Rescue 2255, Engine 2210, and Engine 2216 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Buck Hill Road, Indian Mountain Lakes. Earlier in the afternoon, Rescue 2255 assisted Lehighton ALS and District 12 o...
Rescue 1255, Engine 1210, Command 1277 with UTV 1278, and Utility 1279 with UTV 1276 responded to a search for a lost hunter at the intersection of Old Stage Road and Meckesville Road with a total of 19 personnel.
Engine 1210, Rescue 1255, and Tanker 1236 responded to a fire alarm on Willowbrook Drive, Split Rock, Kidder Township with 16 personnel. Units arrived to find a faulty heat detector upon arrival. The Kidder Township fire companies were handling a CO incident during the incident.
Engine 1210 responded to a move up assignment in Palmerton Borough for a possible response as units operated on working fire on the southern end of Carbon County. Engine 1216 and Rescue 1255 remained staffed at station during the time.
On top of the five incidents that were responded to yesterday, eight volunteers co-hosted a 16 hour Bus Rescue Course with District 16 this weekend. Firefighters from Carbon District 19 & Monroe County Station 35 also participated.
Engine 1210 and Rescue 1255 responded to a pole fire on Seneca Road.Rescue 1255 and Engine 1210 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Drakes Creek Road. Station #1 and Lehighton ALS also responded.Engine 1210 and Rescue 1255 responded to a fire alarm on Cherry Lane, Hickory Run Forest.
Eight volunteers completed a three hour Structural Collapse Awareness course hosted by the Tunkhannock Twp. Vol. Fire Company. Carbon District 17 and Monroe County Stations 41 & 42 were also in attendance.
Rescue 1255 and Command 1277 responded to a rescue at Glen Onoko Falls, Lehigh Township. Districts 4, 5, 11, 13, 19, Station #1, Lehighton ALS, and MedEvac 4 also responded. Volunteers had to battle the cold temperature, terrain, and darkness during the high angle rescue.Several members participated...
Seven volunteers completed their second night of the Pumps 2 practical. Volunteers used Engine 1210 yesterday evening and Engine 1216 tonight to familiarize themselves with drafting techniques. As units were clearing up from tonight’s training, volunteers were dispatched to establish a landing...
Rescue 1255 and Utility 1279 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 534. Station #1, Lake Harmony EMS, and Lehighton ALS also responded. With two additional incidents earlier today, we are now just over 200 incidents for the year of 2018.
Rescue 1255, Engine 1210, and Utility 1279 responded to a motorcycle accident on Towamensing Trail off Route 903. Rescue 1255 arrived at the scene and assisted with patient care while Engine 1210, Utility 1279, and Station #1 established a landing zone for MedEvac 4 at the Penn Kidder Campus.
Engine 1210, Tanker 1236, Rescue 1255, and Command 1277 responded to a working dwelling fire on James Road, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. Monroe County Stations 35, 42, 43, and West End ALS also responded.https://wnep.com/2018/09/25/one-dead-after-fire-in-monroe-county/
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