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Car into building
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 
Rescue 82 responded to an mva with a vehicle into a building. No injs reported but major damage to building.

Pet CPR masks now carried on our fire apparatus
Monday, March 3, 2014 
Members of FDCL now have an extra life saving tool on our trucks. We now carry Pet CPR masks for cats and dogs. They were placed on the trucks after members completed pet CPR training by a local veterinarian.

Ladder 82 goes to Bellmawr 2nd Alarm
Saturday, March 1, 2014 
Ladder 82 was dispatched to cover station 3-2 while them members of District 3 were dispatched for an apartment fire at the Bellmawr Manor Apartments. Command on scene reported they had fire through the roof and quickly asking for the second alarm that brought Ladder 82 to the scene. The crew from ladder 82 was assigned to Charlie Division (The Rear of building) and set up the ladder for possible operation .

Rescue 82 goes to All Hands in Somerdale
Friday, February 28, 2014 
Taskforce 65 was dispatched to 900 Chestnut Drive for a reported building fire. Quint 65 arrived and reported a 2 story Commercial Structure with heavy fire showing and struck the All Hands. Rescue 82 was dispatched on the upgrade.

Electrical fire in 84's local
Sunday, February 23, 2014 
Station 84 (Blackwood), Engine and Ladder 82 (Chews Landing), Ladder 62 (Pinehill) and BLS 806 were dispatched to a reporting building fire at Autumn Ridge Apartments on Little Gloucester Rd.. 8401 arrived on scene and reported he had light smoke showing from the 4th floor and requested to have the second resource to be dispatched and stage at Charles W Lewis School. Upon further in it was determined to a nylon jacket under the cable box. Unit's cleared 45 mins later.

Pet CPR training
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 
Members of Station 82, 83 (Blenheim), BLS 80 (Gloucester Twp EMS Alliance), Gloucester Twp Police (K-9 Unit), Pine Hill Police (K-9 Unit) and United States Police Canine Association took part in Pet CPR Training at the Chews Landing Fire Hall by Doctors from the VSEC (Veterinary Specialty & Emergencey Center.

Ice Rescue Drill
Saturday, February 1, 2014 10:00
Members of the Chews Landing Fire Department conducted an ice rescue drill. This drill took place on a frozen lake in Gloucester Township. Members reviewed procedures for single person rescue, self rescue, and two person rescue if a person were to be trapped in the water or ice. The Chews Landing Fire Department reminds everyone to never walk on frozen water or ponds because you never know how strong it may be! Don't be a victim!

FF Johnson removes a thick chunk of the frozen pond.
   FF Johnson removes a thick chunk of the
      frozen pond.
Capt. A. Ritz first gets into the cold water playing the victim.
   Capt. A. Ritz first gets into the cold
      water playing the victim.
Full Coverage for Winter Storm Janus
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The Chews Landing Fire Department had personnel in station from the beginning to the end of Winter Storm Janus. At the beginning of the storm, at approximately 11:00 AM, there were career staff in station until 4:00 PM. From 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM, during the worst of the storm, 11 volunteers came into the station preparing for potential high call volume due to the weather. These 11 members included four line officers and seven firefighters. When the storm began to slow down, the station held five volunteer personnel overnight, until the career staff came in the next morning. During that time crews handled one EMS assist and one alarm system, and also maintained the outside of the building. Thank you to everyone who assisted during this winter storm!

Dwelling Fire in Lindenwold
Friday, January 17, 2014 10:57
Shortly before 11:00 Hrs., Ladder 82 (RIT),was dispatched to 1305 Central Avenue in the Borough of Lindenwold for a reported dwelling fire. Initial reports by Police to Camden County Communications was for heavy smoke showing. Upon arrival, 6300 (Nolan) reported heavy fire from the rear of the dwelling and requested the "All Hands" struck. Engine 632 placed an 1 1/2" line in service, while the crew from Ladder 82 stretched a back up line and Quint 60 secured a water supply. A quick knockdown of the fire was made and the fire was placed "Under Control" a short time later. There were no injuries.

Captain Michael Centrone
The Chews Landing Fire Department would like to take a moment to congratulate Captain Michael Centrone on his new job at Willingboro Fire Department as a career firefighter. Captain Centrone started with the fire service as a junior with the Chews Landing Fire Department in 2001 and served as a Firefighter, Lieutenant, and Captain of the Engine Company. Captain Centrone also oversaw all training for the Chews Landing Fire Department, and always strived with different scenarios and training assignments to ensure the personnel of Chews Landing Fire Department were the best. Captain Centrone also worked as an EMT prior to being hired at Willingboro. Captain Centrone, the members of the Chews Landing Fire Department thank you for your service, wish you the best of luck at Willingboro and you will surely be missed!

Captain Michael Centrone and his son, Anthony
   Captain Michael Centrone and his son,
Firefighter Michael Centrone at Willingboro Fire Department
   Firefighter Michael Centrone at
      Willingboro Fire Department
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