At 7:50 AM on Friday November 1st, Squad 1651 was dispatched to Tunkhannock Twp. Fire Company (Monroe 42) for a standby. The Squad went enroute with a crew of 3 and arrived at Station 42 around 8:30 A...
2021 PA State Champs! This past Saturday, AVFC attended the PA State Fire Convention in Limerick, PA. We came home with 10 trophies in the following categories:Best Appearing Fire Dept. OverallBest Ap...
At 06:20 PM, AVFC was dispatched along with Lake Harmony & Penn Forest Fire Companies for a Chimney Fire at # 7 Holiday Court in Holiday Pocono, Albrightsville. 2 attack lines were pulled from Squad 16 to extinguish the fire, and part of the roof was opened up to check for extension.
At 7:50 AM on Friday November 1st, Squad 1651 was dispatched to Tunkhannock Twp. Fire Company (Monroe 42) for a standby. The Squad went enroute with a crew of 3 and arrived at Station 42 around 8:30 AM.
At 12:43 AM, Squad 1651, Rescue Engine 1653 & Tac 1611 responded to a single vehicle crash at mile marker 281.0 Westbound on Interstate 80, along with Lake Harmony Fire & EMS. Squad 1651 arrived first, finding a car into a guard-rail with minor injuries.
At 03:05 AM, Tanker 1632 & Tanker 1633 responded to a house fire on Queens Way in Robin Hood Lakes, Polk Township. The tankers shuttled water while the crews assisted with overhaul. Both units were in-service for a little over an hour.
At 06:15 PM, Squad 1651, Rescue Engine 1653, Attack 1643 & QRS 1652 responded to a vehicle fire at mile marker 92.3 Northbound on the PA Turnpike. Squad 16 & Engine 17 (Lake Harmony) arrived simultaneously with an SUV well off on the right shoulder.
At 08:27 PM, Rescue Engine 1653, Utility 1643 & Tac 1611 responded to a single vehicle rollover at mile marker 88.2 South on the PA Turnpike. The patients self extricated (minor injuries) & AVFC remained on scene until the vehicle was towed.
At 7:02 PM, Squad 1651, Tac 1611 (and later Utility 1643) responded to assist Lake Harmony for a rescue of a lost ATV'er behind the Pocono Conference center on Hospitality Way off Route 940. Tac 1611 & Utility 1643 returned to station about an hour later while the Squad stayed on scene until...
At 11:59 PM, Squad 1651 & Brush 1643 responded to the Hickory Run Camp Ground for a dumpster fire. The fire was small in nature, involving a smoldering mattress & a small amount of trash. The fire was extinguished with the booster line off the Squad.
At 2:40 PM, Tac 1611 & Rescue Engine 1653 responded to the Mountain Laurel Resort for a Fire Alarm. Lake Harmony Fire & EMS (District 17) also responded. Engineer 1606 recalled the assignment, as it was accidental.
This afternoon we responded to a call on the turnpike tractor trailer accident reported with heavy entrapment. Carbon County Districts 4, 5, 12, and 16 responded along with Lehighton ALS and Medivac.http://www.tnonline.com/2017/jan/11/driver-flown-tractor-trailer-wreck-turnpike#undefined.gbpl
AVFC responded to a Motor vehicle accident reported with entrapment on interstate 80. Carbon Districts 12 station 2, 16, 17, Lehighton ALS, Lake Harmony Ambulance, Monroe station 42 and two aero-medical responded.
Fire companies from multiple counties responded to a wildfire in Kidder Township along with Carbon County Mobile EMA, Lake Harmony Rescue Squad and White Haven Ambulance. Crews worked on controlling the fire for several hours, when DCNR eventually decided to release the volunteers.
Albrightsville QRS was dispatched along with Lake Harmony Rescue Squad and Lehighton ALS to Rt 534 west. While on scene it was found appropriate to fly the patient. 1608 had Medevac 4 dispatched to land at the Albrightsville Fire Department.