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LAKE HARMONY TAKES TOP HONORS AT FLEETWOOD

Saturday, May 31, 2014   The Lake Harmony Fire Company attended Fleetwood Fire Companies 100th Anniversary Parade today. Having served their community for 100 years is a great accomplishment and we were proud to help them celebrate. The Engine won 1st Place Best Appearing & Equipped Engine 1980-1992, The Ladder won 1st Best Appearing & Equipped Aerial Device, and the company won the top prize of Best Appearing Fire Company. Great job getting the equipment cleaned up from a tough winter. Members in attendance were: Joe Lennon, Dave Washington, Carmen Cruz, Ed Darrow, John Creagan, Maddy Creagan, and Rob Heckman.

   


 

BASIC VEHICLE RESCUE AWARNESS CLASS HELD AT STATION 17

Saturday, May 17, 2014   The first part of a three part vehicle rescue class was held this weekend at the Lake Harmony Fire Company. The course was offered through Bucks County Community College and was taught by Chief Troy Counterman. Students learned about scene evaluation, vehicle stabilization, and other basic concepts.

     



 

SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH ALMOST LANDS IN BIG BOULDER LAKE

Saturday, May 17, 2014   A work van traveling on Lake Road veered off the road and landed feet from Big Boulder Lake. The two occupants were treated by Lake Harmony Ambulance on the scene. Units from Albrightsville secured the hazards on the vehicle. Units were on scene for about a half an hour.

     



 

LAKE HARMONY FIRE COMPANY MEMBERS ATTEND CEREMONY AT MASONIC LODGE

Monday, May 12, 2014   The Masonic Lodge honored all members of the emergency services from Carbon and Luzurne Counties. They held a small ceremony recognizing the history of the fire service as well as the police. Each member was given an award pin to commemorate the event. A dinner was served and all area companies were able to socialize with each other. We would like to thank the lodge for such a nice event.

   


 

WORKING DWELLING FIRE ON RIVER ROAD

Saturday, April 26, 2014  Units were dispatched for a dwelling fire around 4:30 AM on River Road in Kidder Township. A Kidder Fire Officer reported that the fire was through the roof. Ladder 17 responded with a crew of 4 and took up a position up the narrow driveway. Albrightsville's Tanker 16 established a water supply in conjunction with Tanker 18 and supplied Ladder 17. We then in turn supplied Squad 18 who was further up the driveway. Crews from Kidder made an aggressive attack of the fire which was rooted in the two second floor bedrooms. Ladder 17's ladder pipe was used for a short time when crews were ordered to evacuate the building. Ladder 17 also had a blitz fire gun and one 1 3/4" line in service. Eight tankers from three counties responded to the scene, and a fill site was established at the Golden Oaks Development. Tanker 17 and Rescue 17 also responded from Lake Harmony. Crews were on scene for just under 5 hours.

     



 

MASSIVE BRUSH FIRE THREATENS HOMES IN FOSTER TOWNSHIP

Tanker 17 Operated by Jim Dau

Tanker 17 Operated by Jim Dau

Friday, April 25, 2014  Lake Harmony's Tanker 17 was dispatched just after noon today to assist Foster Township, Luzurne County, on a massive brush fire. The fire was located in the Hickory Hills Housing Development. The fire burned out of control for over 5 hours, threatening multiple homes. Fire units from multiple counties operated all afternoon to contain the blaze. Lake Harmony's crew operated with Freeland's Engine 54 and Albrightsville's Tanker 16 and Mini Pumper 16 to head off the flames that were fast approaching several homes. The fire eventually burned through the area with the homes and jumped the roadway. All of the homes were saved. Lake Harmony was on scene for just over 7 hours.

   


 

BRUSH FIRE OFF OF ROUTE 940

Saturday, April 19, 2014   Units responded to a brush fire that was called in by a Pennsylvania Forest Fire Aircraft on Saturday. The fire was located off of Route 940 about a half of a mile into the woods. Several brush trucks were utilized to contain and extinguish the fire. Tanker 17 was set up to fill the brush trucks. About 4 trucks were filled during the fire.

   


 

FULLY INVOLVED DWELLING FIRE IN MONROE COUNTY

Saturday, April 19, 2014   Lake Harmony's Engine 17 and Tanker 17 were dispatched to assist Monroe County's Tunkannock Fire Company at a fully involved dwelling fire. The fire was off of Route 115 South of the racetrack. The tanker dumped one load and the engine crew assisted with hand lines. Units were on scene for just under 2 hours.

     



 

LAKE HARMONY FIRE COMPANY ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT - SUNDAY, JUNE 1ST 2014

 The 4 person 18 hole scramble will start at 1:00 PM sharp at the Split Rock Country Club. Registration starts at 11:30 AM - Cost is $100.00 per player. Lunch will be served from 11:30 - 12:30. The awards banquet will be held immediately after the tournament in the club house dining room, which includes a prime rib dinner served with a potato, vegetable, salad, beer and desert. Prizes include closest to the pin, putting contest and ball drop. Other prizes including flat screen TV's. For information call Colin Devereux at 570-956-7488 or Marvyn Raphaelson at 570-956-9944.

   


 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE FIREMEN'S CONVENTION COMING TO LAKE HARMONY IN 2015

Monday, April 14, 2014   At the recent meeting of the state firemen's association, Lake Harmony Fire Companies bid to once again host the convention was approved. The convention will be held from September 24th through the 27th, 2015. A fire expo will take place in the galleria sports complex, along with a beef & beer on Friday night. The parade will take place on Saturday, and will end at the Galleria resort. For information call Chief Ralph Lennon at 570-722-8248.

   


 
 
 

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