Hecktown Volunteer Fire Company

2018 Incidents
Jan 20
Feb 29
Mar 54
Apr 25
May 33
Jun 23
Jul 30
Aug 31
Sep 19
Oct 11
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 275

Past Incidents
2017 313
2016 321
2015 296
2014 299
2013 298
2012 346
2011 363
2010 331
2009 287
2008 305
2007 276
Total 3435

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Hecktown Firefighters, October 10

The HFCo was busy this week with our open house and fire prevention visits. On Monday, October 8 we hosted our annual open house with station and apparatus tours and information from our Local Emergency Management Coordinator. On Wednesday we traveled to Lower Nazareth Elementary and local day care centers to meet with students and review fire safety and show them the equipment and apparatus. Thank ... (Full Story & Photos)

Nazareth Pike Crash

Hecktown Fire Company, September 06

At 13:55 hours, the HFCo, Vigilance Hose Company (Sta. 50) and Bethlehem Township EMS (Sta 17) were alerted for a MVA with injuries on Nazareth Pike at Lonat Drive in Lower Nazareth Township. Shortly after the alert Rescue 5341 (Capt. Suhr) responded. 5358 (Foreman Cortight) arrived on scene, reported a rear end collision involving a tractor trailer and minivan and established 53 command. 5341 arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hecktown Fire, August 28

At 06:29 Hrs, Fire 53 and Fire 27 (Palmer Municipal Fire Department) were dispatched along with EMS 17 to Easton-Nazareth Highway at the Wawa for a 2 vehicle mva, with injuries. 2751 responded to the scene and confirmed the dispatch with 2 vehicles blocking traffic, with a heavy debris field. 5341 (AC Cortright) and 2713 responded in and handled clean up and scene safety with the heavy traffic. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Georgetown Road MVA

Hecktown Fire Compnay, August 25

At 1600 hours, the Hecktown Vol. Fire Company No. 1 and Bethlehem Township EMS (EMS 17) were alerted for a motor vehicle accident with a pole and wires on the roadway at 536 Georgetown Road in Lower Nazareth Township. EMS 17 arrived, confirmed the dispatch and reported negative entrapment. 5352 (AC Hinkel) arrived on scene, requested Georgetown Road be shut down between Ash Drive and Newburg Road ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo Courtesy of Dan Clerico (Northeast Bravest)
Photo Courtesy of Dan Clerico (Northeast Bravest)

Three Vehicle Fires in Four Hours

Hecktown Fire Compnay, August 22

Fire Stations 53 and 14 (Nancy Run) were dispatched to a working vehicle fire with an exposure to a dwelling on Southgate Circle in Lower Nazareth Township at 16:25. 5351 (Chief Seip) responded to the scene and found a working vehicle fire in the driveway with EMS and neighbors holding the fire in check with garden hoses. Engine 5312 (Lt Brooks), Tanker 5331 (AC Hinkel), Tower 1421 and Engine 1411 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck Fire On Route 33

Hecktown Fire Company, August 19

Fire 53 was alerted for Tanker 5331 to assist Bethlehem Township Stations 14 and 17 with a working tractor trailer fire on Route 33 South at mile 4.2. 5351 (Chief Seip) responded to the scene and was directed by 1753 (AC Clerico) to establish water supply for Engine 1411 and request Engine 5311 to the scene for the elevated master stream. 5331 (AC Cortright) arrived and supplied 1411. 14 and 17 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hecktown Firefighters, August 14

Municipalities across Pennsylvania are being targeted by scammers claiming to be raising funds for local volunteer fire companies. These mailers have appeared as close as East Stroudsburg in recent months. The mailers closely resemble fire department fund drive letters but the return envelope is addressed to a third party, not the fire company. Our fall fund drive will be taking place in a few ... (Full Story & Photos)

Saturday Morning Accident on the Highway

Hecktown Fire Company , August 11

The HVFCo was dispatched at 0530hrs for a reported MVA with entrapment at mile marker 6.9 on Route 33 North. 5351 (Chief Seip) responded to the scene and was advised by PSP of one patient entrapped in a car due to entanglement from trees with negative injuries. Rescue 5341 (AC Cortright) arrived on scene, crews provided lighting and removed trees from around the car to gain access to the driver.

All ... (Full Story & Photos)

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

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