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.
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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
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Districts 17 & 16 were dispatched to a tractor trailer fire on Interstate 80 at the 281 East bound mile marker. Chief 17 received reports from the Kidder Police that the tractor was well involved. Tanker 17 was first on scene and pulled two attack lines. Albrightsville's tanker was instructed to set up and supply the tanker if needed, but it was not. The fire was contained to just the tractor section of the truck.
Friday, February 3, 2017
Engine 17 responded to Harmony Beverage to establish a landing zone for an incoming aircraft. The helicopter transported a victim of a snowboard accident at Jack Frost Ski Area. The snowboarder left the slope and struck a tree.
Monday, January 23, 2017
A single tractor trailer hit the Moseywood Road bridge abutment and veered off of the highway and hit a tree.
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Lake Harmony Ambulance was dispatched for a report of an elderly man down on the ice in the area of 124 South Lake Drive with a laceration to his head. Upon arrival, EMS called for Lake Harmony Rescue 17 to assist. The rescue crew along with the ambulance crew took the stokes basket onto the ice to load the patient, while the other EMT treated the patient. The crews on land then pulled the patient back to shore, while a 3-to-1 mechanical advantage was rigged up to assist in pulling the large patient up the embankment. Station 16 was called for a manpower assist. Once the additional manpower arrived, the patient was easily hoisted up the hill and placed in the ambulance, where he was transported to the hospital.
Friday, January 13, 2017
The Boy Scouts from Troop 48 out of Glenside, PA came to the Poconos this weekend for a ski weekend. The boys "camped" inside the firehouse Friday and Saturday nights. They spent the day Saturday skiing at Jack Frost and the evening at the H2O water park. Chief 1 from the Glenside Fire Company caught a couple of runs while in town with his troop.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
All Points Towing was on scene of a tractor trailer crash on Interstate 80 at the 282 East Mile Marker when they heard what sounded like a crash. A single vehicle left the roadway, went air-borne, then traveled down a 100 foot ravine where it rested on its wheels. District 17 was dispatched along with the ambulance. Rescue 17 responded as well as the Engine. Station 17 command requested additional manpower to the scene - Albrightsville, Penn Forest Station 2, Monroe County District 42, and Lehighton Ambulance. EMS command requested two medical helicopters for patient transport. Crews carried two patients up the embankment in stokes baskets and loaded them into the waiting helicopters. Units were on scene for over an hour.
Photo: George Henning
Monday, January 2, 2017
District 17 was dispatched to a dumpster fire on Warbler Court in the Blue Heron section of Big Boulder. Engine 17 stretched one hand line and extinguished the fire.
Saturday, December 31, 2016
2016 ended with a bang as fireworks and a ski parade came down the mountain at Big Boulder Ski Area on New Years Eve. 2016 ended up breaking last years record fire calls for Lake Harmony Fire Company, ending the year with a total of 379 calls.
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