Quick response by firefighters saves Florence Township home

February 6, 2021

FLORENCE TWP (BURLINGTON)– Firefighters from multiple departments battled a house fire in Florence Township tonight.

Multiple fire departments responded to the 300 block of Pigott Drive just after 9:00 pm after a caller dialed 911 and reported that their basement and first floor were filling with smoke. Florence Fire Department arrived on scene and reported smoke showing from the front door, and the first alarm was placed.

Crews stretched a 1 3/4 inch hose line to the basement to quickly extinguish the fire. It was placed under control just after 9:30 pm.

Responding companies were as follows: Florence Fire Department, Consolidated Fire Association, Derby Fire Company, Burlington Twp Fire Department, Franklin Fire Company, Burlington City Fire Department, Willingboro Fire Department, and Delran Fire Department.