Annual Hose and Ladder Testing

hose_test ladder_testEach year our hose and ladders are tested in accordance with national standards. This gives us confidence that they will be ready when needed for an emergency.

 

 

 

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Welcome To Our Newest Firefighter

The Burlington Township Fire Department welcomes our newest firefighter, Dominic Mazzio. At the March 23, 2016 Board of Fire Commissioners meeting Dominic was appointed as an Honorary Member of the department in recognition of his courage and dream to be a firefighter.

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Swearing In Ceremony 2016 Officers

Congratulations to BTFD 2016 Officers

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Fire Extinguisher Training

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On November 17, Fire Official Matt Tomaszewski and Fire Prevention Specialist John Irwin V provided kitchen safety and hands-on fire extinguisher training to Burlington Township Schools / Princeton Food Management cafeteria staff.

If your business is located in Burlington Township and you would like to provide fire extinguisher training for your staff contact the Bureau of Fire Prevention at 609-239-5850.

 

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DUTY, HONOR, COUNTRY
VETERANS DAY 2015

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Burlington Twp. Fire Department Honors Citizen Heroes

The Burlington Township Board of Fire Commissioners honored six 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:
Tracy Williams
Sharon Williams Gardner
Eric Diaz
Ronald Greene
Kevin Holmes
Jack Ivins

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BTFD battles an industrial warehouse fire on Elbow Lane

5_elbowOn 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.

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Firefighter and College Graduate Ed Hoffman Jr.

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The Burlington Township Fire Department congratulates Firefighter Edward Hoffman Jr. upon his graduation from the University of Connecticut on May 9, 2015. Ed obtained Bachelor Degrees in both Psychology and Communications.

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Annual Knights of Columbus Shield Award

e_fitzruthFirefighter 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.

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Firefighter 1 Graduates

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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)

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