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Yesterday crews responded to three calls including a Fire Alarm, Motor Vehicle Accident, and a EMS Assist. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

West Hazleton Fire Department

Public Service MessageOn October 3, 2018 at appx 2:20 EDT @FEMA will issue a Nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts to test national warning capabilities. The test message will be sent to all radio, TV, and compatible cell phones. t.co/LiLaO1PmPC ... See MoreSee Less

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West Hazleton Fire Department to Kick Off Fire Safety Week

On October 6th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the fire department will be working with Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores to locally kick off fire prevention week. During that time, visitors can stop by and receive safety information, and participate in other activities.

There will be a a live fire demonstration 1:00 PM in the Lowe’s parking lot. (Safe Use of Turkey Fryer's) Due to safety concerns, this demonstration will be dependent upon weather conditions on the day of the event.
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**JAYCEE DRIVE from Oscar Thomas Drive to Dessen Drive is CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC DUE TO A ACTIVE POLICE INCIDENT** ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

West Hazleton Fire Department

Crews were busy on this nice Sunday testing hose along with responding to 2 calls for service so far. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

West Hazleton Fire Department

183 Truck due on 3rd Alarm in Holleback Township
During the afternoons house 183 Truck was requested into Hollenback Township on a working 3rd Alarm Structure Fire. Upon arrival truck crews went in for overhaul operations and the ladder pipe went into service after the structure was deemed unsafe.
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As we being our day let us never forget this terrible events that redefined America forever! ... See MoreSee Less

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183 Engine 2 handled 2 calls today including a medical assist and a wires down call. 183 Fire Police also handled an assist to Hazle Township Fire on a MVA on Route 924. ... See MoreSee Less

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IMPORTANT: Due to uncertainty with weather this weekend, the Forcible Entry Course for Sat and Sun has been postponed. ... See MoreSee Less

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This evening volunteers responded to a report of a 2 month-old infant unresponsive. Within 3 minutes of the call being placed to the 911 Center crews were on scene to assist. We are happy to report the infant was awake and alert upon arrival. This short arrival of trained personal truly shows how were are dedicated to providing the best possible services to the residents and visitors of West Hazleton! ... See MoreSee Less

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