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The officers and Firefighters from the Lyons Fire Company Truck Crew, would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Hope everyone has a safe holiday season! Happy Holidays!
On Saturday morning Fire Officers from Lyons say goodbye to fellow Kutztown Firefighter Stu Stump. Stu Stump longtime firefighter and former Assistant Chief passed away on November 20th. Stu wanted a fireman's memorial service, and Kutztowwn as well as surrounding departments helped give him that memorial service on Saturday RIP Stewart "Stu" StumpGod's Speedup"We got it from here brother"
Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015 was spent at Shadler's training with different tools used when extricating victims of motor vehicle accidents. The younger guys found this exciting and very helpful to be prepared for anything they might come upon, mainly at accidents but some of these tools can be used in other instances. For the more experienced firefighters it was a review to keep their hand ready. For more pics see the Picture Gallery on this page.
Oct. 23 - 25, 2015: Four members attending a weekend of Hands On Training (H.O.T.) at the Berks Country Fire Training Site in Reading, PA. Two members took the two-day Newbie course learning ropes and rigging, proper use of ground ladders, proper use of SCBA and many other things in preparation to becoming Interior Firefighters. On Saturday the other two members took Engine Company Operations which had a variety of different scenarios ranging from vehicle fires, basement fire...
It was a cold day but that didn't stop the Lyons Fire Company from doing Fire Prevention at the Bowers Fall Festival. Trucks were brought out for the public -- adult and children alike -- to view and sit in if they desired.A bonfire was held at the end of the night and the crew was happy to stand by and keep everyone safe.
Members of the crew took apparatus to Gateway Christian School, Hogan Learning Academy and Dryville Church Preschool/Daycare during Fire Prevention Week. They spoke to the children about fire safety and allowed the kids to sit on the trucks and check them out. Fire Prevention material was given to each student.
Lyons firefighters have received some extra federal dollars to boost their operations and safety programs.A $68,572 grant to Lyons Fire Company No. 1 was issued through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's firefighters assistance program. The award was announced in a news release Friday from U.S. Sen. Bob Casey."This money will help provide Berks County's firefighters with the resources they need to ensure their safety and the safety of those they serve," the Scranton Demo...
8 entries in the News
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