2018 Calendar, Beanies and Can Koozies available for pre-order

The 2018 Fire & Film Fire Apparatus Calendar is now available for pre-order. Fire & Film Beanies are also available for pre-order Also, Fire & Film Can Koozies can be purchased! Click here to visit the store and order online!

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Fire rips through Schuylkill Haven home, damages neighboring exposure

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Around 4 AM on Thursday, September 21, the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 13 East Liberty Street in their borough for a reported house on fire. Initial calls reported the rear of the house on fire and was quickly confirmed by police on scene.  Chief 63 requested RIT to the scene from Pottsville.  The Chief arrived on scene and assumed command. Crews found a two and a half story duplex with heavy fire on the B side with an exposure only feet away.  Tower 63-22 took the address with Engine 63-12 following right behind. … Continue reading

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Jeep destroys pole in Zion Grove

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – At 5:42 AM, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Nuremberg-Weston Volunteer Fire Company and Shenandoah ALS to Green Mountain Road and Red Ridge Road in North Union Township for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Chief 581 and Engine 582 were advised of a single vehicle accident involving a utility pole with one person injured.  The injured person was reported to be at a nearby residence. Engine 582 arrived on the scene and found one Jeep in the roadway with severe damage and a utility pole completely sheared.  Engine 583 arrived on scene and initiated patient care until … Continue reading

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Schuylkill Hose hosts 63rd Schuylkill County Firemen’s Convention

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – The 63rd Schuylkill County Firemen’s Convention week-long celebration culminated with a grand parade through Schuylkill Haven Saturday afternoon.  The Convention was hosted by the Schuylkill Hose Company #2 and included events ranging from a memorial mass, training seminar, history night and the parade. The parade brought firefighters from multiple counties to the borough.  Fire apparatus were inspected and judged at the Schuylkill Haven High School before the parade.  Afterward, everyone gathered at the Island Recreation Facility for a party and awards ceremony. Click here for the entire photo gallery

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Dog perishes in Schuylkill Haven area fire; basement fire extinguishes itself

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Just as the 63rd Annual Schuylkill County Firemen’s Association Convention prepares to take over Schuylkill Haven on Saturday, the fire department battled a house fire in North Manheim Township Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 2:30 PM on Thursday, September 14, the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 94 Weavers Road in North Manheim Township for a reported house fire. Chief 63-02 went responding and was advised that the caller was reporting smoke from the garage with a dog still inside the residence. Chief 63-02 arrived on scene shortly after and found nothing showing from the driveway. … Continue reading

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Nuremberg-Weston “Give it Hell” 7k Run/Walk held on Saturday

LUZERNE COUNTY, PA – On Saturday morning runners and walkers gathered at the Nuremberg-Weston Volunteer Fire Company on Hazle Street for the first annual “Give it Hell” 7k Run/Walk.  Below are photos from the run as well as the kids fun run.  Any photos purchased from the event will be printed watermark free and proceeds will go toward the fire company! Click here for the entire photo gallery Click here for the entire photo gallery!

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Driver flown from crash on Frackville/Saint Clair “Grade”

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Just before 10AM on Tuesday, September 5, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched the Saint Clair Fire Department and Schuylkill EMS to Route 61 Northbound on the “Grade” between Saint Clair and Frackville for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries. Original reports were given to responding crews that there was one vehicle into a tree with no one seen around the vehicle and the vehicle was smoking.  A second call gave EMS updated information that the male driver was unresponsive in the vehicle and possibly taking a seizure.  Aeromedical transport was placed on standby. Engine 701 arrived … Continue reading

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Tractor trailer takes out hydrant, spills diesel throughout Pottsville

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Around 10:30 PM on Thursday, August 10, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched a Pottsville Fire Chief to the area of Centre Street and Mauch Chunk Street for a report of fluid on the roadway. P-6 was advised of a report of a tractor trailer that had a ruptured fuel tank in the area and was still driving on Centre Street.  Callers were reporting a large amount of diesel fuel on the roadway.  P-6 requested Stations 10 and 70 be added to the run. Crews arrived to find a large spill that began near Morris Street where a … Continue reading

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Rubbish burns near Hazle Township building, PPL sent to scene

LUZERNE COUNTY, PA – Just before noon on Thursday, August 10, Hazle Township Fire/Rescue was dispatched to the area of PNC Bank on Susquehanna Blvd. in Hazle Township for a wire down.  Moments later, the tones were again set off for the same area on reports of a commercial structure fire. First responding units were advised of conflicting reports of a commercial building on fire or rubbish burning next to the building.  Chief 141 then radioed that he received a direct call from a person on scene reporting a working building fire. Tower 7 arrived on the scene at the … Continue reading

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Nuremberg puts quick hit on Eagle Rock house fire

LUZERNE COUNTY, PA – At 12:20 PM on Sunday, August 6, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Nuremberg-Weston Vol. Fire Company and Sheppton-Oneida Vol Fire Company to 174 North Iroquois Circle in Eagle Rock (Black Creek Township) for a reported house fire.  Hazle Township Fire & Rescue was also due on the box from Luzerne County. First responding units were advised the caller stated the bedroom was on fire with flames shooting out the windows.  Additional calls were reporting a male still in the residence and possibly throwing items out the window. Chief 581 arrived on the scene to find a single … Continue reading

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