Command 2277 with UTV 2278, Utility 2279 with UTV 2276, and Rescue 2255 responded to a search off Behrens Road. Volunteers made contact with the patient within ten minutes of arrival. District 12 also responded.
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Engine 2210, Engine 2216, and Command 2277 with fifteen volunteers responded to a reported dwelling fire on Lakeview Drive, Kidder Township. Districts 16, 17, and Lake Harmony EMS also responded. It’s been a steady week for our volunteers. Sunday - Engine 2216, Rescue 2255, and Engine 1711 responded to a fire alarm on Ute Trail. Districts 12 and 17 also responded. Monday - Engine 2210 responded to a tree/wire fire on Iowa Road. District 12 also responded. Wednesday - En...
Earlier this morning, Rescue 2255, Engine 2210, and Command 2277 responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment on Route 534. District 12 and Lehighton ALS also responded. Engine 1711 staffed the station for the remainder of the day as volunteers were at a wedding in the afternoon. Special thanks to Lake Harmony Fire for providing assistance.
Rescue 2255, Command 2277, and UTV 2278 with twelve volunteers responded to a rescue at Hawk Falls, Kidder Township. Districts 16, 17, Lake Harmony EMS, and Lehighton ALS also responded. Engine 2210 stood-by with a crew at the station for any other incidents in the area.Earlier in the day, Rescue 2255, Engine 2210, and Command 2277 with sixteen volunteers assisted Lehighton ALS and Lake Harmony EMS on Maccauley Road, Towamensing Trails. District 12 also responded.
It was a busy weekend of training for our volunteers. We first would like to congratulate Junior Firefighter Monica Rizzo for successfully completing the first three modules of the Essentials of Firefighting program. The first three modules add up to 104 hours of the 168 hour course that teaches the basics of firefighting. Three volunteers also completed the 16 hour Basic RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) Training and another completed the 16 hour Public Information Officer Awareness course. Another...
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,...
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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.