Fire & Film 2017 Calendar

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Fire & Film introduces a 2017 Monthly Calendar featuring Fire Apparatus of Schuylkill County.  Each 12-month calendar will feature a large, high quality Fire & Film photo as well as a secondary smaller photo within the dates of each month.  Calendars are currently available for pre-order for $15 which includes shipping.  Calendars will ship in late October / early November. Order the calendar below or visit the store! Join our e-mail list!

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Fire & Film Newsletter Created

Fire & Film has created a new mailing list to help stay in touch with fans and customers.  By joining, you will receive updates on stories, photos, videos and promotions from Fire & Film.  You will also receive a special treat for signing up! Subscribe to our mailing list * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name

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Multiple RVs burn in Brandonville

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SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Around 9:30PM on Monday, September 19, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Fire District 9 (Sheppton-Oneida) to the area of 899 Pole Road in East Union Township for a report of an automobile fire. Chief 09 and Engine 09-10 went responding and were advised of at least two RVs on fire in the yard of a residence in this area.  Chief 09-01 arrived on scene shortly after and advised a working fire in two RVs impinging on two nearby RVs.  Chief 09 requested a tanker out of Shenandoah and Ringtown be added to the card. The Chief and … Continue reading

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Tremont hosts 2016 Schuylkill County Convention

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SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – The Tremont Fire Company was the host of the 62nd Annual Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association Convention over the last week finishing off with a large parade of fire apparatus, bands, floats and other entries.  The parade kicked off at 1PM and traveled through the streets of Tremont.  After the parade was complete, attendees gathered at the fire company for a party and to receive awards for the best apparatus in attendance. Check out some of my photos from the parade below.  You can see the rest of them by clicking this link.  Remember that all … Continue reading

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Nuremberg-Weston Vol. Fire Co. celebrates milestones

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LUZERNE COUNTY, PA – On Sunday, August 28, 2016, the Nuremberg-Weston Volunteer Fire Company gathered at its station on Hazle Street between Nuremberg and Weston to celebrate two milestones.  The first was 30 years of service to the community after the merger of the Nuremberg Fire Company and the Weston Fire Company.  The second milestone was the housing of Tanker 585. A fire apparatus parade kicked off the celebration at 2PM that included fire companies from Columbia, Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties and traveled through Weston, Nuremberg, Fern Glen and Rock Glen before returning to the station. The celebration continued with … Continue reading

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Practice Round at PGA Championship

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Wednesday, July 27, I traveled to the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey to attend a practice round for the PGA Championship (the fourth and final major of the PGA 2016 season). I’m not sure exactly how I came up with the idea but two weeks prior I looked at the remaining schedule of events and saw the Championship was close and that cameras were allowed during the practice rounds so I purchased my ticket and off I went. Heading out at 4:45 AM I had hoped to park near the course in someone’s yard … Continue reading

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Driver ejected from pick-up in North Union

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SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – At 0001 hours on Sunday, July 17, Nuremberg-Weston Fire was dispatched to Buck Mountain Road at Truhan Lane for a vehicle crash with ejection. Engine 582 and 583 responded and were advised of a vehicle rollover with at least one person ejected and aeromedical on standby. Both engines arrived to find a large debris field approaching the scene from a pick-up truck that appeared to rollover multiple times before coming to rest off the roadway in a wooded area.  Crews quickly found one patient that had been ejected around 50 feet from the vehicle.  Engine 582 … Continue reading

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Hazleton douses basement fire

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LUZERNE COUNTY, PA – After 5PM on Thursday, July 14, the Hazleton City Fire Department and APTS Medic 11 were dispatched to 640 Monges Street in the City for a reported structure fire. First responding units were advised of a caller reporting a basement fire and everyone was evacuating the structure.  The Duty Chief arrived on the scene to find a two and a half single family dwelling with nothing showing from the exterior.  Upon further investigation, a fire was discovered in the basement and a working fire was declared. Engine 2 and Ladder 1 arrived on the scene and … Continue reading

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Fire & Film shirts available!

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Brand new Fire & Film t-shirts are now available for pre-order! T-shirts are available in grey or black and will be printed on 50/50 shirts.  The F&F patch will be on the front left chest and the design pictured will be on the back.  Pre-orders are due by July 22, 2016 and can be made by clicking here.

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Sheppton & Ringtown firefighters participate in pump training

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SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – On Tuesday evening, Sheppton-Oneida and Ringtown Valley firefighters gathered at a dam in Union Township to practice drafting operations.  Members worked on double drafting with Engine 09-10 while supplying multiple master streams. Click here to see the entire photo gallery

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