On Saturday, July 17th, Taskforce 22 was dispatched to Hickory Avenue for a reported dwelling fire. Chief 2201 arrived to find a 1 1/2 story, single family dwelling with heavy fire showing from division B. Squad 2211 arrived and stretched a 200’ 1 3/4” hand line and began a interior attack in division B. Crews from Engine 2613 and Engine 1033 arrived and assisted interior crews with pulling a second 1 3/4” hand line. Ladder 2816 arrived as the first due ladder and assigned ventilation. Cover companies were called into the scene due to very warm temperatures and extensive overhaul. The fire is currently under
investigation by the Mantua Township Fire Marshals Office and the Gloucester County Fire Marshals Office. No injuries reported at the scene.