20+ calls for service keeps 43 busy during storm
The winter storm on Friday, March 2, kept us busy with disabled
vehicles, wires and trees down. Our station was staffed ar
around the clock, Now we will hit the streets to dig out fire hydrants that may be buried. If you'd like to help us out, please clean around your nearest fire hydrant. Remember, if you need help call 911.
Fire rips Forest City Main Street
A devastating fire tore through three buildings and heavily damaged a
fourth on Main Street in Forest CIty early Sunday morning, August 27,
just after 2;30 AM. Companies from three counties worked for several
hours to get the two alarm fire in check. Five building occupants narrowly
escaped. Thanks to all members who worked the incident.
July 4th Parades!
sunny day made for great weather to trek to two parades! The
first was in Pleasant Mount followed by a jaunt to Thompson. Thanks
to the crew for detailling the rigs. 43 Pride!
50 Years Of Service: Jack Pevec
50 years, John "Jack" Pevec has been a member and served the
community at Browndale Fire Company. Jack was recognized for his
dedication and commitment at the June business meeting. Serving
for many years as the Chief Engineer and as a Trustee, Jack's calm and "out of the spotlight demeanor" has been his trademark.
Thank you again for all you have and continue to do at Station 43!
In photo, President Doyle reads one a many proclamations to Jack!
Ladder, Engine on 2 alarm fire - Delaware Street Photos courtesy William Walker/59
12- Flames tore through one house and damaged a second one in the 700
bock of Delaware Street in Forest City around 3:30 PM.. The fire went two alarms. WNEP Story
Ladder 43 On Second Alarm Blaze in Bethany
Ladder 43 responded as part of a second alarm to a blaze that tore through a building near the Mansion at Noble Lane
A caretaker at nearby Bethany Village reported the fire at 37 Noble
Lane about 8:25 a.m., Honesdale Fire Department Chief Steve Bates said.
Officials declared the building, which consisted of two apartments over
several garage bays, a total loss. No one was in the building at the
time of the fire and no other injuries were reported. The firefighter
was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital for evaluation.
The fire appears to have started in the rear of the building, according to state troopers. HFD photo
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.
Hometown Hero Recognized
May 28, 2016 - 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
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