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1 dead, 1 hurt after NJ Transit train strikes car in Hammonton

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NJ Transit accident

From the AC Press On-line

HAMMONTON — One person is dead and another is seriously injured after a car was struck by a train Friday afternoon, according to NJ Transit.

At 4:20 p.m., a train traveling toward Atlantic City struck a vehicle that was on the tracks at the Line Street grade crossing.


None of the 120 riders and crew members on board the train at the time of the incident was injured, according to NJ Transit.

However, one person in the car was killed while another was airlifted to a nearby hospital.

Hammonton police deferred comment to NJ Transit, whose police department is the leading agency investigating the accident.

— John DeRosier

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Firefighter injured battling Hammonton fire

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 05:28AM
Authorities say a firefighter was injured while battling a fire in Hammonton, New Jersey.

The fire broke out just before 7 p.m. Wednesday on the 200 block of Union Road.

The fire grew to two alarms before it was brought under control.

The Red Cross is now helping a family of five displaced by the flames.

The condition of the firefighter has not been released.
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Dog rescued from icy pond in Mullica Township

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 05:25AM
Rescue crews pulled a dog to safety from an icy pond in South Jersey.

Quincy the German shepherd fell through the ice along the 4100 block of Jackson Road in Mullica Township on Wednesday.

Cold water units from Mullica Township and Sweetwater fire departments sent a boat out on the frozen water.

Quincy was able to walk away unharmed.
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Buena Vista Township man dies in Mullica River crash

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From the Press of Atlantic City on-line

MULLICA TOWNSHIP — A Buena Vista Township man was found dead Monday morning after his car crashed into the Mullica River, police said.

The man was identified as Robert Ramos, 31, of the Newtonville section of Buena Vista, Mullica police Chief John Thompson said.

Police, firefighters and AtlantiCare EMS were dispatched to the 4500 block of Pleasant Mills Road in the Sweetwater section at 7:08 a.m. for a report of a car in the river, police said.

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Mullica Twp is Looking for Volunteers

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fire department volunteers needed

The Mullica Twp Volunteer Fire Companies are always looking for new firefighters.
Be part of one of the most progressive volunteer emergency response organizations in Atlantic County. Training is provided and the benefits are awesome.
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Special Thanks to Victory Bible Church

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Victory Bible Church

Special Thanks to Victory Bible Church for hosting the First Responders Appreciation Dinner tonight

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Our Deepest Simpathy to the Mizpah Fire Company

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The Elwood Vol Fire Company would like to express our deepest sympathy to The Mizpah Vol Fire Company on the passing of their Assistant Chief Eric Davenport.

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