Taskforce 25 was alerted to a reported house fire on the 100 block of Taunton Boulevard on January 20, 2022. Acting Department Chief Rob Dovi arrived and found a two-story single-family dwelling with fire showing from the alpha side on division 1, he also had two cars in the driveway with the resident unaccounted for. Evesham Engine 2231 arrived, laid out, and stretched two 1-3/4 inch lines. The fire extended to the attic area above the garage. There was one civilian fatality. The local, county, and state fire marshal’s offices were investigating in collaboration with the Medford Police Department. Companies from Medford Lakes, Berlin and Cherry Hill assisted.

– Fire News photos by Dave Hernandez