Camden (NJ) Firefighters Respond to Pair of Working Fires

02/28/2013
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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