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
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Stations 16, 17, 18, Lake Harmony Ambulance, and White Haven Ambulance were dispatched to Interstate 80 at the 282 mile marker for a reported crash with 3 injuries. Lake Harmony Ambulance was on scene first with one car off the highway with no patients on scene. Rescue 17 arrived and secured the vehicle. Apparently the occupants were transported by PSP. The crash was apparently the result of icy road conditions.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
On Saturday evening, the Lake Harmony Fire Company held it's annual holiday party. The party was held at the Galleria this year, which was very nice. Over 40 people were in attendance, and it seemed like everyone had a great time. President Lou Montanaro was given a plaque for his dedicated service to the company. Lou stepped down as president, and has assumed the position of Vice President. Stan Costro was also given a plaque for his role as the Vice President. Both men have helped the company come a long way in a very short time period - THANKS to both of you. Fire Police member John Creegan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Saturday night - congratulations John.
Friday, January 16, 2015
On Friday, January 16, 2015, 15 volunteers braved the early
morning cold to help stuff envelopes for our annual Lake Harmony Volunteer Fire
Company membership drive. The funds received help to offset the increasing cost
of operating a volunteer fire company such as replacement equipment, safety
gear, fuel and building maintenance just to name a few. We would like to
express our gratitude to these individuals because without their help, we could
not serve the community.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 14:48
Units were dispatched to a water flow fire alarm at the Holiday Inn on Route 940. Ladder 17 arrived to find a broken pipe on the third floor with water pouring through the floors. Crews from Albrightsville assisted with tarps and buckets. The system was shut down with the help of maintenance. Units were on scene for an hour and a half.
Sunday, January 11, 2015 18:32
Stations 16, 17, 18, LHRS, and Lehighton ALS were dispatched to a single vehicle crash at 138 Moseywood Rd. in Split Rock. Rescue 17 arrived to find one vehicle into a tree. EMS treated one patient. Crews secured the vehicle and directed traffic. All units were released by Kidder PD. Units were on scene for about an hour.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Stations 16, 17,18, and Lake Harmony Ambulance were dispatched at 13:56 hours for a single vehicle crash with injuries on Route 534 in Hickory Run State Park. Rescue 17 arrived with one car on its roof. Crews assisted with patient removal and secured the vehicle. Rescue 17 was released upon arrival of station 16 units.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Stations 16, 17, 18, 12 and LHRS were dispatched at 19:43 hours for a reported structure fire in Holiday Pocono in Albrightsville. 1652 and Ladder 17 arrived to find an active chimney fire in the residence. Crews threw a ground ladder to the roof and began disassembling the chimney cap, while interior crews emptied the wood burning stove. A chain was run down the flu. Crews used the TIC and 4 gas meter to check for extension and hazards. Units from Kidder and Tanker 17 were standing by at the fill site if needed.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Station 17 was dispatched at 12:25 hours to establish a landing zone at Harmony Beverage for an incoming medical aircraft. Med-E-Vac was requested to transport a skier from Jack Frost Ski Slope who was injured while on the slopes. The helicopter crew contacted chief 17 and advised him that they would need to complete a quick pick up of the patient due to an incoming snow squall. Engine 17 was available after lift off.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Saturday, December 20th, Lake Harmony Volunteer Fire Co. held a Holiday Open House for the community. Neighbors were greeted outside by lighted figurines
of Santa and his reindeer, a train, waving Santa, welcome sign wreath, and
lighted mint candies along the walkway. Inside was decorated with many
interesting figurines, a lighted Christmas tree trimmed in fire fighting
themed ornaments. Under this tree was a pair of empty fireman boots,
representing the theme for the PA State Firemen's Convention of "Who will
fill these boots?" On a platform were many vignettes of Christmas, a Santa
train with elves, sound and lights, a Nativity Scene, Scottish Santa Claus,
lighted houses, a Santa's workshop doll-house like structure with player
piano rolls which played various Christmas tunes and a small Christmas tree
surrounded by Santa on a ski slope. Just inside the door was was lighted
menorah and dreidels with instructions on playing and mints to use as coins.
Santa made an appearance and was seated by another Christmas tree which was
set up for picture taking. Among the other decorations were candles,
wreaths, ribbon, snowmen door greeters and toy soldiers. The evening was
topped off with a buffet of sausage, peppers, onions, hot dogs, potato
salad, cheese tray, mini quiches, deli slices, fresh popcorn, punch, hot
chocolate and various cookies. Christmas music was heard softly in the
background as everyone shared Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, and Happy New
Year wishes. The meeting room was filled with the spirit of the Holidays as
well as many of Lake Harmony's residents.
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