Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Early Tuesday afternoon companies were dispatched to a reported kitchen fire on Red Oak Road in the Split Rock area of Lake Harmony. Ladder 17 arrived on scene with a 2 story dwelling with heavy fire and smoke from the rear of the structure. Crews lead off with both preconnected 1 3/4" lines from Ladder 17. Tanker 17 was right behind the ladder and established a water supply to the ladder truck. The ladder crew held the fire to the kitchen area, with heavy heat and smoke damage throughout the house. As additional companies arrived, the second floor was ventilated and overhaul was completed. A special thanks to the Kidder Police, Lake Harmony Ambulance, and Split Rock Resort employees for their assistance with the initial deployment of hose lines, as manpower was light at the beginning of the attack.
Red Oak Rd. 4-16-13
Monday, April 15, 2013
Monday night companies were dispatched to a reported truck fire on Rout 534 in the area of the Bandit Truck Stop. Squad 18 arrived with a fully involved fire in the tractor section of the truck. Tanker 17 was next on scene and supplied Kidder's squad and assisted 18's crew. Units were on scene for just over an hour.
Lake Harmony Fire Company's annual golf tournament will be held Sunday, June 2nd at the Split Rock Country Club. The event is a 4 person 18 hole scramble starting at 1:00 sharp. Registration begins at 11:30 - Cost is $100.00 per player, which includes:
- Awards Banquet with prime rib dinner, potato, veg., beer, and desert
- Prizes for closest to pin, putting contest, Ladder 17 ball drop, hole in one, straightest drive
Call Colin Devereux at 570-722-9571 or Marvyn Raphaelson at 570-956-9944 for details.
Hole sponsors wanted - $50.00 per hole
Click attachment button below to download formsAnnual Golf Tournament Golf Tourn hole sponsor FORM 2013
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Engine 17's pump was tested today flowing the deck gun and foam inductor. The truck performed well.
New Chief 17 - Joe Plavin
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Lake Harmony Fire Company announced today their new Fire Chief, Joe Plavin. At age 14, Joe is the youngest chief in the history of the fire company. Joe has big plans for the fire company and wants to focus his efforts on fire prevention and fire training for his members. Joe also wanted to thank chief Ralph Lennon for his many years of service and wishes him well as he embarks on his new journey as a traveling mug salesman. Well, if you didn't figure it out yet, happy April Fools Day!
Friday, March 22, 2013
Tanker 17 was dispatched on the second alarm for a dwelling fire at 41 Sugar Pine Drive in Penn Forrest Township Friday afternoon. The fire was an apparent result of a possible propane explosion. Tanker 17 hauled 2 loads of water and was in service for over an hour.
41 Sugar Pine Dr. 3-22-13
Moseywood Road 3-16-13
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Companies were dispatched to a reported head on crash on Moseywood Road in Split Rock. Snow had just started accumulating on the roads which quickly became very slick. Rescue 17 set up at the S curve with 2 vehicles, one of which was off the roadway. The ambulance crew went ahead to the head on crash were there were 3 injuries. Albrightsville's 1611 and Lake Harmony Fire Police shut down the road at the Galleria, while 1852 attempted to reach the ambulance. Several other crashes occurred while on scene. Units were out for just under 2 hours.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Monday night companies were dispatched to a reported fire alarm at the Galleria hotel in Split Rock. Upon arrival of Ladder 17, security escorted the truck to the rear of the water park. An apparent propane explosion had occurred in the heating system of the water park. The fire extinguished itself and caused major damage to one of the heating units for the water park. Units secured the scene and were on scene for under an hour.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Lake Harmony Fire Company was dispatched for a possible helicopter landing at Jack Frost Ski Area. En route to Jack Frost, Engine 17 was informed that the patient was at the top of the mountain, so the LZ was moved to Harmony Beverage on Route 940. Engine 17's crew set up the LZ, while Rescue 17 controlled the scene.
Harmony Beverage 3-10-13
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Companies were dispatched to a vehicle crash with entrapment on Route 903 south of Lake Drive early Sunday morning. Rescue 17's crew along with EMS stabilized the vehicle and began to remove the drivers door. EMS requested a medical helicopter to be flown. Tanker 17 and 1604 set up an LZ at St. Peters Church. Extrication was complete in 14 minutes. Units were on scene for just under an hour.
Route 903 3-3-13
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