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EVFC Incident #105 09/19/2018 at 12:24am - 4800 White Horse Pike in Elwood for a Possible Gas leak

IncidentsCheck house for gas leak, found no evidence of gas leaking. Turned scene over to police. All units were clear at 12:50am.
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Pressure increase reported in Massachusetts gas pipeline, NTSB says


A house goes up in flames Thursday in northeastern Massachusetts north of Boston.

(CNN)The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate a pressure increase detected in a natural gas pipeline north of Boston as it tries to figure out what caused a series of fires and gas explosions in three Massachusetts towns, NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt said Saturday at a news conference.

A pipeline controller working at a console in Columbus, Ohio, noticed the pressure increase in a pipeline in Lawrence, Massachusetts, one of the three towns where the fires occurred, Sumwalt told CNN's Alison Kosik. He didn't say when the pressure increase was noticed.
"Certainly we will interview that pipeline controller," he said.
Also Saturday, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said most people who had to evacuate their homes in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover should be able to go......Continue Reading
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Clarence J. "Barney" Peterson, Jr 1924 - 2018

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Clarence J. "Barney" Peterson, Jr., 94, of Mullica Township passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in AtlanticCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Division. Born in Nesco he was a lifelong area resident. Mr. Peterson was an army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the VFW Post 5043 and the Nesco Fire Company. Mr. Peterson was a carpenter by trade and he owned and operated Peterson and Mattle, Inc. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Kathleen Mary Peterson (Nee Helm); his son Jack Clarence Peterson; his daughter, Deborah Peterson; one sister, Margaret Wescoat; five grandchildren, Chelsey, Megan, Anna, Jack Jr.; Nicholas; two great grandchildren, Nicholas and Madalynn and his two sisters in law, Jane Peterson and Nancy Peterson. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 12:00 pm at the Carnesale Funeral Home, 202 S. Third St., Hammonton, where a viewing will be held from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the New Columbia-Nesco United Methodist Church, 3551 Nesco Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037.




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EVFC Incident #104 09/12/2018 at 7:45pm - 5th Ave and Moss Mill in Elwood for a Natural Gas Leak

IncidentsFound a strong odor of gas upon arrival. odor dissipated after a couple minutes. Unable to locate source, waited for gas company arrival. Relieved by gas company. All units were clear at 8:24pm
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EVFC Incident #103 09/11/2018 at 7:19pm - 4816 Reading Ave in Elwood for the Report of an Illegal Burn

IncidentsCalled for an illegal burn. Chief 1600 arrived and found homeowner has a permit to burn. No action taken. All units cleared at 7:30pm
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EVFC Incident #102 09/08/2018 at 11:49am - 3410 Nesco rd in Nesco for an Activated Fire Alarm

IncidentsCalled for an activated fire alarm. Upon investigation water activated the head due to roof leak. All units cleared without incident at 12:33pm
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EVFC Incident #101 09/05/2018 at 9:31am - 423 Elm Street in Elwood for a Gas Leak

IncidentsReceived a call for a gas leak. Crews were out digging and encountered a strange odor and notified South Jersey Gas. South Jersey Gas arrived on location and determined that no leaks were present and it was safe to clear the scene.
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