Saturday, March 1, 2014
Shortly after 1600 hours on Saturday afternoon, Ladder Company 736 and Chief 701 where dispatched to the Bellmawr Manor Apartments in the Borough of Bellmawr for the reported Apartment Fire. Chief 402 arrived and reported visibile fire from the roof line extending to additional apartments. Ladder Company 736 arrived second due and began throwing ground ladders, forcing entry and laddering the roof. The Ladder Company operated for over 4 hours performing extensive roof work, elevated master stream operations and assisting with extensive overhaul. No fire department injuries where reported. The investigation was handled by the Camden County Fire Marshals Office.**Photos Provided from various sources**
Saturday, March 1, 2014
At 0835 hours. District 7 was dispatched to the 400 Block of Woodbine Ave. for the reported Dwelling Fire. Chief 701 arrived with light smoke showing from the Division A and Westville Police reporting the fire to be knocked down. Engine Company 733 arrived shortly after and located a small fire in a rear room of the home. The fire was quickly extinguished with a single 1-3/4" water line and the area was opened up to check for extension as ventilation of the rest of the home was conducted. No injuries where reported and the origin and cause investigation was conducted by the Gloucester County Fire Marshals Officer.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The Westville Fire Department regretfully announces the passing of past member Joseph DiLuzio. Joe served with the Union Fire Company prior to the merger in 1988 as well as serving under the newly formed Westville Fire Department. Follow the attached link to view the obituary, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/courierpostonline/obituary.aspx?n=joseph-diluzio&pid=169861535&fhid=4234
1931 - 2014 | Obituary | Condolences
AGE: 82 • Westville
On February 22, 2014 . Age 82. Of Westville. Survived by his children, Maria Dabbundo, Rhonda Dougherty, the late Carmen DiLuzio, Joseph DiLuzio, Pauline DiLuzio, Dante DiLuzio, Carmen Mendez and Carlo DiLuzio; sister Isabella DiDonato as well as many loving grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday evening from 6 to 7:30 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Catholic service 7:30 PM in the funeral home. Interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mc cannhealey.com under the obituary of Joseph DiLuzio. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through:
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Please click on the "Westville 100th Anniversary" Page Link on the left hand side bar of this page to see the recently added and new information for the upcoming celebration.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The Westville Fire District is currently selling its 2000 Ford Expedition the vehicle currently has 77,000 miles on it. The sale of this vehicle will include a command work station and all of its current warning lights, and siren. If you are interested in purchasing this vehicle contact the fire administrator at email@example.com. The current asking price is $6,000.00
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
As the celebration nears for the Borough of Westville's 100th Anniversary, we are now preparing for the 100th Anniversary Parade which will be held on Saturday May 10th, 2014 (rain date Sunday, May 11th, 2014). Attached to this post you will find the registration paperwork as well as the invitation letter. The parade will be judged by the "Delaware Valley Judges Association". Awards will be given for 1st and 2nd Place in many categories as well as participation plaques for all departments taking part in the parade. Additional information will be available shortly including the line-up time and parade route.Any questions please contact: firstname.lastname@example.orgCompleted registration forms can be returned a number of ways:via US Mail to: Westville 100th Anniversary Committe, c/o Chairman WilliamPacker, P.O. Box 151, Westville NJ 08093Fax: 856-456-8870E-Mail: email@example.com
Friday, January 24, 2014
With the recent snow fall, and the up coming sub freezing temperatures. We would like to take a minute and remind all Westville residents to check all heating devices for proper use and operation. Make sure chimneys and vents are free of creosote build up and have good air flow. If your using portable space heaters, remember nothing should be placed within three feet in all directions of the unit. Finally, check all smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms for proper operation. If you need any assistance with any of these items, please contact the Office of the Fire Marshal Monday-Friday 7a-3p (856)456-9432 or call the firehouse (856)456-9860 and ask on of the on duty person ell to assist you.
If you believe you are having an emergency situation with any or your heating devices. Dial 9-1-1 for assistance.
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Westville firefighters battled a quick moving brush fire that damaged six adjoining yards late Sunday afternoon. The fire which started in the rear of a residence located on the 300 block of Summit Avenue spread to yards located on Third Avenue and River Drive before firefighters could bring the fire under control. At one point the blaze threatened a handful of sheds and detatched garages located in the area. Westville units were assisted by an Engine and Brush Unit from National Park FD.
Westville residents are reminded that outdoor recreational fires are only permitted in approved and properly placed containers. In times of high winds or when red flag warnings are issued by the NJ Division of Forestry, a ban maybe placed on all open outdoor burning. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Westville Fire Marshals Office (856)456--9432 Monday-Friday 7am-3pm
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Westville Fire Department along with Deptford 2nd Battalion and Woolwich Fire Company were dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike at the 19.4 northbound milemarker for a commercial motor vehicle crash. Reports were several vehicles involved with a truck off the roadway and overturned. Crews arrived to find a motor vehicle crash involving a 20' box truck and a single motor vehicle. Crews found minor injuries which were turned over to EMS. The box truck, carrying a load of fresh meat, was off road into trees and lying on its side against one of the trees. Crews stood by on location at the request of the NJ State Police until recovery personnel uprighted the truck.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Task Force 5 was dispatched to S. Harley Avenue for a reported dwelling fire late Wednesday afternoon. Squad Co 51 arrived to find a fire on the first floor of a three story duplex. Squad Co 51 made quick work of the fire bringing it under control within minutes. Ladder 736 and Squad Co 16 arrived and checked extension and went into service with ventilation. Companies were back in service within the hour.
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