Recent Calls
Mon. Sep 26th 2016

FFD was dispatched for a report of smoke in a structure in the 300 block of Washington Street.  136 Truck and 136 Rescue...

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Mon. Sep 26th 2016
Rescue Engine on the Assist to Valley

During the morning hours Valley Regional and Sugarloaf Twp. were dispatched to a MVA with entrapment involving a box truck an...

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Thu. Sep 22nd 2016
Truck and Rescue Engine on the Smoke Call in Alvington Section

During the mid evening just as crews were returning to station from training Luzerne County dispatched the local box for a re...

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News Headlines
Mon. Sep 26th 2016
FFD Involved in Numerous Activites Over the Weekend

The weekend proved very busy for FFD members over the weekend with numerous events and fund raising activities. The departmen...

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Mon. Sep 19th 2016

136 Utility took 1st place for Most Functional Utility Out of County and 1st Place for Company Traveling the Furthest Distanc...

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Sat. Sep 17th 2016

Freeland Fire Department attended the annual Freeland Whippet Midget Football pep rally tonight. A large bond fire was o...

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Mon. Sep 26th 2016
The weekend proved very busy for FFD members over the weekend with numerous events and fund raising activities. The department provided the Freeland Mayor Car Show and Cruise with the potato cake sale which as always is a big success with those attending. Then on Sunday the membership prepared their...
Mon. Sep 19th 2016
136 Utility took 1st place for Most Functional Utility Out of County and 1st Place for Company Traveling the Furthest Distance In or Out of County.  Great job.
Sat. Sep 17th 2016
Freeland Fire Department attended the annual Freeland Whippet Midget Football pep rally tonight. A large bond fire was on the football field and the Fire Department secured the bond fire. 
Fri. Sep 16th 2016
Freeland Fire Department were honored to attend and participate in the annual POW/MIA service held in the Freeland Public Park.
Sun. Sep 11th 2016
During the weekend FFD paid respects to all those who paid the supreme sacrifice on that faithful day, 9/11. Besides the 343 firefighters who perished in the Twin Towers, many police, port authority personnel, and EMS workers along with the civilians in the buildings or aircraft lost their lives in ...
Wed. Sep 7th 2016
Freeland Fire Department with Foster Township Fire Department attended the funeral of Richard Henning who was a life long member and EMT with the White Haven Ambulance for 48 years. 136 Truck with 134 Tele squirt  were honored to set up the memorial arch at the Laurel Cemetery.
Sat. Sep 3rd 2016
US Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11R) announced yesterday the awarding of a FEMA Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant to the Freeland Fire Dept., Hazle Twp. Fire and Rescue, and Harwood Fire Co. grant in the amount of $255,048 for the purchase of personal protective equipm...
Tue. Aug 30th 2016
The second chicken BBQ this year held in the Freeland Public Park was another huge success. The BBQ was sold out again with 300 dinners served.  We would like to thank all the volunteers and the community for supporting this fund raiser. 
Sun. Aug 14th 2016
FFD concluded its PA Local Level Training Haz Mat Ops Refresher Class this evening. Every year the department conducts this training to reinforce the skills needed for firefighters when responding to these types of incindents.  Hazleton City Deputy Chief Brian Mandak conducted the excellent tra...
Mon. Aug 1st 2016
FFD conducted its Annual Boot Drive on PA940 in the boro on Friday night and Saturday. The department received a permit from PennDOT under the newly establish criteria for this time of event and it again proved successful. The drive was ended at about 3:30 pm as rain arrived on the Northside but the...
Sun. Jul 24th 2016
FFD was proud to support our brother and sister firefighters at White Haven by attending their annual carnival and parade. Twenty FFD members made the trip east and enjoyed the food, friendship, and festivities that  make this event an annual highlight. The rigs also did well among the 40 piece...
Sun. Jul 24th 2016
Two FFD members completed the first step in the process of becoming an active firefighter in the department by completing the Introduction to the Fire Service sponsored by the Citizens Fire Co., Weatherly. Engineer Paul Gyurko (who also completed Pumps 1 and EVOC) and Junior Firefighter Willow ...
Wed. Jul 6th 2016
The Freeland Fire Department would like everyone that purchased a ticket to support our Department. The July gun raffle was held on Monday and these were the winners:1st prize Ruger American Pistol 9mm or 45calTicket # 464Jaclyn BetramiFreeland PA 2nd prize S&W M&P Shield 9mm or 40...
Mon. Jul 4th 2016
The officers and members of the Freeland Fire Department extends its wishes to all for a Happy and Safe Independence Day. As we celebrate the birth of our great nation take time to give thanks for all this country stands for and those who worked hard and sacrificed to make the USA great. Also think ...
Tue. Jun 28th 2016
FFD attended the Six County Convention hosted by the McAdoo Fire Co. over the past weekend. Chief Emeritus John "Jeff" Teliho and Firefighter Gerry Guscott attended the banquet, meeting, and memorial service with Gerry again being elected as Luzerne County Vice President. On Saturday ...
Sat. Jun 18th 2016
FFD Firefighter Scott Wysocky graduated yesterday from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy and will be assigned as a trooper in one of America's most respected law enforcement agencies. Scott joins his brother, Matt, in serving the Commonwealth as troopers. Matt presented Scott with his badge ...
Mon. Jun 13th 2016
Freeland Utility assisted Freeland Code Enforcement in the 600 block of Vine Street a pool had to be pumped out.
Sun. Jun 12th 2016
The American Red Cross and FFD partnered to distribute smoke alarms to residents of the boro on Saturday. 413 alarms were distributed to approximately 60% of the boro by almost 60 volunteers from Red Cross, FFD, Keystone Job Corps Center, FPD, Code Enforcement, Freeland Borough Government, and inter...
Tue. May 31st 2016
Again the FFD Potato Cake Sale during the Memorial Weekend Celebration at the Freeland Public Park was a success. The weather was perfect until a thunder storm hit late Monday but by that time the product was sold out. This event has become a tradition on the Northside and despite all the work ...
Mon. May 30th 2016
FFD along with many other regional fire and EMS services paid tribute at the wake and funeral of longtime dedicated firefighter/EMT George Czarnecki. His untimely passing was mourned by many who respected him for his service. He was a member of Weatherly Citizens Fire Co. L&L Fire Co., Weatherly...
Mon. May 30th 2016
FFD participated in the Memorial Day events on the Northside in honor of those who bravely served our country. Our veterans hold a revered spot in the history of our great nation and deserve our recognition of their service not only on this weekend but all year long. FFD stood proudly with the Freel...
Tue. May 24th 2016
Over the past month FFD firefighters have been assisting Northside organizations in preparing for the Memorial Day Holiday. The American Legion and  VFW outside areas and Gallagher-Korol Memorial have all been cleaned up by department personnel. The department is proud to assist our civic organ...
Tue. May 24th 2016
Last evening FFD firefighter Audrey Stepansky gave birth to a wonderful baby girl - Ariana. The baby is also the grandchild of FFD Chief Joseph J. Stepansky and support member Janine Stepansky. The entire FFD family extends its congratulations to the family and looks forward to another generation of...
Fri. May 20th 2016
Monday May 16, 2016 the Freeland Mason Lodge honored Freeland Fire Department and all Emergency Services for their endless commitment to help their neighbors and community.
Sun. May 15th 2016
On Friday, 5/13/16, PSP Troop N Hazleton sponsored a table top exercise in dealing with crises situation in soft targets. The exercise was held at the Freeland Elementary/Middle School in the Alvington Section of the boro. It was attended local law enforcement and firefighters from Lower Luzern...
Sun. May 15th 2016
FFD has a rare opportunity to work on an acquired structure during training sessions last week. The SFD was due to be demolished and was offered up to FFD to train on but a small window of time existed. The membership was informed and over 25 firefighters turned out on very short notice. Two station...
Thu. May 12th 2016
Weekly training continues with a refresher on the operation of all the rescue tools.
Wed. May 4th 2016
FFD Chief Joseph J. Stepansky completed the PA State Fire Academy Arson Detection and Fire Investigation Class held during the week of April 25 - 29 at Lewistown, PA. The class for fire service and law enforcement officials provided the necessary training for fire investigation and cause/origin dete...
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...
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Hoagie Sale, 10/23/16

PA State Certification




Six County Member


Essentials of Firefighting, Support, Weatherly Station, TBD

Haz Mat Awareness/Ops, Weatherly Station, TBD

FF1 Cert, LCCC/PSTI, 10/7/16, 10/8/16

FF2 Cert, LCCC/PSTI, 10/28/16, 10/29/16

Essentials of Firefighting, Interior, LCCC/PSTI, 11/1/16, 11/3/16, 11/6/16, 11/8/16, 11/10/16, 11/12/16, 11/13/16, 11/15/16

Driver Operator Aerial Cert, LCCC/PSTI, 11/4/16, 11/5/16



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