Saturday, November 9, 2013
Companies responded to the Comfort Inn on Route 940 after the ambulance crew reported high levels of CO in the pool area. Lake Harmony Ambulance was dispatched to a person feeling sick in the pool area. Once on scene, their personal CO monitors went off, prompting a response from the fire company. Units detected high levels throughout the building, and determined that the pool heater's exhaust was being sucked back into the HVAC system, causing the high readings. Units from Lake Harmony, Albrightsville and Kidder were on scene for around 2 hours.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Just after 2:00 PM an explosion at 6 Tobbyhanna Street in Lake Harmony left one dead and two injured. Ladder 17 was the first fire unit on scene and placed multiple hand lines and the ladder pipe in service. The home was leveled by the blast with heavy fire on arrival. The initial companies dispatched were Lake Harmony, Albrightsville, Kidder, Penn Forrest 2, and Lake Harmony Ambulance. Additional units called were: Penn Forrest 1, Tunkanock, Tobbyhanna, Jim Thorpe, and West End for their RIT Team. Tankers were used due to a lack of hydrants in this area of the township. A fill site was set up at the dry hydrant at Nick's Lake House and then at Big Boulder on their hydrant system. Units were on scene for over 6 hours.
LADDER 17 - HOUSE EXPLOSION
Photo - Albrightsville Fire Co.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
Companies were dispatched to a vehicle fire on Interstate 80 early Sunday morning. Engine 17 arrived with a fully involved car and lead off with an 1 3/4 hand line and extinguished the fire.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Six members of Lake Harmony Fire Company attended the "Big Truck Rescue" school this weekend at the Pocono Raceway. The members attended the 16 hour course which consisted of 4 hours of classroom instruction and 12 hours of practical evolutions. Lifting trucks, trailers, cement mixers and a bus were the main focus of the class. Working with the towing and recovery companies was also practiced. A special thanks to the Long Pond Fire Company and All Points Towing for setting up the class. Members attending were Chief Ralph Lennon, Deputy Chief Steve Lilick, Lieutenant Bill Thomas, Joe Lennon, Dave Washington and Jim Dau.
Sunday, October 20, 2013
All four trucks each placed first in their categories of "BEST EQUIPPED" apparatus. Lake Harmony also received the longest distance traveled. Congratulations to the Dewey Fire Company for hosting a successful event today.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Companies were dispatched to a dwelling fire in the trailer park behind the Tap House just before midnight. Engine 17 was first on the road with an update of smoke and fire showing from the rear of the building. 1611 arrived on scene with an electrical fire in the dwelling. Engine 17's crew set up ventilation. Units were on scene for just under an hour.
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Saturday, September 28, 2013
Lake Harmony Fire Company were the big winners at this years Firemen's Convention in West Chester. Each of the 4 apparatus won first place in their respective categories, along with a first for our Ladies, and a first for the hose cart. The top two prizes of the day were also won: BEST OF SHOW for the Engine and BEST OVERALL FIRE COMPANY OR DEPARTMENT went to Lake Harmony. Thanks to all who helped clean the trucks and march in the parade. Your pride, dedication and hard work paid off. We would also like to thank our mutual aid companies for covering us so that we could attend the convention and parade, while still protecting our community.
2013 STATE CHAMPS!
Friday, September 27, 2013
Rachel Lennon, Grandaughter of the Chief and daughter of firefighter Joe Lennon, was the 2013 winner of the State of Pennsylvania Firemen's Association Herada/Terrini Memorial Junior Firefighter Award. Rachel is a member of the West End Fire Company in Quakertown, PA. Keep up the great work.
Friday, September 20, 2013
Tanker 17 was dispatched to assist Monroe County Station 42 for a fully involved RV fire. Tanker 17's crew assisted with extinguihing the fire. Units were on scene for an hour and a half.
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