Friday, March 31st ended an era for one of the department's full-time employees. Deputy Fire Chief Charles "Ken" Sitzenstock retired from the department. He is the first of the fire department's full-time personnel to ever retire.
Ken has spent his entire 35 year fire service career with the Willingboro Fire Department. Ken is married to his wife Karen. He has two children, Brandon and Kacey. Ken ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Deputy Chief was presented with his fire helmet as a retirement gift
The team: Firefighters Centrone, Priest, Barger, and Riley (L to R)
A team of Willingboro firefighters helped raise money for Lung Disease research by participating in the American Lung Association's "Fight For Air Climb" fundraising event. This event was held to help raise money for the association's various community programs and research. This year's event was held on Saturday, March 25th at Three Logan Square on Arch Street in Philadelphia.
A small fire caused damage to the garage of a home in County Club Park on the morning of March 17th. The resident of the home smelled smoke and the working smoke detector in the home was sounding. She called 911 and the fire department was dispatched to 48 Courtland Lane at 7:48 am. Engine 1613 arrived on location in eight minutes and found smoke coming from the garage and the front door of the ... (Full Story & Photos)
Firefighters arrive to smoke coming from the garage
The power line down and arching prior to the home catching on fire
A Twin Hills home suffered serious damage during a fire on the afternoon of March 14th. Willingboro Firefighters were originally called to the area of 605 Beverly-Rancocas Road at 1:22 pm for a down power line. The line had fallen due to a tree branch that broken due to the weight of snow that day's storm. Engine 1613 arrived in the area and found a power line that was arching on a chain-link fence.
A team of Willingboro firefighters will once again be participating in the upcoming American Lung Association's "Fight For Air Climb" fundraising event. This event is held to help raise money for the association's various community programs and research. This year's event will be held on Saturday, March 25th at Three Logan Square on Arch Street in Philadelphia.