Dwelling Fires – 4, Building Fires – 2, Structure Fires – 1, Vehicle Fires – 1, Brush Fires – 1, Motor Vehicle Crashes – 10, Fire Alarms – 11, Wires Down or Arching – 6, Fumes – 5, Service Assignments – 3, Assist Police – 2, Cover Other Fire Dept. – 1
May 24: EGTFR was dispatched to the 100 block of Kings Hwy. for a motor vehicle crash. On arrival, crews found a 2 vehicle crash; one vehicle rolled on its side and crashed into a house. Three patients were transported by Gloucester County EMS. Crews then shored up the front of the residence.
May 26: EGTFR was dispatched to the Gloucester County 9-1-1 Communications Center North Site on County House Rd. for a building fire. Crews arrived to find a light smoke condition in the building. The cause was determined to be a malfunctioning air conditioner on the roof. Also responding were Harrison Twp., Woolwich, Gibbstown and Paulsboro FDs.
June 5: A strong thunderstorm rolled through the area, causing damage. EGTFR had five calls during the storm, including one assist police, one fire alarm, one service assignment and two wires arching calls.
June 8: Another strong storm came through the area. EGTFR responded to six calls during this storm. One assist police, two fire alarm and three wires down/arching calls.
June 10: EGTFR was dispatched to a commercial vehicle crash at Rt. 295 and Rt. 322 in Logan Twp. A flatbed tractor trailed had flipped over trapping the driver inside. Crews from Logan Twp., EGTFR, Harrison Twp and Woolwich were able to extricate the driver, who was transported to Crozier Trauma Center.
June 14: EGTFR was dispatched to 625 Heron Dr. in Logan Twp. for a building fire. A propane powered forklift caught fire inside the building. Rescue 1918 laid a water supply line. Crews were in service for 90 minutes. Also responding were Logan Twp., Woolwich, Mantua Twp. and Gibbstown FDs.
Anyone interested in joining East Greenwich Twp Fire and Rescue, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, call 856-423-6916 or stop by the Cohawkin Rd station on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.