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

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Press Conference

Wednesday, December 23, 2015   Today Chiefs and members of the Collingswood, Pennsauken and Camden Fire Departments gathered with the Mayor's of the respective towns and Congressman Norcross to announce the purchase of SCBA Equipment from the $1.7 million AFG Grant. This was a great collaborative effort to attain grant funds for a large capital purchase that will standardize an important piece of equipment in the three Departments.



Squad 16 operates at Pennsauken All Hands Fire

Monday, December 21, 2015   At 2 p.m. Squad 16 was dispatched along with Pennsauken units for a reported house fire on Lexington Ave in Pennsauken.  Squad 16 arrived and went into operation with a hand line for heavy fire conditions on the 2nd floor.  A back up line was placed in service.  Searches were negative in the dwelling.  The fire was knocked down and placed under control with no injuries to firefighters. Firefighters from Pennsauken,Collingswood, Cherry Hill and Westmont operated on the fire ground. 



Motor Vehicle Crash

Thursday, December 17, 2015 2305  Shortly after 11:00 pm Collingswood Squad and BLS 16 responded to a motor vehicle crash. They arrived to find a vehicle had taken down a pole, traffic light and some wires. Squad company called for PSE&G and State DOT to assist in the remediation. No injuries were reported at the scene. 



Parade of Lights

Friday, December 11, 2015   The annual Parade of Lights will take place on December 11, 2015.  Fire Trucks and floats will line the Ave from Zane to Homestead starting at 7:30 p.m.  Santa will be making an appearance on the last truck.  



Car into Cooper River

Saturday, December 5, 2015 03:36  Cooper River Task Force 16 was dispatched to Cooper River for a vehicle into the river with people trapped. Squad 16, Engine 1132, Rescue 15 and Rescue 13 responded. Squad 16 arrived to find a vehicle on its side with two people trapped. Squad 16's crew donned water rescue suits and entered the water. They found two victims inside and worked to free the victims and take them to the shore where they were transferred to Westmont EMS and transported to the hospital for evaluation. 



Santa around town

Monday, November 30, 2015   The Collingswood Fire Department will be escorting Santa around town starting December 14.  He will be passing your house on your leaf pick up day(weather permitting)  between the hours of 6pm-8pm.  



Squad 16 operates at Westmont house fire

Thursday, November 26, 2015   Squad 16 was dispatched on the All Hands house fire in Westmont on Thanksgiving night.  The crew of 5 arrived and assisted Westmont firefighters with heavy fire conditions on the first floor of the house.  One resident was transported to the hospital.  No injuries to firefighters.  



Squad 16 operates at Pennsauken crash

Wednesday, November 25, 2015   Squad 16, BLS 16 were dispatched with Pennsauken units in the area of the PUB on Rt. 130 for a M.V.A.  Upon arrival crews found an overturned car with a telephone pole broke in half.  EMS treated and transported the injured driver.  Crews secured the area until PSEG could secure the power.  



Collingswood Fire Toy Drive

Wednesday, November 25, 2015   The Fire Department is collecting new, unwrapped toys to be distributed to families in need this Christmas season.  Toys may be dropped off at the firehouse at 20 W. Collings Ave until December 15.  





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