Thorofare Volunteer Fire Company

New Command Vehicle

 Thorofare along with Colonial Manor (6-3) and GreenFields (6-6) took delivery of 2014 Ford Expeditions to be utilized by the Chiefs as command vehicles. The command vehicles were purchased by the township of West Deptford. The three vehicles replace the current command vehicles. 

     



 

Follow-Up Sotry

Broguhton & Schoenleber are pictured operating the yellow hand line

Broguhton & Schoenleber are pictured
      operating the yellow hand line

Wednesday, July 22, 2015   The magazine "Industrial Fire World" published an article recently highlighting the annual joint training between Tyco Williams fire & Hazard Control and Texas A&M. The same training Capt. R. Broguhton and Lt. W. Schoenleber attended in May. Attached to that article were a few pictures, including one from Mays training featuring Capt. R. Broguhton and Lt. W. Schoenleber. 

To see the full article Click Here Page 14

   


 

Fatal Crash 295 Northbound

Fatal Crash 295 Northbound

Tuesday, July 21, 2015  WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. -- A woman was struck and killed on Interstate 295 in Gloucester County on Tuesday evening.


It happened just before 5 p.m. in the northbound lanes near Mantua Grove Road in West Deptford Township.


Police say the woman was trying to cross the lanes when she was struck.


The driver of the car that hit her did stop at the scene.


There was no word on the woman's identity.


Story from 6abc.com


   


 

295 Commercial Motor Vehicle Crash

Monday, July 13, 2015  At around 1415 hours Station 6-2 (Verga) and Station 6-1 along with BLS 82-4 & 82-5 were dispatched to the area of 295 Northbound for a crash involving a tractor trailer and a passenger pickup truck. 628 arrived on scene and confirmed the report and advised of a tractor trailer resting against a jersey barrier above Route 45. 613 arrived on scene and assisted with de energizing the pick-up truck. 621 arrived and stretched a dry hand-line as a precaution. 6201 released 613 and held the assignment to 6-2 units who remained on scene till the tow company arrived. No injuries were reported. The crash scene is under investigation by the NJSP.

     



 

Severe Storms Attack the Area

Tuesday, June 23, 2015  A severe storm hit the area just before 1800 hours. As the storm cleared crews responded to several emergencies around the area and assisted other towns with their influx of calls. Crews responded to the 1000 block of kings highway for a reported dwelling fire. Along with that call crews handled numerous wires and tree down call in the local. 614 headed to Gibbstown to assist with an influx of calls and crews were out till after 12am. 




   


 

Mutual Aide Drill

Tuesday, May 26, 2015   District 5 (Woodbury) was host of a mutual aide drill held at the Gloucester County Fire Academy Grounds for live burn. Crews from Thorofare (6-1), Colonial Manor (6-3), Woodbury Heights (15-1) participated in several evolutions.

Additional Pictures

     



 

Working House Fire in Woodbury

Saturday, May 23, 2015  Station 61 was dispatched to a mutal aide response in the City of Woodbury just after 1515 Saturday. 501 had arrived on location of a working house fire at 230 Logan Street with heavy fire in the rear of the house and attic spaces. 614 responded with 4. Crews from 51 had stretched two 2 1/2inch hand lines to make a knock. 614 arrived and laid 900ft of 5" supply line to 516 from a 2nd hydrant. 614s crew assisted with suppression and overhaul and remained on scene for 2 hours.

     
K. Rozzell

K. Rozzell

K. Rozzell

K. Rozzell



 

Fully Involved Tractor Trailer on 295

Wednesday, May 20, 2015   Just before 21:45 Station 6-1 & 6-2 were dispatched to 295 Southbound IAO Exit 21 for  reported tractor trailer on fire. 6201 arrived first and confirmed a working fire. 621 arrived and stretched two 1 3/4 hand line and began extinguishing the fire. 614 arrived and provided an additional supply of water. crews remained on scene for approx 1 hour.

Also on scene 628 & BLS 8245

Video by R. Gray

     
Picture by: Kevin Gill

Picture by: Kevin Gill

295 Southbound Tractor Trailer Fire



 

Early Morning House Fire Sends One to Hospital

Monday, May 18, 2015  Just before 0700, District 6 was alerted of a reported house fire on the 400 block of Grove Ave. in the Thorofare section. Multiple callers reported the house on fire. 6101 arrived on location and confirmed a working fire and struck the all-hands. One victim removed herself from the residence and was treated by EMS and transported to a local hospital. 614 arrived first due and stretched a 2 1/2" & 1 3/4" hand lines. Crews entered the residence making a rapid knock and containing the fire to the first floor. Crews remained on scene for approximately 2 hours. The fire is under investigation by the WDFMO and GCFMO.  , 

Also on scene: 613, 666, 663, 631, 621, 511, 947,  BLS 8245 & 8255

     

One patient was sent to a local hospital due to this house fire. 614 ran first due. #tvfcSee full story at thorofarefd.com

Posted by Thorofare Volunteer Fire Company on Monday, May 18, 2015

One patient was sent to a local hospital due to this house fire



 

Crews Handle Large Brush Fire

Tuesday, May 12, 2015  Crews were dispatched to area of woods at the end of Jobstown Rd. off Crown Point Rd. 612 arrived located an area of woods 300x300 burning. Crews were on scene for approximately 2 1/2 hours.  , 

Also on scene 663.

   


 
 
 

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