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...
Engine 1210, Tanker 1236, Rescue 1255, and Utility 1279 responded to a working dwelling fire reported with entrapment on Old Stage Road. Assistant Chief 1207-1 arrived to find a fully involved residence with all occupants out.
Rescue 1255, Engine 1210, Utility 1279, and Command 1277 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 534. Station #1 and Lehighton ALS also responded. Route 534 was closed by Fire Police between Route 903 and Towamensing Trails Road for an extended amount of time until PP&L arrived.
Seven volunteers completed a 16 hour Structure Burn Session held in Whitehall Township earlier today. The crew took Engine 1210 which was used as a suppression engine for the evolutions. Several firefighters from throughout Carbon and surrounding counties were also in attendance.
Rescue 1255 and Engine 1210 responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment on Smith Road. The crew from Rescue 1255 arrived to stabilize the vehicle and remove the windshield for access to the patient.
Utility 1279, Rescue 1255, and Engine 1210 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Maury Road. Station #1 and Lehighton ALS also responded. While returning, Engine 1210 assisted a snapping turtle, who was in the middle of the road, with crossing Route 534.
The burn ban has been lifted. Please check your developments for any other restrictions. We would like to remind you how important it is to practice safe activities when burning, including a source of extinguishment such as a water hose or fire extinguisher.
Engine 1210 and Command 1277 responded to trees and wires down on both North Shore Drive and Mansi Drive in Indian Mountain Lakes. Station #1 handled a tree and wires down on Drakes Creek Road. Volunteers also stood-by at the station with Rescue 1255 and remaining apparatus for any further calls.
Congratulations to firefighters Sarah MacCarter and Hunter Rasmussen for successfully completing the Essentials of Firefighting program. The Essentials of Firefighting is a 168 hour course that teaches the basics of firefighting.
Four volunteers completed the First Responder Emergency Extrication program made possible by the National Auto Body Council earlier today. Firefighters traveled to J.L. Freed Honda to learn the challenges of extrications involving newer model vehicles taught by Municipal Emergency Services.
Rescue 1255 and Utility 1279 responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment on Route 903. Volunteers removed a door to extricate the patient. Station #1 and Lehighton ALS also responded.Rescue 1255, Command 1277, and Utility 1279 with UTV 1278 responded to a rescue at Hawk Falls, Kidder Towns...
Thirteen volunteers co-hosted a six hour Electric Vehicle Safety Course with District 16. Firefighters learned the basics of incidents involving electric and hybrid vehicles. A special thanks to Ray Price Mt.
Command 1277, Rescue 1255, and Engine 1210 responded to an EMS assist on Beech Drive. Station #1 and Lehighton ALS also responded. Shortly after returning, Rescue 1255, Engine 1210, and Utility 1279 responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment on Stone Ridge Road.
Seven volunteers hosted and completed a sixteen hour Advanced Fire Police course this weekend. Volunteers from Station #1, Carbon County District 4, and Monroe County Station 43 also participated. Two probationary members also completed the “Exterior Firefighter” section of the Essential...
Engine 1210, Rescue 1255, and Utility 1279 responded to a working structure fire on Smith Road. Volunteers were initially dispatched to an unknown type fire which was quickly located by EMS who confirmed a working structure fire extending into the residence.
Engine 1210, Tanker 1236, and Command 1277 responded to a working dwelling fire on Burger Hollow Road, Polk Township. Volunteers assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. Multiple departments from Carbon and Monroe Counties also responded.
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.