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Strong Storms Caused Some Issues

Tuesday, July 8, 2014  The strong thunderstorm which rolled through the county caused some issues in Runnemede. Numerous trees and wires were down throughout the town which kept the Fire and Police Department busy. A large portion of the West Side of town along with Glendora were without power for approximately 7 hours. PSE&G restored the power around 05:30.  



Mulch Fire with Extension

Monday, July 7, 2014  Task Force 7 was dispatched to the area of Clements Bridge Rd and Bowers Ave for a reported dwelling fire. Address was amended to 23 Bowers just off Clements Bridge. A passing by Toyota of Runnemede employee witnessed a mulch fire extending to the front porch of this dwelling and quickly grabbed a garden hose. 701 arrived on location with nothing showing from a 2 story wood frame single family dwelling. Fire was extinguished prior to FD arrival but still had some hot spots. Engine 75 arrived and stretched 50' of 1 3/4" house to cool down the front porch while checking for any additional extension. 

Additional Responding Companies: Quint 91(Barrington), Squirt 32(Bellmawr), Rescue 82(Chews Landing), and BLS 3(Bellmawr). 



Kitchen Fire at Presidential Apartments

Thursday, June 26, 2014   Approximately 08:30 this morning, Task Force 7 was dispatched to the Presidential Apartments "J" building for a reported apartment fire. Police arrived on location with smoke showing from building. Engine 75 arrived and stretched a 1 3/4" hand line to the interior for a working kitchen fire. The fire was placed under control quickly and no reported injuries. Solid work by all companies on scene.

Additional assisting companies: Quint 91(Barrington) Rescue 82(Chews Landing) Squirt 32(Bellmawr) and Engine 272(Lawnside).



From Probie to Firefighters: The Graduates

Tuesday, June 24, 2014  We would like to congratulate Firefighter's Christopher Thomas, Ryan Casillas, and Ryan Young who graduated from their Firefighter 1 training! The 5 month journey has now given them the basic knowledge and know how to be a firefighter in the State of New Jersey. They know the complexity of this job and the training doesn't stop here. We look forward to their growth and progression in the department.

F/F Young

F/F Young

F/F Thomas

F/F Thomas


House Full of Smoke

Friday, June 13, 2014  Around 17:30 Task Force 7 was dispatched to 53 Bowers Ave for a reported dwelling fire. Original reports were the resident came home to a house full of smoke. 701, B75, and E75 arrived with nothing showing from a 1 story wood frame single family dwelling. RPD reported a significant smoke condition in the basement. E75's crew proceeded into the interior and confirmed RPD's report. E75 and QT91's crews worked in the basement to locate the source of the smoke while SQ32 stood by the hydrant and R82 assumed the RIT Team rolls. The source was traced to a sump pump fire in a limited access part of the dwelling basement. Crews extinguished the fire with a can and the dwelling was ventilated. Outstanding work to all companies on location!

Additonal assisting companies: Bellmawr Fire(32) and Chews Landing Fire(82).



Bedroom Fire in Bellmawr

Tuesday, June 10, 2014  Task Force 33 was dispatched to 308 Princeton Ave in Bellmawr. Squirt 32 arrived and stretched a line to the 2nd floor and made quick work of a mattress fire. Engine 75 arrived and stood by the hydrant awaiting the order to lay in. The fire was placed under control quickly and no water supply was needed. Outstanding work to all Companies on scene. 



Single Vehicle MVA with Entrapment

Saturday, May 31, 2014  Squad 75, BLS 787, Squad 13, and BLS 1396 were dispatched to the Northbound side of the NJTP for a single vehicle accident. Squad 13 arrived in the Southbound lane to investigate and found 1 patient to be entrapped in the vehicle. At the time, Medics and Rescue 13 were added to the assignment. Squad 13 and Squad 75 worked together to stabilize the vehicle and extricate the patient. BLS 787 and Medics transported the patient to a local hospital. 



2nd Annual Car Show

Saturday, May 31, 2014  We would like to thank everyone who came out and participated in the car show! It was a great success and we already started planning for next year. Pictures are uploaded in the Gallery section of the website. Thanks again for everyone's continued support.  



Dwelling Fire in Barrington

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Thursday, May 22, 2014  Squad 75 responded to 15 Cedar Ave in Barrington for a dwelling fire. The 1st arriving crew on Quint 91(Barrington) was met with heavy fire conditions on the "C" side 1st floor. They made a very aggressive attack with a 2 1/2" handline. Squad 75 arrived and laddered the front and rear of the dwelling along with ventilating the 2nd floor. The fire was placed under control quickly and is under investigation. One elderly resident was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation. 



Engine 75 responds to Berlin Twp

Thursday, May 8, 2014  Task Force "C" was dispatched to cover Station 211(Berlin Boro). Upon arrival at Station 211, Engine 75 was called into the scene at 160 Cooper Rd, Berlin Twp. Engine 75's original assignment was to establish a third water source and supply Quint 1-1(Audubon). The water source was unable to be established. Engine 75's crew reported to man power pool and worked with the crew from Quint 60(Laurel Springs). Outstanding work by all personnel on scene! Its not often you seen Runnemede in Berlin Township.    

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