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Wed. Nov 5th 2014
Hoagie Sale-November

The monthly hoagie sales continue, order deadline is November 19th and Delivery Date is November 24th. Cost is $4, Contact Ch...

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Tue. Oct 28th 2014
Gym work progresses

Today we continued with getting our gym ready-hanging sheetrock. The task is progressing

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Fri. Oct 10th 2014
Fire Prevention week

Friday morning with the assistance of the Hazleton FD and West Hazleton FD, we put on a fire prevention program at the Hazlet...

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Harleigh, Pa 18225



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Heating safety tips

 

Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Half of home heating equipment fires are reported during the months of December, January, and February. Some simple steps can prevent most heating-related fires from happening.

  • Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater.
  • Have a three-foot “kid-free zone” around open fires and space heaters.
  • Never use your oven to heat your home.
  • Have a qualified professional install stationary space heating equipment, water heaters or central heating equipment according to the local codes and manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Have heating equipment and chimneys cleaned and inspected every year by a qualified professional.
  • Remember to turn portable heaters off when leaving the room or going to bed.
  • Always use the right kind of fuel, specified by the manufacturer, for fuel burning space heaters.
  • Make sure the fireplace has a sturdy screen to stop sparks from flying into the room. Ashes should be cool before putting them in a metal container. Keep the container a safe distance away from your home.
  • Test smoke alarms monthly.

    

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**Reminder: open burning is strictly regulated by ordinance in Hazle Township** No garbage burning. Requirements: must be 25 ft away from any structure, 10 ft from any property lines, water source nearby, must be attended, smoke can not directly affect neighbors & winds must be less than 10 mph.

 



Recent Calls
 
7 Runs and counting
Tue. Nov 4th 2014
The month of November is off to a fast start..3 of 4 days already this month, we have had multiple calls today was no exception. As of 8pm we are upto 7 calls for the day. We have had numerous crashes and fire alarms and a mutual aid response to East Union Twp for a large brush fire and, the last ru...

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Engine on Mutual Aid Pin
Sat. Oct 25th 2014
Saturday afternoon the Engine assisted West Hazleton in the 500 block of Winters Ave with a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Engine assisted with hazard control...

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State Route 940 Pin Job
Sat. Oct 25th 2014
11:11 hrs Luzerne County dropped the bells for Motor Vehicle crash with entrapment on SR 940 near the old Zolas Lamp Post. Rescue 141 arrived to find two vehicles head on with both drivers pinned. Rescue deployed three hydraulic tools with stabilization and fluid control. Engine 2 placed on east sid...

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700 Block of Main St Freeland for "fire from the roof"
Wed. Oct 15th 2014
Around 0415 Wednesday morning Luzerne Co 9-1-1 dispatched Tower 7 and Rescue along with the Freeland FD to the 700 block of Main St in Freeland for a structure fire. Upon going enroute, command was advised of multiple sources received reporting a working fire. Freeland Chief arrived confirming the s...

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2nd Alarm box in Sugarloaf Twp
Sun. Oct 12th 2014
Around 3pm today, the Engine, tanker and Tower 7 assisted Sugarloaf Twp on a 2nd alarm house fire in the Brookhill section....

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