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Incident #9: Chimney Fire

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All four Mullica Twp fire companies were called out at 9:20pm for the report of a chimney fire at 1248 Willartz St. All others companies were recall with the exception of Elwood Station-160 by 16-01 on location. Engine 16-3 along with Tanker 16-5 responded with full crews. On arrival at 9:24pm the crews removed the hot embers and cleared and remaining burning material with chimney cleaning tool and used an electric fan to remove smoke from the home. The home owner was advised to have the chimney professionally cleaned and inspected before using. All units were clear at 10:03pm.











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Incident #8 MVA- Over turned vehicel, wires down

IncidentsStation 160 was called to assist Nesco station 161 on a motor vehicle accident on Route 542 at Nesco Liquors. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole and fiped over. One person was transported to Kessler Hospital by Hammonton Rescue. Engine 16-3 and Rescue 16-4 responded. Elwood was recalled shortly after rescue 16-4 arrived on location at 4:47pm. All Elwood units were clear at 5:19pm.











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FAST/RIT Training at Hammonton Co. #2

EVFC NewsThe Elwood Fire Company attended FAST/RIT training at Hammonton Fire Company #2 Monday Feb 4th . A Firefighter Assist and Search Team (FAST), also known as a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT), is a team that comprises of two or more firefighters dedicated solely to search and rescue of other firefighters in distress.























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Firefighter- I Graduation 2008

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Three Firefighters from The Elwood Fire Company graduated from Firefighter- I today at The Atlantic County Fire Academy.











(Left to right: Nathan Brining - Kevin Jordan - Stephen Sperlak Jr.)
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Historical Photos & Articles

Historical ArticlesWe just added 30 new pictures and 16 new articles to our Historical Photos & Articles section of our web site. We will be adding more everyday so keep checking back.















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Incident #2: MVA and LZ assignment

IncidentsOn Tuesday the 8th at 4:58pm the Elwood Fire Company was called to Route 30 and Elwood Rd for a MVA and Helicopter Landing at the Elwood School. Engine 16-3 responded to the MVA for a gasoline leak and EMS assist. Tanker 16-5 responded to the Elwood School and handled the landing zone. One person was airlifted to Atlantic City Trauma Unit and one person was transported to Kessler Hospital in Hammonton by Hammonton Rescue. All units were clear at 5:51pm.













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Incident #1 for 2008 - Chimney Fire

IncidentsOn Monday Jan. 7th at 6:02am the Elwood Fire Company along with Nesco, Weekstown and Sweetwater were called to 2174 Elwood Rd for the report of a chimney fire. Engine 16-3 responded with a full crew and arrived on location shortly after. The chimney fire was out on arrival and the crew cleared the fire out in the fire place, they also laddered the roof and used chimney cleaning equipment to remove any burning embers. The home owner was advised not to use the fire place until it could be inspected and cleaned. All units were clear at 6:51am.











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