Aug
16
2016

Abandoned building fire brings water shuttle.

The 93 Engine was dispatched at 6:18PM this evening for a large amount of black smoke in the area. Upon arrival, Chief 93 found the incident to be in Duryea. An old abandoned coal breaker office building had been fully involved at this time, and defensive operations began setting up. Chief held all 93 units
...read more
Jun
23
2016

Lieutenant Smicherko hired with Bethlehem Fire Department.

mc-pictures-bethlehem-joint-public-safety-prom-032
Lt. Bernie Smicherko has officially been hired and pinned as a Bethlehem City (PA) Firefighter. Bernie has begun his 12 week fire academy course and is expected to exceed expectations within the academy and on the job. Bernie joined the ranks of the 93 Engine in March of 2008 and has proved himself time and
...read more
Jun
16
2016

Garage Fire knockdown

06.15.16 Moosic Road Garage Fire
9:15 AM brought the 93 Engine together with the first alarm companies to 902 Moosic Road for the Working Garage Fire. Upon arrival of Chief 98 the SRN was Requested with smoke showing. Engine 93 went enroute with a crew of 6. Upon arrival 200′ of 5″ hose was laid and a 200′ setback line
...read more
May
28
2016

Duryea Box clears the Borough

FB_IMG_1464467591441
The 93 Engine was dispatched at 12:15 in the afternoon for the assist to Luzerne County at 435 New Street in Duryea for the Working Structure Fire. The Ladder and Engine 93-3 were already on scene. Engine 93 assembled and responded with a crew of 6. Engine 93 provided manpower to assist Duryea Fire crews
...read more
Apr
22
2016

2 Alarms struck in Old Forge

126 Henderson
  04/19/2016 - Shortly before 3pm on Tuesday Engine 93 was dispatched along with the entire first alarm to the working structure fire at 126 Henderson street in Old Forge. Chief 93-A arrived on scene to find a fully involved garage fire, with extension into a neighboring garage. Chief 93-A also reported exposure into two residences,
...read more
Feb
2
2016

Engine operates Working Basement Fire.

12645068_1013931082005368_8511421734049908769_n
11:59pm –  The 93 Engine into Greenwood as part of the first alarm assignment to the 3300 block of Greenwood Ave for the Structure Fire. Chief 98 arrived on scene to find a working fire in the basement of the residence. Engine 93 responded with a crew of 4. Upon arrival Engine 98 had stretched
...read more
Dec
21
2015

First Due 2nd Alarm Structure Fire

Attach0(2)
Engine 93 dispatched along with the balance of the first alarm companies for the Possible Structure Fire on the 600 block of Maple Street in Old Forge. Chief 93 arrived on scene to find a RV Fully Involved next to a home, extending into the garage and neighboring gazebo that extended into the neighboring home.
...read more
Dec
20
2015

Engine helps escort Santa through town

Santa_Run_15.2
The Old Forge Fire Department came together to escort Santa Clause around town stopping at multiple locations throughout Old Forge. The Santa run is held every year, and this year was exceptionally great!  
Dec
17
2015

Car Fire at Moosic Mini Mart

minimartcarfire1
Units were dispatched around 1020pm to the Moosic Mini Mart for the working car fire parked next to the building. Chief 93 arrived on scene to report the vehicle is about 5ft from the building and 10ft from the gas pumps. Engine 93 arrived on scene first to deploy one 2″ crosslay. Crews from Greenwood
...read more
Sep
10
2015

Congratulations to Matt Evans!

Matt_Evans_2
Engine 93 would like to extend a huge congratulations to Firefighter Matt Evans, now of the Avoca Fire Department. Matt has been hired full time with Loudoun County Virginia as a Firefighter. Firefighter Evans started with Engine 93 in 2002 and was a active firefighter until 2012, where he served as Captain for 1 year.
...read more