue 82(Chews Landing), Utility 69-1(Hi
Nella), Squad 51(Gloucester City).
Photo by E. Idelson
Photo by T. Fowler
The following Excessive Heat Warning has been issued for Runnemede begining Wednesday, June 20th, and extending until Friday. Please take extra care to keep yourself cool during this weather and be sure to drink plenty of water.URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ340 AM EDT WED JUN 20 2012...A PERIOD OF EARLY SEASON DANGEROUS HEAT WILL IMPACT OURREGION....A STRENGTHENING AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO OUR REGIONTODAY AND THURSDAY...BRINGING A VERY HOT AIRMASS WITH NEAR RECORDHIGH TEMPERATURES. THIS WILL ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY INCREASINGHUMIDITY LEVELS. THE COMBINATION OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILLRESULT IN DANGEROUS CONDITIONS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLYEVENING HOURS. THE URBAN CENTERS SUCH AS CENTER CITY PHILADELPHIAWILL TEND TO HOLD THE HEAT THROUGH THE NIGHT THAT BUILT UP DURINGTHE DAY. RELIEF FROM THE HEAT WILL GRADUALLY ARRIVE FROM THENORTHWEST DURING FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.DEZ001-NJZ015-017>019-PAZ067>071-202100-/O.CON.KPHI.EH.W.0002.120620T1700Z-120622T1000Z/NEW CASTLE-MERCER-GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-CHESTER-MONTGOMERY-BUCKS-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILMINGTON...TRENTON...GLASSBORO...CAMDEN...CHERRY HILL...MOORESTOWN...MOUNT HOLLY...WEST CHESTER...NORRISTOWN...DOYLESTOWN...MEDIA...PHILADELPHIA340 AM EDT WED JUN 20 2012...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THISAFTERNOON TO 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...* HEAT INDEX VALUES...98 TO 104 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON.* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S THIS AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON. LOWS GENERALLY 70 TO 75 DEGREES...AND ONLY DROPPING TO NEAR 80 DEGREES IN CENTER CITY PHILADELPHIA.* IMPACTS...THE WORST WOULD BE FELT BY THOSE WHO LIVE AND/OR WORK IN THE URBAN AREAS. THOSE WHO ARE AT A GREATER RISK INCLUDE THE ELDERLY... THE INFIRM AND CHILDREN.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OFDANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOTTEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATIONIN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM... STAY OUT OF THE SUN... ANDCHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHENPOSSIBLE... RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITY TO EARLY MORNING OREVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEATSTROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHENPOSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK... THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ANDHEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKSIN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BYHEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKEIS AN EMERGENCY - CALL 9 1 1.
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