Camden Fire Department
Fire, Rescue, & Safety Operations
March 10, 2012 - 1017 Princess Avenue

This page and the other pages in this series are the successors to the series of web-page about the Camden Fire Department that began with the page Camden Fire Department: The Fires of the Summer of 2011. On this and other pages in the series you will find pictures and information regarding different events and aspects of the fire service in Camden, New Jersey. 

At approximately 11:30 PM on the night of March 10, 2012 a fire was reported at 1017 Princess Avenue in Camden's Parkside section. A child was critically injured and taken to the Crozer-Chester Burn Center while her mother was treated for smoke inhalation at Cooper Hospital.  

As with the web page covering other Camden Fire Department events, if you can identify anyone that I've missed, please e-mail me. (I'm terrible at at names and faces).. 

Phil Cohen
March 23, 2012



ACTION NEWS - March 11, 2012

Mother, child hospitalized in Camden house fire

CAMDEN, N.J. - March 11, 2012 (WPVI) -- A mother and her child are on the mend after escaping a house fire in Camden.

It happened 11:30 Saturday night on the 1000 block of Princess Avenue.

The fire started in the kitchen and fire crews quickly arrived to bring the flames under control.

Officials say the woman ran back inside the home to rescue her child and both were overcome with smoke.

The mother was taken to Cooper University Hospital in stable condition and her child is listed in critical condition at Crozier-Chester Burn Center.

Authorities are still unsure what sparked the blaze...

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