Tag: Ladder Company 2

  • Leonard Iannelli

    Leonard Iannelli

    Leonard Iannelli, born into a family of dedicated firefighters, followed in the footsteps of his father, Frank Iannelli, who had lost his life while battling a fire as a member of Engine Company 9 on April 5, 1942. Leonard Iannelli, a graduate of Camden High School in June 1942, joined the esteemed ranks of the…

  • Camden Fire Dept – Garage Fire on Warnock Place

    Camden Fire Dept – Garage Fire on Warnock Place

    December 15, 2013 Police were already on scene, Squad 7 was the first fire unit to arrive. There was a whole lot of smoke from this detached garage on Warnock Place, an old more or less abandoned street that runs west from South 8th Street between Sycamore Street and Kaighn Avenue. A water supply was…

  • Camden NJ Devil’s Night Fires

    Camden NJ Devil’s Night Fires

    Photos and story by Bob Bartosz October 30, 2008 known by many Cities as “Mischief Night” — In Camden New Jersey it is known for its “Devil’s Night” — but for the last few years it has been very quiet. Including this year. Shortly after 7 p.m. calls were received for a dwelling fire at…

  • New Firemen Assigned for Two Platoons

    New Firemen Assigned for Two Platoons

    Camden Post-Telegram – December 30, 1920 Double Shift System Becomes Effective at 8 O’clock on Saturday Morning Saturday morning at 8 o’clock the two-platoon system of the Fire Department becomes effective. At that hour the first shift will go on duty and remain until 6 p.m. when the second squad goes on, remaining until 8…

  • Thousands View Chief’s Remains

    Thousands View Chief’s Remains

    Camden Post-Telegram – May 10, 1914 Throngs Jam Court House While Body Lies in State for Two Hours. LAST SAD RITES THIS AFTERNOON Not since the memorable funeral of Chief of Police Foster ten years ago, has there been such a genuine public tribute paid an official of Camden as was in evidence last night…