Recent Calls
Fri. Aug 21st 2015
MVA with Pin and Fire

Rescue 1 and Engine 2 responded to the Pittston By-pass this afternoon for the reported MVA with pin and fire. Rescue arrived...

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Sun. Aug 9th 2015
Rescue 1 Due on Avoca Dwelling Fire

Rescue 1 responded to Mill St. In Avoca yesterday morning for the reported fire in a private dwelling. 166 Capt was first arr...

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Wed. Jul 29th 2015
Engine 2 and Rescue 1 Due on Commercial Fire

Engine 2, Rescue 1, and the chief responded with 14 members to Passan Dr. In Laflin for the reported fire in a commercial bui...

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Sun. Aug 9th 2015
Bombers Take 2nd Place

This past week members participated in the 4th annual Avoca Fire Dept. Softball Tournament.  Member started the tourname...

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Thu. May 28th 2015
Engine 2 and Rescue 1 Work Prom Promise

Engine 2 and Rescue 1 headed to the Pittston Area High School to assist Laflin Fire with the annual Prom Promise.  The p...

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Mon. Mar 23rd 2015
Members Attend Muncy Area Training Facility

This past weekend 6 members headed down to the Muncy training facility by Williamsport. Members attended vehicle fires and sp...

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Sun. Aug 9th 2015
This past week members participated in the 4th annual Avoca Fire Dept. Softball Tournament.  Member started the tournament out strong by defeating Duryea Fire and Avoca fire to make it to the championship game.  The bombers would fall short in the championship to Duryea Fire. Congrats to o...
Thu. May 28th 2015
Engine 2 and Rescue 1 headed to the Pittston Area High School to assist Laflin Fire with the annual Prom Promise.  The prom promise is an event that is put together every year by a senior student and the school to show kids the dangers of drinking and driving. Engine 2 would be tasked with...
Mon. Mar 23rd 2015
This past weekend 6 members headed down to the Muncy training facility by Williamsport. Members attended vehicle fires and special vehicle rescue. It was another great year with plenty of knowledge gained. We have been attending this training for the past 4 years. You always learn new techniques fro...
Mon. Mar 2nd 2015
This past weekend members attended a man in machine class at Station 112. Members got the opportunity to use some new equipment such as a band saw and cutting torches. Knowledge was also gained on various types of incidents from impalements to a person having a ring stuck on their finger. We would l...
Sat. Jan 31st 2015
Today members spent the time to place our new SCOTT SCBA on Engine 2. This completes our SCBA conversion from MSA to SCOTT. These air packs are equipped with pac tracker technology which plays a big role in finding a down firefighter in the event of an Emergency. They are also equipped with a EBSS s...
Mon. Oct 20th 2014
Over this past weekend members headed down to LCCC with Duryea Fire for a structural burn session. Members got to brush up on the skills of stretching lines, and performing searches. Some new knowledge was gained as always you can never have enough training. We would like to thank Duryea Fire for ha...
Wed. Oct 1st 2014
As we enter into the fall season, the PTVFD softball team had very successful summer.  Taking first place in both the Avoca and Duryea Fire Dept. tournaments.  The members played hard all summer.  These tournaments are good time to get together with our brothers and play a little ball...
Sun. Aug 31st 2014
It was a good week of training at the 166 house. Members started this past thursday night with our regurlarly scheduled training with throwing ladders, hydrant hookup, SCBA, and various other tool training.  Saturday morning members took  Foam 1 out for some pumping time.  New members...
Wed. Aug 13th 2014
Over the past two weeks members spent some time at station 143 for a basic ropes and rigging program.  Members learned about various different types of mechanical advantage systems, as well as setting up anchors and multiple different knots and their uses.  We would like to thank Hughestow...
Mon. Apr 28th 2014
Members had busy weekend of training this past week. Members attend a confined space class hosted by the Avoca Fire Dept.  During this course members learned about all the danger of a confined space rescue, and also learned about the many different types of tools involved.  Tools include a...
Sat. Apr 12th 2014
Members recently completed a BVR OPS program hosted by the Kingston Twp. Fire Dept.  In this program members learned about many different tools, techniques, and strategies involved in the vehicle rescue field.  Members will continue to advance their training by taking the technician level ...
Sun. Mar 30th 2014
Some members headed down to LCCC PSTI yesterday for a basement burn class. Members spent the day stretching lines and performing searches of the basement and division 1. Members had an opportunity to feel the heat amongst other dangers of fighting a fire in the basement. A good day was had by a...
Sun. Feb 23rd 2014
The past few days members have spent their time packing hose and moving equipment around to get the new engine 2 ready for service. This engine will be in service at HQ and the current engine 2 will become engine 3. The KME (Current Engine 3) will be removed from service.  Members will put...
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Pittston Twp., PA 18640
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