Fire Dept News

As we begin to enjoy the outdoor celebrations that summer affords us, residents may be tempted to include fireworks as part of backdoor barbeques and Fourth of July picnics. As enjoyable as this might seem, “consumer fireworks” are a very real safety hazard. According to the National Fire Protection Association, fireworks were responsible for an average of almost 20,000 reported fires each year. They also cause thousands of burns and eye injuries annually. Even sparklers – which seem harmless – burn hot enough to cause third degree burns.

The Pennsauken Township Fire Department is currently seeking a part-time fire prevention inspector. To view the job description, click here. All applications are due in a sealed envelope and delivered to the attention of Barbara Corbett, Human Resources Director, Township of Pennsauken, 5605 North Crescent Boulevard, Pennsauken, NJ 08110 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday June 16, 2015.

The Pennsauken Fire Department will once again be escorting Santa Claus throughout town for the enjoyment of children of all ages. The following is schedule of when Santa Claus will be visiting various neighborhoods in Pennsauken. Due to the size of some neighborhoods, time cannot be specific...


Pictured are two new recently purchased fire apparatus

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The Pennsauken Fire Department has a staff of approximately 113 members, 18 full time personnel and 95 volunteers, serving the community from four fire stations and the Fire Administration/ Fire Inspection Building. These facilities are located at the following locations...