609.499.1393 401 Firehouse Lane, Florence, NJ 08518

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Mission Statement

  • Quick and efficient fire suppression services.
  • Hazard identification and mitigation services.
  • Fire Prevention through code enforcement, public education, and fire investigation services.
  • Emergency medical services.

These services are delivered with highly motivated, team oriented personnel, trained and certified, using the best resources available.

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Message from the Fire District Administrator

Florence Township Fire District No. 1 provides efficient and effective fire suppression, hazard mitigation, and emergency medical services, public education and fire code enforcement to our community and neighbors through efficient and financially responsible programs.  These programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Quick and efficient fire suppression services.
  • Hazard identification and mitigation services.
  • Fire Prevention through code enforcement, public education, and fire investigation services.
  • Emergency medical services.

These services are delivered with highly motivated, team-oriented personnel, trained and certified, using the best resources available.

The Florence Fire Department is a combination fire department of Career Uniformed firefighters and volunteer firefighters working together to protect life, stabilize emergency incidents and protect property of the residents and visitors of Florence Township.

The Florence Fire Department’s EMS Division provides basic life support services with professionally staffed career and per-diem Emergency Medical Technicians with exceptional knowledge, skills and abilities.

The Florence Fire Department core values are:

Honor, Integrity, and pride

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EMS is usually all about the moment. Thinking about your last patient could distract you from what’s happening to the person lying on the stretcher in front of you right now. Worrying too much about the next call isn’t too helpful, when you have no idea what it might bring. But the past holds immense lessons—whether it’s the experience of the people who train us or the struggles and triumphs from EMS’s earliest days.

This year, as we recognize the 50th anniversary of the first National EMS Week, we honor those who came before us, especially those who challenged the status quo and raised the bar for all of us. And at the same time, we look forward, building on their efforts and committing ourselves to forge a future for the next generation of EMS professionals to serve their communities.

Thank you to all of our EMS Professionals!

If you are interested in learning how to become an EMT, please contact us!

Burlington County IAFF - Florence EMS

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EMS is usually all about the moment. Thinking about your last patient could distract you from what’s happening to the person lying on the stretcher in front of you right now. Worrying too much about the next call isn’t too helpful, when you have no idea what it might bring. But the past holds immense lessons—whether it’s the experience of the people who train us or the struggles and triumphs from EMS’s earliest days.

This year, as we recognize the 50th anniversary of the first National EMS Week, we honor those who came before us, especially those who challenged the status quo and raised the bar for all of us. And at the same time, we look forward, building on their efforts and committing ourselves to forge a future for the next generation of EMS professionals to serve their communities.

Thank you to all of our EMS Professionals! 

If you are interested in learning how to become an EMT, please contact us! 

Burlington County IAFF - Florence EMS

https://emsweek.org
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History of the Florence Twp Fire Dept

In April 1912, a pharmacist by the name of Henry O. Adams used his spare First motorized engine for Florence Township Fire Departmenttime to gather signatures from the townspeople of Florence in order to start an organized volunteer fire company. Mr. Adams’ efforts paid off and a charter was created and the Florence Fire Company No. 1 was born.

The Florence Township Fire Department operates 2 command vehicles, 2 Engines, 1 Tower Ladder, 1 Rescue Truck, 1 3000 Gallon Tanker, 2 State Certified Ambulances, 1 Boat for Delaware River Operations, 1 Fire Police Vehicle, and 3 support vehicles.

We cover an area of approximately 10.18 square miles, along with areas on the NJ Turnpike, Interstate 295 and State Highway 130. We provide Fire suppression, prevention and investigation along with EMS and Rescue services to 14,000 residents and an estimated 50,000 per day transient population using our interstates and highways.
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