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THANK YOU TO THE JONES FAMILY
The members of The Dunmore Fire Department would like to send out a HUGE THANKS to John & Carolyn Jones of Bath, New York for the donation of this vintage fire department photo in memory of Firefighter Robert H. Jones. The members have hung this picture in the main hallway of our new building. 
INTERSTATE 81 CAR FIRE
June 1st, @ approximately 12:25 hours B-Shift Rescue 6 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to Interstate 81 at mile marker 188 were dispatched for the vehicle fire. Rescue 6 arrived to find a working vehicle fire. (Photos taken by K. Strauch)
FULLY INVOLVED BUILDING ON CLAY AVE.

June 1st, @ approximately 04:45 C-Shift Station#6, Engine 27-3 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to the 1300 block of Monroe Ave for the report of a structure fire. County Communications reported multiple calls now being received. Ladder 6 arrived confirmed the fire, began defensive operations and requested the SRN bringing Scranton Engine 4, Scranton Truck 2, Rescue 23 (R.I.T.) Ambulance 23-9 (Rehab). Chief 6 requested Rescue 26 relocate to Dunmore Fire headquarters. Crews operated for a few hours after the fire was knocked down hitting hot spots. THANK YOU to All the Departments that Assisted with this mornings fire.

MEMORIAL DAY 2016
May 30th, We remember and honor those who served our country in the past, present and future.
TRAILER FIRE ON THE O'NEILL HIGHWAY
May 24th, 04:09 Station #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to the 1200 block of the O'Neill Highway in the Borough for the report of a trailer on fire backed into the loading dock. B-Shift members arrived on scene to find heavy fire in the front and mid section of the trailer. Firefighters stretched multiple attack lines and began fire suppression and protected the exposures. We would like to thank all of the mutual aid companies for their assistance on scene and covering the Borough.
MVC WITH ONE INJURED
May 20th, Station #6 along with EMS were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Silver Lake Rd. A-Shift crews along with Elmhurst & Moscow FD's arrived on scene, stabilized the vehicles and controlled all hazards. One patient was transported to a local Hospital with injuries.
FIRE ON BUSH ST.
May 20th, Rescue #6 along with EMS were dispatched to Bush St. for a possible vehicle on fire. B-Shift crews arrived finding an old glue tank on fire. Firefighters stretched an 1 3/4 hand line off of Rescue #6 and extinguished and quickly extinguished the blaze. Untis returned to service in approximately 25 minutes. 
KITCHEN FIRE AT TALL TREES
May 18th, 17:11 Station #6 along with EMS were dispatched to Tall Trees in the Borough for the report of a structure fire. Chief #6 was first to arrive on scene reporting a smoke condition. B-Shift crews found the fire to be extinguished on arrival. Firefighters thoroughly checked for extension, removed the stove from the residence and ventilated. No injuries were reported.
ANOTHER ROLLOVER ON THE LVIH
May 13th, Rescue #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to the LVIH for a one car rollover with injuries. A-Shift crews stabilized the vehicle, controlled hazards and assisted EMS. One patient was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.
ROLLOVER ON THE LVIH

May 11th, 10:16 hours Station #6 along with Penn 6-9 were dispatched to the LVIH mile marker 0.6 for a vehicle rollover with entrapment. While units were responding it was reported the vehicle came off of Interstate 81 onto the LVIH.


C-Shift crews arrived to find one vehicle in the east bound lane on its wheels. The vehicle had clearly rolled several times. The crews split duties with some stabilizing the vehicle, and the rest worked on removing the roof with saws and the Edraulic cutters.


Once the roof was totally removed the patient was removed vertically from the drivers seat via backboard. The patient was placed into the care of Penn EMS. Ladder and Rescue crews then cleaned up the fluids and debris in the roadway. Units went back into service.

COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE FIRE ON MILL STREET
May 8th, Station #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to the 900 block of Mill Street for the report of smoke coming from a building. C-Shift crews arrived on scene, reported a smoke condition and activated the SRN. Firefighters operated on scene for nearly 19 hours before returning to service. A special thank you to all of the companies that assisted and stood by at Headquarters to cover the Borough. We would also like to send a thank you to the American Red Cross. 
ONE CAR ROLLOVER
April 29th, Station #6 along with EMS were dispatched to the 2000 block of Adams Avenue for a one car motor vehicle crash, vehicle rollover. Units arrived on the scene to find two occupants self extricated from the vehicle with no injuries. B-Shift crews cleared the scene in approx. twenty minutes.
REPORTED GAS LEAK ON ELM STREET
April 22nd, Station #6 along with EMS were dispatched to the 200 block of E. Elm Street in the Borough for the report of a gas leak in a residence. B-Shift crews arrived on scene, began an investigation and requested UGI to the scene. Firefighters remained on scene for approximately 30 minutes. While clearing the scene on E. Elm Street, Station #6 was dispatched to Marywood University for an Activated Fire Alarm
WELCOME RILEY!!
Riley is Dunmore's newest officer and will be riding with Police Officer Jack Kane. We wish him a safe and healthy career.
LOCAL 860 EXECUTIVE BOARD
April 12th, Another very productive day at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building. Thank you Senator Blake for your time and feedback. Senator Baker for your time and understanding even though we are outside your district. The Dunmore Fire Department Local 860 Executive Board would like to give a very special thank you for your extended time alotted both last night and this morning to Representative Farina. Your honesty, willingness to listen and provide positive feedback is what makes you a great representative. We look forward to your continued support in the future. Pictured from left to right are Secretary/Treasurer John Malecki, Vice President Vince Sardo and President Chris Cichocki.
TRAINING NIGHT

April 11th, D.F.D. Members along with members of Olyphant Rescue 26 gathered tonight and reviewed the Junk Yard Dogs and E Draulics. There was a representative on scene to demonstrate the equipment. A Special Thanks to F.F. Kochanowski for the photos.

A BIG THANK YOU TO THESE COMPANIES
We would like to extend a big thank you to these local businesses for their generous donations towards the new Dunmore Fire Station. Innocor Foam, Home Depot and ServePro.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON N.P.P.W.

Help keep children safe from hazardous household products as part of Poison Prevention Week March 20-26

With nine out of 10 poisonings among children under 12 occurring at home, this new poison prevention campaign can help create greater awareness in your community of the dangers of everyday household products and protect children against preventable accidental poisoning.


Co-branded with Nationwide and its make safe happen program, materials include a sample press release and info graphics that can also be shared with family, friends and neighbors on social media.

SPARKY'S 65TH BIRTHDAY
March 18th, 2016. Sparky The Dog turns 65 years old today.
SCRANTON ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
March 12th, D.F.D. Members participated in the 53rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade held in Scranton. We would like to send a thanks out to the Scranton Fire Dept. A great time was had by all and we look forward to seeing everyone next year.
TRUCK FIRE ON BUSH ST.
March 10th, Rescue #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to Bush St. for a possible Tractor on fire. B-Shift crews arrived and found the fire already under control due to a by stander using a fire extinguisher. Crews stretched an 1 3/4 hand line to extinguish some hot spots. No injuries were reported at this fire.
OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES

The members of the Dunmore Fire Department are saddened by the news on the Loss of current Councilman and Liaison Sal Verrastro. Sal was a great man and would do anything to help anyone. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. We would like to express our sincere Condolences to his Wife, Daughter, Son and Family.

Click here to view the article from The Times Tribune

TRACTOR TRAILER ROLLOVER
February 25th, Rescue #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to Mile Marker 188 North Bound on Interstate 81 for a tractor trailer rollover with Injuries. A-Shift crews stabilized the vehicle, assisted with cleaning up fluids and operated on scene for nearly two hours. One patient was transported to a local Hospital with minor injuries.
STRUCTURE FIRE ON SHOEMAKER STREET
February 14th, approximately 17:45 hours A-Shift units were dispatched to the 100 block of Shoemaker Street for a reported structure fire. Rescue 6 arrived on scene, reported a working fire and requested the SRN bringing off duty members, Rescue 23 and Penn Rehab to the scene. Units operate for approximately an hour before starting to be released. No injuries were reported at this fire. (Photo taken by Colleen Aronica)
TRAINING ON TRUCK #6
February 12th, Tanker 15 provided a water supply so the Dunmore Fire Department could train drafting water from a pond with our new Truck. We would like to extend a huge thank you to Station 15.
EARLY MORNING ROLLOVER
February 10th, approximately 04:00 hours A-Shift Rescue 6, Engine 6 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to Elmhurst Boulevard for a MVC, vehicle over an embankment with entrapment. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle on its side approximately 25 feet down an embankment resting against a tree with one patient not injured still inside. Crews secured and stabilized the vehicle, then assisted the passenger out and up the embankment. Crews waited for the towing service to remove the vehicle and then returned to service.
TRUCK #6 ARRIVES HOME TO DUNMORE
TRUCK #6 DELIVERY EXPECTED NEXT WEEK
January 17th, Truck #6 left Pierce Manufacturing in Wisconsin and headed to Glick Fire Equipment in Bird In Hand, Pennsylvania for some final touches before heading to Dunmore. The Apparatus is expected to arrive home some time next week.
IMPORTANT INFO FOR YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD HYDRANT

EARLY MORNING CRASH
January 13th, approximately 08:30 hours A-Shift Rescue #6 and Penn EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Saddler Avenue & Caprio Street for a motor vehicle crash with injuries. Firefighters stabilized the vehicles and assisted EMS with patient care. Crews remained on scene until the towing service arrived.
TRUCK #6 NEAR COMPLETION
January 4, 5, 6 and 7th Members of the Dunmore Fire Department were at Pierce Fire Apparatus in Appleton, Wisconsin this week doing the final inspection and acceptance of their 105’ aerial ladder with midship pump on a Velocity chassis. The build and assembly process took place at Pierce Manufacturing in Appleton, Wisconsin. Pictured from left to right Assistant Chief Dee, PVT. Sardo and PVT Kamla.
EARLY MORNING FIRE ON WHEELER AVENUE
December 24th, 00:34 A-Shift crews were dispatched to the 1200 block of Wheeler Ave. in the Borough for the report of smoke coming from the roof of a building. Firefighters arrived on scene and reported a small fire near the chimney and extinguished it with pressurized water can. Crews checked for fire extension and units returned to service. No injuries were reported at this fire.
SPECIAL THANKS
The members of the Dunmore Fire Department would like to extend a special thank you to Laurie Cadden for providing lunch at the firehouse on December 22nd, 2015. Laurie has been providing a Holiday Lunch for several years and is a big supporter of the Dunmore Fire Dept. We would also like to thank Brucelli Advertising for the Cookie Platter. Thanks again to everyone for your kindness and generosity!!
VEHICLE INTO A POLE
December 21st, approximately 05:50 hours C-Shift Rescue #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to Interstate 81 North in the area of mile marker 188 for the one vehicle MVC. Crews arrived and found occupant self extricated. Crews stood by until towing service arrived.
SPECIAL THANKS
December 18th, The members of the Dunmore Fire Department would like to thank the students and faculty of Holy Cross High School who dropped off lunch for the members today. Holy Cross brings us a Holiday Lunch every year and its greatly appreciated.
CHICAGO LODD
Chicago Firefighter Daniel Capuano, a 15 year veteran was killed in the line of duty on December 14th, 2015 while operating at a warehouse fire in the Cities South Side. Our deepest condolences to his family, friends and the Chicago Fire Dept.
BIG THANKS TO JENNIFER NIEMIEC
December 7th, The members of the Dunmore Fire Department would like to extend a huge thank you to Artist Jennifer Niemiec for this Illustration of our patch. We are very impressed by the detail & quality and will be ordering Artwork in the near future. Jennifer has done several pieces of Artwork for local Fire Dept.'s and several other establishments. We would also like to thank Wade Kapelanovich and Jennifer for hand delivering this all the way from Williamsburg,VA.
VEHICLE ROLLOVER ON GREENRIDGE ST.
December 4th, Rescue #6, Rescue #26 and Penn. EMS were dispatched to the 1700 blk. of Greenridge St for a vehicle rollover. Firefighters arrived to find a van on it's side, a patient self extricated from the vehicle and a utility pole heavily damaged with wires arching. Hazards were controlled and PPL was called to the scene. A special thanks to Rescue #26 for standing by at our station while crews operated at a gas leak on Elmhurst BLVD.
FIREFIGHTERS PARTICIPATE AT CAREER FAIR
December 4th, A-Shift members participated in a Career Fair that was held at the Dunmore High School. Members explained to students about the duties / responsibilities of a Firefighters job, and a career in the fire service. Thank you for having us at this event!! 
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