Lake Harmony Fire Company
 
 
 
 
 

WELCOME TO THE LAKE HARMONY VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY

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 Fire Company. 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 257 Lake Harmony Road, Lake Harmony, PA 18624. Our phone number is (570) 722-8138 - FAX 570-722-8135. Our mailing address is PO BOX 554, Lake Harmony, PA 18624.


   
 

ORDER YOUR NEW 911 ADDRESS SIGN HERE

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CLICK IMAGE - THEN CLICK "pdf" ICON

 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

     
 

BACKHOE CATCHES FIRE IN SPLIT ROCK

Tuesday, November 22, 2016   A backhoe caught fire at the Split Rock Maintenance Shop. Engine 17 arrived with a small fire in the engine compartment and under the machine. One hand line was pulled to extinguish the fire.

     



 

CHIMNEY FIRE ON ROUTE 903

Wednesday, November 16, 2016   Fire districts 17, 16 & 12 were dispatched to a reported chimney fire on State Route 903 near the Monroe County border. Ladder 17 arrived with light smoke showing from the chimney in the rear of the dwelling. Deputy 17 investigated and found the fire was contained to the area of the chimney cap. Districts 16 & 12 were recalled. Crews threw a 28' ladder to the chimney an disassembled the cap and the structure surrounding it. Lake Harmony was on scene for around an hour and a half.

     



 

GARAGE FIRE IN ALBRIGHTSVILLE

Thursday, November 10, 2016  Fire districts 16, 17 & 12 were dispatched for a reported structure fire on Old Stage Road near the Albrightsville firehouse. Deputy 17 responded in his POV and reported a working garage fire. Engine 17 and Tanker 17 arrived on scene first with smoke and fire showing from the attic area of the garage. A wood burning stove pipe seemed to be the source of the fire, which extended into the wooden structure. A 1 3/4" line was pulled from Engine 17, while crews made access into the attic through a set of drop down steps. District 12's crew gained access through the rear of the garage from a lower level roof. The fire was quickly knocked down.

     



 

TRACTOR TRAILER FIRE ON THE INTERSTATE

Tuesday, October 25, 2016   Companies were dispatched to a reported vehicle fire on Interstate 80 at the 274.5 West bound mile marker. Engine 17 arrived on scene first with a tractor trailer with fire showing in the area of the rear wheels. A line was pulled and put into service to attack the fire. Crews then opened up the trailer doors and began removing the cargo to get to the fire that extended into the trailer. The side of the trailer was cut open using the K-12 saw to gain further access to the fire. A nice stop prevented further damage to the trailer and cargo.  Crews remained on scene for just under two hours.

   


 

LAKE HARMONY HOSTS PIPELINE SAFETY CLASS

Saturday, October 22, 2016   The Lake Harmony Fire Company hosted a Pipeline Safety Operations Class today at station 17. The class was taught through the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy. Representatives from UGI Energy sponsored the class and their technicians provided great insight throughout the day. 15 members of Lake Harmony received certification in  Pipeline Safety Operations, along with several members from Tunkhannock Fire Company and White Haven Ambulance.

   
 

TRACTOR TRAILER VERSES CAR CRASH IS UPGRADED TO EXTRICATION

Tuesday, October 18, 2016   Lake Harmony Fire and Ambulance were dispatched to Interstate 80 in the area of State Route 534 in front of the Bandit Truck Stop for a crash with injuries. While in route, Carbon County upgraded the call to an auto extrication in East Side Boro. Chief 17 requested District 16 and White Haven Fire Company. A single victim was trapped in the driver's seat. Crews removed the door and performed a dashboard displacement to free the patient. The victim was transported by White Haven Ambulance to the LZ in White Haven and flown to an area trauma center. 

     

 

LAKE HARMONY RECEIVES AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DIFIBULATORS (AED'S) FOR APPARATUS AND FIREHOUSE

Monday, October 17, 2016   The Lake Harmony Fire Company took delivery of 4 new AED's this week. The 4 units and mounting case were provided through a grant from the Penn East Pipeline company. These new units will provide protection for firefighters and members of the community in the event of a cardiac emergency. Thanks Penn East Pipeline!

   
 

LAKE HARMONY, ALBRIGHTSVILLE & PENN FORREST CONDUCT FIRE PREVENTION PROGRAM

Friday, October 14, 2016   Lake Harmony assisted with the fire prevention program at the Penn Kidder School today. Students from all grade levels were instructed on fire safety and given tours of the fire apparatus and safety house. Ladder 17, Engine 17 & Rescue 17 were in attendance from Lake Harmony.

     

 
 
 

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