The Willingboro Fire Department will be conducting its annual Youth Fire Academy Class from July 11th - 22nd. The class will be open to students from ages 14-17 who may be interested in a fire service career. Students in the class will be given an opportunity to participate in various aspects of the fire service.
The class will be held at Willingboro Fire Headquarters, located at Charleston Road ... (Full Story & Photos)
Two children were able to escape a burning home on the afternoon of May 15th. Willingboro Firefighters, along with firefighters from neighboring towns, were called to Buxmont Lane for a house fire at 3:14 pm. Engine 1613 was advised that several 911 calls were received stating that smoke was coming from the home. At 3:19 pm, the engine arrived on location and had smoke coming from a single story ... (Full Story & Photos)
Smoke coming from the rear as the fire is being extinguished by firefighters
Willingboro Firefighters, along with support from neighboring fire departments, extinguished a fire in a vacant home on the morning of May 10th. The department was dispatched at 9:36 am to 84 Nottingham Drive after a police officer on patrol noticed smoke in the area of Memorial Junior High School. The officer investigated further and found fire coming from the home. Deputy Chief Sitzenstock arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)
Lieutenant Marc Friddell received the Burlington County Training Officers Association (BCTOA) 2015 "Educator Of The Year" award for his work as a part-time instructor at the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center (BCESTC) in Westampton. The mission of the BCTOA is to provide a forum for Fire, EMS and Emergency Management educators to share ideas and improve training for first responders ... (Full Story & Photos)
Burlington County Deputy Public Safety Director Howard Black, Willingboro Fire Department Deputy Chief Ken Sitzenstock, Lieutenant Friddell, and Vice-President Dovi
The department's A Platoon responded to the Willow Pointe Apartments in Burlington Township on the evening of May 3rd for a fire in an apartment. Firefighters from Burlington Township, Burlington City, and Willingboro were called for the fire at 7:40 pm. Burlington City's Assistant Chief 9001 arrived first and reported a heavy smoke condition in the apartment. Burlington Township Police were evacuating ... (Full Story & Photos)