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Penn Forest Township Volunteer Fire Company #2
Safety 2200 - John Roberts
Chief 2201 - Dave Vukovic
Deputy Chief 2202 - Mike Wasson
Assistant Chief 2203 - David Michael Jr.
2nd Assistant Chief 2204 - David Michael III
Captain 2205 - Jordon Newbern
Lieutenant 2206 - Tyler Michael
Engineer 2207 - Daniel McFeeley
Assistant Engineer 2208 - Jarad Yeastedt
Fire Police Captain 2280 - Ray Kinsley
Fire Police Lieutenant 2281 - Charles Brown
2019 Quick Facts
231 Calls for Service
205 Calls in Penn Forest Township
26 Mutual Aid Calls into the Townships of Kidder, Franklin, Polk, Tunkhannock, Pocono and the Borough of Palmerton
21 Working Fire Responses
2 MVAs w/ Entrapment
Other incidents include; alarms, brush fires, EMS assists, Fire Police, MVAs, pole/wire fires, searches, rescues, vehicle fires, etc.
District 22 Effective March 1st, 2019
Total Incident Duration Time - 220+ Hours
Incident Manpower Hours - 2829+
Drill Manpower Hours - 2670+
Functions/PR Manpower Hours - 1155+
Additional Training Hours - 1149+
Total 2019 Manpower Hours* - 7803+
*Does not include any incident cleanup, preparation of events, maintenance of equipment and station, administrative work, and much more.
Average of 12 Volunteers per Incident
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Rescue 2255, Engine 2210, and Command 2277 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Patten Circle, Valley View Estates. Just after securing the scene, volunteers were notified of a fire alarm on Mountain Road, Indian Mountain Lakes, where Engine 2210 then responded. District 12 and Lehighton ALS also responded.
Engine 2210, Engine 2216, Rescue 2255, and Tanker 2236 with twenty-four volunteers responded to a working dwelling fire on Center Drive, Stonecrest. Engine 2210 arrived with Ladder 43 and placed two hand-lines in service for extinguishment. Monroe County Stations 42, 43, and West End EMS also responded.
We regret to inform that Fire Police Officer & Sergeant Edward Philipps passed away late yesterday evening. Sgt. Edward Philipps was with the Penn Forest Fire Co #2 Fire Police since 2003 and was recently recognized for his 17 years of service to the community. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. Information on his services will be announced on this post when they are finalized. Rest In Peace Ed.***UPDATE***The viewings for SGT Edward Philipps will be Monday, September 21st,...
Engine 2210, Engine 2216, and Tanker 2236 with eighteen volunteers responded to two simultaneous incidents within the township. Originally units were dispatched for a fire alarm on Danner Road and seconds later for an odor investigation on Route 903. Engine 2210 and Tanker 2236 responded to the odor investigation and Engine 2216 continued to the fire alarm. District 12 also responded.Engine 2210 responded to an odor investigation on Dillon Way, Towamensing Trails. District 12 also responded.Volu...
It’s was a busy day for township volunteers as Rescue 2255, Engine 2210, and Command 2277 recently assisted Lehighton ALS on Bear Creek Drive. Crews also responded to an EMS assist on Route 903 earlier in the afternoon. District 12 also responded to both incidents.Engine 2210 and Rescue 2255 also responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 903. District 12 and Lehighton ALS also responded.
Engine 2210 and Rescue 2255 responded to two incidents for a tree on wires on Pautuxent Trail, Mt. Pocahontas. District 12 also responded.Engine 2210, Engine 2216, Tanker 2236, and Rescue 2255 with fifteen volunteers also responded to a fire alarm on Stone Ridge Road, Stone Ridge Estates. District 12 also responded.
Engine 2210, Tanker 2236, and Engine 2216 with nineteen volunteers responded to a working dwelling fire on Weiland Circle, Towamensing Trails. Volunteers had just returned back to station prior to dispatch from a reported fire in Lake Harmony. Assistant Chief 2203 confirmed the working fire upon his arrival and Engine 2210 arrived within five minutes of dispatch with the crews immediately deploying two hand-lines for extinguishment. District 12 and Lehighton ALS were also on the original as...
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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.