February, 2018: Hazardous Materials Operations Training
For four nights and one weekend, a total of 36 hours of training, firefighters from Mt Zion, Avoca, Exeter Borough, Franklin, Nanticoke, and West Wyoming learned about Hazardous Materials Operations. This includes recognizing hazardous materials, notifying proper agencies, and performing defensive operations to save lives and minimize the impact to property and the environment.
April 1, 2016: Wildland Fire on Exeter Mountain
March 30, 2016 structure fire on Terrace Avenue:
4/30/13 Members Trained with the completed project trucks 1983 Mack and 1995 International rescue pumper that our members have been working on. We were all very impressed with the capabilites that all trucks showed. Our fleet is one to brag about finally!
a Job Well done goes to Members Chief Robert Kile, Engineer Tyler Atherholt, and Asst. chief Robert Kile Sr. along with Firefighters Al Felker, (back up) , Brittany Smetana, Kaylie Lumley, Dan Didgeon, Becky Didgeon, and Kim Powers on the completion of there DCNR training to fight wildland Fires. They can now join the Rest of our members that are trained when
our Wild Land Crews are called throughout the county and surrounding counties
when we are specially requested by the bureau of Forestry.
Training at the Exeter Township playground
4/10/14 - Station 229 assembled the wildland crew to respond into Franklin Township (Wyoming County) for the reported Brush fire. Once arriving we were advised to stretch a line and knock down the remaining fire and the hotspots. After mop up, all 229 units were released by 135 command.
Working box alarm in Luzerne Borough (Station 157) 11/26/13