"The mission of the Voorhees Fire District is to minimize Life Loss, Suffering and Damage due to Fire, Medical and Environmental emergencies, through Public Education, Code Management and Incident Response to those who reside and work in our community."
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Voorhees Fire District provides Fire and Emergency Medical Services to the residents of Voorhees Township, County of Camden, State of New Jersey. Voorhees Township is approximately 11.8 square miles and a population of 29,000 residents. The township is covered by 2 fire station located at (headquarters) 423 Cooper Road, station 663 and 2002 South Burnt Mill Road, station 662. Both stations are equipped for Fire, Rescue and EMS services. Voorhees Fire District has three separate but equally important divisions: Career Firefighters, Volunteer Firefighters and Career EMT'S.
25 full time firefighters and officers, which staff the 2 fire stations and work 600am to 5:00pm Monday thru Friday. They are responsible for all fire calls, ems calls, fire prevention, and day time special assignments and are state certified fire inspectors and inspect all business in Voorhees Township yearly.
There are 39 volunteer firefighters and officers which staff the 2 fire stations from 5:00pm to 6:00am Sunday thru Thursday. On Friday and Saturday nights the crews sleep in station from 6:00pm to 6:00am and respond to all fire calls. They also handle all special assignments such as: the township picnic, movie night at Connelly Park, Fire Prevention activities, Santa Claus detail and many other special assignments. Meeting nights are the first Monday of every month at 7pm, drill nights are the 2,3, and 4th