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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The work session of the Deptford Board of Fire Commissioners normally scheduled for Wednesday, May 13, 2020 has been cancelled. The next work session will be held by tele-conference on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 7:00pm.

The conference access codes to dial in are as follows::

Conference Call Access Number – 855-501-8979
Access Code -- 6912228 (when prompted)

The Deptford Fire Department is a combination department serving Deptford Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey, approximately 8 miles southeast of Philadelphia, PA.

The department is comprised of 4 Battalions, currently operating out of 7 fire stations. The 7 volunteer fire companies are supplemented by 21 career personnel.

The department is governed by a Board of Fire Commissioners, which provides funding for the township fire district through taxation. We have achieved a Public Protection Rating of "3" from the Insurance Services Office (ISO).

With a land area of 17.3 square miles. Deptford Township has a resident population of approximately 30,000 and a daytime commerce and commuter population of over 100,000. Its diverse demography consists of residential complexes, rural areas, industrial areas and commercial districts, including several major shopping centers.

The Office of the Fire Marshal,  Bureau of Fire Prevention, and the township fire inspectors, can be contacted at the Fire Administration Headquarters.