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Voorhees Township Fire Department
2002 S. Burnt Mill Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043

 

The Voorhees Township Fire Department
Voorhees Township Fire Department Mission Statement

The Voorhees Township Fire Department is committed to exceeding the expectations of the community we serve, while providing professional emergency services and creating a safe environment through public education.

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Members from your Voorhees Township Fire Department completed a 16 hour Swiftwater Boat Operator class. This class was taught by Safety and Survival Training, LLC on the Delaware River. Students learned boat maneuvering, J turning in and out of eddieโ€™s, up writing a capsized boat, unconscious and conscious victim removal from the water, and high speed boat transfers to name a few. This will assist in increasing our swiftwater capabilities to provide the best service for Voorhees Township. ... See MoreSee Less
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๐‡๐„๐€๐“-๐‘๐„๐‹๐€๐“๐„๐ƒ ๐ˆ๐‹๐‹๐๐„๐’๐’ ๐ˆ๐ ๐๐„๐Ž๐๐‹๐„ ๐€๐๐ƒ ๐๐„๐“๐’ ๐Ÿฅต๐Ÿซ Excessive Heat Warning is in effect until Wednesday, July 10, 2024, until 8:oo pm. Heat-related illnesses increase significantly during extreme heat and high humidity events. Below are precautions, symptoms, and what to do for heat-related illnesses. ๐™‹๐™ง๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ:- Dress in lightweight, nonrestrictive, light-colored clothing. - Drink plenty of water / fluids. - Eat light, easy-to-digest foods.- Seek out shade outdoors and spend time in air-conditioned places.- Check on elderly neighbors, friends, and relatives. - Avoid exercise during the hottest parts of the day.๐™ƒ๐™š๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™€๐™ญ๐™๐™–๐™ช๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™Ž๐™ฎ๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ข๐™จ:- Heavy sweating, weakness, cool skin, pale and clammy. - Weak pulse. - Normal temperature possible. - Possible muscle cramps, dizziness, fainting, nausea and vomiting.๐™’๐™๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™™๐™ค:- Move out of the sun, lay them down, and loosen clothing.- Apply cool, wet cloths.- Fan or move individual to an air-conditioned room.- Give sips of water; if nausea occurs, discontinue water intake.๐™ƒ๐™š๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ ๐™š ๐™Ž๐™ฎ๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ข๐™จ:- Altered mental state. - Possible throbbing headache, confusion, nausea and dizziness. -High body temperature. Rapid and strong pulse. - Possible unconsciousness. ๐™’๐™๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™™๐™ค:- Move individual to a cooler, preferably air-conditioned, environment. - Do not give fluids. Summon emergency medical assistance or get the individual to a hospital immediately.๐™‹๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™ƒ๐™š๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™„๐™ก๐™ก๐™ฃ๐™š๐™จ๐™จ ๐™Ž๐™ฎ๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ข๐™จ: ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿˆ- Panting and seeking a cool environment- Fast heart rate and breathing rate- Increased breathing noises (may be raspy)- Wobbly, confused, having seizures- Excessive thirst- Vomiting and/or diarrhea๐™’๐™๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™™๐™ค:- Immediately move your pet into a shady area or an air-conditioned environment.- Offer small amounts of cool or room-temperature water every few minutes. Do not force them to drink.- Take your petโ€™s temperature. - Call your veterinarian Below are some helpful links for heat related illnesswww.ready.gov/heatwww.cdc.gov/.../media/pdf/Heat_Related_Illness.pdfhealthtopics.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/.../heat-stroke-dogswww.petmd.com/.../condit.../systemic/heatstroke-cats๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐š ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐›๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ญ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ž๐ฑ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ญ ๐ฆ๐ž๐๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐œ๐š๐ซ๐ž. ๐ˆ๐Ÿ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ฌ๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ ๐ž๐ฑ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ฒ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ฒ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ญ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฌ, ๐ฌ๐ž๐ž๐ค ๐ฆ๐ž๐๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž/๐š๐๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐ข๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ž๐๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฒ. ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you interested in a career that directly impacts the people in your community? Are you looking for a profession that can help change lives for the better? Then look no further than pursuing a career as a ๐…๐”๐‹๐‹-๐“๐ˆ๐Œ๐„ ๐„๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐ ๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ฒ ๐Œ๐ž๐๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐œ๐ข๐š๐ง (EMT) with the Voorhees Township Fire Department.As an EMT with Voorhees Township, you'll gain valuable field experience and ample opportunities to practice your skills. Each day on the job is different and will present new challenges that will test your abilities as a medical professional. This is the perfect time to join our team and start making a difference!Interested applicants may apply by filling out the application at voorheesnj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Job-Application-2019.pdf .They may also reply by email at helpdesk@vtfd66.org or in person at 2002 S. Burnt Mill Road Voorhees, NJ 08043. For inquiries, contact 856-783-6630 or helpdesk@vtfd66.org.Graphic: voorheesnj.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/EMT-hire-4.jpgWebsite: www.vtfd66.org/recruit/ ... See MoreSee Less
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WILDFIRE UPDATE: Tea Time Hill Wildfire - Wharton State Forest - Tabernacle Twp, Burlington CountyAt 8:00 p.m. Monday, July 8, the New Jersey Forest Fire Service reached 90% containment of a 4,300-acre wildfire in the area of the Batona Campground and Apple Pie Hill in Wharton State Forest. ... See MoreSee Less
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๐‘๐„๐‚๐€๐‹๐‹: SWOMOG Childrenโ€™s Pajamas Recalled Due to Burn Hazard#recall: SWOMOG Childrenโ€™s Pajamas Recalled Due to Burn Hazard; Violation of Federal Flammability Regulations; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com by SWOMOG. The childrenโ€™s pajama sets violate the federal flammability standards for childrenโ€™s sleepwear, posing a burn hazard to children. Get Refund. CONTACT: SWOMOG by email at swomogservice@163.com or online at www.swomog.top/refund. Full notice: www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2024/SWOMOG-Childrens-Pajamas-Recalled-Due-to-Burn-Hazard-Violation-of-Feder... ... See MoreSee Less
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COOKIES WITH SANTA

  THE VOORHEES TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL HOLD ITโ€™S ANNUAL โ€œCOOKIES WITH SANTAโ€. PLEASE JOIN US ON DECEMBER 16, 2023 FROM 12:00PM โ€“ 4:00PM AT 2002 SOUTH BURNT MILL ROAD, VOORHEES, NJ WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!!!!!

- December 06, 2023
SANTA’S SCHEDULE FOR VOORHEES TOWNSHIP

SANTA SCHEDULE IS POSTED ON TOWNSHIP WEBSITE.ย  THERE MAY BE CHANGES TO DAY AND TIME BASED ON FIRE AND AMBULANCE CALLS.    

- December 03, 2023
VOORHEES TOWNSHIP HALLOWEEN AND FALL FESTIVAL

๐™Ž๐™–๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™™๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š for Voorhees Townshipโ€™s Annual Halloween and Fall Festival on Saturday, October 28, 2023, located at 2400 Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees, NJ 0843, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. This is a family-friendly event that boasts free admission and parking. There will be a DJ, Voorhees Business Associations…

- October 06, 2023
Holiday Care for Trees

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO READ THE LINK BELOW ON IMPORTANT TIPS ON CARING FOR YOUR HOLIDAY TREE.   HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY FROM THE VOORHEES TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT!!!     holidaymessagefortrees

- December 13, 2019