Important Messages

Santa Around Town - courtesy of Independent Fire Company No.1

See dates and times below! Santa will be boarding a Maple Shade fire truck to be escorted around Maple Shade Township. Santa will be visiting the North side of town on Monday December 13th, the South side on Tuesday December 14th and the apartment complexes on Wednesday December 15th. Santa will depart the fire house at approximately 6:30 pm. Please listen for the sirens and come out and say hello!

Thank You to the Residents of Maple Shade!


Independent Fire Company No. 1, its officers and members wish to thank the townspeople for their support. The ordinance has been tabled at this time on the recommendation of the Township Manager & based upon your responses and involvement. The townships legal counsel, township manager, our legal counsel along with Independent Fire Company No. 1 President, Treasurer and the Fire Chief will be meeting this Sunday 8/29. We are optimistic that your current Maple Shade Fire Department will be open and running again very soon. If you have questions or concerns feel free to ask any member of the department or if you would like to speak with Chief Andrew Simonsick Sr. you may reach him at 856-298-2203. Thank you again for your support!


When driving down South Maple PLEASE slow down and also stop if fire department personnel and vehicles are out on the street. If we are backing the vehicles into the station and you attempt to or go around the vehicles it is a ticketable offense and the police department will be contacted. The safety of our fire personnel is of the utmost importance to us and should be to you as well. Thank you.

Recent News

2021 Fire Prevention & Open House

Oct 14, 2021

We are proud to say that despite recent limitations on Independent Fire Company No. 1 & Covid restrictions, we feel our feel our Fire Prevention and Open House activities were a success! Thank you to those who participated!

Recent Alarms

  • Fri Dec, 3 2021 @ 20:50

    Nature: Mvc Pedestrian
    Address: Waverly Av and Church Rd, 36

    City: Mount+Laurel+Twp,

  • Fri Dec, 3 2021 @ 20:19

    Nature: Pentr Wound/ Stabbing/ Gsw
    Address: 51 Evergreen Cl A, 10A

    City: Maple+Shade+Twp,

  • Fri Dec, 3 2021 @ 13:47

    Nature: Alarm: Fire
    Location: Rj Steinhauer School 10
    Address: 25 North Fellowship Rd, 10

    City: Maple+Shade+Twp,


Jan - 48 Feb - 36 Mar - 50
Apr - 0 May - 0 June - 0
July - 0 Aug - 0 Sept - 0
Oct - 0 Nov - 0 Dec - 0

Year Totals:

2021 - 134 2020 - 586 2019 - 628
2018 - 716 2017 - 661 2016 - 701

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