The Burlington Township Board of Fire Commissioners honored five citizens for their actions at a house fire in the LaGorce Square neighborhood on July 22. These heroic individuals rescued the 86 year old occupant from the dwelling prior to the arrival of the fire department. The award recipients are:
Sharon Williams Gardner
On Thursday, August 27 at 2:45 p.m. the Burlington Township Fire Department responded to an industrial warehouse fire on Elbow Lane.
Fire crews encountered heavy smoke and fire conditions at the rear of the structure upon arrival. With assistance from several surrounding fire departments the fire was contained to the rear section of the building. No injuries were reported.
Firefighter Eamonn Fitzpatrick-Ruth is the recipient of the 2015 Knights of Columbus Burlington Council #589 Shield Award. Each year, the Knights of Columbus recognizes members from the Burlington City and Burlington Township Police, Fire, and EMS Departments who excel at service to their community.
Eamonn also received awards for the Burlington Township Fire Department Firefighter of the Year for 2014, 2013 BTFD Fire Prevention Educator Recognition Award, and 2013 BTFD Top Responder Award.
Congratulations to our Burlington County Fire Academy Firefighter 1 graduates. These dedicated Firefighters successfully completed the rigorous four month program and are now fully certified to respond to the needs of the
Burlington Township Community.
(from left: Evan LaGrange, Dana Sobel, John Krzywulak, Jen Diamond)
At the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony held on Thursday, December 4 the Burlington Township Fire Department escorted a special guest to the event. Entertainment was provided by the Burlington Township High School Jazz Band, Fountain Woods School Choir, and the B. Bernice Young School Choir. Free refreshments were served. The annual event is sponsored by the Burlington Township Heritage Commission.
August 15, 2014
The Burlington Township Fire Department took delivery of a new 2014 Pierce Impel Pumper designated as Engine 3032. The truck is housed at Fire Station 303 on Neck Road. It replaces a 1993 Pierce Lance Pumper which will be sold at auction. The truck is a twin to Engine 3022 which is housed at Station 302 on Beverly Road.
Provided by the Community, Driven by Dedication