Date: April 11,2019
Time: 11:48 Hrs
Location: 100 Block of Beach Hill, National Park
Engines: 733, 812
Brush Unit: 815, 625
Utility’s: 737, 627
Radio Operations: Fire 1 /Fire Ground 2
Companies were dispatched in the area of Beach Hill for a brush fire. Engine Company 733 was advised by Gloucester County Emergency Response Center that police were on location with a large brush fire. Verga’s Brush Unit was requested for additional support. Upon arrival companies faced an estimated area of 300 by 400 of thick brush which was spreading quickly due to the winds coming off of the Delaware River. Crews utilized multiple lines from Brush Units and Hand Tools to take control of the spreading fire.
Crews operated for 2 hours.