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RUN STATS

MONTHLY CALLS

JAN 2016 0
FEB 0
MAR 0
APR 0
MAY 0
JUN 0
JUL 0
AUG 0
SEP 0
OCT 0
NOV 0
DEC 0
TOTAL 2016  
TOTAL 2015  
 

WORKING JOBS 2016

TOTAL

5

WORKING JOBS 2015

TOTAL

15

 
EXTRICATIONS 2016
TOTAL 1
EXTRICATIONS 2015
TOTAL 5

Our Fleet

 

 

~MISSION STATEMENT~

LOOKING FOR A WAY TO SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY? VOLUNTEER HERE!

Blackwood Fire Company is primarily made up of dedicated, hardworking volunteers. Station 84 is always looking for new volunteers to join our ranks. Want more information on how to volunteer? Stop by the station on a Tuesday night after 7:30 p.m. or click here.

JOIN US FOR OUR 28TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE

11/19/2016 - Please join us on Dec. 3 for the 28th Annual Blackwood Fire Company Christmas Parade. The parade starts at 6 p.m. at the Black Horse Pike and Church Street, travels southbound on the Black Horse Pike and ends at the Gloucester Premium Outlets, where Santa will light the Christmas tree in the square. For those looking to participate in the parade, please click here for the invitation. We hope to see you there!
 

STATION 84 RESPONDS TO SIMULTANEOUS 2-ALARM FIRES

11/18/2016 - At 1:30 p.m. Friday, Station 84 was dispatched to Loch Lomond Drive in Station 85's local for a reported apartment fire. Battalion 84 (Captain Cipriano) reported a column from a mile out and Engine 86 (Gloucester Township Fire District 6) struck the all hands. Ladder 84 operated as the first-due truck company and Engine 841 secured a secondary water supply.

About 10 minutes after that assignment was dispatched, Station 84 was also dispatched to the La Cascata Apartments in Station 82's (Chews Landing Fire Department) local for a reported apartment fire. Squad 75 (Runnemede Fire Company, No. 1) and 702 arrived first and reported fire through the roof. Engine 842 established water supplies to Squad 75 and Ladder 82, and crews assisted in fire attack and overhaul.

WORKING HOUSE FIRE IN 84'S LOCAL

10/9/2016 - Just after 3 a.m. Sunday, Station 84, Station 82 (Chews Landing Fire Department) and Gloucester Township EMS were dispatched to Oakwood Avenue for a reported house fire. Battalion 84 (Captain Cipriano) arrived and reported a two-story dwelling with fire showing from the A and B sides on the second floor. Engine 841 laid a supply line, stretched a line and advanced up to the second floor while Ladder 84's crew searched the dwelling. Engine 822 stretched a backup line and Rescue 93 (Deptford Fire Department) assumed the RIC. Engine 841 knocked the fire and the fire was placed under control by the 30-minute mark.
*Photos from Union Fire Company #1.*
 

ENGINE 841 COVERS DELAWARE CITY

10/1/2016 - Four members from Blackwood spent Saturday staffing Engine 841 at Delaware City Station 15 as members from Station 15 attended a memorial service for Wilmington Lt. Christopher Leach and FF Jerry Fickes, who died in the line of duty in September.
 

RESCUE GOES TO MULTI-ALARM FIRE IN TOWNSHIP

9/30/2016 - Just after 5:30 p.m. Friday, District 10 (Washington Township Fire Department) was dispatched to the Black Horse Pike and Sicklerville Road for a building fire. Units arrived to find a working fire and went into defensive operations. Rescue 84 responded to the multi-alarm fire with a crew of four and operated at the scene for more than an hour before being released.
*Photos from Nick Martin.*
 

PROBIE NO MORE!

8/18/2016 - Congratulations to FF Bill Bossert (pictured left) who graduated from his probationary period and was elevated to the position of firefighter tonight. Per tradition, he wore his new yellow helmet for the rest of the night's duty crew. Congrats!
 

LADDER, 841 RESPOND TO WORKING HOUSE FIRE

8/7/2016 - Station 84 was dispatched as part of Task Force 851 to a reported house fire on Sunday night. Squad 86 (Gloucester Township Fire District 6) arrived first, reported a working fire in an attached garage and knocked the fire. Ladder 84 searched the dwelling and checked for extension, while Engine 841 secured a water supply and stretched a second handline.
 

TWO-ALARM HOUSE FIRE IN BLACKWOOD

7/27/2016 - At 12:11 p.m. Wednesday, Station 84 and mutual aid companies were dispatched to Lakeview Avenue for a reported dwelling fire. Engine 841 arrived, secured a water supply and reported a one-story dwelling with fire throughout. Engine 841 and Engine 62 (Pine Hill Fire Department)operated 2 1/2-inch handlines on the fire, Engine 822's (Chews Landing Fire Department) crew stretched a line to an exposure and Ladder 1016 (Washington Township Fire Department) went in service with a master steam. The fire was placed under control within a half hour. 

RESCUE 84 RESPONDS TO TWO-ALARM FIRE IN DEPTFORD

7/19/2016 - At about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Rescue 84 was dispatched to Deptford Township for an all hands building fire. Command struck the second alarm soon after and companies operated lines from the exterior to control the fire. Rescue 84 was initially assigned as the RIC, before being put to work. Rescue 84's crew forced entry into the rear of the building, operated hoselines from the exterior and assisted in overhaul. The rescue remained on location for more than six hours before being released around 12:30 a.m.
*Photos from Union Fire Company #1.*
 

JOIN US SUNDAY FOR OUR CARS FOR A CURE CAR SHOW AND
ST. BALDRICK'S EVENT

4/7/2016 - The 4th annual "Cars for a Cure" car show and St. Baldrick's Event is just a few days away! Please join us on Sunday, April 10, and make this year's event the best one yet!
 

ENGINE, RESCUE RESPOND ON OVERTURNED VEHICLE

3/5/2016 - Around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, as crews were taking up from another call for service, Station 84 was dispatched to the area of the Gloucester Premium Outlets for a reported crash. 8401 (Chief Vannoni), Engine 841 and Rescue 84 arrived to find one car overturned. No fire department services were required and the assignment was recalled.

RESCUE GOES TO ALL HANDS FIRE IN GLENDORA

2/29/2016 - Around 11 p.m. Monday, Rescue 84 was dispatched to Station 81's (Glendora) local for an all hands dwelling fire. The Rescue responded with six members and was assigned as the rapid intervention company.

MEMBERS COMPLETE CPR RECERTIFICATION

2/23/2016 - Members spent their weekly drill night completing their CPR recertification. Thanks to Virtua for administering the Healthcare Provider CPR class to our members.

SATURDAY MORNING ENGINE COMPANY TRAINING

2/20/2016 - Members spent Saturday morning training with one of our probationary members, who recently completed Firefighter 1. Crews practiced stretching and operating 2 1/2-inch lines.
 

LADDER, ENGINE GO TO REPORTED FIRE IN 82'S LOCAL

2/19/2016 - Just after 3 a.m. Friday, Station 84 was dispatched as part of Task Force 821 (Chews Landing) for a reported fire in the La Cascata Apartments. Engine 841 stood by the hydrant, while Ladder 84 investigated an odor on the interior. Crews from Ladder 84 determined the odor to be from an animal, and 8201 (Chief Millisky) recalled the assignment.

RESCUE 84 EXTRICATES 1 ON BLACKWOOD-CLEMENTON ROAD

2/16/2016 - Rescue 84, Engine 842, Engine 62 (Pine Hill Fire Department) and Gloucester Township EMS were dispatched Tuesday afternoon to Blackwood-Clementon and Little Gloucester roads for a motor vehicle crash. Gloucester Township Police reported that a patient was trapped, and the assignment was upgraded to a rescue. Rescue 84 and Engine 62 quickly freed the patient, while Engine 842 deployed a handline for fire suppression.
 
 

RESCUE, ENGINE RUN CRASH ON BLACK HORSE PIKE

2/11/2016 - Rescue 84, Engine 842 and GTEMS were dispatched Thursday afternoon for a crash in the area of the Black Horse Pike and Davistown Road. As crews were responding, the assignment was upgraded to a rescue. Engine 842 was able to access the patient prior to Rescue 84's arrival. Crews secured the vehicles, mitigated minor fluid spills and assisted in packaging patients.      

LADDER 84, ENGINE 841 GO TO REPORTED FIRE IN 82'S LOCAL

2/1/2016 - Around 5:40 a.m. Monday, Station 84 was dispatched as part of Task Force 82 (Chews Landing Fire Department) for a reported house fire on Hillcrest Avenue. Initial reports indicated smoke from under the front porch and 8401 (Chief Vannoni) arrived to find a resident operating a garden hose on the fire. Engine 841 stood by at the hydrant and Ladder 84 checked for extension before being released from the scene.

BLACKWOOD COVERS STATION 82

1/30/2016 - Engine 842 and Ladder 93 (Deptford) covered Station 82 (Chews Landing) as members from 82 enjoyed their annual installation banquet.

BLACKWOOD STAFFS STATION DURING SNOWSTORM

1/22/2016 - Starting Friday night, volunteers from Blackwood staffed Station 84 continuously throughout the duration of the weekend snowstorm. Crews responded to every EMS call in the local during the storm, as well as several other calls for service, including a gas leak on the Black Horse Pike. *Want to be part of this dedicated group of volunteers? Click here for more information.*

TOWNHOUSE FIRE IN 85'S LOCAL

1/20/2016 - Around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Ladder 84 and Engines 841 and 842 responded to Station 85's local (Lambs Terrace) for a reported house fire. Members from 84 worked with crews from districts 85, 86 (Gloucester Township Fire District 6), 82 (Chews Landing Fire Department) and 25 (Winslow Township Fire Department) to extinguish the fire.

VEHICLE FIRE ON WEST CHURCH STREET

1/1/2016 - Engines 841 and 842 responded to a vehicle fire on West Church Street Friday evening. Engine 841 arrived, pulled their front-bumper line and quickly knocked the fire.

CAR GOES OFF THE HIGHWAY IN 84'S LOCAL

1/1/2016 - Station 84 responded to its first call of the new year just before 4 p.m. on Friday. Crews were dispatched to Blackwood-Clementon and Erial roads for a reported car that went through a guardrail on Route 42 and was overturned in the trees with entrapment. 8401 (Chief Vannoni) reported the patient had self-extricated and Rescue 84 and Engine 841 stood by for the tow truck.

RESCUE EXTRICATES 1 ON THE BLACK HORSE PIKE

12/30/2015 - Rescue 84, Engine 841, Engine 842 and Gloucester Township EMS responded to a multi-vehicle crash with entrapment at the Black Horse Pike and Lakeland Road earlier today. Crews removed the driver's door to remove the patient.

STATION RESPONDS TO 2 CRASHES PRIOR TO DRILL

12/22/2015 - Rescue 84, Engine 842 and GTEMS responded to two crashes prior to the station's weekly drill. At both crashes, crews secured the vehicles, mitigated minor fluid spills and assisted EMS in patient packaging.

ALL HANDS DWELLING FIRE IN THE ESTATES

12/22/2015 - Just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, Station 84, Station 82 (Chews Landing Fire Department) and Gloucester Township EMS were dispatched to Dearborne Avenue for a dwelling fire. GTEMS arrived and reported smoke showing from a one-story dwelling. 8401 (Chief Vannoni) confirmed the report and found fire showing from the C side on his 360. Ladder 84 took the front of the building, while Engine 821 laid in and pulled an attack line. The fire was quickly knocked and placed under control.

SANTA VISITS BLACKWOOD

12/20/2015 - Santa made his way through Blackwood Sunday evening, escorted by firefighters from Station 84. Thanks to all those who came out of their homes to see us!

ENGINE RUNS CAR FIRE IN 83'S LOCAL

12/13/2015 - Engine 841 operated at a car fire Sunday morning in Station 83's (Blenheim) local with Engine 83 and Utility 81 (Glendora). Engine 841 arrived, pulled its front-bumper line and quickly knocked the fire.