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Just wrapped up day 2 of hose line deployment training. Firefighters practiced 1 and 2 man deployments of flat load, triple fold, and minuteman hose loads. Training for efficiency and effectiveness. ... See MoreSee Less
Strong work, Guys!
We have been wanting to build one Awsome job
Salem County press release regarding the State of New Jersey failing to allocate doses of the vaccine to our county. ... See MoreSee Less
Yep, now I guess ya gotta be thankful to get one if ya drive 30+ mins
Other than it's not Delaware, tell me one good thing about New Jersey
Hey... Delaware isn't all bad... I live here... Property tax and car insurance are cheaper, and no sales tax...
Salem County finally gets 100 doses of the vaccine ... yes, only 100 doses. Laughable. And Wednesday they finally determine that the fire service is eligible. As if that’s not enough of a punch in the face, today they reallocated those 100 doses elsewhere. “Profoundly disappointing”.
Clarification: Salem County DID receive those 100 doses. They were quickly administered to healthcare workers, as it should be. It was the additional doses expected this week, wherein first responders would have been eligible, that were reallocated elsewhere. While I apologize for any misleading information, I remain disappointed that Salem County continues to get pushed aside ... Chief Ayars. ... See MoreSee Less
ya dont want the first batch anyways. 🤷🏻♂️😏🤣🤣
I am hoping you all get the vaccine ASAP! We need to protect our first responders .
Our fearless leader governor is going to hang the red counties out to dry 😡 total bs
As a back up plan, make sure you put yourselves on the NJDOH list. Easy to use.
All up north. Sad to see south south jersey treated this way.
So, in about 25 days they are averaging nationwide 267529 shots per day. It should only take 1237 days (3.38 years) for everyone to get the first shot! Oh wait, we all need two shots for maximum protection. covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#vaccinations
Sorry for your loss. He was a great guy.
Sadly, we must announce the passing of Washington Fire Company No. 3 exempt firefighter, Trux Mifflin. We lost Trux today after he battled a brief illness for the past few weeks. Trux joined Washy in 1970 and served actively until 2000. During his time with Washy he served in several capacities, both administrative and operational. But most notably Trux was the Chief Engineer of Engine 6-3, or "Salem 3" as it was for most of his time, for something like 15-20-25 years! Trux was a good man, a great apparatus engineer, and an outstanding member of Washy and the Salem Fire Department. He will be missed ... ... See MoreSee Less
RIP Trux, prayers for his family
Two Friends in Two Days. Nothing else can be said.
So sad. RIP Trux!
Sorry for your loss
Another devastating loss. Prayers to Sandy, Brittany and family. There are no words at this time to comfort you, but in time memories will help bring you peace.
RIP. Our condolences
Wow, so sorry
My condolences to his friends and family... RIP, Trux
Such a good guy, my sincere condolences to his family and fire dept family.
Trux was a great guy we were in the same National Guard unit
RIP Trux, many great times growing up boating with him and great times my years at Washy.
Sorry for your lost Sandy, Brittany, and family. Trux and I went to same college In Kentucky.
So very sad to hear this. Certainly enjoyed waiting on his at the Oak Diner for years.
So sorry to hear of his passing.
My condolences to the family and friends
So very sorry!! My heart goes out to Sandy and Brittany and her family. ❤️
My condolences to all family and friends
So sad. My prayers are with Sandy, Brittany and the rest of the family.
Many thoughts & prayers for his family and friends....
Prayers for his family ❤️
My heart filled with prayers is with Sandy, Brittany, and family during this heartbreaking time. i ask God to be with them and comfort them while they struggle through this sadness. Long time friend and neighbor; will be missed forever! you
We regret to announce the passing of Union Fire Company exempt firefighter William "Chip" Schiffbauer. Chip was a Marine, having served in Vietnam in the late 1960's & early 1970's. His active time with the SFD started in the 1970's and extended into the 1990's. He was employed by the City of Salem Water & Sewer Department, retiring in 2015.
Rest easy brother Chip. ... See MoreSee Less
RIP Chip. So sad to hear today.
Sorry for ur loss😥
Rip brother were take it from here
Dam chip RIP brother
What a good pain in the ass to hang around with once in awhile. Keep an eye out for me.
R I P
Sorry he’s gone, guys...rest easy, Marine
Damn heck of a guy rip Chip
Wow! So sad! RIP Chip!!
Rip Chip so sorry to hear this news
RIP chip and you will be missed
Rest In Peace Chip
Great guy! SHS CLASS 1968. RIP🙏
What a sad loss. Always a great guy
RIP Chip you will be miss
May you rest in peace Chip ⚘
Oh no! Such a great guy! Rest easy Chip! 💕
So sad...Thank you for your service, Chip.
At approximately 2230 hours last night the SFD was alerted for a structure fire on Eight Street. Units arrived to smoke pushing from the peak and eaves of a three story duplex. Fire was located on the third floor attic in a makeshift bedroom, and promptly extinguished. Cause of the fire was determined to be an overloaded extension cord.
Chief 6 - Eighth Command.
Battalion 6-3 - Operations.
Engine 6 - Suppression.
Truck 6 - Ground Ladders & Ventilation.
Truck 5 - RIC & Utilities.
Tanker 15 - Delta Division
Engine 13 - Regional Coverage
Squad 6 - Ems
Canteen 6 - Rehab ... See MoreSee Less
Much respect to the SFD
Ladder 6 operated on a small single family dwelling fire this afternoon on Walnut Street.
PSA ... the use of surge protecting power strips are intended to protect the equipment plugged into them. Surge protectors (“power strips”) do not eliminate the hazard of overloaded outlets. Please limit the number of items plugged into one outlet.
PS - PSA ... KEEP BATTERIES IN YOUR SMOKE DETECTORS!! ... See MoreSee Less
Are you going to have any events for children this year ?
Also two things to point out: 1. Most Power Strips sold at Dollar Tree are NOT surge protectors. 2. Never plug a space heater into a power strip or surge protectors. It will overload.
My parent's house was 29 Walnut....that first house next to the church. It looks sad. Hope the fire wasn't there.
at least they got the Budweiser 🤣
We want to give a little shout out to Firefighter Matt & Lizzy Eller and his growing young family!
Jared Robert Eller born November 4th at 11:36am 4lbs 6 ounces 17inches long.
Congratulations Matt & Lizzy! ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you Salem Fire Dept!!! We appreciate the love!!
Thank you so much!!
6-1 and 6-6 currently operating at an active gas leak at The Port. ... See MoreSee Less
Call in Quinton!
SJ Gas is osc making repairs.
Just wrapped up a 2 alarm structure fire at an occupied wood frame single family dwelling on Meadowside Lane. Companies arrived to heavy involvement of the 1st & 2nd floors with heavy combustible loading. The fire was extinguished without injury, and all 5 occupants also escaped with nothing more than minor bumps & scrapes. A family pet was lost. Assistance provided by Elsinboro, Pennsville, Reliance, LAC, Alloway, Daretown, Salem County Fire Police, Fenwick & American Legion Ambulances, Salem County Fire Coordinator, and Canteen 6. The fire is under investigation by the NJ State Fire Marshalls.
Job well done by all volunteers, and our condolences to the occupants. ... See MoreSee Less
That’s off of Chestnut St?
Between Chestnut and Oak
Great work all units
Thanks for your service
Thanks for all you do we love all
Very sorry to hear the news. As always, great job by the firefighters!
Great job guys
Thankful family was able to escape but Saddened for the loss of their pet. Thank you to all firefighters and ems. We are very fortunate to have you on call 24/7. 🙏🏻
Thankfully the family got out and everyone involved was safe and ok. Sorry to hear their pet died 😢 Thank you to our county volunteers for the great job you all do.
Thank you volunteer firemen. Your quick response was truly a blessing. Good work.
🙌🏾Thankful the family made it out safely. Sorry for the loss of their pet. Great job to all who helped.
Engine Companies 6-3 & 6-1 assisted Station 15 Elsinboro tonight with a fire in the Abel Nicholson House on Fort Elfsborg Hancocks Bridge Rd. Fire was contained to the kitchen area. Chief 15 had Command. ... See MoreSee Less
Omg no 😔
Strong work from here on the sidelines 😒🧯
Glad they contain it it could of been worst
Is anyone living there? We heard someone had bought it
Could spot Darryl Martell at first scroll! He got that swagger, haha
Nice job men
Thanks for saving it.
How did that place catch on fire?
The Abel Nicholson house is not only a Salem County treasure, it's a national treasure. Thank you, firemen, for stopping the fire! Are you in touch with the owner?
Very nice gesture!! We thank ALL first responders!!
Love it, but who ever posted, can you turn it.
Thank you for your show of support.
Thank you so much !!! Was awesome to be here for it 😘❤️
Thank you So nice!😊
This is awesome
Your camera is side ways
What's the parade for
Turn the camera!!
Sorry for the sideways video. The camera was sideways (landscape) as it should be. Not sure why it posted like this.
12 months ago
RIP Donnie Crist. Life member of Pennsville, and friend of Washington Fire Company. Our thoughts are with his family.It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Life Member and Past Company President Donald Crist. Those that came before us and shaped our Company will never be forgotten. ... See MoreSee Less
Electric wires down on Seventh Street. Expect major traffic delays near Pledger. Plan alternate route. ... See MoreSee Less
Miss it everyday
There's nothing I miss more, the excitement of a call, the stories of the firehouse, and the pride of saying I'm a member of SFD.
Awesome 🚒❤ thank you and god bless you ALL 🇺🇸
God bless you all! Thank you for your service!! We appreciate you!!
Thank you all for your service. Great song too.
Around 16:30 today the SFD was alerted for the building fire at the rear of 142 West Broadway. Ladder 6 arrived first to find smoke from the third floor rear of a Broadway taxpayer. Access was made via fire escapes from several buildings away as direct access to the fire building was not available. The contents fire was extinguished with a water can and one handline. Chief 6 had West Broadway Command.
2 firefighters were transported to Salem Medical Center, and 1 of those remains hospitalized tonight under observation at Christiana Hospital, with non-life threatening injury.
Salem units operating were Ladder 6, Engines 6-3 & 6-1, Cascade 6, and Canteen 6.
We appreciate the support provided by Engine 15, Tanker 15, 5 Truck, Engine 5, Engine 13, BLS 6 & 12, and Salem County Fire Police.
Additional pictures are available at;
karenayars.smugmug.com/152-W-Broadway-4-25-20 ... See MoreSee Less
Prayers for a speedy recovery for the two firefighters!
Prayers to the firefighters! 💙
glad everyone is going to be ok. great job fellas. guys are bold standing on the hitchners roof. it wasnt in the best of shape when i worked there almost twenty yrs ago🤣🤣
🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 for the injuries. Thank you guys so much. God bless.
Hope everyone is OK!
Sending prayers to them 🚒🇺🇸🙏🙏🙏🙏
Powerful prayers to all!
Sorry about the injuries. Hoping for a speedy recovery!!
Thank you for everything you do!
Thanks for our firefighter heroes and prayers for those who were injured. ❤️❤️
Fire alarm activations are not always faulty activations ... ... See MoreSee Less