Florence Township Fire Department



Building Fire Burlington

Car Fire NJTP

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Car Fire NJTP

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Car Fire NJTP

On 08/27/15 at 14:52, Engine 401 was dispatched to cover station 301 in Burlington Township. As the crews geared up, the assignment was upgraded to a second alarm, which changed the assignment of Engine 401 to go into the scene. This also caused Ladder 401 to be dispatched to cover station 301. Engine 4012 responded and arrived on scene. Crews went to work on a hose line to help combat the fire. The crew then was sent to the roof with several other crews to vent the roof. Crews from the scene were released around 17:10.


Ladder 4015 along with several other companies did a regional cover from station 301.


While all of this was going one, station 401 was dispatched along with Bordentown Township District 2 to the light rail station on route 130 for a mulch fire. Engine 4013 handled the call.


The Florence Township Fire Department was dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike on 08/11/15. When crews from Engine 4012 arrived on location they found a SUV on fire. Crews extinguished the fire.

On Monday March 23, 2015, The Florence Twp. Fire department along with Bordentown Fire Dist. #2, Franklin Fire Company, Relief Fire Company were dispatched for a dwelling fire in Florence Twp. on the 700 block of Walnut Street.  Deputy 4001 arrived on scene and observed heavy smoke and fire coming from the attic area of a 1 story single family.  Deputy 4001 put all companies in service.  Engine 4013 arrived and laid a 5” supply line and lead off with a 1 ¾” attack line to the front door.  All occupants were accounted for with the exception of a family pet.  Engine 4013 knocked the fire down in the attic.  Ladder 3035 crew vented the attic via the roof.  Engines 3222 and 3312 crews secured utilities and checked for extension in the basement and kitchen area of the residence.  After the fire was extinguished, Lt. Motta had found the family dog safe and sound under a bed and brought it out to the family.   Residents are staying with family members and in good condition.

On March 11, 2015 at 1730 hours the Florence Twp. Fire Department was dispatched to 2012 route 130 at the Valero gas station for a motor vehicle accident with a vehicle into the fuel pumps and the occupant trapped.


Engine 4013, Rescue 4018, Ambulance 4082 and Chief 4000 found a single vehicle into the diesel pump. The victim was removed from the vehicle and transported to a local trauma center. Crews assisted by securing the fuel pump, vehicle and controlled fluids.


The Florence Township Fire Department along with Bordentown Township District 2 were dispatched to the NJTP at exit 6 for an automobile fire on 4/22/2015. Ambulance 4082 arrived on location and reported the correct milepost and working car fire. Engine 4012 arrived and extinguished the fire with the assistance of Engine 322. Tender 4016 also responded but wasn’t needed.


The Florence Township Fire Department was dispatched on October 25th at 16:32 to Fifth Ave in Roebling for a reported dwelling fire. Chief 4001 arrived on location and reported smoke coming from the windows on the third floor. Engine 4012 arrived on location and established a water supply and crews entered the dwelling to make a fire attack. Tower-Ladder 4015 arrived on location and set up the ladder and prepared to do vertical ventilation, if needed.


We would like to thank the crews from Bordentown, Burlington Township, Burlington City, Mansfield and Endeavor Emergency squad for their assistance.


Job done well by all involved!!




















On 10/30/2015 Stations 301 & 401 were dispatched for a vehicle fire on the NJTP.  Deputy Chief 4001 arrived to find the vehicle fully engulfed in flames.  Crews from Engine 3012 & Engine 4012 had a hard time extinguishing the fire due to the gas tank rupturing.  Crews quickly went to a foam operation and extinguished the fire.

401 Firehouse Lane

Florence, NJ 08518

Phone: 609-499-1393

Fax:      609-499-9776

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