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Wednesday, April 24, 2024


Wildwood Crest Fire Company Reports 2015 Activities

By Press Release

WILDWOOD CREST – Through 2015 Wildwood Crest Volunteer Fire Company responded to 252 incidents.
Crest firefighters, 28 all-volunteer members, have attended 18 training sessions resulting in over 500 hours of training.
According to Chief Ron Harwood as of March 18, 2015 the Borough of Wildwood Crest entered an interlocal services agreement with Lower Township’s Erma Fire Distract for fire suppression protection to Diamond Beach area.
Wildwood Crest Volunteer Fire Company responded 46 times with Erma Fire Volunteer Company as a dual engine response.
The following is a list of number and types of fires to which the department responded:
34, Fire-related incidents, cooking, mulch, grass, vehicle, outside trash, structure.
21, Rescue emergency, motor vehicle accidents, stalled elevators, medical assistance.
38, Hazardous conditions, gas, electrical, carbon monoxide, outside electrical, arcing, landing zone standby.
Five, Service calls, assist police, cover assignments.
Nine, Good intent calls, cancelled en route.
145- Fire alarm activation for investigations.
The fire company had an average of 18 members per incident of 28 active members.
Through the year, the volunteers logged over 6,000 man hours in service to the community.

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