Camden (NJ) Firefighters Respond to Pair of Working Fires

Photos and story by Ted Aurig On February 22, firefighters responded to two working fires in the span of two hours in the city of Camden, New Jersey. A dwelling fire was reported in East Camden on 36th Street. Companies arrived and found heavy smoke showing with a working fire in the basement. Battalion 2 arrived and struck the all-hands box for a 2 ½-story, single-family, wood-frame dwelling with heavy fire conditions in the basement. Companies secured a water supply and went into operation with a handline followed by a backup line. At the 10-minute mark, command reported a large area of fire in the basement with heavy smoke throughout with multiple handlines in operation. An additional ...

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