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  • 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 »
  • 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 »

Santa Comes to Town – 2019

(EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019: DUE TO DOUBLING IN COST OF ALUMINUM, PRICE WILL INCREASE TO $20.00 each)

Upcoming Fundraisers

Jan
6
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Jan 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Feb
3
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Feb 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Mar
3
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Mar 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Apr
7
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Apr 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
May
5
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Jun
2
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Jul
7
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Jul 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Aug
4
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Sep
1
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Oct
6
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 
Nov
3
Sun
8:00 am Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet @ Jefferson Township Fire Company | Mount Cobb | Pennsylvania | United States
 

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