Lake Harmony Fire Company
 
 
 
 

SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH SENDS 9 TO AREA HOSPITALS

Friday, January 30, 2015   Stations 16, 17, 18, LHRS, and Lehighton ALS were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 80 at the 277 West mile marker just after 1:00 AM Friday morning. Upon arrival, a van was found off the road on its roof. Rescue 17 took a blocking position at the rear of Lake Harmony's ambulance which was parked off the highway on the shoulder. Crews assisted with patient care, secured the vehicle, and provided lighting and flares. Several patients were placed in Rescue 17 and LHRS's ambulance while additional units were called to transport them. One seriously injured patient was apparently ejected from the vehicle and transported to an area hospital by a passer by in their POV. Units from White Haven, Thornhurst (2), Freeland, and Pocono Mt. Regional all transported patients to several hospitals, while LHRS remained on the scene.

     



 

FIRE ALARM TURNS INTO BIG MESS AT LOCAL HOTEL

Wednesday, January 28, 2015   Fire companies and LHRS were dispatched to a reported fire alarm at the Galleria in Split Rock. Upon arrival, crews found water leaking on the second floor. With further investigation, it was determined that a 3" sprinkler main ruptured on the 6th floor, causing major water damage to rooms on several different floors. Crews from district 17 & 16 were on scene for just under 2 hours.

     



 

CUT JOB ON ROUTE 940

Monday, January 26, 2015  A single vehicle crash was reported on Route 940 west of Moseywood Road. Rescue 17's crew was instructed to remove the roof for EMS on scene. Patient was removed and the vehicle secured. Units were on scene for an hour.

     



 

CHIMNEY FIRE AT MIDLAKES

Sunday, January 25, 2015   Units were dispatched for a chimney fire at the Mid Lakes complex at Big Boulder. Reports of flames from the chimney prompted the 911 call. Ladder 17's main was placed in service and the chimney chain used to clear the debris after interior crews cleared out the active fire in the firebox. Crews were on scene for an hour.

     



 

SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH WITH MULTIPLE INJURIES REPORTED

Sunday, January 18, 2015   Stations 16, 17, 18, Lake Harmony Ambulance, and White Haven Ambulance were dispatched to Interstate 80 at the 282 mile marker for a reported crash with 3 injuries. Lake Harmony Ambulance was on scene first with one car off the highway with no patients on scene. Rescue 17 arrived and secured the vehicle. Apparently the occupants were transported by PSP. The crash was apparently the result of icy road conditions.

     



 

FIRE COMPANY HOLDS ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY

Saturday, January 17, 2015   On Saturday evening, the Lake Harmony Fire Company held it's annual holiday party. The party was held at the Galleria this year, which was very nice. Over 40 people were in attendance, and it seemed like everyone had a great time. President Lou Montanaro was given a plaque for his dedicated service to the company. Lou stepped down as president, and has assumed the position of Vice President. Stan Costro was also given a plaque for his role as the Vice President. Both men have helped the company come a long way in a very short time period - THANKS to both of you. Fire Police member John Creegan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Saturday night - congratulations John.

     



 

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FUND DRIVE MAILING

Friday, January 16, 2015   On Friday, January 16, 2015, 15 volunteers braved the early morning cold to help stuff envelopes for our annual Lake Harmony Volunteer Fire Company membership drive. The funds received help to offset the increasing cost of operating a volunteer fire company such as replacement equipment, safety gear, fuel and building maintenance just to name a few. We would like to express our gratitude to these individuals because without their help, we could not serve the community. 

   


 

WATER FLOW ALARM AT HOLIDAY INN CAUSES DAMAGE TO HOTEL

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 14:48  Units were dispatched to a water flow fire alarm at the Holiday Inn on Route 940. Ladder 17 arrived to find a broken pipe on the third floor with water pouring through the floors. Crews from Albrightsville assisted with tarps and buckets. The system was shut down with the help of maintenance. Units were on scene for an hour and a half.

     



 

SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH WITH INJURY

Sunday, January 11, 2015 18:32  Stations 16, 17, 18, LHRS, and Lehighton ALS were dispatched to a single vehicle crash at 138 Moseywood Rd. in Split Rock. Rescue 17 arrived to find one vehicle into a tree. EMS treated one patient. Crews secured the vehicle and directed traffic. All units were released by Kidder PD. Units were on scene for about an hour.


     



 

SINGLE VEHICLE ROLLOVER

Wednesday, January 7, 2015   Stations 16, 17,18, and Lake Harmony Ambulance were dispatched at 13:56 hours for a single vehicle crash with injuries on Route 534 in Hickory Run State Park. Rescue 17 arrived with one car on its roof. Crews assisted with patient removal and secured the vehicle. Rescue 17 was released upon arrival of station 16 units.

     



 
 
 

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