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*Blue Monkey Tavern & Niagara Fire Company to Host 2019 SpringFest

Supporting Merchantville’s Niagara Fire Company & Local First Responders Merchantville, NJ – On Saturday, April 27, Blue Monkey Tavern and the Niagara Fire Company are hosting their 2019 SpringFest from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Blue Monkey Tavern 2 South Centre Street, Merchantville, NJ. In its 11th year, the... Read more →

James J. Jombe, of Bellmawr, 74, Long Career as a Fireman

James J. Jombe, on April 16, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 74. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Buscio). Devoted father of the late Sharon M. Loving grandfather of Stacey, Richelle, and Ryan and great grandfather of Jayson and Bryanna. Dear brother of Janet and the late Joseph. Jim loved to share... Read more →

DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit arrests two men for illegal burning in Felton area

FELTON (April 9, 2019) – Natural Resources Police Officers with DNREC's Environmental Crimes Unit arrested two Kent County men April 4 on multiple illegal burning charges related to a fire in the Felton area. DNREC ECU officers responded at the request of the Felton Fire Company to investigate a large... Read more →

Brooklawn Fire Company Ladies Aux. Designer Bag Bingo, Saturday, April 13

image Pinterest Brooklawn Fire Company Ladies' Auxiliary is sponsoring a designer bag bingo Saturday April 13, 2019 at the Brooklawn Fire House. Doors open 6:15 pm, bingo starts 7 pm. No one under age 18 admitted. Admission $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Includes 10 bingo games. Tables of... Read more →


TRENTON - A wildfire that consumed 11,638 acres of lands in the Pinelands region of New Jersey is fully contained and all roads around the fire are open, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. The fire, one of the largest in recent New Jersey history, occurred... Read more →

Statement from New Jersey Governor Murphy on Forest Fire in the Pinelands

A fire tore through 8,000 acres of the Pinelands on Saturday and Sunday. Ocean County Sheriff / provided TRENTON, NJ (April 1, 2019)--“The forest fire in Ocean and Burlington Counties covers 10,000 acres and is currently 75 percent contained. First responders are working quickly to limit further expansion. The cause... Read more →

Funeral arrangements announced for Philadelphia Firefighter Michael Bernstein

Michael Bernstein PHILADELPHIA, PA--The Fire Department has announced funeral arrangements for Firefighter Michael Bernstein, who died on March 20 after experiencing a medical emergency while on duty. Viewing Monday, March 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. John F. Givnish Funeral Home 10975 Academy Road, Philadelphia Procession Tuesday, March 26... Read more →

60 Members of the Philadelphia Fire Department are Promoted

gloucestercitynews.net | March 10, 2019 The Philadelphia Fire Department recognized more than 60 newly promoted members and honored several partner agencies on Friday at its semi-annual Promotion & Awards Ceremony at the Temple University Performing Arts Center. “I’m very honored to have this opportunity today to promote so many members... Read more →

Late Evening Blaze Damages Blackwood Residence

Advisory gloucestercitynews.net | March 9, 2019 BLACKWOOD, NJ --On 3/8/2019, at approximately 23:07 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded for a report of an active dwelling fire on the unit block of Evergreen Ave. Blackwood. Gloucester Township Police units arrived to find heavy fire coming from the roof. Gloucester... Read more →

Early Morning Fire Damages Our Lady of Hope Regional School

CNBNewsnet | March 3, 2019 GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ --On Friday, March 1, 2019 at approximately 07:48 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to 420 S. Black Horse Pike (Our Lady of Hope Regional School) for a report of heavy smoke coming from one of the buildings. Upon officers arrival,... Read more →

Early Morning Appliance Fire Displaces Family

Today, February 26, at approximately 0026 hours, Gloucester Twp. Police Communications received a 911 call from a resident on Sherri Lane, advising his house was on fire and filling with smoke. Gloucester Twp. Police Units arrived shortly after the call with firefighters to find a moderate amount of smoke coming... Read more →


Camden County Warriors Public Safety Ice Hockey Team Wins Nashville Hero's Cup

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 25, 2019)--THE Gloucester Township Police Department would like to congratulate the Camden County Warriors Public Safety Ice Hockey Team who won the Nashville Hero's Cup this weekend! They would especially like to give "A Big Shoutout" to Sergeant Paul Fisher and Sergeant Bryan Bonawitz from Gloucester... Read more →

Nighttime Fire at Huntington Mews Condominiums Displaces One Family

BLACKWOOD, NJ (February 20, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--On Tuesday February 19th at approximately 7:02PM the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Broadacres Drive Blackwood, NJ 08012 (Huntington Mews Condominiums) for a report of smoke coming from a condominium. Upon officers arrival, the interior of the condominium was fully engulfed... Read more →

Late Night Apartment Fire Displaces Two Families

On Sunday February 17th at approximately 10:05PM the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the 400 block of 1341 Blackwood Clementon Road Clementon, NJ 08021 (Millbridge Gardens Apartments) for a report of flames coming from a balcony. Upon officers arrival, the balcony and the connected apartment were fully engulfed with... Read more →

Lack of Volunteers Forcing Gloucester Township to Restructure Fire Department


James A. Borowicz, Sr. of Runnemede; Audubon Fireman; Navy Veteran

James A. Borowicz, Sr., on February 10, 2019, of Runnemede, formerly of Audubon and Gloucester City. Age 79. Beloved husband of Carol (nee McMaster). Devoted father of Patricia Borowicz, James Borowicz, Jr. (Amy), Leon Borowicz (Terri), Kimberly Simon (Keith) and Carol Howarth (Bill). Step-father of Deborah Arena, Kenneth Breyer and... Read more →

Fire in the 200 Unit Block of New Jersey Road

BROOKLAWN, NJ (February 10, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--A fire in the 200 unit block of New Jersey Avenue, broke out this morning at approximately 11:30 A.M. The cause of the fire, which is located in the rear of the property above, is not known. (photos by Dan Alley) Read more →

Marcal Plant Fire workers may have many questions in regards to their future.

Jersey City,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) February 7, 2019 Panic and uncertainty surround the future of the nearly 500 workers who have effectively been displaced by the fire that consumed the historic building. One thing, however is certain; that the workers retain their workplace rights. These may include the right to... Read more →

Browns Mills Man Indicted For Homicide; The Fire Killed His 92-Year-Old Mother and Her Friend

Kurt Smith BROWNS MILLS, NJ (January 11, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 60-year-old man has been indicted for causing a house fire that resulted in the deaths of his elderly mother and her companion in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township late last year. Kurt Smith... Read more →


CNBNews graphics file Villas, NJ (JANUARY 7, 2019) - On Friday, January 4, 2019, at approximately 6:45 a.m., Lower Township Police were dispatched to the 200 block of East Florida Avenue for a reported structure fire. Upon their arrival, the homeowner Joseph Murphy, was already outside being attended to by... Read more →

Firefighter Injured in Camden City Fire

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (WTXF) (January 7, 2019)--- A fast-moving house fire in Camden has left three people and a firefighter injured. The fire broke out around 3 a.m. Monday on the 200 block of Grand Avenue. Firefighters found one resident outside the home when they arrived. They... Read more →

William Lee Corsey II of Deptford, age 53; NJDOT Employee; Volunteer Firefighter

Deptford, N.J. --William Lee Corsey II, 53, of Deptford, NJ died on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018. He was born on Sept. 12, 1965, to his parents, William Lee Corsey and Monica McKnight. He was adopted and raised by his grandparents, Wallace and Helen Corsey. William graduated in 1983 from Deptford... Read more →