Fire Prevention in Schools

Friday, November 25, 2016   On October 25th the C Platoon visited the daycare on Fern Ave to review fire safety with the kids.  The groups were also able to tour the fire truck and tools. 



Squad 16 goes to work on a vehicle fire

Saturday, October 8, 2016   On Saturday October 8th Squad 16 was dispatched in the parking lot of the Heights of Collingswood for a vehicle fire.  The crew arrived with a vehicle heavily involved.  Crews stretched a line and controlled the fire.  The crew prevented the fire from spreading to cars parked near by.  The fire is under investigation.  



Part Time Firefighter/EMT Position

Thursday, July 14, 2016   JOB POSTING  

Part Time Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician

Compensation: $15 per hour

Hours: M-F  10:00 – 16:00 (29.5 hours per week)

                        *Days and times may be flexed for different events and circumstances

Qualification: 18 years old, NJ Driver’s License, High School Diploma or equivalent,                                                      NJ Firefighter I, NJ EMT

Job Description: The Collingswood Fire Department is in search of qualified individuals with high values and integrity. These individuals will be asked to perform several roles within our department operations including but not limited to:

v Basic life support emergency medical services as outlined by the State of New Jersey

v Firefighter duties as outlined by the State of New Jersey

v Public Service and Education

v Station duties

Eligible candidates should submit an application with a copy of the following by July 24, 2016:

ü  Copy of NJ Driver’s License

ü  Copy of NJ FFI Certificate

ü  Copy of NJ EMT License

ü  Copy of High School Diploma or GED

ü  Resume


Chief Keith A. Davis Jr

Collingswood Fire Department

20 W. Collings Avenue

Collingswood, NJ 08108


*Applications can be picked up at the above address or downloaded from*




Monday, July 4, 2016  the Collingswood fireworks have been postponed until tomorrow night due to the high possibility of rain. Please join us tomorrow night at the high school stadium for a great show. 



Squad 16 works on vehicle fire

Tuesday, June 21, 2016   Squad 16 was dispatched for a vehicle fire on Penn Ave.  Companies arrived with fire in the engine compartment of the vehicle.  Squad 16 operated with a 1 3/4" hand line to control the fire.  No injuries were reported.  



Squad 16 operates in Pennsauken for a vehicle into a house

Monday, June 13, 2016   Squad 16 was dispatched to Morse Street in Pennsauken for a vehicle into a house.  Crews arrived and worked with Pennsauken units to stabilize the vehicle that was inside the house.  Squad 16 remained on location and assisted at the incident while the vehicle was removed.  One occupant was pronounced on scene while the other was treated and transported by EMS.  The house was reported to be vacant.  Companies operating on location were Pennsauken, Collingswood, Cherry Hill and Camden City.  No injuries to firefighters. 



Squad 16 operates at Westmont house fire

Tuesday, June 7, 2016   Squad 16 was dispatched on the All Hands box in Westmont on the 300 block of Crystal Lake Ave.  Westmont crews were in operation with heavy fire conditions on the 2nd floor.  Squad 16 arrived and performed a search after initial reports of occupants trapped.  Searches were negative as all occupants were outside and accounted for. The fire was brought under control with no injuries to firefighters or occupants. 



Marine 16 operates in Pennsauken

Sunday, May 29, 2016   Marines from Pennsauken and Collingswood were dispatched to Cooper River for a water rescue.  Crews arrived on location and were directed to the area the witness spotted the vehicle.  Crews located a vehicle fully submerged with only the top of the roof line visible.  Crews searched the interior and reported no occupants inside.  Crews remained on location until the tow company could remove the vehicle from the water.  The vehicle was reported stolen the night before the incident.  



Ladder 16 operates at Camden 4th Alarm

Thursday, May 19, 2016   Ladder 16 was dispatched on the 2nd Alarm box on 26th Street in Camden City.  Camden Units were on location with heavy fire conditions in the 2nd floor apartment with reports of people trapped.  Ladder 16 arrived and was ordered to place ladders and provide egress points.  The crew remained on location for several hours and assisted with fire extinguishment.  



Ladder 16 to Camden 2nd Alarm Dwelling

Friday, February 5, 2016   Ladder 16 was dispatched to Camden City on the South Side for a dwelling fire.  Crews were on location with heavy fire conditions from a two story dwelling.  Ladder 16 arrived and was directed to be the RIT.  



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