Thursday, July 1st, 2021
136 Truck responded to the 1200 block of Walnut Street to assist EMS with a force entry.
Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
136 Station was dispatched to a commercial fire alarm at the PGA on South Street. Cancelled system was being tested.
Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
136 Rescue responded to the 1200 block of Birkbeck Street to assist EMS with a lift assist.
136 Engine and 136 Truck responded to the trailer court on Schwabe Street for a report of an explosion upon arrival it was un founded and all units returned to service.
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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY FROM THE FREELAND FIRE DEPARTMENT
Thursday, January 21st, 2021
Below is a link to the Freeland Fire Department 2020 video. Special Thanks to James Darvel for putting the video together.
Sunday, December 27th, 2020
Recently FFD held its Annual Meeting to elect officers for the 2021 term. This is the fifth year where FFD officers had to meet minimum requirements to hold their post and Firefighter 1 Pro Board Cer...
Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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These are some photos we recently received from a Freeland resident.
Apparatus
Engine 54 - Luzerne County 136 Rescue
Engine 54 -  Luzerne County 136 Rescue
1992 Seagrave 2000 gpm
Engine Co. designated for hydrant (supply) in Freeland Borough/MVA Response/Mutual Aid 2000 GPM Waterous Pump, 750 gallon water tank 6 portable radios 9 hand lights 1900 ft. of 5" LDH 500 ft. of 3" hose 2 - 200 ft. 2" preconnects with 1" smooth bore nozzles 1 - 150 ft. 2" preconnect with 1" smooth bore nozzle 1 - 200 ft. 2" preconnect with Elkhart SM30F automatic nozzle 2 - 150 ft. 2" preconnects with Elkhart SM30F automatic nozzles 1 - 100 ft. 2" preconnect with Elkhart SM30F automatic nozzle 1 - 150 ft. 3" set back line with gated wye 1 - 150 ft. 3" step gun with 1 3/8" smoth bore tip 1 - prepiped deck gun with 1 3/8" smooth bore tip 35 - gallons AFFF/ATC 10 - gallons class A foam LDH Appliances - 4 inlet siamese, (2) distributors, hydrant adapters Adapters - to all regional threads and 4" hose 5 - Scott 75 4500 PSI SCBA with spare cylinders 3 - sets of irons 2 - cans (PW) 1 - Partner K650 saw 1 - Milwaukee Sawzall Various hooks Various types and sizes of rope Fixed and portable scene lighting Vetter Air Bag System Hurst Extrication System with spreaders, o-tool, and (2) rams Res-Q-Jack Vehicle Stabilization System 2 - Hi-lift Jacks Cribbing including step 1 - com-a-long with chain set Hand tools
Engine 55 - Luzerne County 136 Engine
Engine 55 - Luzerne County 136 Engine
2011 KME Predator Panther 2000 GPM Pumper
KME Predator Panther Triple Combination Pumper Full tilt aluminum cab with 12" raised roof/seating for six firefighter/four door cab with barrier doors/21,480 lb. front axle, 27,000 lb. rear axle/Rear Camera System Engine - Caterpillar C9 425 hp; Transmission - Allison Model 3000 EVS Waterous CSU-C20 2000 GPM Fire pump/Fire Research In Control Pressure Governor/Akron Intake Relief Valve/4 way priming valve/750 gallon water tank 4 suction intakes, engineers and officers side, front and rear, all controlled by individual valves 2 LDH Discharges, officers side and rear 3 - 2 1/2" discharges CROSSLAYS -2 - 2" (150') and 1 - 3" crosslay for set back line (150') REAR BED - All discharges to the front of the hose bed - (2) 2 1/2" discharges for 200' 2" preconnects; (1) 3" discharge for 200' 2 1/2" preconnect; (1) 3" discharge for 150' 3" set back line; (1) 3" discharge for 150' 3" preconnected step gun; 1875 of 5" supply hose All 2" handlines equipped with smooth bore nozzles with 1" tips 2 1/2" handline equipped with smooth bore nozzle with 1 1/4" tip All master stream appliances equipped with stack tips with 1 3/8" tip 2 - high rise packs with 100' of 2" hose and 1 of 3" line High side compartments on engineers side, low side compartments on officer side, rear compartment, all Robinson Roll Up Doors Onan 10,000 Watt GenSet, PTO /Hydraulic with with (4) Fire Research 1000 watt lights, cord reel, and receptacle NFPA Compliant emergency light package/(2) 150 w brow lights/LED compartment lighting TIC 5 Scott 75 SCBA 4500 PSI with spare cylinders 1 - LDH distributor 1- LDH Siamese Adaptor to connect to all regional hydrants and hose threads Low Level Strainer Floating Strainer Water Syphons - 4 1/2", 5", 6" Elkhart Foam Nozzle and Eductor 20 Gallons of AFFF/ATC Foam Pro Pak Foam System Hurst Maverick Tool and Ram Set Cribbing and step chocks Porta Power Absorbent 3 - sets of irons 1 - TNT Tool 1- Rabbit Tool Bag equipped with K tool and O tool 2 - 2.5 gallon pressurized water extinguishers (cans) 1 - Purple K Extinguisher (20 lb) 1 - ABC Extinguisher (20 lb) 1 - Smoke Ejector 1 - Echo Quik Vent Saw 1 - Stihl Chain Saw Various Hooks and Tools
Ladder 57 - Luzerne County 136 Ladder
Ladder 57 -  Luzerne County 136 Ladder
1998 Seagrave 100 ft. Aerial
Truck Co. for Freeland and Jeddo Boroughs and Designated Box Alarms 6 RIDING POSITIONS: Interior - Officer, Irons; Exterior - Engineer, VES 6 - portable radios 9 - hand lights 5- cans (PW) Ground Ladders - 35", 24', 15' Straight Ladders - 16', 16', 14' Folding Ladder 10' Saw Compliment - Partner 1200, Partner K950, Partner K650, (4) Quik Vent, Stihl Chain Saw. Milwaukee Sawzall, Milwaukee Worm Drive Circular Saw 1 - Milwaukee Power Drill and accessories 6- Scott 75 4500 PSI SCBA with spare cylinders 1 - Scott Pak Tracker 1 - TIC 1 - Rabbit Tool with two K tools 3 - bolt cutters various sizes 4 - sledge hammers 1 - Duckbill Padlock Breaker 1 - TNT Tool 3 - PPV (2 gas powered, 1 electric) 3 - negative pressure fans (smoke ejectors) 3 - sets of irons 1 - Halligan 2 - Newark 44 Tools 1 - Newark 44 Hook 1 - Jumbo Halligan (54") 2- officers tool Kits - chimney, dry chemical bags, patch, roof, sprinkler, large area search, webbing, elevator emergency, wedge and door, and hand tools 10 - salvage tarps along with shovels, brooms, and ash buckets Hooks - (4) NY 6' Steel, 6 New Yorker Traditional, (3) All Purpose, (1) Dry Wall, (1) Trash, (1) Boston Rake, (1) Eckert Hook, (1) Outside Vent Roof and hole repair material Stokes stretcher Various sizes of cribbing Various sizes and lengths of rope Fixed and portable scene lighting 200 ft. of 3" hose 1 - ladder pipe with stack tips Stand Pipe Pack with 2" hose and 1" smooth bore nozzle, Elkhart SM30F spare nozzle, gated wye, various tools
Utility 52 - Luzerne County 136 Utility
Utility 52 -  Luzerne County 136 Utility
2007 Ford F-550 Utility
Support vehicle for all incidents/primary response for dewatering, EMS assists, traffic control, blocked roadways, utility emergencies Porta-Power Kit Assorted cribbing Cutting torch and accessories Irons K-Tool Rabbit Tool Miscellaneous prybars and hand tools 2-Scott 75 SCBA with spare cylinders Breathing air cascade system MSA Multi Gas Detector 2 - portable radios 9- hand lights Scene and portable lighting equipment Smoke ejector and bar 2- Stihl Chain Saws Milwaukee Electric Chain Saw Miscellaneous brush fire equipment Brush fire gear- helmets, coats, pants 4- Indian Tanks Various shovels and brooms Absorbent material Hazardous materials mitigation equipment 2- Sump pumps and hose Portable pump Survivair Salvage Vacuum 4 lengths 1 1/2" hose 3 lengths of 3" hose Various salvage tarps Traffic control equipment Purple K Extinguisher Pressurized water extinguisher "can" 2- ladder belts 2- Elkhart SM30F Automatic Nozzles
Utility 56 - Luzerne County 136 ATV
Utility 56 - Luzerne County 136 ATV
2010 Polaris Ranger 6x6
Support vehicle for all incidents/primary response for off road emergency incidents, EMS assists, brush fires, search and rescue, utility emergencies
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