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
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Districts 16, 17, 18, and Lake Harmony Ambulance were dispatched to Interstate 80 at the 277.1 West mile marker for a single vehicle that flipped and went over the guide rail and down the embankment. The driver was reported out of the vehicle and injured. Rescue 17 and the ambulance arrived and packaged the male driver of the vehicle. Rescue 17's crew secured the hazards. While waiting for the tow truck, firefighters witnessed a second crash. A minivan was traveling East when it lost control and swerved off the highway rolling down the grass median and eventually striking a car of a pipeline worker who was parked in the median. The van then flew up in the air after striking the car and landed on its side with one entrapped. Crews from Rescue 17 and Squad 16 began to extricate the female victim. Rescue 17 backed down the highway to the new accident scene and pulled the spreader and cutter and removed the rear door to gain access for EMTs, while the second crew removed the windshield to prepare for a roof removal. The victim was able to be removed from the van through the windshield opening. She was transported by Pocono Mountain Regional Ambulance. Lake Harmony Ambulance transported the first victim. Pennsylvania State Police were on scene as well as fire police. Crews were on scene for about an hour and a half.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
The Parade of Boats was held at Nick's Lake House Sunday afternoon. This event brings the community together to celebrate the lake and its emergency services. All proceeds are given to the fire company and ambulance. Lake Harmony's Boat 17 was in the parade. Ladder 17 and Rescue 17 were on display for all to enjoy. Thanks to all who helped make the event a success.
Ladder 17 & Rescue 17
Chief 17 in Dunk Tank
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Stations 16, 17, 18 and Lake Harmony Ambulance were dispatched to an MVA at Route 903 and 534 with reported injuries. Squad 16 and Rescue 17 were on scene with the ambulance when it was determined by medical command that two additional ambulances were needed. The helicopter was then placed on stand by for a possible flight. Moments later the helicopter was ordered to fly. Engine 17 established a landing zone at the Penn Kidder school. Rescue 17's crew secured the hazards on both vehicles while Squad 16's crew directed traffic and helped with oil dry. Three other patients were transported to local hospitals for treatment. Fire police from districts 16, 17 & 12 were also on scene to direct traffic with Kidder PD. Crews were on scene for around an hour.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Engine 17 was invited to attend the Pride & Polish show as part of the Keystone Firefighter Conference at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. The Engine and Hose Cart were on display all weekend, while members of the company manned a booth to promote the State Convention that we are hosting this September. The Engine took first place in it category of 1961 - 1989 as well as the longest distance driven. The hose cart also placed first and took longest distance transported for a hand drawn, as well as first place for the oldest hand drawn. Nice job to all who helped this weekend.
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.
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