Blood drive nets 24 pints Friday,
December 2nd 24 pints of blood were donated at the blood drive held at
the Browndale Fire Station. The 24 pints will help save up to 72
lives. Thank you to all who donated. The next blood
drive will be on Friday, February 10th from 1 to 6 at the Browndale
Fire Station. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS / (1-800-733-2767) or:
www.RedCrossBlood.org to schedule an appointment.All are welcome!
BBQ A Success Our
Fall BBQ is in the history books! It was a resounding sucess. Thanks to
all to purchased dinners, sold tickets and helped
with promotion and preparation. We are humbled.
Fund Drive Underway For 103 years Browndale Fire Company has provided continous fire protection service to Clinton Township and surrrounding area. Emergencies strike without warning.Please take the time to reflect our value to you and your family!
The largest percentage of our annual operating incomes comes from our annual fund drive which is now underway. The
fund drive is a mail campaign where we appeal to those we protect for
financial support. We thank you in advance for your support.
For more information or to request a fund drive packet email us or call us at 570.785.5300.
Jim Dovin Recognized For 50 Years Of Service Eugene "Jim"
Dovin was recognized on Sunday, September 18th for his 50 years of
service to the Browndale Fire Company. Accompanied by his family to the event, he was given an
engraved gold watch and a gift certificate to a local eatery. Jim served in many capacities at
Station 43 including Fire Chief and Treasurer. Congratulations on a milestone!.
Station 43 participates in 9.11 Memorial Service On
September 11, several members of Browndale
Fire Company traveled to Blakely to participate in the 15th Annivesary
Service of 9.11.2001 attacks. Nearly 100 first responders participated
in the service that included a procession into Peckville Assembly of
God Church. Ladder 43 and Ladder 27 (Throop) formed the flag arch
leading to the entrance of the church's parking lot. All in uniform
were treated to a free chicken bbq dinner and received gifts including
a specialy designed commemorative tee shirt. We were honored to be part
of this service. Watch the service here. Former 43 Officer Get National Media Attention Chris
White, a former Browndale
Fire Company officer who now resides in the Binghamton, NY area,
is being creditted as a hero for his actions taken at the scene of a 10
car pile up was caught on camera. See the video. Smoke Detectors Available Browndale
Fire Company is proud to now offer free smoke alarm(s) along with
education on safety to our community. Our members
will supply a smoke alarm and educate your family on how to
properly operate it. To pick up your smoke alarm, call us at
570-785-5300 or send us an email at email@example.com.
July 4 marred by tragic fire July
4 - At 11:34 hours today, a 43 box was dispatched for a
fire in Clinton Townhip. The fire at 851 White Oak Drive went two
alarms. With extreme heat conditions crews from Wayne, Susquehanna, and
Lackawanna Counties battled the blaze for sevearl hours encountering
many obstacles including several explosions and collapses. There were
no injuries reported. Thanks to all who worked side by side
Cruzin' 2 Browndale Car/Truck/Bike & Craft Show a Success Attendance
was great and the weather cooperated making the for Browndale
Fire Company No.1 2nd Annual Car on Saturday June 4, 2016 was
booming success! We'd like to thank all who supported the
our sponsor and those who helped promote the event. Most of all we want
to acknowledge the hard work that our members contribute! Thanks again!
May 28 -
Browndale Fire Company has been honored to accept a monument to honor
the lost of the cruiser USS Indianapolis and Joseph Kiselica, a crew
member who survived the sinking. Ther dedication ceremony took place on
Fire Receives FEMA Grant Browndale
Fire Company will soon be better equipped to keep you and your family
safe. Our members and officers have received official notification from
FEMA that they have been selected to receive a grant award in the
amount of $110,000. This is a competitive grant that all fire
departments from across the nation compete for funding in the areas of
operations and safety and vehicle acquisition. The grant is part of the
Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program awarded through the Department
of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency.
grant committee submitted their application for this grant on September
2014 based on the need for a capital purchase of breathing apparatus to
replace obsolete apparatus acquired in 2003. This equipment will allow
our firefighters to breathe clean air while in adverse conditions found
on many incidents ranging from fires to chemical incidents. These funds
will allow our organization to purchase this much needed respiratory
protection without using company savings or placing the burden on the
communities we serve. Ensuring our volunteers’ safety is a primary
concern for our members so that we can make a difference in the lives
and property we vow to preserve. With this new safety equipment we will
be able to do just that.
organization plans to have this new breathing apparatus delivered and
in service within the next three months. Please look for additional
updates as we work to complete this project to better serve everyone.
We thank everyone for their continued support as we look toward the
future with a progressive outlook as a prominent fire service
organization in Clinton Township, Wayne County, PA.
Confered to Browndale Fire State Fire
Commissioner Tim Solobay recently confered that the Browndale Fire
Co. No1 has met all the requirements to participate in
a program that Commonwealth emergency responders have an opportunity to
participate in and be recognized as a certified fire professional at
levels in accordance with nationally recognized and sanctioned
Qualification standards. The purpose of this program is to recognize
organizations that support, promote, and encourage their emergency
personnel to voluntarily certify within the Commonwealth’s
Program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner. This
good for a three year period at which time the department must submit
certifying that its membership is still trained to National
the 2509 Fire Departments across the Commonwealth
there are currently 387 organizations recognized under the
What does this mean for our
citizens? Well, quite simply, it ensures that firefighters from this
are voluntarily trained above and beyond what is required by the State
Pennsylvania. Their achievements allow them to be trained to National
Standards that are used as benchmarksof success in the realm of
continue its participation in this program ensuring that your
well trained for any circumstance. Please
look for additional updates as we
work to complete this project to better serve everyone.
on working working fire
2 - Company 43 was part of the first alarm assignment for the working
garage fire on Froble Street in Simpson, Fell Township. Companies
were dispatched at at 18:00 hours. While the structure was heavily
damaged, crews contained the blaze to the structure of
exposed structure had some minor damage for the radiant heat. All
companies returned to service in about 30 minutes. Ladder 43 was due on
the incident with the Car and Utiity running extra.
Crew demos turbo draft
May 27 - Company 43
and area companies joined in on a training -
demonstration of the Turbo Draft appliance. Elk Lake Assocation members
present for the very interesting demonstration. Thanks to our brothers
Uniondale for bringing their engine to help with the demo.
members join the ranks Station
43 recently welcomed five new probationary members into its ranks. They
are JR White, Pat Barney Jr., Bradley Rowe, Samuel Hickey and A.J.
Richards. We are please to have them serve at
Over the next few months they will work on their probationary member
training requirements. A special welcome aboard to A.J. Richards, son
of past Chief Jim Richards. A.J. is a fourth generation to serve at 43,
following in the steps of his great grand father, grandfather and his
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