The Lake Harmony Fire Company is an all volunteer company located in a resort community in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We protect 69 square miles of Kidder Township in conjunction with the Albrightsville and Kidder Fire Companies. Our township includes many hotels, motels, lakes, a school, Hickory Run State Park, Jack Frost & Big Boulder Ski Areas, Interstate 80, and Interstate 476. We are located at 129 Lake Road, Lake Harmony, PA 18624. Our phone number is (570) 722-8138
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You can help us find you easier by ordering and installing your new Kidder Township Approved house address sign. Just click the large order form image - then click the small PDF icon at the bottom left corner of the page to download the order form. Orders will be filled as fast as possible and can be picked up at the Kidder Township Building during normal business hours, or at the firehouse by appointment. Any questions, call Chief Ralph Lennon at (570) 722-8138 ext. 1
http://becomeapafirefighter.com The Firemen’s Association Of the State of Pennsylvania provides the content of this website for fire and EMS agencies in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to assist in the recruitment and retention of members.The site includes a series of downloadable products, several self guided training programs, as well as links to other valuable sites that can assist you in your recruitment and retention efforts. This effort is the result of a strategic initiative and resulting SAFER Grant to provide methods of training and materials to enhance the recruitment and retention of fire and EMS personnel in Pennsylvania.If you are interested in becoming a member of the LAKE HARMONY FIRE COMPANY, please call President Jim Dau or Fire Chief Ralph Lennon for an application. (570) 722-8138 http://becomeapafirefighter.com
Saturday, July 11, 2015
A fire alarm at the Town Center Hotel in Split Rock was caused by a culinary mishap. Smoke from the stove set off the alarm and created a smoke condition in the hallway. An electric positive pressure fan from Ladder 17 was set up, which took care of the situation. Districts 16 and 18 were recalled en route.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
A vehicle traveling south on the PA Turnpike crashed into the back of a tractor trailer at the new EZ PASS slip ramp just after 01:00 hours Saturday morning. The vehicle then left the highway and went air born up onto the new southbound on ramp. It then flipped over and hit the light standard, where it returned to its wheels. Rescue 17 was first on scene and set up to remove the driver side door which was jammed shut. The victim then self extricated using the passenger side door. She appeared to have suffered a head injury in the crash. Oil dry was used and glass and debris were removed from the roadway.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
A 20 year old women was traveling north on the turnpike when she lost control of her vehicle and slammed into the rock face on the shoulder of the road. The vehicle then flipped over on its roof and landed back on the highway. Crews assisted the coroner with extrication of the victim. Units were on scene for over 2 hours.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Companies were at the Town Center Hotel investigating a fire alarm when a single car crash occurred on Route 903 near the Monroe County Line in District 17. Deputy Chief 42-7 reported the crash to the county. Units arrived on scene quickly due to the previous call. Rescue 17 and 1651 were assigned the passenger extrication, while the driver was assigned to Tunckannock Rescue 42. After the vehicle was stabilized, the doors were removed as well as the roof. A front end displacement was then needed to free both occupants who were crushed under the dashboard. Both patients were transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital by Lake Harmony and Pocono Regional. Air medical was requested, but could not fly due to weather.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Companies were dispatched to the Comfort Inn on Route 940 for a reported 18 wheeler leaking something from its tank. While en route to the scene, Carbon County Communications informed the chief of the placard number and that it was hauling carbon dioxide. Once on scene a safety zone was established and crews worked with the hotel to try and locate the driver. The material was no longer leaking when Rescue 17 arrived on scene. It was determined that the trailer was just venting and there was no need for any additional fire company services.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Members trained on the proper use of the boat and the various throw-able devices found on Boat 17 and Rescue 17 Monday night over at the dam. Members received instruction on different water rescue techniques and practiced rescuing victims in the water.
Res-Q-Disc being thrown
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Lake Harmony Fire Company ran a "chip on the green" fundraiser today at the Split Rock Wine Festival. Participants tried to chip the ball onto the floating green for a chance to win a free weekend at the resort. Congratulations to winner Robert Birk of Mountain Top, PA - Enjoy your free weekend in the Poconos.
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