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Fire Rescue News - Victims lost home, possessions in Atlantic City fire

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By DEREK HARPER Staff Writer | Posted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Several days after a devastating fire burned through a rooming house in Atlantic City, displaced residents are wondering what to do next.

Since the fire, 35 adults and seven children have been staying at.....Continue Reading

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Fire Rescue News - About 30 left homeless after midnight fire destroys Atlantic City rooming house

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ATLANTIC CITY -- Firefighters were called out to a fire in the 1400 block of Memorial Avenue late Saturday that left residents on the street -- many barefoot and still in their night clothes -- homeless.

One woman threw her two young children out a window to someone standing below, Fire Chief Dennis Brooks said. The children were uninjured. The woman then....Continue Reading

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Fire Rescue News - Two families displaced after house fire in Galloway Township

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Two families were displaced after a house fire on the 700 block of Fishers Creek Road in the Smithville section of Galloway Township.

Fire crews arrived at the house at about 4:55 p.m., found heavy smoke and called for backup. At the fire's peak, about 25 firefighters were on the scene and five companies responded, Galloway Township fire Chief Ron Garbutt Jr. said. One firefighter was taken to the hospital for treatment of a heat-related injury.

Investigators said the fire started in the heater room of the first-floor condo, and the cause is under investigation. The two units in the house are inhabitable, but residents will be staying with relatives.

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Fire Rescue News - Overnight Vehicle Fire in Woodbine Being Called 'Suspicious'

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WOODBINE-- Firefighters were called to the 800 block of Adams Avenue on Thursday at around 3:30 a.m., for a reported vehicle fire.

The vehicle which was parked in the driveway of a residence was fully engulfed when the Woodbine fire department arrived on scene.

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Fire Rescue News - Brigantine fire damages 3 homes

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Fire severely damaged three connected townhomes on Eighth Street North in Brigantine on Saturday evening, and investigators suspect an electrical problem caused it, fire officials said.

The blaze began about 7:30 p.m. Nineteen firefighters gained control within 45 minutes. The fire consumed the upper floors, causing about $500,000 in damages.

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Hammonton Fire Department goes into Camden County for a Trailer/Structure Fire

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South Egg Harbor Rd near Spring Garden Rd in Winslow Camden County at 12:41pm Aug 22, 2010.

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Fire Rescue News - A.C. FIREFIGHTERS TAKE TO THE SURF FOR WATER RESCUE TRAINING

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ATLANTIC CITY-- Class was in session at Atlantic City. Friday's lesson had city firefighters taking to the surf to learn how to use a new department tool.

"Today we're focusing more so on wave runner training in regards to using a personal watercraft and components of surf rescue," said Atlantic City Fire Department Special Operations Battalion Chief Michael Dixon. The Atlantic City Fire Department recently purchased a personal watercraft and firefighters ran through drills that included,,,,,Continue Reading

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