Sunday, January 9th, 2022
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Around 10:30 AM, AVFC was requested with manpower to assist Penn Forest FC # 1 on a working house fire in the Bear Creek section of Penn Forest Township. Squad 1651 responded with a crew of 4 and assi...
Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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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 Squ...
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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...
Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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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 arriv...
Sunday, February 6th, 2022
Doors open 7:30am till 12:00noon Eggs any way you like, home fries, toast, sausage, ham, cream chip beef, french toast, pancakes, coffee, hot chocolate, hot tea, orange juice. Adults $10.00 Childr...
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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...
Saturday, May 8th, 2021
Mothers Day flower sale benefiting AVFC at Pine Point Plaza on Saturday May 8th at 8 AM. Choice of hanging baskets, plants, perrenials or pouches.
Friday, April 2nd, 2021
Easter Flower Sale to benefit AVFC on April 2nd & 3rd, 8:30 AM at Pine Point Plaza. Choice of Hyacinths, Easter Lillies & Tulips.
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Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Around 1713, Fire Dist. 12(Penn Forest Twp.Stations 1 & 2) were dispatched by Carbon Co. 911 to 103 Sycamore Cir in Indian Mtn Lakes for a reported Dwelling Fire, reported "loud bang" and smell of wires burning.
Sunday, January 2nd, 2011
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At 1439, Fire Dist. 16,17,18 (Albrightsville, Lake Harmony, Kidder Twp.), White Haven EMS were dispatched by Carbon Co. 911 to Interstate 80 at Route 534 for a reported strong odor of gas in area. Units arrived and searched the area along with UGI(gas company).
Saturday, January 1st, 2011
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At 0150, Albrightsville QRS (Fire Dist. 16), Lake Harmony and Lehighton EMS were dispatched by Carbon Co. 911 to the Holiday Pocono developement for an unresponsive patient. The QRS arrived on scene first and made initial BLS patient care, which included securing and maintaining an airway.
Saturday, December 18th, 2010
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Around 0844, Fire Dist. 16,17,18 (Albrightsville, Lake Harmony, Kidder Twp.), Lake Harmony EMS were dispatched by Carbon Co. 911 to Interstate 80 Eastbound at Mile Marker 276 for a reported Tractor Trailer containing a large load of potatoes on fire.
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
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Around 2340, Fire Dist. 12(Penn Forest Twp.Stations 1 & 2) were dispatched by Carbon Co. 911 to area Carmen Glen in Towamensing Trails for a reported Dwelling Fire. Units from FD12 arrived and found a fully involved house fire and requested a second alarm from FD16(Albrightsville, and FD17(Lake ...
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Members from FD's 16 and 18 participated in an advanced vehicle rescue class this weekend, sponsered by and with Monroe County FD42, Tunkhannock Township Vol Fire Company in Long Pond, PA. Members were trained in advanced entry techniques, bus construction/composition, rescue procedures, along with ...
Monday, October 18th, 2010
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Members of FD16 participated tonight with members of our neighbor company, FD12 Station 2, in a search/rescue drill. Firefighters donned SCBA's and perfomed mutiple search and rescue scenarios of a simulated smoke filled house, practicing operations looking for victims involved in fires, along with ...
Saturday, October 16th, 2010
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Members from FD16, 17, and 18 participated in a joint drill/practice together at a live fire/smoke trailer in Riverside, PA. just outside of Danville, PA. Members were part of several live scenarios including, interior firefighting, ventilation tecniques, search and rescue, Rapid Intervention Team d...
Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
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This morning, the officers and members of the Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company broke ground on the beginning of the addition to our existing firehouse. This addition will add 3 more bays, offices, a small recreation room for the firefighters, and some much needed space.
Friday, October 1st, 2010
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At approximately 07:30hrs crews from LHRS along with local police and Fire Dist's 16, 17 and 18 were requested to the Sports Complex of the Galleria Hotel in Split Rock for a commercial building explosion.
Around 1237, Fire Dist. 16,17,18 (Albrightsville, Lake Harmony, Kidder Twp.) were dispatched by Carbon Co. 911 to Route 940 / Interstate 80 / Interstate 476 for a reported Fuel Spill. Units from FD18 arrived and found approx 60-100 gallons of diesel fuel leaked from a tractor trailer tank across I-...
Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
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Around 0928, Fire Dist. 16,17,18 (Albrightsville, Lake Harmony, Kidder Twp.), Lake Harmony EMS and White Haven EMS were dispatched by Carbon Co. 911 to Interstate 80 Eastbound at Mile Marker 276 for a reported Tractor Trailer Fire.
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At 4:01am units from Fire Dists 16, 17, 18 and Lake Harmony EMS were dispatched to I80 W at MM 282.1 for a reported Working Tractor Trailer Fire. EMS was the first unit to arrive on scene, quickly confirming a working fire.
Thursday, July 8th, 2010
Units from FD 16, 17, EMS 17, 56 responded to a motor vehicle accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike to a vehicle versus a tractor trailer. Victim was removed by self and taken into EMS care, and FIRE remained on scene for hazard control, cleanup, traffic control until released by the Pennsylvania St...
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Members of district 16, along with members of district 17 and Lake Harmony EMS participated in a confined space / building collapse training session. Personal Protection Equipment Specialists provided the departments the training trailer, and was paid for in part by a grant program.
Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
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At 6:45am units from Fire Dists 12, 16, 17, 18 and Lake Harmony EMS were dispatched to 1054 Westwood Villas in Split Rock for a reported structure fire. EMS was the first unit to arrive on scene, quickly confirming a working fire.
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Units from Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company appeared in the 106th Annual Six County Firemans Association Convention and Parade. While Carbon County not being a member of this orginization, we are bordered with neighboring member, Schuylkill County.
Tuesday, June 16th, 2009
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