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.

Jul
23
2016

Crews Extricate One from Overturned Vehicle

On Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 0932 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District were dispatched to Route 55 in the area of Exit 53 for a two car MVC with one vehicle overturned into the woods.  Squad Company 2218 and Engine Company 2212 responded immediately with a combined staffing of 8 personnel.  Crews
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Jul
12
2016

Company Tackles Working Car Fire

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  On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 2051 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District were dispatched to the area of Main Street and Mt. Royal Road for a reported vehicle fire.  Lt 2205 arrived immediately and confirmed a working car fire ordering the first engine to go into service upon arrival.  Engine company
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Jun
12
2016

Forcible Entry Training

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On Sunday, June 12, 2016 members of the Mantua Township Fire District participated in hands on forcible entry training.  Firefighter Michael Chambers of Evesham Fire District and Deputy Chief Kevin Cowperthwait of Christiana Fire Company generously passed on their thorough knowledge of forcible entry to 20 members of the MTFD who were in attendance. Members learned techniques of entry
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Jun
11
2016

Duty Crew battles MVC with Fire

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On Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 2126 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and BLS 22 were dispatched to the intersection of Breakneck Road and Jackson Road for a reported Motor Vehicle Crash with fire.  Squad Company 2211 staged with an in house duty crew of four personnel responded immediately.  BLS 22 arrived
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May
29
2016

Company Extricates One from Serious MVC

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On Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1817 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District were dispatched to Breakneck Road in the area of the Harrison Township Line for a motor vehicle crash with one male trapped.  The assignment was initially dispatched in Harrison Township, and units from District 23 had arrived on scene first
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Apr
21
2016

Promotion and New Hires

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On Thursday, April 21, 2016 a new chapter of the Mantua Township Fire District was started.  Two new career firefighters were sworn into service and one existing firefighter was promoted to Lieutenant.  Firefighters Michael Mercer and Kevin Gill were sworn in front of a packed house of family and friends.  Lieutenant Hauss was last to
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Apr
19
2016

Quick Response Saves Town Home

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On Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1510 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Pitman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to 29 Arbour Lane for a reported dwelling fire.  Squad Company 2211 responded immediately with a crew of five personnel.  Upon arrival Squad 2211 reported smoke showing from a 2 1/2 story
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Apr
19
2016

Company Extinguishes Fully Involved Vehicle

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  On Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1356 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Deptford Township Fire District were dispatched to Route 55 southbound in the area of Milemarker 54 for a reported vehicle fire.  Squad Company 2211 and Engine 934 arrived simultaneously to find a full size Dodge Pick-Up in the
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Apr
16
2016

Firefighter Mercer Awarded Firefighter of the Year

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  On Saturday Evening, April 16, 2016 in front of a packed house at the Mantua Township Lawson Cox VFW Post 7679 four members of the Mantua Township Emergency Services were awarded for being the top member in their area of expertise. This year Firefighter Michael Mercer was nominated and awarded the Fire Fighter of
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Apr
16
2016

District Battles Working Shed Fire

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On Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 1704 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire DI strict and Piman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to 517 Mantua Blvd for a reported structure fire.  Chief 2201 and Squad 2211 responded immediately and arrived to find a 10 X 10 concrete shed with an active fire inside.
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