A home in the Hawthorne Park section of town was heavily damaged by fire on the evening of June 21st. A neighbor from Hewlett Lane called 911 at 10:20 pm to report the home behind theirs was on fire. The fire department was dispatched at 10:22 pm, along with departments from several neighboring towns. Engine 1613 and Supervisor 1610 (Captain Gardner) were on scene in four minutes at a house on ... (Full Story & Photos)
Warm weather means the increased use of both charcoal and propane fueled cooking grills. With over 57 percent of America's estimated 5,700 annual grill fires occurring between May and August, the United States Fire Administration (USFA) has begun a campaign to help prevent injury and property damage caused by outdoor grill fires. Over 3,800 people are injured each year as a result of charcoal and ... (Full Story)
Each year firefighters and emergency medical personnel, along with hospital emergency rooms, must deal with the devastating consequences of fireworks accidents. Fireworks lead to numerous injuries and fires every year. Along with causing injuries and fires, incidents involving fireworks can lead to criminal charges and civil penalties.
While there is not a legal fireworks show held in Willingboro, local legal fireworks shows, and illegal consumer fireworks, can often be heard throughout our neighborhoods around the Fourth of July holiday. The loud noise, bright lights, or falling debris from these fireworks can create injury or stress for our pets. The following tips are designed to help pet owners ensure the safety of their pets ... (Full Story & Photos)
There are several locations in Burlington County where you can view fireworks during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. These displays are conducted by fireworks professionals, and are just a short drive from Willingboro.
Medford: Date: Saturday, July 2nd Location: Freedom Park at Medford Township at dusk
Maple Shade: Date: Saturday, July 2nd Location: Maple Shade High School at 9:30 pm