A welcome message from the Chief of Department

Welcome to the Collingswood Fire Department's official website. This website was established to better serve our residents, visitors and merchants. The information displayed on this site was created to give you better access and transparency into our department and services. It is also an avenue to get useful information to protect you and your family. Please explore the website and don't hesitate to contact us with your questions or concerns. Also, we encourage you to sign our guest book and join our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Thank you for visiting collingswoodfire.com.


Keith A. Davis Jr.


Chief of Department





   


 

Ladder 16 attends in Pennsauken Fire Prevention

Saturday, October 18, 2014   On Saturday October 18th the Pennsauken Fire Department held its annual Fire Prevention Day Ladder 16 set up as a display truck as firefighters talked with children about the tools on the truck.  The Collingswood and Pennsauken Fire Departments work together on a regular basis performing automatic aid for fire scenes, fire inspections and training in both towns.  

     



 

Ladder 16 assists in Gloucester City Flag Detail

Saturday, October 18, 2014   Ladder 16 assisted Gloucester City Quint 5-1 with displaying the colors during the Heros to Hero 5k run in Gloucester City.  The Heros to Hero run retraces the foot steps the firefighters took who lost their lives battling the fire in Gloucester City on July 4th.  This marks the 10th year for the run.  Collingswood and Gloucester Ladder Companies displayed the American Flag in front of the Gloucester City firefighter's house who lost his life in the fire.  

     



 

Collingswood Fire Prevention/Public Safety Night

Friday, October 17, 2014   The Collingswood Fire Department would like to thank everyone who came out Friday Night.  The event was a huge success brining hundreds of town residents to our firehouse.  

Without the help of the other Police and Fire Agencies and town groups, this event would not of been possible.  

A special Thank You to Catelli Brothers and the Pope family  from Philly Pretzel Factory for donating the hot dogs for the event.  We served 800 hot dogs in two hours. We would like to thank Bob Dibartolomeo for cooking and serving all those hot dogs and J&J Snack for the pretzels with Mike Dibartolo cooking them.  




     



 

Squad 16-BLS 16 continues fire prevention demos

Tuesday, October 7, 2014   Squad 16 and BLS 16 continued its fire prevention demos at Good Shepard school. Firefighters taught the students about the equipment on the Squad and what to do in case of emergencies.  All students K-4th grade had the chance to ask firefighters their questions.  

     



 

Station Tour kicks off Fire Prevention Month

Monday, October 6, 2014   On Monday students from the Good Shepard School walked to the firehouse for a tour of the Station.  Firefighters went over fire safety with the kids as well as showed them the fire station and trucks.  This was the first of many events planned for the Fire Prevention Month of October.  

     



 

October Smoke Detectors

Thursday, October 2, 2014  The Collingswood Fire Department will be visiting the following streets in October to check your smoke detectors, offer free ones if needed and install them and answer any questions about fire safety or the fire department. The members will be in uniform with official Identification and be driving marked fire department vehicles. Woodlawn Terrace Woodlynne Avenue East and West Zane Avenues

   


 

M.V.A on Rt. 130

Thursday, September 25, 2014   Squad 16 and BLS 16 responded to a reported motor vehicle accident on Rt. 130 in the construction area  shortly after 10 p.m. Crews reported a single vehicle that struck the parked Backhoe.  BLS 16 treated the occupant of the vehicle.  Squad 16 crew worked to clear the debris from the highway.  

     



 

Free Smoke Detectors

Friday, September 5, 2014  The Collingswood Fire Department will be visiting homes on Woodlawn Avenue and Woodlawn Terrace up to the 300 block this month. They will be offering to install free smoke detectors and check the house for any potential safety hazards and assist you in making a fire safety plan for your family. The firefighters will be in uniform and carrying Borough of Collingswood ID badges and have a marked fire truck with them.

   


 

Girl Scouts Donate Stuffed Animals to the Fire Department

Tuesday, September 2, 2014  Girl Scout Troop #30514 collected hundreds of stuffed animals from students at the Tatem and Zane North Elementary Schools in town. The girls scouts then donated the stuffed animals to an organization in Africa and a Family Success Center in Clementon, NJ. They also donated two cases of stuffed animals to the Collingswood Fire Department. The fire department will then give out the stuffed animals to children who suffer a loss of their stuffed animals due to fire and also to sick or scared children that we transport to the hospital. The stuffed animals are a great tool to help comfort the scared children. This hits close to home for the girls scouts, who has a member that suffered a fire in her home and lost her stuffed animals. Thank you to the girl scouts for organizing such a wonderful thing. Fiona Basewitz, Grace Janco and Lila DiMasi and scout leader Sarah Pepper!

   


 
 
 

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