Mission Statement:

The mission of the Mantua Township Fire District No. 1 is to serve our community when an emergency occurs. We will respond safely and quickly with trained, skilled, and compassionate members, using the best available equipment to neutralize or reverse any situation.  We will continue aggressive planning and response preparation, and will strive to prevent the need for our emergency services through education and community interaction. Our services shall be delivered by a dedicated family of members committed to exceeding the needs and expectations of those we serve anytime, anyplace, any need.

Apr
21
2016

Promotion and New Hires

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On Thursday, April 21, 2016 a new chapter of the Mantua Township Fire District was started.  Two new career firefighters were sworn into service and one existing firefighter was promoted to Lieutenant.  Firefighters Michael Mercer and Kevin Gill were sworn in front of a packed house of family and friends.  Lieutenant Hauss was last to
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Apr
19
2016

Quick Response Saves Town Home

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On Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1510 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Pitman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to 29 Arbour Lane for a reported dwelling fire.  Squad Company 2211 responded immediately with a crew of five personnel.  Upon arrival Squad 2211 reported smoke showing from a 2 1/2 story
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Apr
19
2016

Company Extinguishes Fully Involved Vehicle

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  On Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1356 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Deptford Township Fire District were dispatched to Route 55 southbound in the area of Milemarker 54 for a reported vehicle fire.  Squad Company 2211 and Engine 934 arrived simultaneously to find a full size Dodge Pick-Up in the
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Apr
16
2016

Firefighter Mercer Awarded Firefighter of the Year

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  On Saturday Evening, April 16, 2016 in front of a packed house at the Mantua Township Lawson Cox VFW Post 7679 four members of the Mantua Township Emergency Services were awarded for being the top member in their area of expertise. This year Firefighter Michael Mercer was nominated and awarded the Fire Fighter of
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Apr
16
2016

District Battles Working Shed Fire

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On Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 1704 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire DI strict and Piman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to 517 Mantua Blvd for a reported structure fire.  Chief 2201 and Squad 2211 responded immediately and arrived to find a 10 X 10 concrete shed with an active fire inside.
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Apr
16
2016

Company Assists on Large Brush Fire in Deptford Township

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On Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 1458 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District were dispatched to the Delsea Pits in Deptford Township to assist with a large brush fire deep seated into the pits.  Brush 2215 and Squad 2211 responded with a combined staffing of six personnel. Upon arrival crews were deployed to
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Apr
15
2016

Company Handles Suspicious Vehicle Fire

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On Friday, April 15, 2016 at 0323 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District were dispatched to 14 High Street for a reported Vehicle Fire.  While en route companies were advised that police were on location reporting a vehicle well involved.  Engine Company 2213 arrived on scene, confirmed the report and went into service
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Apr
4
2016

New Hires

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  On Monday, April 4, 2016 two new employees started their first day as full time career Firefighters within Mantua Township Fire District.  Firefighters Michael Mercer and Kevin Gill started their one year probation period working a Monday to Friday Schedule within the district.  Their official Swearing In will be April 21st at the newly
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Mar
15
2016

Chief Robert Scull Passes

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The community, members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Sewell Fire Company mourn the loss of Retired Chief Robert Scull.  Chief Scull was a firefighter for over 70 years, mainly protecting and serving the residents of Mantua Township for a bulk of that time.  His accomplishments in the fire service are unmatched, and his
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Feb
10
2016

Fire Commission Election

Reminder, The Mantua Township Board of Fire Commissioner’s Election will be held Saturday, February 20, 2016 between 1400 hours and 2100 hours at the Union Avenue Fire house located at 155 E. Union Avenue Sewell, NJ 08080.  All registered voters are encouraged to VOTE!