On October 17, 2014 around 0400hrs members of the Berlin Fire Rescue and Berlin Township Fire Company responded for a reported house fire. Upon arrival the police notified all incoming fire department apparatus of the conditions ahead. The house was fully Involved in Fire, with residents being led to safety from the police. The fire department made a very quick stop on the fire and thankfully no injuries were reported to any fire personal, police officers or residents.The cause of the fire is under investigation.
On Sunday October 12,2014 Task Force 21-1 was dispatched to Haddon Ave and White Horse Pike for a report of a car fire. 21101 arrived on location to find a vehicle on fire. Engine 22 arrived shortly after and stretched a 1 1/3 hand line to extinguish the fire. Squad 211 backed up the engine and pulled a 2nd hand line. Fire was turned over to Berlin PD and the Local FM.
On Saturday September 6,2014 Engine 22 along with Utility 22 were dispatched to the White Horse Pike in Berlin Boro for a MVA with entrapment. Crews assisted Rescue 21-1 and Rescue 232 on removing the patient from the vehicle. Accident is under investigation with Berlin Police Department. Photos credit Berlin Police Department.
Another call for help and the members of West Berlin Fire Rescue answered the call. Doctor H , who is battling this horrible disease, reached out to Chief Jackson to ask for help doing his ice bucket challenge, the Chief and members stepped right up to help, as always. We’re in for the fight with you Doc, you got this.
On Wednesday August 6, 2014 around 7:30pm Engine 22 along with Rescue 22 were out doing weekly training on rescue operations when Engine 22 was dispatched to the 500 block of East Gibbsboro Road in Lindenwold for a report of Apartment Fire with people trapped. Engine 22 arrived first on location with smoke showing from the apartment. Crews operated with a 1 3/4 hand line extinguishing the fire quickly. Crews remained on location for about 35 minutes. Good work by all.