Welcome to the
Merchantville Fire Department
Niagara Fire Company
The Merchantville Fire Department - Niagara Fire Company provides fire suppression, prevention and education for the residents of Borough of Merchantville.
The purpose of this page is to inform the community of the happenings of the Merchantville Fire Department - Niagara Fire Company. The second goal of this website is to act as a gateway to answer any questions the residents of the Borough may have.
Wed. May 10th 2017
The Officers and members of the Merchantville Fire Dept would like to congratulate two of our members Jonathan (Will) Rogers and Erin Calderon. Will is graduating from Rutgers University with a bachelors degree in public policy and Erin is graduating from Rowan University with a Bachelors in Biology...
Sat. May 6th 2017
This morning you may have seen members out walking the town handing letters door to door. This letter is part of fundraising efforts for the department. The donations received help fund various training for members throughout the year such as pump operations and vehicle extrication as well as supple...
Tue. Apr 18th 2017
This week's drill members trained on vehicle extrication with stabilization and door removal as topics. This drill allows members to maintain those skills needed to quickly, safely and effectively remove a patient from a vehicle after a crash.Hydraulic spreaders (Jaws of Life) shown here in conj...
Tue. Apr 11th 2017
Tonight's drill members practiced performing CPR on a downed firefighter. This drill simulated a firefighter suffering from cardiac arrest while at an emergency scene in full personal protective equipment (PPE).
Sat. Apr 8th 2017
Another successful Easter Bunny run. The Merchantville Fire Dept - Niagara Fire Company delivered the Easter Bunny to the annual Easter egg hunt at the community center.
Wed. Apr 19th 2017
At just before 3 AM Ladder 129 was dispatched to Pennsauken for an All hands fire on the 7400 block of Zimmerman Ave while Engine 1292 had covered at Sta. 11-2 with Palmyra Fire Department., Cinnaminson Fire Department and Westmont Fire Company No. 1.
Thu. Apr 13th 2017
Ladder 129 currently operating on an all hands building fire in Pennsauken at 6000 Central Hwy and Engine 1292 is covering at Station 11-2. All units released and returned back to the Borough.
Thu. Mar 23rd 2017
Just before 9 PM this evening, Engine 1291 responded to the 200 block of Volan St. for a rubbish fire. En route E1291 was advised police were on location reporting trash on fire in the street. E1291 arrived on location confirming the report and quickly dousing the flames with a pressurized water ext...
Sun. Mar 5th 2017
E1292 covered Maple Shade Fire Department, Sta. 101 with Palmyra Fire Department., L8015, while they operated on a fire involving multiple sheds.
Thu. Feb 9th 2017
*Update: Power has been restored.This morning during the snow storm Engine 12-91 was dispatched for a wires call. When the Engine arrived on location the top of the pole at Chapel Ave and Spruce St. was on fire. Crews secured the area until PSE&G could secure the power. While awaiting their arri...