THEODORE A. ORBACZEWSKI was born in Camden, New Jersey on September 26, 1921. He was appointed to the Camden Fire Department on September 15, 1953. He served with Engine Company 11 in Cramer Hill until he retired on a disability pension on October 1, 1967.

After retiring from the Camden Fire Department, Theodore Orbaczewski eventually moved to Erial, New Jersey. He passed away on April 10, 2001.

March 1961

From left: __________, ________, Theodore Orbaczewski, ________
Photo by
Bob Bartosz 

North 29th Street & Hayes Avenue
November 30, 1961
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A Cadillac collided with a Hudson, Engine Company 11 responded. Chief of Department Edward MacDowell is on the scene, wearing the white coat.
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Looking Northwest across the park from the NE corner of 29th & Hayes
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Looking North on Hayes Avenue from North 29th Street
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North 32nd Street & River Avenue
November 30,1961
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Engine Company 11 responds to single car accident
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The vehicle smashed into a firebox on the corner.
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May 11,1962
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Camden Courier-Post - 1963

Morton Street - Hayes Avenue - North 27th Street - Beideman Avenue

Retired Firefighters Visit Engine Company 11 - 1994

Front, from left: retirees Capt. Edwin Robbins, Captain Leonard Garbrecht, and Theodore "Teddy O'Brien" Orbaczewski, with active Captain Anthony Winters. Top: Fire Fighters Greg DePetris, Frank Saia, and Glenn Moore

  Edwin Robbins - Theodore Orbaczewski - Leonard Garbrecht
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Theodore Orbaczewski - Leonard Garbrecht - Edwin Robbins 
Anthony Winters

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Many thanks to Terry Orbaczewski Ertz for her help in creating this page.