Rittenhouse Park 2nd Alarm
By Firefighter Michael Centrone
May 27, 2021

Willingboro Fire & EMS was dispatched to Rittenhouse Park for a reported Dwelling Fire. Chief 1600 arrived and reported heavy smoke showing and fire from Division C shortly placing all companies in service. 1613 arrived and began an interior attack on the fire. Command then struck a second alarm due to a heavy fire load. Numerous companies operated on the fire before placing the fire under control. This fire is under investigation by the State of New Jersey Fire Marshals office, and the Burlington County Fire Marshal Office.

Photos credit: Louis Vitsas

Units: 1600, 1601, 1613, 1616, 1612, 1618, 1693
Mutual Aid: Received mutual aid from numerous surrounding Fire and EMS departments.