Fire Dept News

The New Jersey Transit Police Department’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), together with local partners, will conduct a training exercise on Saturday, April 8 at the RiverLINE Light Rail Yard in Camden beginning at 8 a.m.

Don't forget to set your clocks forward one hour before going to bed, as Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 12 at 2:00 a.m.

The Pennsauken Township Fire Department reminds all residents that tonight is also the perfect opportunity to change the batteries on all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in your home.

Why You Need A Smoke Alarm

Every year in the United States, there are more than 350,000 home fires, resulting in over 2,500 deaths. Of these deaths, 60 percent of them occur during fires in which no working smoke alarm is present.

Pennsauken’s Fire Department will once again be escorting Santa Claus through certain neighborhoods and delivering candy canes during the holidays. Due to the size of some of the neighborhoods, times cannot be specific:

National Night Out 2016

The Pennsauken Fire Department will open all of its fire stations to the public during National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 2, an annual community-building campaign that is designed to make neighborhoods a safer, better place to live.

A mock car crash was put together by the Pennsauken Police, Fire Department, and EMS, as well as Falco, Caruso, and Leonard Funeral Home, to give Pennsauken High School seniors a harsh glimpse into what happens when young people make dangerous decisions. The presentation was sponsored in part by the Pennsauken Alliance Against Substance Abuse (PASA) and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD).

Pennsauken Township, along with Camden and Collingswood, received an important federal grant to purchase necessary new equipment for their fire departments.

Preparing for winter emergencies

If we have off from work or school, there’s nothing quite like watching the snow fall on a winter’s day. But when it comes to emergency situations, that beautiful scene can become a hazard. But as always, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. By planning ahead and preparing for the issues winter emergencies can cause, you’ll be taking important steps to keep you and your loved ones safe.

Preparing For Winter Storms

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