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  • Rescue Personnel Preplan for Offroad Rescue at Local Community Park

    Rescue Personnel Preplan for Offroad Rescue at Local Community Park

    With the opening of a 0.75 mile walking trail at the site of the future Recreational Complex in Jefferson Township, firefighters took the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the park layout, learning crucial access and egress points that may need to be utilized during a rescue or medical emergency. Personnel also took the opportunity to […]Read More »
  • 2019 Tricky Tray Winners Posted – Carnival on the Mountain

    2019 Tricky Tray Winners Posted – Carnival on the Mountain

    We have received several requests from our annual Carnival on the Mountain regarding the winners of our Tricky Tray Raffle. First off, we would like to personally thank all the contributors and donors that made this part of our carnival a huge success. We would also like to thank all those who purchased raffle tickets. […]Read More »
  • North Pocono Firefighters Complete Tensioned Highline Rope Rescue Training

    North Pocono Firefighters Complete Tensioned Highline Rope Rescue Training

    Firefighters from across the North Pocono Area including Elmhurst-Roaring Brook, Gouldsboro, Jefferson and Moscow were at it once again this past Saturday & Sunday in the rain and cold advancing their rope rescue training while learning about and practicing with the usage of tensioned highline systems as part of the Rope / High Angle Rescue […]Read More »
  • Overnight Wayne County Structure Fire

    Overnight Wayne County Structure Fire

    Engine 29 & Tanker 29 where dispatched just before midnight on Thursday to respond into Wayne County on the 1st alarm assignment, to assist Lake Ariel Fire Company for a reported chimney fire on Miller Road. The first arriving Engine company from Lake Ariel arrived on scene to find a working residential structure fire. A […]Read More »
  • Engine & Rescue Operate on South Canaan Twp Structure Fire

    Engine & Rescue Operate on South Canaan Twp Structure Fire

    Crews where dispatched during the late afternoon on Sunday on an assist to Wayne County, 1st alarm assignment, for a reported working structure fire, Racht Road, South Canaan Township. First arriving companies encountered a working fire and made an aggressive interior attack, advancing four handlines. Rescue 29 arrived on scene and assisted with overhaul while […]Read More »
  • 2018 Busiest Year to Date

    2018 Busiest Year to Date

    The numbers from 2018 are in, showing this to be the busiest year ever on record for us. Our volunteers had 198 requests for service and are proud to say all but 2 of these requests we where able to crew and respond on. Our firefighters spent a combined total of 638.75 hours on state […]Read More »
  • Critically Injured Accident Victim Reunites with Firefighters

    Critically Injured Accident Victim Reunites with Firefighters

    It’s usually on the day of an emergency most first responders are used to hearing a simple thank you... Then after that, never hearing from the involved parties again. This past Tuesday, nearly 6 months after a violent Interstate crash, our responders got a special visit from Anthony Turko, shown here in the center of […]Read More »
  • Pickup Truck Passenger Confined in Afternoon Interstate Crash

    Pickup Truck Passenger Confined in Afternoon Interstate Crash

    Emergency crews where called out just after noon for a reported pickup truck vs tree with injuries, Interstate 84 Eastbound. Pennsylvania Ambulance ALS arrived on scene reporting heavy entrapment, requesting an additional ALS unit. Jefferson BLS and Rescue 29 soon arrived on scene to find the passenger, confined to the vehicle. Rescue crews went to […]Read More »
  • Tractor Trailer Rollover Snarls Interstate Traffic

    Tractor Trailer Rollover Snarls Interstate Traffic

    Rescue crews were dispatched by Lackawanna County 911 just after 12:15pm for for a reported two car MVA, vehicle rollover Interstate 84 at milemarker 7.2 westbound. Additional reports came in reporting a tractor trailer vs. car, tractor trailer rollover in Roaring Brook Township. Upon arrival of the first rescue company, Rescue 29, encountered a tractor […]Read More »
  • Fundraising Sign Vandalized

    Fundraising Sign Vandalized

    The VOLUNTEER fire service is there for our community, because of our community support. Volunteers spend countless hours a month raising funds in-between answering emergency calls, working full-time jobs & balancing family life to be able to keep the doors open and provide communities with the best fire & rescue protection they are able to. […]Read More »
  • Stabilization Equipment Added to Vehicle Rescue Toolbox

    Stabilization Equipment Added to Vehicle Rescue Toolbox

    A grant opportunity earlier this year through the Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioners Office has added nearly $10,000 of new equipment to Rescue 29. Personnel took delivery earlier this fall of new state of the art Res-Q-Jack Aluminum X-Strut stabilization equipment to replace our current "homemade" equipment. The new equipment will be utilized to stabilize vehicles […]Read More »
  • Jefferson Township 2018 Santa Route with Live Santa Tracking

    Jefferson Township 2018 Santa Route with Live Santa Tracking

    LIVE Santa Tracking http://www.29firerescue.com/Santatracking/ We are excited to announce that Santa has provided us with his route around Jefferson Township for our annual “Santa Comes to Town” tradition this evening. This posting should only be used as a guide as we will do our best to stick to the posted times. Actual updates will be […]Read More »
  • Santa Comes to Town

    Santa Comes to Town

    For those of you who live within Jefferson Township, our annual Santa Comes to Town tour will be visiting our major developments on Saturday, December 22 between 4pm & 8pm. Again this year we will have two Santa’s going out to cover the large geographical area of Jefferson Township. We do our best to hit as many […]Read More »
  • 2nd Alarm Roaring Brook Fire Destroys Home

    2nd Alarm Roaring Brook Fire Destroys Home

    Crews where dispatched just before 9am this morning for a working structure fire, Stout Place, Roaring Brook Township. Additional reports received by the 911 center reported possible entrapment. Command 15 immediately upgraded the assignment to a second alarm, bringing in units from throughout and beyond the North Pocono area. Initial arriving units encountered a heavy […]Read More »
  • Fire Prevention Week Open House

    Fire Prevention Week Open House

    In honor of National Fire Prevention Week and our commitment to educating the community, we have recognized the need for resources to help educate the increasing population of home-schooled and cyber-schooled children throughout our community. We will be hosting an open house, at our firehouse, on Saturday, October 13 from 9am to noon to allow […]Read More »
  • Head-On Accident Sends Three to Trauma Center

    Head-On Accident Sends Three to Trauma Center

    Rescue 29 was dispatched by Lackawanna County 911 just before 8am for a reported 2 car MVA with injuries and confinement, 1500 Mt Cobb Road, Jefferson Township. Chief & Car 29 marked on scene to find three patients, two confined to their vehicles. The incident was upgraded to an auto extrication assignment, on two vehicles, […]Read More »
  • 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 vs […]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 »

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Sep
1
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet
Breakfast Buffet
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
8:30 am Flea Market
Flea Market
Sep 1 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Flea Market @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Nov
5
Tue
all-day Election Day Hoagie Sale
Election Day Hoagie Sale
Nov 5 all-day
Election Day Hoagie Sale @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
Join us for our annual General Election Day Hoagie Sale Hoagies are made-to-order, fresh Choices are: Italian, Turkey, Ham, Roast Beef
Dec
8
Sun
9:00 am Christmas Cookie Walk & Craft Fair
Christmas Cookie Walk & Craft Fair
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Christmas Cookie Walk & Craft Fair @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
Let us do the baking for you this holiday season! Join us for our annual cookie walk and craft fair at the fire station! Homemade cookies sold at $7.99/pound. Proceeds benefit our volunteer fire company. There will be plenty of craft items for sale as well! Stop by to see what’s baking! 😉 Thank you[...]

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