Friday, February 13, 2015 – Station 94 along with Station 92 were dispatched to 738 Iszard Road in the Lake Tract Section of Deptford for a dwelling fire. The communication center was reporting multiple calls. Fire Marshal Robert Burkhardt arrived to find a 1 1/2 story single family dwelling with heavy fire on division c. Orders were given for Engine 942 to lead off with a 1 3/4 hand line through the front door as the crew from 926 was ordered to stretch a 2 1/2 line to division c to knock the bulk of the down. Engine 934 laid a 5″ supply line to Engine 942. Engine 912 brought a water supply from highland avenue and stretched hand lines to division c. Other arriving crews were detailed to divisions within the dwelling for suppression. Members of these crews rescued 3 dogs and 1 cat from the dwelling. The fire placed under control at the 45 minute mark and crews remained on location with hitting hots spots and assisting the fire marshal with the investigation.
Sunday, February 1, 2015 – Battalion Two was dispatched to the Chestnut Lane Apartments located at 1060 Delsea Drive apartment 1405 for a Dwelling fire with reported entrapment. The Gloucester County Alarm Room reported multiple calls. 9201 (Battalion Chief Thomas) arrived to find a 300 X 65 2 story Garden Style apartments with fire showing from Division C middle of the row. The fire apartment was 1405 with entrapment in the apartment above at 1406.
Battalion Chief 9201, Engine 921 Crew, Inspira Paramedics, and Deptford EMS worked together to rescue residences there were trapped on the balcony of their apartment. Cascade 947 responded on the all hands. Ladder 926 advised that they had heavy fire conditions on Division C and asked for a water supply. Battalion Chief Thomas struck the 2nd alarm at this time. The second alarm was struck bringing Engine 942 and Engine 943. Ladder 936 arrived and were detailed to Division C to assist 926 with suppression. Engine 942 was ordered to lay a 5″ supply line from Ladder 926 to the fire hydrant on Delsea Dr. Engine 1312 assisted with completing the lay. Engine 943 arrived on location at the hydrant in front of the 400 building and stretched supply lines to Engine 921 and Ladder 936. The conditions started to worsen and a evacuation signal was given and the third alarm struck. Trench cuts were made on the Bravo and Delta exposures to stop the spread of fire. Ladder 926 went into service and knocked the bulk of the fire down and the job was placed under control at the 1 hour and 10 minute mark.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 – Cascade 947 was dispatched to assist Duty Engine 921 on a dewatering in station 93’s local. While operating on the dewatering battalion three along with ladder 926 were dispatched to the Staples Store on Deptford Center Road for a building fire. Engine 921 and Cascade 947 responded. Communicatios advised there was smoke in the warehouse section of the store and power was out. Engine 921 arrived to confirm the report. Cascade 947 arrived and crew was sent forward to assist. Crews investigated finding that there was an electrical issue within the strip stores from a squirrel causing an electrical short. Crews were able to isolate the issue in Staples and the utility company arrived to follow up on the issue.
Monday, January 19, 2015 – Station 94 was dispatched to Bogey’s Paving for a commercial vehicle. Engine 942 and Cascade 947 responded and county communications gave them the report of a truck on fire in the rear of the yard. 9404 arrived to confirm the report with another Tractor trailer as an exposure. Engine 942 and Cascade 947 arrived and stretched the front bumper line. Engine 934 arrived while crews were extinguishing the fire and assisted with overhaul. Fire is being investigated by the Deptford Fire Marshals Office. Photo credit to Battalion Chief Joseph Tull Jr and Career Firefighter Alan Bender
Thursday, January 15, 2015 – Engine 91, Engine 94, and Ladder 92 were dispatched to cover District 6 West Deptford while they were operating on a trailer fire in the Willow Woods Trailer Park. Engine 912 was brought into the job while Engine 943 and Ladder 926 covered at Verga Fire Company.
9401 – Joseph Tull Jr. Battalion Chief
9402 – Dominic D’Alonzo Captain Tanyard Rd Station
9403 – Adam Abernethy Captain Delsea Drive Station
9404 – James Spade Lieutenant Delsea Drive Station
New Sharon Fire Company
Friday December 19, 2014 Santa Clause will be escorted around in Windemere Development, The Landings At Deptford, New Sharon Woods, Tanyard Oaks, and Tanyard Acres starting @ 6:00pm.
Saturday December 20, 2014 Santa Clause will be escorted around in Loucroft Farms, Bridlewood Development, Lakes of Bankbridge, Bankbridge Estates, and Sage Hill Development starting @ 6pm
Lake Tract Fire Company
Sunday December 21, 2014 Santa Clause will be escorted around the Lake Tract section starting @ 2pm
Friday, November 28, 2014 – Station 9-4 dispatched to 25 Fleming Ave. for the vehicle fire. Engine 942 responded and advised by county they were receiving multiple calls reporting vehicle on fire with exposure issue to the house. The assignment was upgraded to the dwelling. 942 arrived on location, stretched a 1 3/4 and extinguished the fire.
Photos taken by NJ Fireground Photographer Con Sypsomos
New Sharon Volunteer Fire Company has teamed up with Zone13 Tattoo and Body Piercing to become an official Toys for Tots drop off location. Both locations will be collecting toys till Dec 16th. Locations: 1830 Delsea Drive Deptford NJ – Firehouse 10 Superior Way Deptford NJ – Zone13