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Sat. Jan 30th 2021
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Fri. Jan 22nd 2021
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Engine 2210 responded to an audible fire alarm on Longfellow Circle, Towamensing Trails. District 12 also responded.
Sun. Jan 17th 2021
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Eighteen volunteers completed a sixteen hour Basic Fire Police course this weekend.
Fri. Jan 15th 2021
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Engine 2210, Tanker 2236, and Engine 2216 with sixteen volunteers responded to a smoke investigation on Route 903. District 12 also responded.
Sun. Jan 10th 2021
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Engine 2210, Tanker 2236, Rescue 2255, and Engine 2216 with nineteen volunteers responded to a reported dwelling fire on Crest Drive, Lake Harmony. Districts 16, 17, and Lake Harmony EMS also responde...
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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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