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Independent Fire Company No. 1 Hoagie Sale Fundraiser

Hoagie Sale at the Maple Shade Firehouse Saturday October 8th 11 a-1p. Also having a Food Drive in support of the Maple Shade Food Bank. Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate. Please come and support our fire company!

Independent Fire Company No. 1 Fire Prevention Activities & Open House

Annual Fire Prevention Open House & Food Drive

Blood Drive

The Ladies Auxiliary will be holding a blood drive at the firehouse. Thursday 10/6 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Blood is always in need so please consider donating. Feel free to reach out with any questions. The link to sign up is below. You can also go RedCrossBlood.org and use the sponsor keyword: Maple Shade Fire Co. https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=maple%20shade%20fire%20co. See less

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Recent News

Hazmat/Fire Incident @ Stonard Manufacturing

Apr 5, 2022

At approximately 8:30 we were dispatched to the unit block of East Park Ave for a release of an unknown chemical. Upon arriving Chief 1000 was met by employees who directed him to a vessel filled with an unknown substance that had been moved outside of the business and was actively smoking. Shortly after the arrival of Squrt 1011 and Cinnaminson Fire Department Engine 2013 the container became involved in fire. As a precautionary measure due to the close proximity of the vessel to the building a full structure response was requesting bringing additional resources to the scene. Crews on location got a water supply from nearby hydrants and stretched and operated hose lines to protect the business while the Maple Shade Police assisted with evacuating the area. Members from Westampton Township Emergency Services, Cherry Hill Fire Department and the Burlington County Hazmat Team worked with representatives of the business to determine exactly what was in the vessel and the best way to mitigate the situation. It was determined that the chemical in the vessel was not dangerous and we were able to extinguish the fire using a foam solution. Once the fire was extinguished people were allowed back in their residences or places of employment and the vessel was watched for a period of time to ensure there was no long any hazards. No injuries were reported and the situation was contained without any incident and the vessel was related to the business to complete clean up. Crews operated for approximately 4 hours before returning to service. We would like to thank all of our mutual aid partners, Burlington County Hazmat Team, Burlington County Health Department, Cinnaminson Fire Department, Westampton Township Emergency Services, Lenola Volunteer Fire Company Station 313, Merchantville Fire Co 129, Cherry Hill Fire Department, Moorestown Fire Department, Mount Laurel Fire Department, Palmyra Fire Department., Maple Shade First Aid Squad, Mitchell Fire Company #3, Vincent Fire Company, Tabernacle Fire Department for their assistance on scene and in covering the surrounding area during the incident. Pictures courtesy of Independent Fire Company #1 and Diane Orth-Benninghoven

Recent Alarms

  • Wed Sep, 28 2022 @ 10:20

    Nature: Structure: Commercial/Mfd
    Location: Dominos Pizza 10
    Address: 290 South Lenola Rd, 10

    City: Maple+Shade,

  • Tue Sep, 27 2022 @ 18:45

    Nature: Structure: Building
    Address: 17 Oriole Wy, 31

    City: Moorestown+Twp,

  • Tue Sep, 27 2022 @ 08:59

    Nature: Mvc W/Injry
    Address: North Rt73 and North Stiles Av, 10

    City: 0319,

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2019 - 628 2018 - 716 2017 - 661

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