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Blackwood Fire Company No. 1
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 48.037 W 075° 03.989
18S E 494308 N 4405630
Quick Description: There are two firehouses in Blackwood. This one is also known as Central Avenue Station. The station is located in the center of town, near the historic district.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 9/9/2009 3:01:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM76JX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Firefrog69
Views: 3

Long Description:

This fire company was organized in 1893. On July 13, 1977, ironically, there was a fire at the station house. Damage included the loss of 3 trucks and 3/4 of the station. In 1979 The rebuilding of the Central Avenue station occurred with it being dedicated in 1981. Twin Hahn 1500 GPM pumpers were purchased. An EMS engine program was initiated and the company purchased equipment to perform rescues from motor vehicle accidents. In 1989, the company purchased the FM 84 vehicle and the Chief's vehicle was purchased in 1990. In 1993, the company celebrated its 100 year anniversary.

Paid or Volunteer: Part Paid / Part Volunteer

EMS Involvement: yes

Has 911 Dispatch: yes

Has Emergency Call Box: yes

Has Emergency Siren: yes

Number of Firetrucks: 3

Related Website: [Web Link]

Physical Address:
Blackwood Fire Company
14 West Central Avenue
Blackwood, NJ USA


Has Fire Pole: Not Listed

Average Alarms Per Year: Not Listed

Number of Emergency Staff: Not Listed

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