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Blood Drive

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Event: Blood Drive Fundraiser
Host: Knights Of Columbus
Start Time: Monday, August 31 at 2:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Egg Harbor City Ambulance

Click Here to see more details and RSVP.

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Fire/Rescue News - Truck hits pole, 7-Eleven; DWI charge follows

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By ERIC SCOTT CAMPBELL Staff Writer, 609-272-7227 | Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2009 | 4 comments

BRIGANTINE - A wayward pickup truck toppled a traffic-light pole and crashed through the front of a 7-Eleven about 3:30 this morning.

The store's lone occupant, a clerk, had been standing at the far end of the counter and was not injured, police said. Nor was Craig Peters, 40, of Folsom, Pa., but his white Ford pickup was severely damaged.

Peters was charged with driving while intoxicated, on a suspended license, without a seatbelt and in a reckless fashion. He was released on bail to his wife, police said.

The truck penetrated the store's front window about four or five feet, setting off the burglar alarm that summoned police. Several racks of merchandise were knocked down.

The traffic light at 38th Street and Brigantine Boulevard fell across the roadway, causing the traffic light south of it to blink all yellow, police said. The Atlantic County Department of Transportation repaired and reset the signals.

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Fire/Rescue Phoenix Captain Ejected from Engine

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By PETER BUSH
Story by kpho.com

PHOENIX -- The family of a Phoenix fire captain says her prognosis is good after she was critically injured in an 11-car crash.

Crystal Rezzonico, who was aboard Engine 910, was ejected from the vehicle that was responding to an emergency call. Ten people were injured...Continue Reading

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Fire/Rescue News - Lightning strike causes Hamilton Township house to catch fire

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Press staff reports | Posted: Monday, August 10, 2009 | 0 comments

A lightning strike caused a Hamilton Township house to catch fire Sunday, police say.

The fire started before 7:45 p.m., in the 7300 block of Driftwood Lane in the Weymouth section of Hamilton Township.

Police say homeowner Ken Leary, 42, heard a loud clap of thunder before discovering his living room couch was on fire. Police say a tree in the rear of the property was struck by lightning, and the electrical current traveled through the ground and into the home. The current shorted out an outlet, which set the couch on fire.

After he called 911 and got his family out of the house, Leary tried to put the fire out with a neighbor's help.

The home suffered smoke and water damage but did not appear to have structural damage, police say. No one was injured.

Posted in Breaking, Atlantic on Monday, August 10, 2009 7:40 am Updated: 8:32 am.

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Incident #62 08/10/2009 at 11:30am - Boyer Ave in Hammonton for a Structure Fire

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Tanker 16-5 responded to Hammonton fo a Trailer fire near a structure. All Elwood units were clear at 12:10pm.

 

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Atlantic County 4-H Fair 2009

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AC Press Article - Life and death of pigs and goats offer important lessons to participants in Atlantic County 4-H Fair

The Elwood Vol Fire Company would like to thank all those who came out and supported the 2009 Atlantic County 4-H Fair.

We hope to see you next year.  

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Fire/Rescue News- Bargaintown fire house inspection will guide rebuilding

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By MICHELLE LEE, Staff Writer, 609-272-7256 | Posted: Thursday, August 6, 2009 | 0 comments

A building inspector and an architect will evaluate the remaining portion of the fire-damaged Bargaintown fire house today to determine whether the building is stable enough for additions or needs to be demolished, Bargaintown Fire Chief Tom Nace said Wednesday.....Continue Reading

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