Latest Incident: 09/18/18 - Motor Vehicle Accident - Interstate 84

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  • Rescuers Free Driver from Mangled Vehicle

    Rescuers Free Driver from Mangled Vehicle

    Station 29 was dispatched by Lackawanna County 911 for a reported MVA, truck vs tractor trailer, with heavy entrapment on Interstate 84, Mile Marker 9.7 westbound. Upon arrival of Rescue 29, a pickup truck was found into the rear of a tractor trailer in the travel lane of the highway, with the truck wedged under […]Read More »
  • Fake Mailers Divert Donations from Area Fire Departments

    Fake Mailers Divert Donations from Area Fire Departments

    FAKE MAILERS are diverting donations away from volunteer fire departments in Pennsylvania... The following article has been shared with us regarding a group called "Volunteer Firefighter Alliance" from Topeka, Kansas soliciting funds throughout Pennsylvania. A sample obtained from the Pocono Record shown below and at the attached link illustrates a real fire department donation request […]Read More »
  • Multiple Weather Related Responses

    Multiple Weather Related Responses

    Throughout the last 24 hours, our volunteers have responded to over a dozen requests for our service. Requests ranging from traffic details and a fuel spill to pumping details up to several feet. While our number may be no where near the number of requests our brothers in the valleys have responded on, we did […]Read More »
  • Afternoon Residential Structure Fire

    Afternoon Residential Structure Fire

    Crews where dispatched just after 4:15pm today for a reported working structure fire at 20 Harkin's Lane, Jefferson Township. Engine 29 marked on scene, reporting a working fire with a heavy smoke condition bringing in additional companies part of the SRN assignment. Crews advanced one handline and made an aggressive knockdown on the fire. Rescue […]Read More »
  • Emergency Services Gather for Lackawanna Energy Center Drill

    Emergency Services Gather for Lackawanna Energy Center Drill

    Station 29 dispatched by Lackawanna 911 for Tanker 29 to respond as part of Station 25 Structure Fire SRN to 1000 Sunnyside Rd at Lackawanna Energy Center for a Structure Fire drill. Upon arrival, Tanker 29 was assigned water supply to Engine 31 while they supplied additional engines that where simulating extinguishment of fireload. At […]Read More »
  • Busy 14-hour Stretch for Volunteers

    Busy 14-hour Stretch for Volunteers

    A busy day for the volunteers in Jefferson Township with 4 requests for our services within 14 hours. Crews where dispatched Monday evening just after 10:30pm for a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries, Archbald Mountain Road. Rescue 29 responded and arrived on scene to find two vehicle involved, head-on impact. Crew provided scene safety […]Read More »
  • Seatbelts Prevent Injury in Violent Interstate Crash

    Seatbelts Prevent Injury in Violent Interstate Crash

    A Dodge Challenger heading westbound on Interstate 84 tonight, went off the roadway into the median, striking the guardrail and rolling three times before coming to rest in the eastbound lanes. Crews where called out just before 3am tonight, originally for EMS only to assist PSP for a patient evaluation on a motor vehicle accident. […]Read More »
  • Driver Escapes Injury

    Driver Escapes Injury

    A pickup truck pulling a large trailer full of sheet metal on its way to Connecticut went off Interstate 84, into a wooded area, this morning. The driver, who barely missed hitting a large tree head-on, escaped without injury. Crews where dispatched just before 8am this morning for a reported tractor trailer off the Interstate, […]Read More »
  • Afternoon Structure Fire

    Afternoon Structure Fire

    Crews where dispatched just a few hours before our annual Carnival on the Mountain was supposed to open for the evening, for a reported possible brush fire, caller can smell smoke in the area of Half Mile Road, Jefferson Township. Chief 29 marked enroute to the scene and arrived, transmitting a priority message, to report […]Read More »
  • Afternoon Accident Snarls Traffic & Injuries Three

    Afternoon Accident Snarls Traffic & Injuries Three

    A afternoon accident on Mt Cobb Road sent three people to the hospital. A mini-van traveling east on Mt Cobb Road, left the roadway, striking two utility poles. Rescue 29 arrived on scene to find the driver confined to the vehicle. Rescue personnel quickly stabilized the vehicle and performed a partial removal of the driverside […]Read More »
  • Firefighters Attend NPSD Career Day

    Firefighters Attend NPSD Career Day

    Firefighters from Jefferson Twp and other communities from throughout the North Pocono Area recently attended the North Pocono School District Career Day. Firefighters spoke to several hundred students about volunteering in their community with local emergency service organizations and explained how volunteering, as young as 14 years old, can help the student make future career decisions as […]Read More »
  • Structural Firefighting Training

    Structural Firefighting Training

    Firefighters from Jefferson, Lake Ariel, Moscow and Gouldsboro spent their Saturday morning and afternoon reviewing structural firefighting drills at the Pike County Fire Training Center. Crews had hands on experience with both first floor and second floor fires. Crews also reviewed victim search and rescue skills. Thank you to our instructors and everyone who attended […]Read More »
  • Weekend High Angle Rope Rescue Training

    Weekend High Angle Rope Rescue Training

    Firefighters from Jefferson, Elmhurst, Moscow, and Gouldsboro spent their Saturday & Sunday practicing some high angle rope rescue victim removal training skills as part of the Rope 3 program. Firefighters trained in multiple different patient removal and packaging situations including two rope offset rescues. Great work by all who participated.    Read More »
  • Wayne County Brush Fire Spreads to Structure

    Wayne County Brush Fire Spreads to Structure

    Engine & Tanker 29 responded into Wayne County to assist Lake Ariel Fire Company on a brush fire that spread to a nearby vacant structure on Easton Turnpike.Engine 29, just clearing from a vehicle fire, was only minutes from the scene. arrival, crews assisted with overhaul and cleanup. Quick work by crews on scene contained […]Read More »
  • Afternoon Crash Injures Two

    Afternoon Crash Injures Two

    Two people where transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a two car crash this afternoon at the intersection of Cortez Road & Archbald Mountain Road. Crews where dispatched just after noon today for the report of a crash with injuries. Rescue 29 arrived on scene to find all occupants out of the […]Read More »
  • Excavator Damaged in Afternoon Fire

    Excavator Damaged in Afternoon Fire

    Crews where called to a open lot behind Grassie & Sons Construction this afternoon for a reported excavator on fire. Knowing the size of the construction machinery kept at Grassie & Sons, command requested an additional Tanker out of Maplewood (Tanker 68). Crews arrived on scene and found a mini-excavator fully involved at 1066 Sheerer […]Read More »
  • Late Night Roaring Brook Structure Fire

    Late Night Roaring Brook Structure Fire

    The volunteers from Jefferson Township along with others from across the North Pocono area were called to Windsor Way, Roaring Brook Township, just before 2am today, for a working residential structure fire. First arriving units encountered a fully involved detached garage fire with exposure risk. Tanker 29 handled the water shuttle while Engine 29 personnel handled […]Read More »
  • Jefferson Township 2nd Alarm Structure Fire

    Jefferson Township 2nd Alarm Structure Fire

    Station 29 along with our First Alarm assignment (Jefferson, Elmhurst, Madisonville, Maplewood) was dispatched for a reported working structure fire, at approx 10:20am today. Additional reports reported a working fire in a multi-family residential structure. Command upgraded the assignment to bring in the SRN companies (Jessup, Lake Ariel, Moscow). First arriving Engine Company encountered a […]Read More »
  • Scott Sight Thermal Imaging Cameras Added

    Scott Sight Thermal Imaging Cameras Added

    Providing our volunteers with the best tools possible to do their job safely has always been a priority in the fire service. Today we are happy to add two Scott Sight Thermal Imaging Cameras to our toolbag. The Scott Sight integrates a lightweight thermal camera and display in the firefighter’s mask, keeping the thermal image […]Read More »
  • Vehicle Rollover with Confinement

    Vehicle Rollover with Confinement

    Rescue 29 responded for a reported two car MVA, with rollover in the 500 block of Cortez Road just after 8am. Upon arrival, crews encountered one vehicle on its side, with the injured driver, confined to the inside of the vehicle. Rescue crews went to work stabilizing the vehicle and putting two hydraulic rescue cutters […]Read More »

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