In January of 2022, Chief Brian Scarlato decided the time had come to step away from the top spot. Not stepping far, he stepped into the 1st Asst. Chief spot, allowing his brother and retired Bridgeto...
Approx. 6:36 AM Cedarville Fire (Station 17) was dispatched to 3000 Block of Cedarville Road. Caller stated the crawl space was on fire and the house was filling with smoke. Ladder 17 responded with a...
Approx. 6:36 AM Cedarville Fire (Station 17) was dispatched to 3000 Block of Cedarville Road. Caller stated the crawl space was on fire and the house was filling with smoke. Ladder 17 responded with a crew of 5 plus the driver and 1711 responded with a crew of 3 plus the driver.
At approx. 5:38 P.M. Ladder 17 & Tender 1711 were dispatched to 656 Ramah Road for a reported dwelling fire. Caller stated that there was a power dip and the heater quit and the house started filling with smoke.
Units were dispatched to 310 Main Street for a reported heater fire inside the residence. Ladder 17 & Tender 1711 arrived on scene and quickly found the problem. Squad 38 (Lawrence Township EMS) was also on scene.
Ladder 17 was dispatched 11:39am on the working fire box to Bridgeton City. Bridgeton units arrived and reported a 2.5 story wood frame with heavy fire with exposures. Ladder 17's crew reported to command and searched the exposure building and then reported to the manpower pool.
Bridgeton Fire arrived to a 2.5 story dwelling with heavy fire from the 2nd floor. Working fire box was hit a 6:55pm adding Cedarville Ladder 17, Fairton Engine 1602 and Millville Engine 34. Bridgeton Fire did a quick interior hit and Ladder 17's crew performed overhaul.
1701 laid 800 feet of 4 inch from the firehouse well to ladder 17. Water was flowed from the well with and without 1701 in the relay. Max volume per Ladder 17's flow gauge was 480 GPM with 1701 in relay.
Ladder 17 was dispatched to Millville City for a manpower assignment. Millville crews were on a working church fire at 29 N Pearl Street. Millville fire saved half of the church with a nice stop. High winds hampered firefighting efforts but crews worked hard to save half of the church.
Congrats to Dillion Turner on firefighter of the year and Roy Sharp on member of the year. Congrats to Captain Nick Conti on officer of the year. Congrats to top responders Mike Scarlato, Roy Sharp and Robert Scarlato.
On 3-26-16 at 4:28 pm Stations 17 (Cedarville), 39 (Downe Twp) and 16 (Fairton) along with squad 38 (Lawrence Twp EMS) were dispatched to 71 Maple Ave in Cedarville for a reported dwelling fire. County 911 reported the caller stated that her couch was on fire.
On March 19th at 3:02am Ladder 17 was dispatched on the working fire box to 182 South Ave. in Bridgeton City. Ladder 17 arrived and the crew of 6 was assigned to the North side of the Duplex to check for extension.
At Approx. 12:39 am a bedroom fire was reported at 606 Ramah Road. Ladder 17, Tender 1711, Tender 1602, Tender 3911 and Engine 3901 as well as LTEMS were on the initial dispatch. Ladder 17 arrived with nothing showing.
At Approx. 10:33pm Tender 17 was dispatched on the initial alarm with Fairton and Gouldtown Fire Depts. for a dwelling in Fairton at the intersections of Shoemaker and Burlington Roads. Call was upgraded to working which added Tower 7.
At Approx. 10:36am Rescue 1721 and Tender 1711 along with squad 38 and Life Support 7 was dispatched to Newport Road and Factory Road for a MVC with reported entrapment. While enroute 911 advised that the vehicle was upside down but was rolled over by bystanders.