Recent Calls
Thu. Apr 28th 2016
Truck and Engine on the AFA in the Boro

During the morning hours Luzerne County dispatched the local box for an AFA at the Freeland Elderly Apartments in the 400 blo...

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Mon. Apr 25th 2016
Engine on the Fuel Spill in the Village

During the evening hours Luzerne County dispatched the local block for a reported fuel spill in the Freeland Village. The eng...

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Sat. Apr 23rd 2016
Utility on the EMS Assist in the Boro

During the late evening Medic 11 requested FFD to respond to assist with patient packaging in the 800 block of Ridge St. in t...

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News Headlines
Wed. Apr 20th 2016
FFD Assists the Boro in Spring Clean Up

Every year FFD assists the community in helping to clean up the town after the winter months. Even though this winter was unu...

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Sun. Apr 17th 2016
FFD Trains on Truck Ops

During the recent training sessions FFD focused on the basic operation of the placement of ground ladders. This function is v...

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Sun. Apr 17th 2016
Condolences to the Sosar Family

The officers and members of FFD extends its condolences to the family and friends of Mark Sosar. He was a life member and pas...

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Wed. Apr 20th 2016
Every year FFD assists the community in helping to clean up the town after the winter months. Even though this winter was unusually warm and snow starved, there was still cleaning to do. The first part of the program is cleaning the mid town section in cooperation with the Freeland DPW. As always FF...
Sun. Apr 17th 2016
During the recent training sessions FFD focused on the basic operation of the placement of ground ladders. This function is very vital on the fireground and crews must be proficient in their use. Also FFD also recently purchased another K12 saw which was trained on before being placed in service, Th...
Sun. Apr 17th 2016
The officers and members of FFD extends its condolences to the family and friends of Mark Sosar. He was a life member and past chief of FFD having begun his membership with the Citizens Hose Co. During his involvement with the department he held the positions of lieutenant, captain, assistant chief,...
Fri. Apr 1st 2016
Freeland Fire Department held the Gun Spring Raffle  drawing tonight the winners were:First prize  ticket # 222 and the winner was Amy Burns from Freeland.Second prize ticket # 71 and the winner was Sally Judge from Nuremburg.Third prize ticket # 138 and the winner was Lee Ann Gera from Fr...
Sun. Mar 27th 2016
The Freeland Fire Department and their families would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter. 
Thu. Mar 24th 2016
Chief Joseph J. Stepansky announced a burn ban in effect until further notice in both Northside communities of Freeland and Jeddo Boroughs. The dry windy spring conditions have caused the ban to be implemented. The ban will be lifted when conditions improve
Mon. Mar 21st 2016
FFD supported Foundation 58 during the past weekend at the organization's annual bowling fund raising event. The department sent two teams to the tournament and also sponsored a lane. Foundation 58 supports cancer victims and their families in the Greater Hazleton Area. It was founded in memory ...
Sat. Mar 19th 2016
Throughout the cold weather months Chief Emeritus Jeff Teliho and his trusty assistant, Will Moore, along with occasional help from other members have been reorganizing, cleaning, and generally "straightening up" our station. The works goes on everyday and will complete shortly. The office...
Sat. Mar 19th 2016
FFD sponsored its Lenten Dinner offering this year our famous potato cakes. Again as always this late winter event turned out to be a big success. The potato cakes have become a cornerstone of the department's fund raising and our customers are always looking for an opportunity to get them....
Sat. Mar 19th 2016
During the cold weather months FFD moves its training to the inside to work on skills that can be learned/reinforced without being outdoors. Electrical operations, appliance application and use, PPE safety, SCBA maintenance and operations, and RIT procedures have all been instructed. This week the d...
Sat. Mar 12th 2016
Freeland Fire Department were honored to attend the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Freeland today. 
Sat. Feb 6th 2016
FFD President Larry Stepansky announced the upcoming fundraising for late winter/early spring:2/28/16 - Hoagie Sale (orders due by 2/21/16)Lenten Potato Cake Sale - 3/18/16Spring Gun Raffle - 4/1/16Chicken Bar B Que - 4/30/16
Tue. Feb 2nd 2016
As per department by laws and custom the Audit Committee presented the 2015 Financial Statements to the body at this month's meeting. As usual Treasurer Sandra Kuklis was commended for her excellent record keeping. The 2016 Department Budget was also presented and approved which provides our fin...
Sat. Jan 30th 2016
FFD was proud to support the Annual Country for a Cure Event held at the Freeland Event Center. Firefighters manned the beverage area for the dinner dance which is held to support those battling cancer. FFD is proud to assist Past Freeland Mayor Tami Martin in this endeavor. Tami and her hardworking...
Sun. Jan 24th 2016
Chief Joseph J. Stepansky requested all residents who have the ability to assist the department by clearing the hydrants in their neighborhoods of snow. This will provide quick access to firefighters in the event of a fire saving valuable minutes in the fire fight. Department personnel will also be ...
Sun. Jan 24th 2016
Again FFD personnel manned the station throughout the latest Nor'easter which hit the region. Manning began at 1800 hrs. on Friday and will continue until midnight tonight. Personnel performed various public assistance responses and assisted Freeland Northside BLS on medical calls. The bay doors...
Sat. Jan 23rd 2016
The Freeland Fire Department 2015 year end video link is below.  We would like to thank Kira Hoch for putting the video together this year she did an excellent job on the video.        
Tue. Jan 19th 2016
FFD firefighters attended a PA Local Level Training Course which focused on dealing with emergencies in electric vehicles. The course consisted of a lecture and visit to an automobile dealership to view the components of these vehicles. With the department dedicating effort to BVRT it is important f...
Wed. Jan 13th 2016
During the past twelve months FFD has been working on increasing their Pro Board Certification through the PA Office of the State Fire Commissioner. At last night's meeting these achievements were recognized. The hard work of these individuals and those who accomplished FF1 previously has provid...
Wed. Jan 13th 2016
Front row - Relief Officers: Cal Herring, Treasurer; Barbara Tulanowski, Secretary; William Kuklis, Vice PresidentDepartment Officers: Larry Stepansky, President; William Youmans, Vice President; Sandra Kuklis, TreasurerBack row - Quinn Sterling, Lieutenant; Paul Malloy, Captain; Wilson Malloy, Asst...
Wed. Jan 13th 2016
President Larry Stepansky at last evening's department meeting reappointed Rev. Gary Mensinger as our chaplain. Rev. Gary is a veteran of FFD having served as a Lieutenant. He has been a vital member of the department since joining as a junior and served on the 136-1 Engine and 136 Truck co...
Wed. Jan 13th 2016
Chief Joseph J. Stepansky announced the following appointed  officers for this year: Chief Engineer - Cal Herring; Asst. Chief Engineer - Larry Stepansky; Safety Officers - Daniel P. Bobby, William Youmans, and John "Jeff" Teliho
Mon. Jan 11th 2016
The Citizens Fire Co. Weatherly, Carbon County, sponsored a PA Local Level RIT Class which completed this past Saturday. Along with Weatherly and FFD personnel, firefighters from Hazle Twp. Fire and Rescue and Diligence Fire Co. of Summit Hill also attended. Firefighters learned the basic of RIT whi...
Wed. Jan 6th 2016
Thursday January 7 is the official Christmas for the Russian Orthodox people. The Freeland Fire Department and their families would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas.
Mon. Jan 4th 2016
Chief Joseph J. Stepansky presented his report for 2015. The department responded to 254 calls for service during the year. Along with the incidents department members attended training, maintained the apparatus, raised funds, and even found time for some fun. One incident went to plu...
Thu. Dec 31st 2015
Happy New Year from the Freeland Fire Department.
Thu. Dec 24th 2015
The Freeland Fire Department Members and our families would like to wish everyone a safe and Merry Christmas season .
Sun. Dec 20th 2015
Do you remember when Engine 53 first arrived and when we still had the original Seagrave Engine?See if you can identify the people in the pictures below.
Sun. Dec 13th 2015
FFD firefighters took a weekend out of this busy holiday season to finalize the roof project by replacing damaged ceiling tiles and insulation in the apparatus bay, member room, and kitchen. Much work needed to be done since there was a considerable amount water damage which occurred prior to t...
Mon. Dec 7th 2015
Last evening the Jolly Ol' Elf landed on the Northside for his annual visit to the good girls and boys of the area. Santa was accompanied by Mrs. Claus and was brought to the scene on the engine accompanied by the utility. There were numerous elves on board also to assist Santa with his bag of g...
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