Saturday, March 19, 2016
Companies were dispatched to a single vehicle crash with injuries on interstate 80 west bound near the 277 mile marker. The vehicle, which was traveling east bound, crossed over the median and went across both lanes of the west bound lanes before going down the embankment and striking a tree. The single occupant jumped from the moving vehicle before it went down the embankment according to witnesses on the scene. Crews stabilized the vehicle and assisted with patient care. Fire police assisted with traffic control. Units were on scene for just under an hour.
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Stations 17 & 16 along with Lake Harmony Ambulance were dispatched to a reported vehicle fire on State Route 903 north of the Penn Kidder School. Police on scene reported a fully involved vehicle fire while units were en route. Engine 17 was first on scene and pulled an 1 3/4" hand line. Squad 16 pulled a back-up line. Units were on scene for just over an hour. No injuries were reported.
Saturday, February 27, 2016
It is with deep sadness that the members of the Lake Harmony Volunteer Fire Company announce the death of past Treasurer Tina Tumminello, who died peacefully early this morning after a long fight with cancer. Tina served as Assistant Treasurer, Treasurer and Fire Police Officer for the fire company during her many years with the fire company. Tina also served the community as a Trustee of the Lake Harmony Rescue Squad. Rest in peace. The family has asked in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Lake Harmony Fire Company was dispatched around 8:30 AM to assist Monroe County Station 41 on a confirmed structure fire at the Blakeslee Inn on route 940. Ladder 17 arrived on scene with Tobyhanna's Ladder truck who took side "A", while Ladder 17 was instructed to take side "C". Ladder 17 laddered the roof and began to ventilate the rear area of the roof near the bulk of the fire. Shortly after that, they were ordered to begin ladder pipe operations. The ladder was supplied by a 5" line from station 41's engine, who was drafting from two porta tanks, as well as a second 5" line from West End of Broadheadsville. The ladder had the ladder pipe in service as well as the blitz fire gun and two hand lines. Tanker 17 hauled over a dozen loads of water during the heat of the fire. One firefighter from Lake Harmony was transported to the hospital for an eye injury, and was released within several hours. Thanks go out to the Weathery Fire Company for standing by in our station all day.
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Lake Harmony and Albrightsville Fire Companies Fire police were dispatched to a disabled tractor trailer on Route 903 near Lake Harmony Road Saturday afternoon. Rescue 17 along with 1611 and Lake Harmony Fire Police responded to assist in traffic control. Units were on scene for 1 1/2 hours.
Friday, January 1, 2016
The Lake Harmony Fire Company responds to 371 calls in 2015, shattering the previous record of 313 in 2004 when the ice storm hit Lake Harmony.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Albrightsville and Lake Harmony Fire Companies along with White Haven EMS were dispatched to a reported vehicle fire on the PA Turnpike at the 92.3 South Bound mile marker. Engine 17 arrived with a fully involved SUV on the shoulder of the roadway. Two lines were pulled from the engine, while the Tanker set up a 3" supply line to feed the Engine. Albrightsville's Tanker took care of two brush fires down the embankment, while their engine pulled their foam line to help contain the fire from the fuel tank which had it's top burned off and the magnesium that was burning around the steering wheel column. Units were on scene for over an hour.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Tanker 17 was dispatched to respond with Monroe County Station 41 on a working dwelling fire. The majority of the structure was consumed by the fire upon arrival. Tanker 17 supplied Ladder 41. Tanker 17 was on scene for under 2 hours.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Stations 17 & 16 along with Lake Harmony Ambulance were dispatched to an automatic fire alarm at the Town Center Hotel at the Resort at Split Rock. Upon arrival, crews were informed of a smoke condition on the third floor caused by a culinary mishap. Ladder 17 deployed a positive pressure fan in the "A" fire tower and an electric fan on the third floor. Rescue 17 then set up two additional electric fans on the third floor. The ambulance crew was sent to the main lobby to treat several children who were exposed to the smoke. Albrightsville was ordered to place their fan in the "A" fire tower along with Ladder 17's fan. Units were on scene for just under an hour.
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Stations 17 & 16 and LHA were dispatched to a tractor trailer fire on Interstate 80 at the 279.2 Westbound Mile Marker early Sunday morning. Tanker 17 arrived with a fire in the cab brakes, tires and battery box. Two lines were put in service to extinguish the fire. This was the first of 8 calls for the day.
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