Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Line of Duty Death: Firefighter Killed at Pennsylvania House Fire

We regret to bring you early information on a Line of Duty Death out of Pennsylvania at a house fire.  It appears a porch roof collapsed onto a firefighter killing him.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the firefighters family and department members. More on the story below. BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. —A firefighter and a woman died in a house ...

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Video: Two Alarm School Fire in Quakertown, Pennsylvania With One Firefighter Injured

First source newsVideo of a school fire in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.  The video was posted by First source news and description is below. “2nd alm fire at quakertown Christian school heavily damaged by fire at 143 Rocky Ridge Rd fire occurred just before 5pm on 1/31/2020 One firefighter was burned and transported to local hospital.” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. ...

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Line of Duty Death: Pennsylvania Paramedic Killed Operating at a Vehicle Crash on I70

More sad news today as we now learn of a second line of duty death. This LODD occurred in the Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania area.  Paramedic Smelser was struck and killed while attending to a injured patient on I70.  More on the story below. Rostraver West Newton Emergency Services – “It’s with great sorrow and pain that we announce the tragic ...

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Arrival Video: House Fire and Dog Rescues in Pennsylvania

Video of companies arriving to a dwelling fire in Coplay, Pennsylvania.  Companies made entry into the home and were able to rescue 4 dogs.  The video was posted by news working and description is below. “At 6:53PM Lehigh County transmitted the box for a house fire at 17 S. 5th Street in Coplay, Pennsylvania sending Engines 511, Rescue 541, Whitehall Quint 3 ...

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Philadelphia – Firefighter Recruitment Process – Deadline 7-26-2019

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Exam Title Firefighter (General) (Bilingual) Exam Number 6B01-20190506-OC-99 Salary $54,856 – $76,187 Starting Salary – New employees will be appointed at the first step in the pay range for this class. Competition Open-Competitive Department   Announcement Date 05/06/2019 Close Date 07/26/2019 General Definition This is fire fighting and rescue work, controlling and extinguishing fires using a variety of specialized equipment ...

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Video: Dwelling Fire in Whitehall, Pennsylvania

Video of companies operating at a dwelling fire in Whitehall, Pennsylvania.  The video was posted by news working and description is below. “At 9:42AM Lehigh County Fire Radio transmitted the box for 5204 Dewey Street in Whitehall for a fire reported in the kitchen of the dwelling, sending Engines 5 (LC4041), 4 (LC3912), 14 (:|LC3911), Truck 6 (LC3631), Medic 75 in place ...

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Video: Mansion House Fire in Lehigh Township, Pennsylvania

Video of Companies working at a very large house fire in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.  The video was posted by news working and description is below. “Just before 13:30 hours Lehigh Township Fire 47 was dispatched to 311 Mulberry Drive for a house fire. On arrival, Northampton Borough chief 47 took command. He had a large McMansion home with fire showing. Crews stretched ...

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Video and Fireground Audio: Three Alarm Fire With Evacuation Tones in Port Carbon, PA

Video and fireground audio of a good job in Port Carbon, PA.  The video was posted by Fire & Film and description is below. “The first alarm was transmitted just after 9:30 PM and the fire wasn’t brought under control until after 11 PM. Three alarms plus special calls were brought to the scene.”   Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. ...

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Fire Service Paramedic: Philadelphia Pennsylvania Deadline: February 1, 2019

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Fire Service Paramedic Deadline: February 1, 2019 Salary: $52,873 – $80,777 Annually Job Description: This is advanced life support and field paramedical work responding to emergency calls from the public to perform medical assistance with emphasis on the stabilization of patients to permit safe transport to a full-service medical facility. Contact with the general public, the comforting of patients, the reassuring ...

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Video and Fireground Audio: Two Alarm Duplex Fire in West Hazleton, PA

Video and fireground audio of a duplex fire in West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.  The video was posted by Fire & Film and description is below. “A second alarm was struck for a fire that destroyed a duplex and damaged a neighboring home at the corner of 4th and Green Streets in West Hazleton on Saturday, January 12.” Subscribe for updates and new job ...

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