Friendship Fire Company No. 1, 1779, 1830, Woodbury NJ, City of Woodbury

FRIENDSHIP FIRE COMPANY NO. 1

City of Woodbury

 

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"I Now Pronounce You Husband and Wife"

 

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Congratulations to Lieutenant Steven Brown and Auxiliary Member Jennifer Brown on tying the knot on Saturday April 22, 2017. These two were surrounded by family and friends as they both said "I DO" at Rotary Park in Woodbury officiated by Friendship Fire Company Chaplain Norwood Cuff. The members of the Friendship Fire Company would like to wish the Newlyweds on a happy marriage and many happy years to come as husband and Wife. Also thank you to station 6-3 Colonial Manor for covering the City of Woodbury so all members could enjoy this occasion.

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LAST ALARM HAS BEEN RUNG

RALPH N. DAY 68 YEARS OF  ACTIVE SERVICE

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It is with deep regret the Friendship Fire Company announces the passing of member Ralph N. Day. Ralph Day served the Friendship Fire Company with 68 dedicated and active years. He joined the Friendship Fire Company August of 1949 and till this day Ralph still attended the annual meetings and the annual banquets along with strolling up for his credit for fire calls. Ralph was as a career firefighter for the city working for 33 years before retiring in May 1986 and was a volunteer for 34 plus years serving under 13 of the 23 Chiefs in the department. The fondest memories the young members have of Ralph would be just listening to his stories of his past, and arguing with his longtime friend Jimmy Neal. Keeping a smile on the member’s faces is was Ralph did best. Ralph was at the largest fire recorded in Gloucester County being the Belbur Trunk Fire (now Woodbury Mews). Ralph is the oldest and the longest active member in the Friendship Fire Company till this day. The members of the Friendship Fire Company and the Woodbury Fire Department express our sympathy to his wife Peggy who has been by his side every step of the way and the rest of his family. Services will take place Tuesday April 18th 2017 at Budds Funeral Home on Salem Avenue Woodbury New Jersey. Viewing will begin at 9:30AM with service to follow at 12:00PM at the Funeral Home. Cemetery will be at the Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro.  

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TEAM FFC RIDES AGAIN IN 2017

Saturday June 17 2017 ALS Express

This ride goes from Camden County College to Wildwood NJ 75+ Miles

Riders Can Register below and Non Riders or anyone wanting to make a donation towards our team can use the link below. (Team FFC thanks everyone for their support in advance)

ALS EXPRESS Registration

Sunday July 30 2017 Tour De Shore

This Ride goes from the Irish Pub in Philadelphia, across the Ben Franklin Bridge, to the Irish Pub in Atlantic City 65+ Miles

Riders can register below and non riders or anyone wanting to make a donation towards our team cane use the link below (Team FFC thanks everyone for their support in advance)

Tour de Shore Registration

Check out the Team FFC Bike Team tab on the left side of the page to find out more about the team

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CPR Save for the Woodbury Fire Department (Story Updated)

On January 19, 2017 the Woodbury Fire Department was dispatched to Lafayette Avenue for a Cardiac Arrest. Engine 511 responded immediately (Brent Stanley, Joshua Gartner, Randy Ballinger), once on location the three guys took over the CPR Progress as the medics were giving appropriate medications needed. Members combined did CPR for about 15 minutes and were able to obtain a pulse back from the patient. The crew then assisted on the immediate packaging and removal of the patient. The patient was transferred to Inspira and still had a pulse when transferred to the care of the hospital. On February 14th, 2017 the three members were invited to the City Council Meeting to receive recognition for the duties performed on that day. The members would like to thank the support from the Chief and the other members who were there on this night.

(Pictured: Left to Right- Chief Randall Gartner, Brent Stanley, Josh Gartner, Randy Ballinger, Mayor Jessica Floyd)

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Crews Battle House Fire in the City

At Approx. 4:30PM on February 8 2017 station 5-1 was dispatched to a reported dwelling fire on the 500 block of Lafayette Avenue in the City of Woodbury. 501 and 516 responded immediately with a report of multiple calls saying house is on fire. 501 arrived with smoke showing and immediately filling the box bringing in additional companies. 516 crew stretched 1 3/4 hand line into the front door of the dwelling, made it to the rear of the dwelling where they were met with heavy fire. Assisted on the hand line were members from the Mantua Fire Department. Station 13-1 Wenonah secured a water supply from the hydrant at the corner of Mantua Ave while 926 Tacoma set the ladder up at Division A (Front of the dwelling). Station 6-1 (Thorofare), worked on ladder operations cutting a ventilation hole in the roof. The Fire was placed under control at the half hour mark. All occupants were out of the house and there were no injuries on scene. The fire is being investigated by the Woodbury Fire Marshals Office.

 


 

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Every 2nd Tuesday
7:00pm
Every 2nd Wednesday
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Every 3rd Tuesday
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Sat. Jun 17th 2017
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Friendship Fire Company No. 1
29 Delaware Street
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Non-Emergency: 856-845-0066
Emergency: 911
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