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Change Batteries in detectors

Pennsville Fire & Rescue are urging residents to use the return of daylight saving time as a reminder to change the batteries on their smoke and carbon monoxide monitors. Home fire deaths occur every three hours, and 66 percent of those deaths occur in homes that don't have working smoke alarms due to worn out or missing batteries, officials said. A working fire alarm greatly increases your chances of surviving a fire. Smoke detectors should be placed on every level of your home and outside bedrooms. They should be tested monthly, and batteries should never be removed for use in other items or to prevent the alarm sounding due to cooking smoke or shower steam. Instead, push the "hush" button, turn on the kitchen fan, open a window or wave a towel near the alarm until it stops making a sound. Most smoke alarms need a new battery at least once a year. Smoke alarms more than 10 years old should be replaced.

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Pennsville Fire & Rescue Open House
Wed, Oct 11, 2017

On Wednesday October 11th the members of Pennsville Fire & Rescue held their Annual Open House. Citizens of the local community gathered at Station 5 for all types of fire prevention activities and demonstrations including live vehicle extrication, Harmony Prevention Trailer, fire prevention blow up house, and fire extinguisher demonstrations. A big thank you to everyone that came out to this event and Harmony Fire Company as well

Dodgeball Tournament
Fri, Sep 29, 2017

On September 29th 2017 Pennsville Fire & Rescue Company #1 Supported Elsinboro Fire Company in the Dodgeball Tournament . After a fun night of Dodging, Ducking ,Diving and Dipping Station 5 placed 2ndin the tournament .

Upcoming Events

December 6, 2017 Monthly company meeting

January 3, 2018 Monthly company meeting

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    80 Queen Ave
    Pennsville Twp, Nj 8070
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    237 H St
    Carneys Point Twp, Nj 8069
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