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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.
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July 4th Parades!
A 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

For  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

May 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 resort Friday. 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 

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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 browndaleco43@gmail.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 Saturday

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620 Marion Street,  Browndale
Forest City, PA 18421  Phone 570-785-5300

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