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 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


   
 

BECOME A HERO IN LAKE HARMONY! JOIN YOUR ALL VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY TODAY.

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

   
 

FAMILY SUMMER SAFETY DAY - SATURDAY, JUNE 13TH 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 FAMILY SUMMER SAFETY DAY SATURDAY, JUNE 13th, 2015 9am - 1pm
Children's fingerprinting & ID's * Red Cross hands-on children interactive activities * Explanation and tour of fire trucks, equipment and gear * Pet Summer Safety with Dr. Casey Weiss, Veterinarian * FREE Safety Hand-outs * FREE Children's Jr. Fire Fighter Hats * Fire Prevention coloring books * Stickers * Whistle Key chains *

9AM - Skin Cancer Prevention, learn how to make your own sunscreen * 10AM - Proper use of fire extinguishers, grill and campfire safety * Noon - Proper installation and use of child safety seats * 12:30pm - "Stop, Drop, Roll, Cool, Call" demo for children grades 2 through 5 * 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm - Demo of coconut crusher, importance of wearing a helmet  * 11am - 1pm FREE hot dogs and refreshments

Fire Convention T-shirts and mugs for sale. Updates and Additional information at www.lakeharmonyfire.com Questions ria140@pa.metrocast.net


   


 

TWO VEHICLE CRASH ON ROUTE 903 AT ROUTE 534

Thursday, May 21, 2015   Companies were dispatched to a reported accident with injuries on Route 903 at Route 534. Rescue 17 arrived with a truck vs. a car. All occupants refused treatment. The vehicles were secured and the roadway was cleaned. Fire police from Lake Harmony directed traffic.

     



 

ATV CALLED TO MONROE COUNTY FOR SEARCH

Thursday, May 21, 2015  Monroe County requested the ATV to respond to Gypsy Gap Road to assist with a search for an 81 year old male who was out for a walk with the dog and never returned. When units were called at 10:00 PM, the victim had already been lost for over 7 hours. The ATV was used to search the area for over 7 hours, when we were released by Tunkannock Command. It is unknown of the victims status at this time.

   


 

VEHICLE ROLLOVER WITH ENTRAPMENT

Tuesday, May 19, 2015   Companies were dispatched for a one car rollover with entrapment on Route 940 at the Country Inn. Rescue 17 arrived and began the removal of two doors to gain access to the patient. EMS evaluated the patient, but refused to be treated. Units were on scene for around an hour.

     



 

BRUSH FIRE THREATENS HOME IN ALBRIGHTSVILLE

Friday, May 15, 2015   A brush fire near the home was reported in Holiday Pocono in Albrightsville Friday morning. Tanker 17 and Brush 16 arrived with a fire around the B & C sides of the building and a fire on the deck. An 1 3/4" line was pulled of of Tanker 17 to extinguished the fire. Crews checked for extent ion into the dwelling, as the soffit area was burned and melted. No extent ion was found. Crew set up ventilation to clear the building of smoke.

   


 

FIRE CONTINUES TO BURN AT JACK FROST MOUNTAIN

Monday, May 4, 2015   Fire crews from all over a 3 county area are back on the mountain today to try to contain this massive brush fire. Today's winds did not help the efforts of the ground crews working the front lines of this fire, which is still burning. Most crews were released just after dark. Tuesday morning fresh troops from out of the area are scheduled to arrive, coordinated by the state forestry service and an incident management team from Harrisburg.

     



 

165 ACRES BURN ALONG THE LEHIGH RIVER NEAR JACK FROST SKI AREA

Sunday, May 3, 2015  A brush fire was reported in the area of the Francis Walter Dam in Kidder Township around noon on Sunday. The State Forest Fire Warden dispatched aircraft to access the location and severity of the fire. Once the exact location was determined, fire units from Lake Harmony, Kidder, and Albrightsville were dispatched to Jack Frost Ski Area to set up base camp. Lake Harmony Chief 17 established command and began adding multiple brush and ATV units. The fire was running down the mountain towards the Lehigh River. Access to the fire was limited to brush and ATV units due to the extremely rough terrain. The bulk of the fire was contained using a helicopter and multiple fixed wing aircraft. Units on the ground used hand tool, leaf blowers, and indian tanks. Over 100 firefighters responded to the call from: Lake Harmony, Albrightsville, Kidder Township, Penn Forrest 1 and 2, L&L, Freeland, White Haven, Tunkannock, Tobbyhanna, Palmerton, Dennison Township, Klecknersville, North Penn Goodwill, Carbon County EMA, Victor 12 and other forestry units. Thanks to all who helped on this call, and we apologize if we missed anyone. Units were on scene for over 8 hours.

     



 

WILDERNESS RESCUE AT CAMP MOSEY WOOD

Saturday, May 2, 2015   Fire companies were dispatched to Camp Mosey Wood at the request of Lake Harmony Ambulance to assist in the removal of a patient with a head injury. The patient was deep in the woods at the girl scout camp and required a stokes basket and manpower to carry her out to the ambulance. Crews were advised that the camp personnel were transporting her via a golf cart. Rescue 17 and Lake Harmony Ambulance met up with the patient near the back of the main trail and packaged her for transport. Districts 16 and 18 were recalled en route.

   


 
 
 

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