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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Kitchen Fire

Thursday, January 8, 2015 15:45 Crews responded to a report of an apartment fire at a garden style apartment complex in town. Upon arrival Squad 16 and 1601 had smoke showing from a window of the apartment. Crews found a small fire in the kitchen which was quickly knocked down and brought under control.



Overturned Vehicle on Haddon

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 03:00 Squad and BLS 16 responded to an overturned vehicle on Haddon Avenue in the main district. Crews arrived to find the vehicle resting on its roof.



2014 Fire Department Toy Drive

Thursday, December 25, 2014    4th Annual Collingswood Fire Department Toy Drive  

The Collingswood Fire Department is asking for your help in providing a magical Christmas to some of our neighbors!


The Fire Department is collecting new, unwrapped toys to be distributed to families in need this Christmas Season.  The toys may be dropped off at the firehouse at 20 W. Collings Ave until December 15. The drive is in search of toys for children between the ages of 1-16, wrapping paper, tape and gift tags. 


Collingswood residents in need can contact Firefighter Ted Aurig at

taurig@collingswood.com or by calling the firehouse 856-854-1043 x366

Last year we were able to provide for 32 children from town. 



Santa Around Town

Monday, December 15, 2014  On December 15th, the Fire Department will be escorting Santa around town with the decorated Engine.  Each night we will start at 6 P.M.  Santa will be passing your house on you Borough Leaf Collection day. 



Browning Rd. Car Crash

Sunday, December 14, 2014   Squad and BLS 16 were dispatched for a two car M.V.A on the unit block of Browning Rd.  Crews arrived to find a vehicle with heavy damage that struck a parked vehicle.  EMS treated and transported the injured driver to the Trauma unit.  



Collingswood Ambulance responds to Camden City 2 car accident.

Friday, December 12, 2014   Collingswood BLS 16 was dispatched to Camden City at Haddon Ave  Copewood for a two car M.V.A.  The crew arrived as the 2nd due BLS unit to find a two car accident with multiple patients. Camden City Fire units worked with the tools to open the heavily damaged vehicle doors to allow access for EMS.   BLS 16 treated and transported the victim that was trapped in the vehicle.  



Two car accident on Collings Ave

Friday, December 12, 2014   Squad and BLS 16 were dispatched to the intersection at Collings Ave & White Horse Pike for a 2 car M.V.A.  Upon arrival crews found two vehicles with front and side impact damage.  Crews checked both vehicle to find no injured occupants.  The roadway was shut down while crews cleaned up the debris.  



Parade of Lights

Friday, December 12, 2014  On Friday December 12th, 2014 the Collingswood Fire Department will host the Parade of Lights on Haddon Ave.  The parade will start at 7:30 p.m. 

Fire Departments from all over Camden County, as well as civic organizations from town will come decorated and ready to represent their groups. 

Santa will be making an appearance on the last Collingswood Fire Truck.  



Hazard Mitigation Plan Review and Comment

Thursday, December 11, 2014  As part of the on-going update of the Camden County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, a Preliminary Municipal Appendix is available for review that addresses natural hazard mitigation issues for our community. The Preliminary Municipal Appendix can be downloaded from http://nj4hmp.com by clicking on “Camden County” and then clicking on “Borough of Collingswood” Comments can be submitted via the “Contact Us” page on the website. However, please note that comments must be submitted no later than Friday, January 9, 2015.



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