Hecktown Volunteer Fire Company

2015 Incidents
Jan 30
Feb 10
Mar 20
Apr 24
May 30
Jun 49
Jul 25
Aug 16
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 204

Past Incidents
2014 299
2013 298
2012 346
2011 363
2010 331
2009 287
2008 305
2007 276
Total 2505

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Confined Space / HazMat Incident

Hecktown Fire Company, July 16

Fire stations 53 and 50 (Vigilance Hose of Nazareth) and EMS 17 were dispatched to a confined space rescue with HazMat at 614 Gremar Road on 7/16/15 at 14:15 hours. Initial reports indicated a male party unconscious in a concrete pit approximately 10 feet below grade. 5341 (Chief Seip) and 5021 (AC Keenhold) responded and while en-route Lehigh County Special Ops 42 was requested for technical rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire 53 Hosts Tanker Drill

Hecktown Firefighters , June 30

On Monday, June 29, the HVFCo hosted several surrounding departments for a tanker drill at the Dutch Springs diving facility. The focus for the evening was on nurse tanker operations and maintaining a specific flow for a period of time. E5311 was set up at the attack engine with T5331 operating as the nurse tanker. E5312 set up the fill site at the dry hydrant located on the property. Tankers ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine and Tanker Assist at Moore Township Barn Fire

Hecktown Firefighters, May 31

Fire 53 was dispatched to assist Fire 48 (Klecknersville Rangers of Moore Township) with a fully involved barn fire at approximately 1400 hours on May 29, 2015. Engine 5311 and Tanker 5331 responded to scene on Bauer Road just off of Route 512. 5311 was directed by command to place their elevated master stream in service and 5331 joined the tanker shuttle operation. Units operated for approximately ... (Full Story & Photos)

Morning Rush Hour MVA

Hecktown Firefighters, May 05

The HVFCo along with Station 27 (Palmer Municipal) and EMS 17 were dispatched to the intersection of Prologis Parkway and Easton Nazareth Highway (Route 248) for a report of a motor vehicle accident with rescue. 5351 (Chief Seip) arrived on scene and confirmed the dispatch, finding one vehicle on its side with a party still inside but uninjured. The second vehicle came to rest on Route 248 with the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire 53 Responds to Multiple Calls

Hecktown Firefighters, May 04

Fire 53 responded to several calls today both in and around Lower Nazareth Township. Tender 5331 responded to two separate structure fire calls with Fire 52 (Bushkill Township). The first call was for a dwelling fire on Hahn Road and the second was for a structure fire on Nolf Road. While at the Nolf Road incident, Fire 53 was alerted for a mulch bed fire at the Sears Hardware on Easton Nazareth ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews Handle MVA and Fire 30 Minutes Apart

Hecktown Firefighters, April 22

Station 53 was dispatched to two calls on opposite sides of Lower Nazareth Township within 30 minutes of each other on Tuesday evening. The first incident was a MVA on Dryland Way. 5353 (A/C Hinkel) had command at the incident which was initially dispatched as an accident with injuries. After assessing the scene with EMS 17, Command ordered 5341's crew (LT Hinkel) to remove the driver's side door ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lawn Tractor Fire on Ash Drive

Hecktown Firefighters, April 20

Fire 53 was dispatched to a reported lawn tractor on fire to the rear of a residence at 4647 Ash Drive. The tractor was reported to be fully involved with no exposures. 5351 (Chief Seip) responded to the scene, confirmed the dispatch and established command. Engine 5312 responded and extinguished the fire using PW extinguishers. 17 EMS responded with one unit for the stand-by. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Stations 53 and 54 Engine Co. Training

Fire Chief Jeffrey Seip, April 18

The HVFCo was invited by the Upper Nazareth Volunteer Fire Company to the Monroe County Fire Training Facility to participate in engine company operations training. The companies worked together on a variety of scenarios in the burn building. The crews had the opportunity to participate in evolutions involving hose line advancement, fire suppression, ventilation, and stand-pipe operations. Thank ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hecktown Volunteer Fire Company #1
230 Nazareth Pike
Bethlehem, PA 18020

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