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Sun. Aug 2nd 2020
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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 dis...
Fri. Jul 31st 2020
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Special thanks to the 22 teams and the Mountain Laurel Golf Club for another successful golf tournament! Fourth Annual Golf Tournament
Mountain Laurel Golf Course

July 31st, 2020
Breakfast & Regi...
Mon. Jul 27th 2020
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Command 2277 and UTV 2278 operated on a search at the Panther Valley High School for approximately ten hours. Units from Carbon and surrounding counties also responded.
Wed. Jul 22nd 2020
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Engine 2210, Command 2277, and Engine 2216 responded to a pole fire as the result of a lightning strike on Lenape Trail, Indian Mountain Lakes. District 12 also responded.
Sat. Jul 18th 2020
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Rescue 2255 and Engine 2210 with seventeen volunteers assisted Lehighton ALS on Parker Trail, Towamensing Trails. District 12 also responded.Rescue 2255, Engine 2210, Command 2277, and Engine 2216 wit...
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CO Alarm Leads to Discovery
Fri. Jul 3rd 2020

***PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT***

Engine 2210 responded to a CO alarm in Towamensing Trails. When volunteers arrived, they found the residents outside, who were awakened by the alarm and called 911. After crews made entry with their SCBA, they had readings throughout the residence and a very high reading in the garage. After ventilating and investigating, crews found the batteries of the golf cart were to blame. Lead based batteries can release hydrogen gas if charged improperly or if a charging system malfunctions. Fortunately, hydrogen gas can also set off a CO detector. We would like to remind everyone to be please careful with their golf carts and properly follow the instructions and recommendations of the manufacturer. We recommend disconnecting the charger as soon as the battery is charged, not charging batteries overnight and providing plenty of ventilation while charging the battery by opening the garage door or placing the golf cart outside. District 12 and Lehighton ALS also responded.

Engine 2210, Tanker 2236, Rescue 2255, and Engine 2216 with twenty-one volunteers also responded to a reported dwelling fire on Honeysuckle Drive, Bear Creek Lakes. District 12 and Lehighton ALS also responded.

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