Rescue 2255 and Engine 2210 with ten volunteers responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment on Route 534. Extrication was complete within ten minutes of arrival. District 12, Lehighton ALS, and Lake Harmony EMS also responded.
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Engine 2210, Rescue 2255, and Tanker 2236 with fourteen volunteers responded to a dwelling fire on Downhill Road, Lake Harmony. Districts 16, 17, and Lake Harmony EMS also responded.Engine 2210, Rescue 2255, and Tanker 2236 also responded to a fire alarm on Tennyson Circle, Towamensing Trails earlier in the day. District 12 also responded.
10 volunteers participated in a three hour course of Handling High Voltage Fire Emergencies hosted by the Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Co. Crews learned the basics and challenges that may occur when handling an incident involving an electric vehicle as they continue to grow popularity. Numerous departments from the surrounding area were also in attendance.
Engine 2210, Rescue 2255, Command 2277, Tanker 2236, Utility 2279, and Engine 2216 with twenty volunteers responded to a working dwelling fire on Bear Creek Drive. Engine 2210 arrived with Engine 1211 and deployed two hand lines for the initial interior attack. Tanker 2236 arrived shortly after and provided water to both engines. Districts 12, 4, 11, 16, Lehighton ALS, Mahoning Valley Rehab, and Victor 12 also responded.https://www.tnonline.com/fire-destroys-home-penn-forest
Engine 2210 and Rescue 2255 with eleven volunteers responded to a working dwelling fire on Pichot Trail, Kidder Township. Volunteers arrived and assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. Carbon Districts 16 & 17, Luzerne Stations 136 & 186, and Lake Harmony Ambulance also responded.https://www.brctv13.com/news/local-news/25457-fire-rips-through-kidder-township-home
We recently obtained a grant through the Office of the PA State Fire Commissioner to purchase thirty sets of new brush gear which included shirts, pants, and boots for all of our volunteers. The Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program replaced our prior brush gear that had began to shown its age after 10+ years of service.
Our apparatus committee completed the pre-construction of our new pumper tanker this evening. Over the last few months, the volunteers had met with several manufacturers on several occasions to review what was needed and expected. After an in-depth review, the committee had recommended Horrocks Fire and Rescue Apparatus with Rosenbauer America. As we recently posted in December, the Penn Forest Township Supervisors agreed to provide funds for not just one, but two apparatus that were needed in t...
Do you want to try something new for 2020? Contact us today for more information on how to become a volunteer firefighter! “Fire School” starts Saturday, January 25th!Volunteers wanted! Contact us today for more information! Your help can be used in a variety of ways including Firefighter, Fire Police, EMT, Paramedic, Drivers, Operators, and more! Must live in Penn Forest Township and agree to a background check. Applicant will also have to stop by the firehouse to fill out an applic...
Happy New Year!Penn Forest Township Volunteer Fire Company #2 2020 OfficersSafety 2200 - John RobertsChief 2201 - Dave VukovicDeputy Chief 2202 - Mike WassonAssistant Chief 2203 - David Michael Jr.2nd Assistant Chief 2204 - David Michael IIICaptain 2205 - Jordon NewbernLieutenant 2206 - Tyler MichaelEngineer 2207 - Daniel McFeeleyAssistant Engineer 2208 - Jarad YeastedtFire Police Captain 2280 - Ray KinsleyFire Police Lieutenant 2281 - Charles Brown2019 Quick Facts231 Calls for Service205 C...
Firefighters and Fire Police had their annual Christmas Party this evening. Congratulations to Jarad Yeastedt for being "The Roberto Claros" Firefighter of the Year and Tom “Santa” Bennett for being Fire Police Officer of the Year! Chiefs Dave Vukovic and David Michael Jr. also received gifts from the membership. A special recognition to Safety Officer John Roberts who has served 50 years of volunteering in the fire service including time as the chief of the Llane...
Rescue 2255 and Command 2277 responded to a motor vehicle accident reported with entrapment on Route 534. Volunteers arrived to find no entrapment and the patient self-extricated. District 12 and Lehighton ALS also responded.Engine 2210, Tanker 2236, and Rescue 2255 with fourteen volunteers also responded to a dwelling fire on Theocritus Circle, Towamensing Trails. District 12 and St. Lukes Medic 40 also responded.
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INFORMATION ON BURN BANS: Please call the Carbon County Communications Center @ (570) 325-9111 BEFORE burning to verify whether there is an active burn ban. Be sure to monitor the burn site and have a reliable water source nearby.