Gibbstown Fire Company

MVC Rt 295 Logan Twp.

Saturday, May 2, 2015  The Fire Department was dispatched for a MVC Rt 295 Logan Twp. Reports were overturned vehicle with one patient out of the vehicle.

EMS was first on location 2118 responded from station. 2115 and 2111 responded from Logan Twp from an earlier brush call. 2188 used oil dry for leaking fluids.



Road Cleanup Swedesboro Rd.

Saturday, May 2, 2015  Members went out early Sat am to do road cleanup on County Rd. Swedesboro Rd. The Fire Company gets a $500.00 donation from County for taking part in the road cleanup.



Station Cleanup

Tuesday, April 28, 2015  The members spent the evening cleaning up the station after this winter. The Department just purchased with Fund Donations a new floor scrubber. The scrubber will make it easier to keep up on the station engine room floors throughout the year mostly during the Winter Storms and the salt removal.

Also they got dirty into the flower beds and cleaned all the leaves and trash out of them. The members take pride in keeping the station looking like new.

The Department would again like to thank all who donate to the Fund Drive so we can make purchases like the floor scrubber to make keeping the station looking nice.



Rescue To Assist East Greenwhich

Sunday, April 26, 2015  Rescue 2118 was requested to respond onto Rt 295 to assist East Greenwhich Fire Department who was on location all morning with a multi fatal motor vehicle crash.

2118 went into service with extrication tools and airbags to extricate both victims.

The Gibbstown Fire Department would like to express its sympathy to the family and friends.



Air Bags And Cribbing Drill

Tuesday, April 14, 2015  Capt Bill Bates put the members to the test this evening. Setting up ladders on top of each other and tied in the middle, he placed a full cup of water on the top ladder in the middle.

Members were instructed using four teams to lift the bottom ladder off the ground 12" using the Air bags, cribbing and jacks and not to spill the water.

Operation took to lift ladder 12" off ground a little over 1 hour.



Brush Fire Patane Farm

Sunday, April 12, 2015  Sunday afternoon Company dispatched for large brush fire on Patane Farm. CFM-6 came up on fire and found two kids trying to put it out. 2115 extinquished fire with 2111 giving tanker water. About  2 acres burned.



W. 421 Broad St Dwelling Paulsboro

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 00:23 Gibbstown was dispatched to Paulsboro at 12:23 for Mutual Aid Assist for Dwelling on Broad St. Police on location reported heave fire in rear of Dwelling. Paulsboro Chief reported Duplex with heavy fire in rear.

2116 was first to arrive and stretch a line to the rear were the kitchen was fully involved. Fire extended to second floor were a second team quickly stop the spread.

Other units on location 2118 filled air bottles and supplied lighting. Westville ladder was upgraded from cover to scene to division D side in case fire got into roof. East Greenwich, County EMS and Fire Marshall were on location. Thorofare was in for cover towns.

All on location was 2 ladders, 4 engines, 3 rescues with 33 personnel.

Fire was put under control at 1:02 am. Station was available 2am. No injuries reported.



Tanker Assists Logan Twp

Saturday, March 14, 2015  Gibbstown Fire Co. Tanker was called to assist with water supply in Logan Twp for a fully involved Commercial Truck. Firefighter Tropea cut front cab to gain access to engine compartment.



Commercial MVC Swedesboro and Democrat Rds.

Saturday, March 14, 2015  Station was dispatched for MVC Commercial Tractor Trailer vs. SUV at the intersection of Swedesboro Rd. and Democrat rd. Upon arrival both drivers were out of the vehicles and had no injuries. 2118 de-energized the SUV and applied oil dry around small leak of oil.

2111 attended the Tractor Trailer were there was a large amount of diesel fuel from the saddle tanks.

Greenwhich Twp EM and the Gloucester County Hazmat Team were called out for the fuel spill as well as a County truck to sand the roadway.

County EMS was on location were both drivers refused treatment.



Gibbstown & Logan Twp Drill At Warehouse

Tuesday, March 10, 2015  Logan Twp. Fire Dept. has been given a warehouse that is being torn down to use for fire training. Gibbstown was asked to participate in using the warehouse as well for training. This evening Logan Twp did some search techniques on the second floor and Gibbstown practiced elevator rescue and escape techniques using different tools.

Gibbstown would like to thank the Logan Twp. Fire Department  for allowing us the use of the warehouse for training.



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