Hecktown Volunteer Fire Company

2019 Incidents
Jan 28
Feb 23
Mar 36
Apr 27
May 34
Jun 18
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 166

Past Incidents
2018 343
2017 313
2016 321
2015 296
2014 299
2013 298
2012 346
2011 363
2010 331
2009 287
2008 305
2007 276
Total 3778

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Cub Pack 88 Conducts Flag Retirement at Fire 53

Hecktown Fire Company, May 21

On Monday, May 20, 2019, Cub Pack 88 visited Station 53 and performed a flag retirement for the flags at the fire station and social club. The Pack members retired the flags that had flown over both buildings during the past year and raised the new flags in preparation for Memorial Day. We would like to thank the Cub Scouts, their leaders, and their parents for coming out and performing this important ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hecktown Fire Company, April 28

The HVFCo was dispatched for a possible structure fire at 1705 in the area of Georgetown Road and Route 248. 5352 (AC Hinkel) responded to the scene and located the fire on the former Nazareth Speedway property. 5351 (Chief Seip) arrived at Gate 4 on Georgetown Road and assisted 5352 with gaining access. Engine 5311 (AC Cortright), Tanker 5331 (Lt Brooks), and Rescue 5341 (FF Thompson) responded ... (Full Story & Photos)

Saturday Afternoon Vehicle Fire

Hecktown Fire Company, April 27

The HVFCo was alerted at 1658 hours for a working vehicle fire on Route 33 South at mile marker 6.5 (just north of the 248 interchange). 5351 (Chief Seip) responded to the scene and was advised by a Station 52 (Bushkill Township) fire officer that there was a working fire in the engine compartment with fire extending to the interior. 5351 arrived on scene and found the vehicle off on the shoulder ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hecktown Fire Company, April 02

Monday evening Daisy Troop 8857 visited Station 53 to drop off cookies for the firefighters. The Troop brought several cases of cookies that were purchased as part of the Hometown Heroes program conducted during their annual cookie sale. All of the firefighters would like to thank the girls and their leaders for their hard work and generosity. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dryland Way Truck Fire

Hecktown Fire Compnay, March 21

At 15:53 hours, the Hecktown Fire Company (F53) and Palmer Municipal Fire Department (F27) were dispatched to a truck fire on Dryland Way in the area of Chick-fil-A in Lower Nazareth Township. 2750 arrived shortly after dispatch, confirmed the working fire, and started an evacuation of the adjacent buildings. 5352 (AC Hinkel) arrived and established 53 Command. Rescue/ Engine 2713 was assigned to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Picture courtesy of Dan Clerico (Northeast Bravest)
Picture courtesy of Dan Clerico (Northeast Bravest)

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Hecktown Fire Company, January 29

On Monday, January 28, the HFCo placed their new Holmatro rescue tools in service on Rescue 5341 and Engine Rescue 5312. The tools on 5341 use the EVO 3 battery technology to operate all of the tools without a seperate power unit or hoses. The tools on 5312 utilize the latest Core technology which provides for ease of use with only one hose connected to the power unit and lighter tools to lower ... (Full Story & Photos)

Route 33 Motor Vehicle Accident

Hecktown Fire Company, January 25

At 22:14 hours, the Hecktown Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 was alerted for a reported Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 33 in the area of mile marker 6.1 NB in Lower Nazareth Township. 5351 (Chief Seip) arrived on scene confirming the location, reported 2 vehicles involved with one on its side,
negative entrapment, and established 53 Command. Rescue 5341 and Rescue/ Engine 5312 responded with staffing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hecktown Fire Compnay, January 14

The HVFCo, Palmer Municipal Fire Dept, and Bethlehem Township EMS were dispatched to an overturned tank truck in the area of the route 248 interchange on Route 33 North. Multiple callers reported a truck on its side with the driver injured. 5351 (Chief Seip) arrived on scene and confirmed the dispatch. A single axle heating oil delivery truck was on its side blocking the northbound passing lane ... (Full Story & Photos)


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