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Michael A. Ciriaco of Bellmawr, age 45, Volunteer Fireman

Michael A. “Moose” Ciriaco, on June 16, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 45. Beloved husband of Kelly (nee Walsh). Loving father of Brandon. Dear brother of Jessica Marino (Kurt) and Samuel Ciriaco (Linda). Son of the late Michael and Jean (nee Keys) Ciriaco. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Moose... 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 patient care reports and then submitting the fabricated records to insurance providers as part of... 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 to Westville Police Department, retiring as Sergeant after 26 years of service. As teenager and... Read more →


Philadelphia Veteran paramedic honored as EMS Provider of the Year

Christian Apelt PHILADELPHIA, PA The Philadelphia Fire Department recognized Paramedic Christian Apelt as the EMS Provider of the Year in a ceremony on Monday, May 20 at Fireman’s Hall Museum. Apelt, a 15-year veteran of the PFD, has been teaching life-saving skills at the Fire Academy for the past seven... Read more →


Former Delran Emergency Squad Chief Pleads Guilty

to Insurance Fraud, Tampering with Public Records Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the former chief of the Delran Emergency Squad admitted in Superior Court yesterday to falsifying patient care reports and then submitting the fabricated records to insurance providers as part of a scheme to collect money for... 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. Gloucester Township Police units arrived and observed heavy smoke coming from the front of the... 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 the Blue Monkey Tavern 2 South Centre Street, Merchantville, NJ. In its 11th year, the... 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 visit New Jersey to study fire behavior, the Department of Environmental Protection announced. The growing... 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 →


SPRING HILL WILDFIRE IN PINELANDS REACHES 100 PERCENT CONTAINMENT

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 →


CONGRATULATIONS:

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

JOINT PRESS RELEASE GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP FIRE DISTRICT #2 / CHEWS LANDING FIRE DEPARTMENT GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP FIRE DISTRICT #4 / BLACKWOOD FIRE COMPANY GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP FIRE DISTRICT #2 / CHEWS LANDING FIRE DEPARTMENT GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (February 15, 2019)--For many years, career firefighters employed by the above departments served as primary... Read more →