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EVFC Incident #28 04/28/2020 at 11:49pm - 317 Weymouth rd (The Homestead) in Elwood for an Activated Fire Alarm

IncidentsAlarm malfunction system reset by FD

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Obituary of James A. Garth, Sr.



James A. Garth, Sr.

Last Call for Chief James A. "Jim" Garth Sr 4/25/20


Garth, Sr. James A., 75, of Egg Harbor Township peacefully went home to be with his Lord and Savior on April 21, 2020 after a lengthy illness.

His presence will be greatly missed by his devoted wife Dawn (nee Dampf) of 54 years, children and grandchildren, James Jr and Amy (Andrew, Braden, Gavin) of Northfield, Jill and Chris Costa (Gabriella, Lauren, Christopher Jr) of Galloway, John and Debra (John Jr, Paige) of Egg Harbor City and Joseph (Amanda) of West Virginia (Brittany) of Egg Harbor Twsp., brother, Jeffrey Garth and wife Karen of Williamstown, family travelling buddies, Diane Cheatham and Carol Kears, and numerous other relatives and friends.  Predeceased by his parents Albert and Marie Garth, brothers Joseph and John Garth, grandson Dillon Garth and sister-in-law Barbara Klein.

Jim worked as a Master Auto Technician at various local dealerships and later retired from Atlantic County Fleet Management.  He was a believer and member of Emmanuel Church.  He proudly served as a veteran of the US Navy (USS Holder) and his community in many organizations:  charter member and past president of Pleasant Woods Youth Organization, fifty years in Farmington Volunteer Fire Company, twenty of them as Chief and more recently President, Atlantic County Firefighters’ Assoc and Exec. Board, Atlantic County Fire Chiefs’ Assoc. Past President, Atlantic County Fire Training Advisory Board and Instructor, NJ State Fire Chiefs’ Parade Judges Assoc.  and current Chairman of the Egg Harbor Township Planning Board.  Member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, Union Lodge 213 and American Legion Post 352.

He enjoyed spending time at his cabin in West Virginia, traveling with family, riding his Harley with friends, the American Legion Riders Assoc. and NJ Retreads as well as camping with the Clamdiggers RV club.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim’s name to Emmanuel Church Building Fund, PO Box 292, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215 or Farmington Volunteer Fire Company, 301 Maple Avenue, Egg Harbor Twsp., NJ 08234. 

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We improved our EVFC scanner feed


Atlantic County Fire and EMS - Digital

We improved our EVFC scanner feed. AS of 4/20/20 we added a New Radio with 58 More Fire Talk-groups including Atlantic county EMS.

New List of channels


Mullica Twp Fire 2 TGID: 16202
Mullica Twp Fire 3 TGID: 16203
Mullica Twp Fire 4 TGID: 16204
Egg Harbor City Fire 1 TGID: 10201
Egg Harbor City Fire 2 TGID: 10202
Egg Harbor City Fire 3 TGID: 10203
Egg Harbor City Fire 4 TGID: 10204
Hammonton Fire 1 TGID: 9201
Hammonton Fire 2 TGID: 9202
Hammonton Fire 3 TGID: 9203
Hammonton Fire 4 TGID: 9204
Galloway Fire Dispatch TGID: 26200
Hamilton Twp Fire Dispatch TGID: 18201
Galloway Fireground 1 TGID: 26201
Galloway Fireground 2 TGID: 26202
Galloway Fireground 3 TGID: 26203
Galloway Fireground 4 TGID: 26204
Galloway Fireground 5 TGID: 26205
Hamilton Twp Fireground 1 TGID: 18202
Hamilton Twp Fireground 2 TGID: 18203
Buena Fire 1 TGID: 12201
Egg Harbor Twp Fire 1 TGID: 15201
Egg Harbor Twp Fire 2 TGID: 15202
Egg Harbor Twp Fire 3 TGID: 15203
Absecon Fire 1 TGID: 8201
Absecon Fire 2 TGID: 8202
Northfield Fire 1 TGID: 6201
Northfield Fire 2 TGID: 6202
Linwood Fire 1 TGID: 5201
Pleasantville Fire 1 TGID: 7201
Somers Point Fire 1 TGID: 4201
Atlantic City Fire 1 TGID: 14201
Atlantic City Fire 2 TGID: 14202
Atlantic City Fire 3 TGID: 14203
Brigantine Fire 1 TGID: 19201
Brigantine Fire 2 TGID: 19202
Ventnor Fire 1 TGID: 1201
Ventnor Fire 2 TGID: 1202
Margate Fire 1 TGID: 2201
Margate Fire 2 TGID: 2202
Longport Fire 1 TGID: 3201
Longport Fire 2 TGID: 3202
Atlantic City Int Airport Fire TGID: 24201
County Fire 1 TGID: 25201
County Fire 2 TGID: 25202
County Fire 3 TGID: 25203
County Fire 4 TGID: 25204
County Fire Tender Task Force TGID: 25211
County Fire Large Diameter Hose Task Force TGID: 25212
Atlantic County OEM 1 TGID: 25801
South Jersey Net TGID: 15204
Galloway OEM TGID: 26801
Atlantic City OEM 1 TGID: 14801
Atlantic City OEM 2 TGID: 14802
Atlantic City Citywide TGID: 14901
USCG Ch 83a Patch TGID: 25903
MEDCOM 1 TGID: 32301
MEDCOM 2 TGID: 32302
Galloway EMS 1 TGID: 26301
Hamilton Twp EMS 1 TGID: 18301
Egg Harbor Twp EMS 1 TGID: 15301
Egg Harbor Twp EMS 2 TGID: 15302
Absecon EMS 1 TGID: 8301
Northfield EMS 1 TGID: 6301
Pleasantville EMS 1 TGID: 7301
Atlantic City EMS 1 TGID: 14301
Atlantic City EMS 2 TGID: 14302
Atlantic City EMS 3 TGID: 14303
County EMS 1 TGID: 25301
County EMS 2 TGID: 25302
County EMS 3 TGID: 25303
County EMS 4 TGID: 25304
County Rehab Task Force TGID: 25311



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EVFC Incident #27 04/17/2020 at 8:33pm - 1124 6th Ave in Elwood for a structure fire


Called for the report of a structure fire. Patrol arrived on location and confirmed fully involved structure fire. Engine 16-3 arrived on scene and was put into service and extinguished fire. Overhauled with the assistance of a backhoe from Public Works. Received mutual aid from Germania, Laureldale, Egg Harbor City, Hammonton, Mayslanding, and Colonge. Electric company disconnected electric. All units cleared at 12:33 AM on 4/18/20. Fire started from leaking propane line going to space heater. Investigated by NJ Division of Fire Safety.

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Online Drill Training


Due to COVID19 we are fourced to do online Drilling & Training during this time. Please check out some of the training videos below.


A semi-tractor trailer fire
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EVFC Incident #26 04/13/2020 at 6:58pm - 4130 Reading Ave in Elwood for arching wires

IncidentsCalled for arching wires. Found tree on wires. Closed off Reading Ave between Spruce Ave and Snow Hill Rd. Notified electric company. All other Mullica stations were recalled.
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EVFC Incident #25 04/13/2020 at 9:08am - 1331 5th Ave in Elwood for wires and pole on fire

IncidentsCalled for wires and pole on fire. 1603 on location found tree on wires, no fire or arching at this time. Power out. Notified electric company. All units recalled.
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