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EVFC Incident #58 09/17/2017 at 7:19pm - 230 23rd Ave for an Activated Carbon Monoxide Alarm

IncidentsCalled out for a carbon monoxide alarm. Owners replaced battery and was still going off. Checked entire house with three separate detectors. No CO readings found. Checked carbon monoxide alarm, it was manufactured in 2009. Advised owner to replace detector. All units cleared at 7:37pm
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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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Five South Jersey fire companies receive federal grants

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The Atlantic City Fire Department and four volunteer fire companies in South Jersey have received more than $1.2 million in federal funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo announced Wednesday.

The grants will be used “to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources required to protect the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards,” according to a news release from LoBiondo’s office.

Atlantic City will receive $611,364, its seventh AFG award.

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EVFC Incident #57 09/06/2017 at 5:10pm - Weekstown Rd and 5th Ave in Weekstown for a MVA with extrication

IncidentsReceived a call for a MVA with extrication. One car MVA into a tree. Extricated the victim and helped EMS transport the victim to the ambulance. Stood by until the vehicle was removed. All Station 160 units were clear at 7:36pm
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Man, 85, killed when tree he was cutting falls on him

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MULLICA TWP. -- An 85-year-old man died Thursday morning when a tree he was cutting fell on him, township police said.

Ronald Loatwall was pronounced dead at the scene after police received a 911 call from his wife. He was cutting a tree in the yard of the couple's Baremore Road home.

"This event is being viewed as a tragic accident," police said in a press release.

Loatwell lived in Mullica Township for more than 50 years, police noted.

AtlantiCare EMS, Elwood Fire Department and Mullica Township public works responded to the scene.

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EVFC Incident #56 08/31/2017 at 12:32pm - White Horse Pike / Poplar St for an MVA with Landing Zone Asssignment

IncidentsStation 160 was dispatched to White Horse Pike / Poplar St for a MVA. While responding, a landing zone was requested. Sweetwater Fire Company was dispatched to assist Elwood with the landing zone. Upon Rescue 16-2 arrival, the patient was not entrapped in the vehicle but was sitting in the driver seat with EMS treating him. At the request of EMS, helicopter was recalled. Rescue 16-2 pulled the booster line as a precaution and assisted EMS with the removal of patient from vehicle. Rescue 16-2 stood by on location as trow truck company removed the vehicles from the scene. All units cleared scene without incident at 1:21pm.
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EVFC Incident #55 08/31/2017 at 9:16am - 4760 Baremore Rd for a Rescue assignment

IncidentsCalled for the report of a person who was cutting down a tree and the tree fell on them. Rescue assignment. See Police Department report for more details. All Station 160 units were clear at 10:55am
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