Welcome To The Gloucester County Fire Chiefs & Fire Officers Internet Resource!


Just a Reminder that the next meeting for the
Gloucester County Fire Chiefs & Fire Officers Association
will be
The Annual Gloucester County Fire Chiefs & Fire Officers Awards Banquet
to be held on January 8th, 2015 at Masso’s Crystal Manor Ballroom,
210 South Delsea Drive, Glassboro, NJ 08028, Cocktails will begin at 1800hrs.

If you notice any problems with your department or would like submit pictures of incidents that occur in your local,  fundraising events, advetisements, new trucks or anything else please feel free to contact the Webmaster via email at gcfcaweb@gmail.com

Nov
16
2014

Passing of Past President & Fire Commissioner Joseph Petsch Sr. – Franklin Township – Star Cross Fire Department

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Joseph C. Petsch Sr. Franklin Twp., NJ Joseph C. Petsch, Sr., of Star Cross / Franklin Twp., on Friday, November 14, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, Pa, Joe was a life lifelong resident of Star Cross / Franklin Twp. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
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Nov
14
2014

Annual Gloucester County Fire Chiefs & Fire Officers Awards Banquet

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The Annual Gloucester County Fire Chiefs & Fire Officers Awards Banquet will be Thursday,  January 8th, 2015 at Masso’s Crystal Manor Ballroom, 210 South Delsea Drive, Glassboro, NJ 08028, Cocktails will begin at 1800hrs. Tickets available by contacting the County Fire Marshal’s Office at (856)307-7137) or (856)307-7138). $30.00 per person. Anyone with an award nomination may submit nominations
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Oct
20
2014

Ferrell Fire Company – NEW Rescue 3928

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The Ferrell Fire Company – Station 39-2  recently took delivery of this 1991 Freightliner/Saulsbury heavy rescue. The new addition is equipped with a 6 man cab, aluminum rescue body, Halmatro rescue tools, and a 20,000lbs winch. This rescue has also served in Pikeville MD and Adams Area PA, before being bought by the Ferrell Fire Company , Photos by Edan Davis for www.sjfirenews.com
Oct
2
2014

Gloucester County Chiefs Association Remembers Peg Chila

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Peg Chila She had a boat when she was a little girl called the “can do.” It became Peg’s motto. Whenever there was a problem you could count on Peg being around. Seems she was unable to cook single portions: when people were laid up she’d coordinate the effort to bring meals to everyone. Of
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Sep
26
2014

Gloucester County Chiefs Association Remembers William Ross Sr.

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William L. Ross, Sr. Volunteering was just part of his nature. Whether he was serving as umpire for Little League (much to the dismay of Bill Jr.) or was fighting fires as a member Woolwich Fire Co. Bill always put service to his community first. He was a life member of the fire company and
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Sep
13
2014

Washington Township Fire Department – Grenloch Fire Company – NEW Engine 1011 and Ladder 1016

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The Washington Township Fire Department and the Grenloch Fire Company recently placed in service two new units. Engine 10-11, is a 2014 Spartan / Crimson pumper, equipped with a 2000 GPM pump, 500 GAL tank, and 100 GAL foam tank. Ladder 10-16 is a 2013 Spartan / Smeal tower, equipped with a 2000 GPM pump, 400 gal tank, 100 FT
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Sep
10
2014

National Park Fire Department – NEW Engine 812

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The National Park Fire Co. (Gloucester County NJ) Sta. 8-1 recently placed in service this 2014 E-One Typhoon. The new engine is equipped with a 2000GPM pump and 780 GAL. tank. The truck was built on a custom stainless steel chassis at the E-One facility in Ocala FL. The new engine was lettered by Danz Lettering. The new truck replaces a 1981 Mack
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Aug
13
2014

Forest Grove Fire Company – New ERV 43-5

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The Forest Grove Fire Company Station 43-5, recently received this 2014 Polaris Ranger 6X6 emergency response vehicle. The new apparatus is equipped with a Kimtek slide-in firefighting unit, with a 90 GPM Pump and 70 GAL water tank. The vehicle is also equipped with 50′ of 1″ booster line, 100′ of 1 1/2″ attack line, a BLS level jump
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May
11
2014

Feast of Saint Florian

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On Saturday May 4th, 2014 members gathered at the Christ Church in Woodbury, for the Gloucester County Fire Chiefs Association, annual Feast of Saint Florian, Many companies from across Gloucester County, brought the fire apparatus to be blessed by The Reverend Father Brian Burgess. Father Burgess and other clergy staff were on hand, to bless
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May
11
2014

Community Yard Sale – Harrisonville Fire Company

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Come out to the Harrisonville Fire Company, 30 Main Street, Harrisonville, NJ 09039 on Saturday June 7th, 2014, from 0800hrs to 1400hrs, for their Community Yard Sale. Spaces are still available, see the attached flyer for more information.