Thorofare Volunteer Fire Company

Trailer Fire

Wednesday, September 14, 2016  Station 61 and 17-1 were dispatched to 295 southbound in the area of exit 20 for a reported trailer fire. Crews arrived to find a pull behind style trailer loaded with an active fire on the inside. 613 arrived and stretched an 1 3/4 hand line to extinguish the fire. Crews quickly knocked down the fire and remained on scene for an hour knocking down hot spots.

     



 

295 Crash with Entrapment

Friday, September 9, 2016 14:00 Station 61 and 17-1 were dispatched to Rt 295 northbound before Exit 21 for a reported motor vehicle crash with entrapment. Crews arrived and performed a door removal of the passenger side. The patient were removed from the vehicle and turned over to waiting BLS and transported to an area hospital. The crash is under investigation by the NJSP.

   


 

Delaware Street Door Pop

Monday, August 29, 2016  Just after 0930 Station 61 and 66 were dispatched to the area of the Country Kitchen for a report a of a 2 vehicle crash. Police arrived on location and confirmed one patient still in the vehicle and request the fire department for a door pop. 613 arrived first due and went into serice with tools to remove the patient. Extrication was complete in under 10 minutes. The patient was turned over to GCEMS. Also on scene 614 and 663.

   


 

Dumpster Fire on Heather Dr

Monday, August 29, 2016  Crews clearing from the crash on Delaware St were dispatched to north Heather Dr. for a report of flames from a dumpster. Crews arrived on location and went in service with an 1 3/4. The fire is under investigation b the WDFMO.

   


 

614 to Franklin Twp to Assist

Sunday, July 31, 2016  614 was added on the fourth alarm to a working structure fire. 614 responded to assist with water supply on the 5inch task force. The fire was a defensive attack due to the large fire load and fear of structural collapse. 614 was dispatched at 15:15 and cleared at 21:00. Units from all over Gloucester and Atlantic Counties responded to assist.

     



 

Door Pop on 295

Friday, July 29, 2016   Around 2126 hours station 6-1 and 17-1 (Paulsboro) were dispatched to 295 southbound in the area of exit 21 for a MVC. 613 signed on and initial reports indicated a minor crash with one female to be checked out by EMS. 613 arrived on location first and the NJSP and WDPD had the highway southbound shut down completely for cars in the left shoulder and center lanes. Crews were unable to gain access to the patient via the drivers door and began work on a door pop. 613 gained access in under 5 minutes of arrival. The patient was turned over to BLS 18 and transported to Cooper Hospital in Camden. Her condition is unknown at this time. 614 and 1711 arrived and created blocking positions for the accident scene and assisted with the large debris field on the highway. Crews were on scene for approximately 45 minutes. 

   


 

Marine Rescue

Friday, July 22, 2016  Marine 6-1 and 6-2 were dispatched to the Delaware River IAO Riverwinds for a report of an overturned kayaker in the river. 6101 arrived and spotted three kayakers in the water making their way to land. Marine 61 arrived and deployed into the water to retrieve the kayak. All three patients were evaluated by EMS and refused transport to the emergency room.

   


 

Motor Vehicle Crash with Injuries

Thursday, July 21, 2016  Station 6-1 and 6-6 along with BLS were dispatched to Crown Point Rd and Delaware St for a MVC with injury. 613 and 614 arrived and assisted with roadway debris and fluids on the roadway. BLS transported one patient to a local ER. Police remained on scene awaiting the tow truck.

   


 

Cover Deptford

Tuesday, July 19, 2016  Just after 2300 hours engine 614 was requested to cover Deptford Twp, while they were tied up on a working building fire on Hurffville Rd. TAsk Force 4 was requested to cover the township. Also on the task force Woolwich, Gibbstown, Harrison Twp, Ewan Twp, and Washington Twp. Crews covered from Station 9-3 Cooper Street till 0145.

   


 

Afternoon Fire in the City

Tuesday, July 19, 2016  Just after 1500 station 6-1 was dispatched to 45 E Centre St in Woodbury for a dwelling fire. Along with 5-1 (Woodbury), 6-3 (Colonial Manor), 9-2 (Deptford), 15-1 (Woodbury Hts), 21-1 (Gibbstown), and 22-1 (Mantua). Crews worked to battle a fire on the second floor with extension to the third. crews mad a quick knock of the fire preventing any further extension. 614 and 6101 remain on scene for over an hour.

     



 
 
 

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