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





   


 

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.  



   


 

Collingswood Fire participates in Philly toys for tots

Saturday, December 6, 2014   On Saturday morning a crew from Collingswood loaded up and crossed the bridge to Philly.  The 92.5 WXTU event hosts a parade of Fire Trucks and decorated vehicles heads to the Xfinity Live Building to build toy mountain.  All toys are donated to the CAPE (Child abuse Prevention Effort)  program. A box of toys were donated from the Fire Department.  

     



 

Fire in Church on Haddon

Sunday, November 30, 2014   Crews were dispatched for an alarm system at the Bible Presbyterian Church on the 1100 block of Haddon.  When crews arrived the reported visible fire through the windows in the gym area. A line was stretched as crews forced entry into the building.  A small fire was located and quickly extinguished in the gym  The fire is under investigation.  No injuries were reported. 

   


 

Rt. 130 crash leaves one trapped

Thursday, November 27, 2014   Squad and BLS 16 were dispatched for an M.V.A on Rt. 130 at 3 A.M.  The box was upgraded as Police confirmed one occupant trapped.  Squad 16 arrived and reported 1 vehicle off the highway, with an occupant trapped.  EMS crews worked on the patient as Squad 16 and Engine 1512 from Westmont worked to free the trapped occupant.  EMS transported the patient to the Trauma Unit.  The vehicle left the highway striking a tree, fence and multiple parked cars in the parking lot.  The Collingswood Police have the accident under investigation. 




     



 
 
 

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