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Lack of Volunteer Firefighters in Pennsylvania Reaching a Crisis

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square A volunteer firefighter takes part in a training exercise OCt. 8, 2016 in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania. RAFinkPhotography / Shutterstock.com HARRISBURG, PA--Legislators and panelists at a meeting this week said... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Celebrates Fire Prevention Week

This year’s donation marks 20 years of promoting fire safety through smoke alarm programs with local first responders MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Oct. 2, 2019) – Atlantic City Electric is recognizing Fire Prevention Week (October 7-13)... Read more →


Don’t Have Plans for the weekend of Oct. 12?  Now you do……

We would love for you to join us for any, or all. of these things happening that weekend! Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ... Read more →


Accidental Dwelling Fire in Sicklerville; No Injuries

Gloucestercitynews.net--SICKLERVILLE, NJ (9-21-19)--Today, at approximately 10:46 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded for a report of a dwelling fire on the unit block of Vance Ave. Sicklerville. Gloucester Township Police units arrived to find... Read more →


10 SJ Fire Depts. Receive $2.5M in Funding

Gloucestercitynews.net--CHERRY HILL, NJ (9-20-19)– U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced that ten local fire departments will receive a total of $2,561,133 in funding from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of... Read more →


There is a High Demand for Volunteer Firefighters in Gloucester Township

National Fire Prevention Week 2019 Oct. 6-12 Gloucestercitynews.net--Gloucester Township ...Becoming a hero to the community is just a few clicks away. Help kick off Fire Prevention Week the right way by signing up online to... Read more →


Three SAFER Grant Awards Exceeding $6,000,000 to Fire Stations in South Jersey

Gloucestercitynews.net-- (Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Van Drew announces the award of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) competitive Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program totaling $6,104,877.00... Read more →


CERT Training at Mt. Ephraim Fire Dept.

Gloucestercitynews.net--MOUNT EPHRAIM, N.J. — As the hurricane and winter storm season approaches, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more and more critical. To that end, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is once... Read more →


Menendez Bill Would Require CO Detectors in Federally -Subsidized Housing

Gloucestercitynews.net--NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, ranking member of the Senate’s housing subcommittee, visited the N.J. Poison Control Center at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJPIES) in Newark today to outline bipartisan legislation to... Read more →


Arcane Law Keeps Millions of Dollars from Volunteer Firemen in Pennsylvania

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square Sep 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--Firefighting is an expensive proposition, and in Pennsylvania, the number of volunteer firefighters is down dramatically from just a few decades ago. At the same time,... Read more →


REMINDER – 9/11 HEROES RUN IS NEXT WEEK – REGISTER TODAY!

2019 9/11 Heroes Run Sunday, September 8th Cooper River Park, Pennsauken Register today for this family oriented 5K Run/1 mi Fun Walk The Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund is honored to be the beneficiary of... Read more →


Video: Paul Harvey's Tribute to Policemen and Firemen

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Paul Harvey (1918-2009) was a radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks. He gave the "Policeman" speech on talk radio nearly 40 years ago and it is known as one of his best speeches....Mr. Harvey's... Read more →


Donna J. Barcklow, Age 62, of Gloucester City; Brooklawn Fire Dept. Ladies Aux. Member

(Gloucester City, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 12, 2019)--On July 9, 2019. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Seymour and Evelyn (Ziegenfuss) Darrow. She is survived by her loving husband, David P. Barcklow, Sr.; beloved... Read more →


GTPD Community Bulletin: Fireworks Safety 2019

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 4, 2019)--The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) released the following information regarding fireworks safety. Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks. The National Safety Council advises everyone to enjoy fireworks... Read more →


Early Morning Residential Structure Fire IN Erma; Causes Multi-Agency Response

ERMA (Gloucestercitynews.net)– The Lower Township Police were dispatched to the 700 block of Tabernacle Road for a reported structure fire today, Thursday, July 4, 2019, at approximately 3:33 a.m. Upon their arrival, the residence at... Read more →


GTPD Alert: Camden & Gloucester County OEMs Co-Sponsoring MARC

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--(Gloucestercitynews.net)--With the this recent rain we know that some residents in South Jersey have been devastated by the effects of the storm damage. #GTPD and the Office of Emergency Management want to share... Read more →


21-Year-Old Man and a Juvenile Arrested for the Charles Bowen Complex & John Glenn Elementary School Fires

PINE HILL, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 28, 2019)The Pine Hill Police Department announced today that two individuals were taken into custody yesterday, Thursday and subsequently charged with intentionally setting fire to the playground equipment at the Charles... Read more →


Former Delran Emergency Squad Chief Sentenced for Insurance Fraud, Tampering with Public Records

CINNAMINSON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 17, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the former chief of the CNBNews image files Delran Emergency Squad was sentenced today to 30 days in the Burlington County Jail for falsifying... Read more →


Howard A. Shomo Jr. Bellmawr, age 65; Police Officer & Volunteer Fireman

(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 28, 2019)--Howard A. Shomo, Jr., 65, of Bellmawr passed away Monday, May 20, 2019. He started his career in law enforcement with the Brooklawn Police Department as a Police Officer where he went on... Read more →


Four Homes Destroyed by Fire in Gloucester Twp.; Two Families Displaced

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP—Sunday, April 28, 2019 at approximately 6:07 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Yorkshire Court located in the Brittany Woods Townhome Development of Gloucester Township for a report of a dwelling fire.... Read more →


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... Read more →


NEW JERSEY FOREST FIRE SERVICE PRESCRIBED  BURNING PROGRAM

WILDFIRE PREVENTION TECHNIQUES GARNER NATIONAL ATTENTION TRENTON - The State Forest Fire Service is receiving national attention for its proactive approaches to reducing wildfire risk, protecting habitats and teaching those innovative techniques to experts that... 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... 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... Read more →