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East Greenwich Twp. Fire and Rescue response log

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eg fire emblem webNov. 1, through Nov. 30, 2017.

Brush Fire: 1; Motor Vehicle Crash: 1; Fire Investigation: 1; Wires Down or Arcing: 1; Fire Alarm: 12; CO Alarm: 1; Fumes: 3; Assist Police Dept.: 1

Nov. 2:  08:44, 221 Iannelli Rd., Fire Alarm.  Dep Chief Hall (1902) arrived to find alarm was activated by steam from a shower. The station was in service for 13 minutes.

Nov. 6: 161 Berkley Rd., Fumes.  Dep Chief Hall (1902) arrived to find gas leaking from a line that was struck. South Jersey Gas was notified. Rescue 1918 stood by until SJ Gas arrived and scene was turned over to them. The station was in service for 24 minutes.

Nov. 9: 10:55, 206 Red Fox Ln.  Engine 1911 investigated and determined the cause was a faulty detector. The station was in service for 16 minutes.

Nov. 11: 11:26, W. Tomlin Station Rd. at W Wolfert Station Rd., Brush Fire. Chief Gould (1901) arrived to find a corn field on fire with farm equipment involved. The fire was moving toward a house. 1901 requested Gibbstown Fire dispatched to assist. The fire was brought under control at 11:49. The station was in service for 36 minutes.

Nov. 16: 14:11, 78 Myrtle Ave., Fire Alarm. Chief Gould (1901) determined alarm was activated by accident. The station was in service for 10 minutes.

Nov. 18: 17:38, 397 Friendship Rd., Fire Alarm. Engine 1911 investigated and determined careless cooking activated the alarm. The station was in service for 22 minutes.

Nov. 18: 22:36, 204 Iannelli Rd., Fire Alarm. Engine 1911 investigated and determined cause to be steam from a shower. The station was in service for 19 minutes.

Nov. 21: 20:00, 80 W. Cohawkin Rd., Fumes. Chief Gould (1901) sent Rescue 1918 to investigate. The crew found two separate gas leaks in the basement. Gas to the house was shut off and SJ Gas notified. The scene was turned over to SJG upon their arrival. The station was in service for 32 minutes.

Nov. 23: 16:21, 524 Meadow Ridge Dr., CO Alarm. Rescue 1918 investigated and determined the cause to be a faulty stove. SJ Gas was notified. The station was in service for 45 minutes.

Nov. 25: 05:47, 180 Prairie View Ln., Fire Alarm. Crews investigated and determined the cause to be a faulty detector. The station was in service for 29 minutes.

Nov. 27: 09:33, 89 Harmony Rd., Investigate Fire. Caller reported smell of something burning in the basement. Dep. Chief Hall (1902) and Ladder 1916 investigated and determined the cause to be insulation touching a light fixture. The insulation was removed and homeowner was advised to have an electrician look at the fixture. The station was in service for 64 minutes.

Nov. 29: 17:08, 2 Flurry Ct., Fire Alarm. Rescue 1918 investigated and found two detectors with bad batteries. The crew changed out the batteries and advised the homeowner to change out the batteries in the rest of their alarms. The station was in service for 37 minutes.

Do you have what it takes to “Become Your Own Hometown Hero”!  East Greenwich Twp. Fire and Rescue is an all volunteer emergency response department protecting East Greenwich and its surrounding communities. Anyone interested in joining us, please e-mail recruitment@district19.org, call 856-423-6916 or stop by the Cohawkin Rd station on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

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