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Fire Rescue News - Hammonton man killed in Sunday morning crash

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left one person dead early Sunday morning

According to police reports, Miguel A. Villagomez-Juarez, 19, of Hammonton, was....Continue Reading

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MVA in Hammonton with Three Airlifted

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HAMMONTON — Police responded to a two-car accident late Saturday night, reportedly at 11th Street and South Chew Road.

Police were too busy to talk at about 10:30 p.m., but a member of the local rescue squad said plans were made for a helicopter medevac operation using a nearby cemetary to land.

The accident was about a half-mile from the center of town.

No other details were available.

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A motor vehicle accident was reported at 11th & Chew Rd about 9:55pm on Saturday night. Four ambulances and three helicopters were called. Ambulances were called from Hammomton, Winslow, Collings Lakes. Three Medic units were called in as well as Hammonton Fire Company to set up three landing zones at the cemetary on South Chew Rd.

Check back later for more details.

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Fire Rescue News - Fire at Atlantic City home is under investigation

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By ROB SPAHR Staff Writer | Posted: Saturday, July 24, 2010 | 5 comments

ATLANTIC CITY - Authorities are investigating the cause of a couch fire that damaged an Indiana Avenue home on Saturday afternoon.

Latima Daniels was walking home from the store shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday when she smelt smoke.

"I thought it was just someone barbequing until we got closer and realized there was way.....Continue Reading

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Pennsylvania man arrested for setting two cars ablaze in Margate

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From staff reports | Posted: Saturday, July 24, 2010 | 2 comments

Margate Police arrested a Pennsylvania man Friday for setting two cars on fire this month one street apart from each other.

Matthew Byrne, 23, of Bristol Township, Pa., allegedly set ablaze a car on the 100 Block of North Monroe Avenue on July 10, then did the same thing to another car on South Madison Avenue on July 16.

Both incidents were ruled arson, and a security camera at the second location led to Byrne's arrest.

Police charged Byrne with two counts of arson and two counts of criminal mischief. He is in Atlantic County jail in lieu of $35,000 bail.

The way Byrne set fire to the cars is still under investigation.

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Fire Rescue News - Marsh fire, single-car crash ties up Margate Bridge traffic

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From Press staff reports | Posted: Saturday, July 24, 2010 | 2 comments

A single-car accident and a marsh fire tied up traffic on the Margate Bridge for about 40 minutes Saturday afternoon.

Police said the two incidents were unrelated but happened at about the same time. Police said no one was injured badly in the single-car accident at the Margate Bridge, where a car ran into a toll booth. At about the same time, a wildfire of unknown origin flared up on an adjacent marsh.

The fire was contained as of 3 p.m., police said.

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Fire Rescue News - Hammonton police seek driver of black pickup who hit motorcyclist and fled

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From Press staff reports | Posted: Saturday, July 24, 2010 | 0 comments

HAMMONTON — Police are looking for the driver of a black pickup truck following a hit-and-run accident Friday night at the intersection of Weymouth Road and Reading Avenue.

The accident resulted in an injury to motorcyclist Wayne Reehle, 49, of Pine Hill, who suffered head injuries and was airlifted to....Continue Reading

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Fire Rescue News - FIRE BREAKS OUT AT GREGORY'S RESTAURANT AND BAR IN SOMERS POINT

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SOMERS POINT -- A fire broke out at the popular bar and restaurant late Thursday night.

Exact details are still being gathered, but we are told that multiple fire crews were called in to assist.

It's believed they were able to get the blaze under control around 10:40pm, but it's still unclear how far the flames were able to spread.

No word on any injuries at this time. We'll be sure to update the information once it is released from authorities.

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