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Fire & Film reaches Facebook milestone – 20% off all prints!

Fire & Film reached 10,000 likes on Facebook this morning! To honor this milestone, fans will be offered a 20% off coupon for all prints purchased through SmugMug.  Just use the coupon code “milestone” for 20% off at checkout now through May 10, 2017! Click here for help with ordering prints!  

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Suspect in jail after high speed chase

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – A high speed chase that traveled throughout the middle of Schuylkill County ended Tuesday night in Frackville. According to a press release issued by the Pottsville Police Department, the chase initiated around 10:15 PM after a red Chrysler 300 nearly struck an unmarked police vehicle on a special assignment on Mauch Chunk Street.  A marked patrol unit spotted the acting vehicle parked in the middle of the road in the 400 Block of East Market Street which then took off onto North George Street as the officer approached the vehicle.  The officer took pursuit using lights … Continue reading

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Demolition begins on Kaier Brewery

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Nearly 72 hours after a contractor working on the site of the former Kaier Brewery noticed the abandoned building twisting and debris falling to the ground, the building located on North Main Street began to be knocked down Thursday afternoon. The Mahanoy City Fire Department and Emergency Management Agency had been on the scene since the danger began Tuesday morning and were there to help plan the demolition and ensure public safety.  The Command Post was set up at the Mahanoy Water Authority Building where crews were able to set up an extensive accountability board on … Continue reading

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Fire & Film Holiday Gift Guide

Are you looking for that final gift for the firefighter in your life? Look no further than Fire & Film!  We offer a number of different ideas that will make a great Holiday gift. Gift idea #1: Fire & Film T-shirt Printed on 50/50 Gildan t-shirts and are available in grey or black Gift idea #2 – Fire & Film Stickers   Gift idea #4 – Beautiful Printed Photos Give the firefighter in your life a print featuring his favorite rig, him doing work on these scene or his engine going through a parade!  Click here for instructions on ordering … Continue reading

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Holiday Print Sale

The Holiday Season brings a Holiday Print Sale from Fire & Film!  Thursday 11/24 through Monday 11/28 at 5PM you can now order the following items at discounted prices: Biggest Savings: 11″x14″ Framed Print: $25 (nearly 30% off original price) 16″x24″ Framed Print: $50 (nearly 20% off original price) 24″x36″ Framed Print: $75 (nearly 20% off original price) All photos posted in my galleries are available for this deal.  If you would like to purchase either send me a Facebook Message or an email to jck5055@gmail.com Framed prints are also available to be shipped if you would like.

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Tremont hosts 2016 Schuylkill County Convention

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

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

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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Schuylkill Haven FD lands two helicopters

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Just before 2PM on Tuesday, July 5, Schuylkill Haven Fire Department Stations 1 (Rainbow) and 2 (Schuylkill Hose) were dispatched to the White Church along Route 61 in North Manheim Township for a landing zone.  Crews set up a secure area for Lehigh Valley Health Network MedEvac 7 to land to transport a medical emergency.  While on scene, crews were advised MedEvac 1 would also be coming to the landing zone to transport a traumatic injury for neighboring Penn State Schuylkill.

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New Fire & Film stickers available!

Two new versions of Fire & Film stickers are now available! There is a version of the Fire & Film patch and the second version contains the Fire & Film “Double F” emblem with “Fire & Film” underneath it.  These stickers would make a great addition to a helmet or a vehicle window! Click on our “Store” tab or Click Here to order.  Stickers will be shipped directly to you!

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