Ladder 129 was special called on the 2nd alarm fire in Camden City last night at 12:54 am. The crew was originally assigned to RIT but was relocated around the corner to put our master stream in servi...
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...
*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.
Around 1:30 AM on 1/9/17, Task Force 12-9 was dispatched to the unit block of Euclid Ave. for a dwelling. Upon arrival, 12-91 had a small fire in the basement contained to the wall. Crews extinguished the fire quickly and no injuries were reported.
On 11/12/16 Engine 12-92 was dispatched to cover Pennsauken while they operated on an all hands dwelling fire on the 5500 block of Walnut Ave. Shortly after arriving at the cover Engine 12-92 was special called to the scene to act as RIT.
On 10/7/16 at 1:00 AM Engine 12-91 was dispatched to a vehicle fire at the 42 W. Maple Ave apartments. While responding County reported one car fully involved with extension to two other vehicles. Crews arrived and deployed an 1 3/4" hose line and made quick work of the fire.
At just after 3 PM today MFD responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Springfield Ave and Maple Ave. Engine 1291 arrived on location to find a two vehicle motor vehicle accident, both vehicles into trees, with all occupants out of the vehicles.
On July 3rd, Camden County implemented a County Task Force covering the City of Camden from Westmont Fire Station. This was in response to a string of fires totaling 16 in 2 days. Units from Merchantville, Bellmawr, Mt.
On May 19, 2016 at 1815 hours L1294 was dispatched to the City of Camden on the 2nd alarm at North 26th and Carmen Streets. Fire had escalated to 4 alarms with a partial collapse causing the evacuation tones to be sounded and going defensive.
7:30 PM Tuesday April 12, 2016 MFD dispatched for an apartment. 12901 arrives on location with a smoke condition on the first floor and to have E1291 hook the standpipe. Crews investigated and find overcooking.
On December 9th the Merchantville Fire Department was dispatched to 3437 Haddonfield Rd to assist the Pennsauken Fire Department with a dwelling fire. Crews had been dispatched to an initial report of a dwelling fire with people trapped.
On August 9th, 2015 at just after 7 PM the Merchantville Fire Department was dispatched to Lexington Ave and Maple Ave for a vehicle fire. Upon arrival Engine 12-92 had a vehicle engine compartment well involved leading off with an 1 3/4" hose line to make a quick attack.
On June 3rd at just before 8 PM the Merchantville Fire Department was dispatched to Poplar Avenue for a dwelling. Engine 1292 arrived to find smoke coming from the second floor. With a quick fire attack the fire was brought under control within 30 min.