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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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=๐๐„๐€๐“ ๐“๐‡๐„ ๐‡๐„๐€๐“๐Ÿ˜ŽA wave of heat is headed our way. Here is what you need to know to be prepared!Heat advisories are in effect, with expansion to surrounding areas possible.๐Ÿ”บA Heat Advisory is posted from 11 AM Saturday to 10 PM Saturday for Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, and Somerset Counties.๐Ÿ”บA Heat Advisory is posted from 12 PM Saturday to 8 PM Saturday for Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union Counties.Know how to recognize the signs of heat-related illness and how to respond to it.๐Ÿ“ŒHEAT CRAMPSโ€ข Signs: Muscle pains or spasms in the stomach, arms or legsโ€ข Actions: Go to a cooler location. Remove excess clothing. Take sips of cool sports drinks with salt and sugar. Get medical help if cramps last more than an hour.๐Ÿ“ŒHEAT EXHAUSTIONโ€ข Signs: Heavy sweating, paleness, muscle cramps, tiredness, weakness, dizziness, headache, fainting, nausea, vomitingโ€ข Actions: Go to an air-conditioned place and lie down. Loosen or remove clothing. Take a cool bath. Take sips of cool sports drinks with salt and sugar. Get medical help if symptoms get worse or last more than an hour.๐Ÿ“ŒHEAT STROKEโ€ข Signs:o Extremely high body temperature (above 103 degrees) taken orally o Red, hot and dry skin with no sweato Rapid, strong pulseo Dizziness, confusion or unconsciousnessโ€ข Actions: Call 9-1-1 or get the person to a hospital immediately. Cool down with whatever methods are available until medical help arrives.๐Ÿ‘Be a good neighbor. Check on those vulnerable to the heat including the elderly, children and family pets.โšพ๏ธBe mindful when planning outdoor activities. Take frequent breaks and stay hydrated. ๐Ÿš—Reminder: The inside of cars gets hot quickly, and much more intensely than outside. NEVER leave kids or pets inside a locked vehicle! ๐Ÿ“ฒLearn more at bit.ly/3hNonxl. #ReadyNJ #beattheheat #staycoolNew Jersey State PoliceState of New JerseyNew Jersey Department of TransportationNew Jersey Department of Environmental ProtectionNew Jersey Office of Homeland Security and PreparednessNew Jersey Board of Public UtilitiesNew Jersey Department of Children and FamiliesNJ Department of Human ServicesNew Jersey Department of HealthNew Jersey Department of Community AffairsNew Jersey Department of AgricultureNJ 211 ... See MoreSee Less
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*OUTDATED*HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM EDT SATURDAY...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air-conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Voorhees Township Fire Department would like to acknowledge our Voorhees Emergency Medical Technicians and wish them a Happy National EMS Week observed from May 15-May 21, 2022. This week celebrates the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicine's frontline. Voorhees EMTs are always on the move safeguarding the health, safety, and well-being of our community. With approximately 5000 calls per year, we recognize the hard work, long hours, dedication, and professionalism you provide to Voorhees Township. THANK YOU! ... See MoreSee Less
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*OUTDATED*THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 229 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM weather.com/weather/alerts/localalerts/l/b03821c1cc0401d61c9bb0ee6d14b22053f2aca65a402c1af3547135... ... See MoreSee Less
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*OUTDATED*Friday, April 29 at 8:30 a.m. โ€“ The New Jersey Forest Fire Service continues to implement Stage 3 Campfire Restrictions for all coverage areas throughout the State of New Jersey due to the Red Flag Warning issued by the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS). Stage 3 Fire Restrictions: ๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ”ฅAll fires in wooded areas are prohibited unless contained in an elevated stove using only propane, natural gas, gas, or electricity. ๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ”ฅNo charcoal fires are allowed.Red Flag Warning: ๐Ÿšฉ Critical fire weather conditions expected with northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph and relative humidity as low as 15%. Increased risk for rapid wildfire growth and spread.Statewide Fire Danger: ๐Ÿ”— View current New Jersey fire danger levels: www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/fire/infotools/conditions-restrictions.html #NJForestFireService ... See MoreSee Less
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“COOKIES WITH SANTA”

“COOKIES WITH SANTA”   THE VOORHEES TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL HOLD IT’S ANNUAL “COOKIES WITH SANTA”.   PLEASE JOIN US ON DECEMBER 18, 2021 FROM 12:00PM – 4:00PM AT 2002 SOUTH BURNT MILL ROAD, VOORHEES, NJ   WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!!!!!

- December 03, 2021
VOORHEES TWP FIRE PREVENTION NIGHT OCTOBER 6, 7-9 PM

      FIRE PREVENTION WEEK 2021, OCTOBER 3-9 “LEARN THE SOUNDS OF FIRE SAFETY” WE WILL BE HOLDING OUR FIRE PREVENTION NIGHT ON OCTOBER 6, 2021, 7-9PM, EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL 1401 LAUREL OAK ROAD, VOORHEES, NEW JERSEY CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  

- September 15, 2021
SANTA’S SCHEDULE FOR VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
- December 04, 2020
“SANTA IS COMING TO TOWN”

SANTA WILL BE ARRIVING TO THE RESIDENTS OF VOORHEES TOWNSHIP. CHECK THE LINK TO SEE WHEN SANTA WILL BE IN YOUR AREA.ย ย  AS A REMINDER SANTA WILL NOT BE ABLE TO STOP AND MAKE PERSONAL VISITS.ย  COOKIES WITH SANTA WILL NOT BE HELD THIS YEAR. HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY AND…

- December 03, 2020