Recent Calls
Sat. Oct 14th 2017
Truck and Engine on the AFA in the Boro

During the morning hours Luzerne County dispatched the local box for an AFA in the Elderly Apartment Building in the 500 bloc...

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Fri. Oct 13th 2017
NATURAL GAS LEAK AT FREELAND ELEMENTARY-MIDDLE SCHOOL

136 Truck, 136 Engine and 136 Rescue were dispatched for a report of a natural gas odor on the second floor of the Freeland E...

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Wed. Oct 11th 2017
ASSIST FREELAND PD WITH FORCIBLE ENTRY

Freeland PD requested 136 Station for a possible forcible entry in a residence in the 600 block of Centre Street.  136 T...

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News Headlines
Sat. Oct 14th 2017
Deputy Chief Rich Lindsey and Firefighter Rich Lindsey Receive Awards

The Chapel of the Four Chaplains is an organization based out of Philadelphia which recognizes individuals for documented act...

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Wed. Oct 11th 2017
FIRE PREVENTION PROGRAM AT FREELAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Freeland Fire Department conducted their annual fire prevention program for the kindergarten thru 2nd grades at the Freeland ...

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Fri. Oct 6th 2017
Beaver Meadows officer and Firefighter Richard Donald Memorial Arch

Freeland truck and McAdoo Quint forming Memorial Arch for longtime Beaver Meadows officer and Firefighter Richard Donald. Our...

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Sat. Oct 14th 2017
The Chapel of the Four Chaplains is an organization based out of Philadelphia which recognizes individuals for documented acts of selfless service. It was formed for the four chaplains of the USAT Dorchester who gave up their lives for others to live. The four gave their life jackets to others after...
Wed. Oct 11th 2017
Freeland Fire Department conducted their annual fire prevention program for the kindergarten thru 2nd grades at the Freeland Elementary School  272 students and 30 adults were given information about how our firefighters enter a building and also were given tours of 136 Truck and 136 Engine.
Fri. Oct 6th 2017
Freeland truck and McAdoo Quint forming Memorial Arch for longtime Beaver Meadows officer and Firefighter Richard Donald. Our condolences to his family. 
Mon. Oct 2nd 2017
HFD Deputy Chief Brian Mandak provided the instruction for a PA Local Level Aerial Operations Class this past weekend at FFD. This provided FFD with 4 more truck engineers after this class was complete. Already approved truck engineers also took the program as a refresher in order to remain trained ...
Sun. Sep 17th 2017
FFD participated with other regional fire departments at a Fill a Truck at the Berger Family Dealerships in Hazle Twp. This event was used to collect much needed supplies for hurricane victims in the Southeastern US. FFD will continue to collect items for transport to the hurricane ravaged regions u...
Sat. Sep 16th 2017
Friday night Freeland Fire Department participated in the POW/MIA service held at the Freeland Public Park.  136 Truck displayed the American flag and 136 Engine was in the parade. 
Mon. Sep 11th 2017
In a fitting tribute to those who suffered and continue to suffer from the horrible events of 9/11, firefighters from Hazleton City and West Hazleton and Freeland Boroughs participated in a moving service at Holy Annunciation Parish at St. Gabriel's Church. The service started with a professiona...
Mon. Sep 11th 2017
This weekend is generally one of the busiest of the year for the Department with many activities occurring. It led off with a 911 Memorial prior to Hazleton Area High School Cougars football game which was attended by many regional fire and emergency services organizations. On Saturday, the departme...
Wed. Aug 30th 2017
Semi annually FFD assists the Freeland Municipal Authority with hydrant maintenance throughout their system. This includes flushing the hydrant, removing all caps, and checking the overall operation of the plug. This cooperative effort provides a check on the system while providing the opportunity t...
Wed. Aug 30th 2017
FFD will join other Hazleton Area emergency service organizations to collect much needed items for the victims of Hurricane Harvey along the Gulf Coast. Nonperishable food items, cleaning supplies, and first aid kits can be dropped off at station between the hours of 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm until Septem...
Sat. Aug 26th 2017
Another Chicken Bar B Que, another sell out. The late summer event again proved to be a big success with almost 300 dinners served. The Bar B Que has now become a Northside staple with the area residents who continue to spread the word of how good it is. This included fresh sweet corn which always m...
Mon. Aug 21st 2017
Chief Joseph J. Stepansky recently completed the Fire and Arson Investigation – Fire and Arson Investigation - Electrical I at the PA State Fire Academy in Lewistown, PA. This 5-day course provided the chief with knowledge of basic electrical theory and the behavior of errant electricity ...
Mon. Aug 7th 2017
When FFD focused on improving the truck function of the department in 1984 with the purchase of the 1968 Seagrave 100' Aerial from the Fairmount Fire Co. of Lansdale equipment had to purchased to properly do the job. It all started with the purchase of the Partner K1200 Saw by the Fourth Ward Fi...
Mon. Aug 7th 2017
As the summer season is in its last month training is continued on the basics skills. Last week FFD firefighters worked on hose line advancement and the correct method of working a charged line.
Mon. Jul 31st 2017
Every year FFD conducts training to review and enhance the procedures the department uses during fireground operations. It is important to remain ready to use the basic skills needed at emergency incidents and annually review these skills. The program continued over the weekend with training on...
Tue. Jul 25th 2017
136 Station received the following awards at the White Haven Parade on Friday July 21, 2017 .136 Truck -First Place for Most Functional Aerial Device136 Engine - First Place for Most Functional Pumper  1500 to 2250 GPM136 Rescue- Second Place for Most Functional Pumper 1500 to 2250 GPM 
Thu. Jul 13th 2017
What is the Pink Heals tour. Pink Heals is health care support at a grass roots level and visionary leaders across the country are implementing Pink Heals at a rapid pace.Pink Heals is a program that partners with Public Safety, local businesses and families to bring a community together. ...
Sun. Jul 9th 2017
Memorial services were held for Foster Chief Thomas "Zippy" Zoshak and many paid tribute to his life. PA State Instructor Paul Lesser provided the eulogy and FFD Chaplain Very Rev. Gary Mensinger provided a prayer service. The contingent of fire service personnel included firefighters from...
Sun. Jul 2nd 2017
The officers and membership of the Freeland Fire Department extend their sincere condolences to the family of Thomas "Zippy" Zoshak on his recent passing. Zip was a firefighter and past chief of the Fearnots Fire Co. of Foster Twp. He was Chief during many improvements in that department a...
Sun. Jun 25th 2017
Saturday afternoon 136 Engine and 136 Rescue attended the Eckley Saint Patrick's Day  Parade.
Sat. Jun 24th 2017
FFD firefighters made the trip to the Mid Valley of Lackawanna County to celebrate the 114th. Annual Six County Convention which was held in honor of Past Six County President Mark Coons. The Convention was sponsored by Crystal Fire Co. and Artisan Fire Co. of Jermyn and William Walker Hose Co. of M...
Fri. Jun 23rd 2017
At the 114th. Annual Six County Firemens Convention hosted by Crystal Fire Co. and Artisan Fire Co. of Jermyn and William Walker Hose Co. of Mayfield, FFD Chief Emeritus John "Jeff" Teliho was elected to the position of Luzerne County Vice President. Jeff is a Life Member of both FFD and S...
Thu. Jun 22nd 2017
At the 114th. Annual Six County Convention held in Jermyn and Mayfield in Lackawanna County, FFD Captain Paul Malloy and Firefighters Audrey Stepansky and Ken Parsons received Valor Awards for their efforts during a rescue at a residential structure fire in Foster Twp. on October 10, 2016. On this d...
Tue. Jun 13th 2017
As in the past years the Boot Drive has again proven to be a major fundraising event for FFD. The department prior to the event applies to PennDOT and receives the permit to insure it complies with all applicable regulations. As in the past the drive starts on Friday night and continues into Saturda...
Thu. Jun 8th 2017
Last evening the American Red Cross and FFD personnel performed a smoke detector sweep in Jeddo Boro. The sweep was performed to ensure those residents of that community have the detectors they need to provide an additional layer of protection in the event of a fire. 20 homes were visited and 6...
Thu. Jun 1st 2017
Training continued tonight on the recent purchase of a FAST Board.FFD Firefighters were introduced and practiced putting a person on the board and then pulling them a distance. They discovered the whole system was easy to work with and was quick.The board is essentially built to save a firefighter w...
Mon. May 29th 2017
FFD always has a busy Memorial Day Holiday and this year was no different. The department has one of its most successful fund raising events of the year at the Memorial Weekend Celebration at the Freeland Public Park. The annual potato cake sale is an attraction to the festivities and draws peo...
Sun. May 14th 2017
FFD is again assisting the boro in cleaning up after the long winter. Crews along with Freeland DPW worked to rid Centre St. of the debris left behind from the cold, ice, and snow season. FFD personnel will also provide clean up to the VFW and American Legion areas prior to the Memorial Da...
Sat. Apr 29th 2017
The spring Chicken BBQ held in the Public Park on Saturday was another huge success  and was sold out according to the BBQ committee. Our next event will be the annual Potato Cake sale at the Memorial Day event in the Public Park. 
Mon. Apr 24th 2017
The Freeland Fire Department recently purchased equipment to improve its fire ground operations. A piercing nozzle was purchased which can be driven through a wall, floor, or roof to apply water at the rate of 175 gallons per minute to areas which are inaccessible. A cellar nozzle was also purchased...
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FUND RAISING

HOAGIE SALE - Sale Date is October 29th - Order Deadline is October 24th. See any Firefighter or call the station to place your order 570-636-3244 $4.00 each

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Training

Station Training -    10/19/17, 10/26/17

Essentials of Firefighting, McAdoo Fire Co., Date posted on 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