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...
We were invited to "STEM" (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) night at the Penn Kidder Campus. Volunteers were able to speak to individuals about fire safety and show them some of the equipment we use.
Utility 1279 and Tanker 1236 responded to a brush fire on Yellow Run Road. Station #1, Victor 12, and Lehighton ALS also responded. Rescue 1255 and Engine 1210 responded to a motor vehicle accident with wires down on Sycamore Circle.
Rescue 1255 and Engine 1210 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 534. Earlier today, Rescue 1255 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 903. Station #1 and Lehighton ALS also responded to both incidents.
Utility 1279 responded with the UTV to assist with a search at Boulder Field, Kidder Township. Crews used GPS coordinates to locate the missing individual. Districts 16, 17, and Lake Harmony EMS also responded.
Volunteers were out exercising the brush equipment with Utility 1279 and Engine 1210. With the warm weather this week, please be aware of the dry conditions. We would like to take this time to remind you how important it is to practice safe activities when burning, including a source of extinguishme...
Engine 1210, Tanker 1236, Rescue 1255, and Utility 1279 responded to a reported dwelling fire on White Oak Drive. Station #1 also responded. Units were advised by Carbon County 911 that a child had called 911 and said the house was on fire.
Special thanks to Tunkhannock Twp. Vol. Fire Co. Station 42, Polk Township Volunteer Fire Company, Lehigh & Lausanne Rural Vol. Fire Co., and Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company for the coverage today as volunteers attended the services for former firefighter Ryan Wasson.
Our thoughts and prayers are with our Deputy Chief, Mike Wasson, and his family due to the unexpected passing of his son Ryan. Ryan was a member of the department for several years prior to relocating. More information will be provided in the comments section of this post as it becomes available.***...
Incidents Rescue 1255 and Engine 1210 handled within the last 16 hours:Motor Vehicle Accident - Route 903Wires Down - Walnut LaneTrees Down - Route 903Tree on Wires - Towamensing TrailFire Alarm - Bishop Circle
Rescue 1255 and Engine 1210 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 903. Station #1 and Lehighton ALS also responded. Rescue 1255 and Engine 1210 also responded to an EMS assist on Penn Forest Trail.
Early in the morning, Rescue 1255 and Utility 1279 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 80 in Kidder Township. Crews assisted with loading the patients into both LifeFlight and PennSTAR aero-medicals.
Engine 1210 responded to a working fire on Fremont Drive, Polk Township. The volunteers arrived as a second attack engine and put multiple lines into service. Monroe County Stations 27, 35, 42, and 43 also responded.
Penn Forest Township Volunteer Fire Company #22017 OfficersChief 1206 - Dave VukovicDeputy Chief 1207 - Mike WassonAssistant Chief 1207-1 - David Michael Jr.Captain 1208 - Jordon NewbernLieutenant 1209 - David Michael IIIEngineer 1298 - Tyler Michael
Engine 1210 responded to a structure fire on Pecos Terrace, Indian Mountain Lakes, Monroe County. Engine 1210 arrived and found a working fire with flames showing. This was Engine 1210's first working fire and it performed well! Monroe County Stations 42 and 43 also responded.
Just after midnight, Engine 1210 responded with a full crew to a dwelling fire on Placid Road, Kidder Township. The crew remained on scene for about two hours and assisted with an extensive overhaul. Carbon Districts 16, 17, and Monroe County Station 42 also responded.
In the evening, Engine 1210 responded to a reported structure fire on Cold Spring Drive. After returning back to station, Engine 1210 responded to a chimney fire on Watuga Lane. Station #1 and Lehighton ALS 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.