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On The Job – Camden Fire Department

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A fast moving 5 alarm fire sweep through the Fountainview Village Apartment complex in the Blackwood section of Gloucester Twp NJ ( Camden County ) leaving 19 people homeless.The blaze damaged over 20 units in the large four-story birch building section. The apartment complex is off Little Gloucester Road near the Camden County College in south jersey. Over 12 fire companies from Camden County and a ladder company from Washington Twp in Gloucester County battled the blaze of over 2 hours before bringing it under control. Tower ladders from Blackwood, Chews Landing, Washington Twp along with Canteen units from Cherry Hill Twp and Canteen 2 worked into the morning hours of the night. This apartment complex has a long history of working fires in the last 30 years. One firefighter was treated at the scene for a minor injury. The cause of the blaze in under investigation by the Camden County Fire Marshals Office.

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