Recent Calls
Thu. Apr 20th 2017
Truck and Engine on smoke investigation

136 Truck and 136 Engine responded to a report of smoke in the area of the 1100 block of Pine Street. It was determined to be...

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Thu. Apr 13th 2017
Rescue and Utility on the Fuel Spill in the Village

During the late afternoon Luzerne County dispatched the local box for a report of a fuel spill from a vehicle in the Freeland...

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Sun. Apr 9th 2017
Truck and Engine on the Smoke Investigation in the 600 Block of Centre St.

During the mid afternoon FPD requested FFD to respond to the 600 block of Centre St. for smoke in the area. The truck and eng...

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News Headlines
Mon. Apr 24th 2017
FREELAND FIRE DEPARTMENT PURCHASE NEW EQUIPMENT

The Freeland Fire Department recently purchased equipment to improve its fire ground operations. A piercing nozzle was purcha...

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Sun. Apr 16th 2017
Happy Easter!

The membership of the Freeland Fire Department wishes everyone a safe, joyous, and holy Easter

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Sun. Apr 9th 2017
Pioneers Celebrate their 150th. Anniversary of Serving the City

The Pioneer Fire Co. #1 of Hazleton City celebrated their 150th. Anniversary last evening. This proud company has dedicated i...

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Nationwide Fire News
The survey was designed to learn what types of data fire departments collect; what software they use to capture, store and analyze data; and how they use that data for local decision-making. The survey was not intended as a complete census of all fire departments in the United States, it is part of a concerted effort to assess the needs of the fire service. The outreach and reporting were conducted as part of NFPA’s effort to develop a National Fire Data System using an Assistance to Firefighters Grant.
The Metropolitan “Metro” Fire Chiefs Association, a Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) held its 2017 annual conference in Orange County/Orlando, Florida from April 7-13. Approximately 120 Metro chiefs from Canada, China, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States attended the conference and elected the Section’s 2017-2018 officers and board members.
NFPA has released a new white paper, “Applying Building Codes to Tiny Homes.” The paper underscores general code requirements guiding traditional home construction and the applicability of these requirements for tiny homes. Code provisions highlighted in the paper include requirements for room size, means of escape, stairs, smoke alarms, and automatic fire sprinklers. The paper also highlights code provisions for sanitation and how the National Electrical Code® can safeguard homes of all sizes against electrical hazards.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is hosting its 2017 Conference and Expo at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, June 4-7. The annual conference is widely regarded as the most comprehensive industry event for fire, electrical, and building safety, bringing together thousands of professionals, from building managers and contractors to public fire service and enforcement agencies.
As the city of Boston remembered Lieutenant Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy who died battling a fire on Beacon Street in Boston three years ago this week, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced that more than 13,000 workers in various construction industry jobs have already participated in a program aimed at preventing similar tragedies.
A total of 150 projects were selected from 420 entries that span 42 states and Washington, D.C. As a co-sponsor of Preparedness Day, State Farm, with its long history of providing proactive wildfire safety education to its policyholders in high-risk regions, is providing $500 each to help fund these winning community projects.
The latest issue of NFPA Journal®, the official magazine for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), examines the proliferation of unconventional buildings and the unique fire and life safety challenges they pose. This issue also dives into industrial and storage occupancies, with a closer look at the 2015 fire in a GE appliance warehouse in Louisville, Kentucky, that resulted in an estimated $110 million in losses.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has named Dolly Hulin, Fire and Life Safety Education Division Chief for the Thomasville Fire Department in North Carolina as the 2017 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year. Hulin will be recognized at NFPA’s 121st Conference and Expo, the premier event in fire and life safety, this June in Boston.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) issued an attack fire hose safety bulletin today, reminding the fire service to purchase, maintain, inspect, remove and repair fire hose in accordance with NFPA 1961, Standard on Fire Hose and NFPA 1962, Standard for the Care, Use, Inspection, Service Testing, and Replacement of Fire Hose, Couplings, Nozzles, and Fire Hose Appliances.
FUND RAISING

Spring Chicken Bar B Que, Saturday, April 29, Freeland Public Park

PA State Certification

             

 

 

Six County Member

Training

Station Training -  4/20/17, 4/27/27

Essentials of Firefighting,  HFD, Posted on station board

 

 

 

 

 

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FREELAND FIRE DEPARTMENT
P.O. BOX 28
FREELAND,PA.18224
Non-Emergency: 570-636-3244
Emergency: 911
Fax: 570-636-0221