Mission Statement:

The mission of the Mantua Township Fire District No. 1 is to serve our community when an emergency occurs. We will respond safely and quickly with trained, skilled, and compassionate members, using the best available equipment to neutralize or reverse any situation.  We will continue aggressive planning and response preparation, and will strive to prevent the need for our emergency services through education and community interaction. Our services shall be delivered by a dedicated family of members committed to exceeding the needs and expectations of those we serve anytime, anyplace, any need.

Aug
28
2015

Engine Company Handles Highway Vehicle Fire

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On Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 1729 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Harrison Township Fire District were dispatched to Route 55 in the area of Mile Marker 53.5 Northbound for a reported Vehicle Fire.  Engine Company 2212 responded immediately with a  crew of four personnel.  While en route crews were advised
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Aug
28
2015

Company Responds to Fully Involved Dwelling

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    On Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 2349 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Pitman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to 33 Hollybrook Drive for a reported Dwelling Fire.  Chief 2201 arrived within one minute of dispatch and reported a 2 1/2 Story Single Family Dwelling with fire showing from
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Aug
28
2015

New 2211 Underway

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On August 19th the members of the Mantua Township Fire District Truck Committee ventured to Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania for an update on the new Squad Company under construction.  Members met with engineers as well as took a tour of the plant to obtain some new ideas and changes to enhance the new apparatus.  Thus far
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Aug
28
2015

Fire Department Assists Police Manhunt

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On August 7, 2015 members of the Mantua Township Fire District were dispatched to the Mantua Creek in the area of Wenonah Avenue to assist Police with a manhunt of armed and dangerous subjects. Marine Unit 22 responded with a total staffing of eight personnel and were detailed to the Mantua Creek with an armed
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Aug
4
2015

Tender to Logan

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On Monday, August 3, 2015 Tender 2214 was dispatched to 860 Oak Grove Road in Logan Township to assist on scene of a working building fire.  Tender 2214 responded immediately and upon arrival was detailed with supplying water to Ladder 2516, which was in service extinguishing the blaze.  Tender 2214 dumped 3000 gallons into the
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Jul
16
2015

Full Company Response on Working Fire

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On Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 1738 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District, East Greenwich Fire Department as well as Pitman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to the rear of 434 Cohawkin Road for a reported dwelling fire.  Engine Company 2212 responded immediately with a  crew of three and were advised that
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Jul
3
2015

Casual Help Crew makes Quick Work of House Fire

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On Friday, July 3, 2015 at 1746 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Pitman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to 647 Topeka Avenue for a reported house fire.  Engine Company 2212 staffed with three casual help members were advised immediately upon responding that Gloucester County Communications was receiving numerous calls reporting
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Jun
25
2015

Company handles One Line Job

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On Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 1848 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Pitman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to 143 Barnsboro Road for a reported house fire.  Engine Company 2212 responded immediately with a crew of six personnel.  Upon arrival crews were advised by police on location that there was
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Jun
23
2015

Disaster Strikes the MTFD

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On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at approximately 1800 hours a strong storm surge with tornado like winds passed through Gloucester County, hitting Mantua Township and East Greenwich Township the hardest.  The overwhelming winds of approximately 85 Miles Per Hour came through the area demolishing everything in its path including the roof of our Fire Headquarters
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Jun
18
2015

Crews Battle Solar Panel Fire

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On Wednesday, June 18, 2015 at 1129 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Pitman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to 177 Carriage Hill Circle for a reported dwelling fire.  Engine Company 2212 responded within seconds with a crew of five and were advised that police were on location reporting fire through
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