Sunday, November 20th, 2022
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FFD along with the first alarm box was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 600 block of Carbon St. The truck arrived with its crew investigating and determining the cause to be a malfunctio...
Friday, November 18th, 2022
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FFD was dispatched to assist Hazle Twp. Fire on a reported structure fire in the Middletown Section of the township this morning. The truck crew assisted 141 with investigating the source of a smell o...
Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
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FFD and Medic 41 responded to a reported inoperable elevator with occupants in the elderly apartment building in the 500 block of Centre St. EMS personnel and the truck crew investigated and discovere...
Thursday, November 10th, 2022
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FFD responded to an AFA in the 700 block of Ingham St. in the Alvington Section. The truck and engine crews performed mechanical ventilation due to a culinary incident.
Monday, November 28th, 2022
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FFD has been helping the community prepare for the holiday season over the past two weeks. The installation of the decorations at the Freeland Public Park, Martin’s Square, and the town’s ...
Thursday, November 17th, 2022
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Today FFD visited all three senior apartment buildings to discuss fire prevention and safety. Each apartment of very building were given handouts from the US Fire Administration on fire safety.
Sunday, November 13th, 2022
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First responders from FFD, Freeland Northside Community Ambulance, Freeland Borough PD, and the Fearnots Fire Co were honored this evening by the Freeland American Legion Post 473 for their dedicated ...
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It's time to change your clocks back make sure to change your smoke and carbon monoxide alarm batteries
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Sunday, May 1st, 2022
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FFD held the Spring Chicken Bar B Que yesterday which again served up approximately 300 of this delicious meal. On Friday after clean up from the 3 alarm fire the firefighters went to work preparing the chicken and sides and then first thing Saturday morning getting the meals ready.
Saturday, April 30th, 2022
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Freeland Little League started their 2022 season today under crystal blue skies. The opening ceremonies were again impressive with every player, coach, and league officer being introduced along with sponsor representatives.
Saturday, April 30th, 2022
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FFD is again attending Freeland Little League Opening Day Ceremonies. FFD and one of its predecessors, Fourth Ward Fire Co., have been proud sponsors of Little League since its inception in Freeland in the mid 1950’s.
Thursday, April 7th, 2022
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FFD membership extends its appreciation to the Freeland American Legion Post 473 on its generous contribution for the purchase of new CO meters. These meters will provide firefighters with improved equipment to monitor CO in residents and businesses in our coverage area.
Sunday, April 3rd, 2022
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A little snow, a little sun, either way there was work to be done on the truck. Today FFD firefighters emptied the top storage areas of the truck and gave them a good deep clean. After a Northside winter (it’s still not leaving) getting this area clean is a definite priority.
Sunday, April 3rd, 2022
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FFD continues the effort to support the Ukrainians who need all of our help. Please drop off your donations at the station on Monday or Wednesday evening between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Thanks! Photo from Standard Speaker
Sunday, April 3rd, 2022
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FFD is proud to support the City of Hazleton Donations for Ukraine effort. Every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm FFD members will be manning the station accepting donations for the Ukrainian citizens who have been devastated during the attack on their country.
Sunday, April 3rd, 2022
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The meeting room was in need of some TLC so a group of members got together and decided to patch the walls and add a fresh and much needed coat of paint. After this is complete the legacy photos will get new frames and get rehung.
Sunday, April 3rd, 2022
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Making sure equipment works when it’s needed is an important component of being a firefighter. Saws and other mechanized equipment need to be checked to make sure they are ready to perform and to identify any problems.
Saturday, March 5th, 2022
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Attention local businesses and donors, seen below are instructions on how purchase an ad in the Six County Convention Ad Book for this year. Any questions regarding ads or Six County in general please email the email(s) provided in the instructions.We thank you in advance! Let’s make the 118 S...
Saturday, March 5th, 2022
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Here's another bit of information provided by Junior Firefighter Madison Malloy. These reflect on what it means to be a FFD Junior Firefighter. That your job as a junior is to give support from outside to the interior firefighters.
Saturday, March 5th, 2022
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Pre-order your t-shirts and mug today! Don’t miss out on having a T-shirt from the 118 Six County Convention (the last one)!Pre-orders are due by May 6. Orders can be sent to the address below and any questions can be forwarded to the numbers below!Thank you for your help in making the 118 con...
Thursday, February 24th, 2022
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More members of the Freeland Fire Department YMCA Sunday League Basketball Team visited the station this evening since they were unavailable last week. President Larry Stepansky greeted them and received their card of thanks for the support of FFD and the sponsorship of the team.
Friday, February 18th, 2022
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Attention local businesses and donors, seen below are instructions on how purchase an ad in the Six County Convention Ad Book for this year. Any questions regarding ads or Six County in general please email the email(s) provided in the instructions.We thank you in advance! Let’s make the 118 S...
Thursday, February 17th, 2022
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The Freeland Fire Department YMCA Sunday League Basketball Team visited the station this evening and enjoyed a pizza party. The team placed second after a hard fought championship game on Sunday. The players gave President Larry Stepansky card of thanks for the support of FFD and the sponsorship of ...
Monday, February 14th, 2022
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FFD Junior FF Madison Malloy has provided information to the youth of the community about becoming a member of the Department. The following is the first installment of the series: Junior Firefighter Data : Did you know you can join at 14?That everything you need will be provided to you.That your ...
Wednesday, February 9th, 2022
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Congratulations to Firefighter Larry Stepansky, Jr., who passed the requirements for Pro Board certification as Firefighter 1. Pictured is Junior with his dad, FFD President Larry Stepansky, Sr. Larry Junior has recently been accepted into membership in the Paxtonia Fire Co.
Chief Joseph J. Stepansky announced the appointment of the following firefighter William Moore to the rank of Lieutenant.
Chief Joseph J. Stepansky announced the appointed the following fire officers for 2022 per the Department By Laws: Chief Engineer Cal Herring, Assistant Chief Engineer Larry Stepansky, and Safety Officers Greg Harkins Sr, William Youmans, and John "Jeff" Teliho
Saturday, January 1st, 2022
Recently FFD held its Annual Meeting to elect officers for the 2022 term. This is the sixth year where FFD officers had to meet minimum requirements to hold their post and Firefighter 1 Pro Board Certification along with completion of the NIMS series.

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