Willingboro and neighboring fire departments were dispatched to a house fire in Pennypacker Park during the early morning hours of March 23rd. The units were dispatched at 4:55 am to the area of Pinafore Lane and Poplar Lane for a house fire. While enroute to the area, Engine 1613 and Supervisor 1610 (Captain Sitzenstock) were updated that police were on location at 38 Pinafore Lane reporting heavy ... (Full Story & Photos)
Firefighters arrive to heavy fire on the side and rear of the home
Firefighters extinguish the fire in the dashboard area
The department's A Platoon was dispatched to the Burger King on Route 130, Friday, March 13th for the report of a car on fire. The call came into firefighters at 8:29 pm, with several calls reporting the car to be on fire. Engines 1613 and 1611 arrived in five minutes, and Captain Sitzenstock confirmed a car with fire coming from the engine compartment.
Firefighters from Willingboro and several surrounding towns were dispatched to a house fire at 48 Gainscott Lane on the morning of March 7th. The fire was dispatched at 2:57 am, which brought Supervisor 1610 (Lieutenant Friddell) and 1611 to the scene. They arrived in six minutes to find heavy smoke and fire coming from the front of the house. Lieutenant Friddell requested "All Companies In Service", ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 2am on Sunday, March 8th we will be setting our clocks ahead one hour for Daylight-Savings Time. While you are taking a moment to change your clocks, also take a few moments to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Not only are you changing the batteries, you should be checking the detectors for cleanliness and to ensure they are less than 10 years old. If they are dusty, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Willingboro firefighters conducted an unusual training session on the afternoon of March 3rd. The firefighters tested their "light touch" skills and their hydraulic rescue tools, commonly known as the Jaws of Life. The test was to see if the firefighters could pick up an egg with the hydraulic tools without breaking the egg. If the firefighters were able to pick up the egg, they then had to place ... (Full Story & Photos)
Captain Gardner uses a combination tool to pick up an a egg as Lieutenant Friddell places an egg on the cone