Today Firefighter/ Past President Patrick "PJ" Quirk was … [Read More...]
Additional video from this evening's drill. ... See MoreSee Less
Why are they walking?
Tonight member completed our annual SCBA recertification drill. Members had to go from their "street" clothes to full turnout gear and breathing air from their SCBA in less than 2 minutes. This is a national standard for all firefighters.
After they were dressed members had to tie a knot, hit a tire with a sledgehammer 15. Then grab a high rise pack (hoses, nozzle, and some hand tools) about 50 lbs. and carry it around the station before another 15 strikes with the sledgehammer. ... See MoreSee Less
Firefighter Challenge is a great test of skills and stamina..way to go GVFD. You're professional beyond expectation and the community is much richer for it.
4 days ago
SEEKING THE FIREFIGHTERS OF YEARS PAST
- Today someone placed an older turnout coat (pictured below) in an empty locker. This made us realize how many trained members are still in the area who may have left the organization years ago that once wore similar gear to this. If this coat could talk it would tell stories the current generation could only dream of, however it can not talk, but the members who wore it can.
We would like to extend an invite to all past members that may want to come out and help the community once more. Help is always needed. If this is you, please come out any Tuesday night and let's start talking. We hope to see you soon! ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
TENDER 2111 HEADS TO WOOLWICH FOR COVER ASSIGNMENT
- Tender 2111 was dispatched to a cover assignment at Station 25-1, home of the Swedesboro-Woolwich Fire Department. While covering 2111 responded to a reported dwelling fire.
Station 25-1 had a working structure fire which required their station to be covered for other possible emergencies. ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
This is in just over 2 minutes and 30 seconds...
Mike Hosking Breakfast
The New Zealand Fire Service have created an interactive experience of a real house fire showing how quickly fire spreads
Make sure you visit www.escapemyhouse.co.nz #EscapeMyHouse ... See MoreSee Less
Dang! Thank you for sharing.