Thursday, June 17th, 2021
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Engine 2 and the truck responded to Boston St. in the Township for the reported dwelling fire. Engine 2 arrived and placed a line in service to extinguish the fire. All occupants safely exited the re...
Monday, June 14th, 2021
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Engine 2 and the truck responded to W. Oak in Pittston City for a fire in a commercial building. Due to the advancement of the fire upon arrival, the ladder would utilize the aerial waterway and a gro...
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Rescue 1 and Engine 2 responded to Rt. 315 in the area of the Interstate 81 off ramp for a reported tractor trailer rollover with entrapment. While responding, multiple calls for entrapment were recie...
Monday, May 10th, 2021
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The truck responded to Grant St. in Exeter for the reported dwelling fire with entrapment. Upon arrival of the 128 engine, a working basement fire was found. 128 with assistance from the police assist...
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Some members spent Friday night and all day Saturday participating in a machinery rescue program put on by some great instructors from Task Force 1, Inc. The class was hosted by station 98. Members ...
Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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PPL put on a great presentation on safety when working with downed power lines. We would like to thank the Avoca and Germania FDs for hosting the class and inviting us.
Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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This past Saturday members got together with our brothers from station 112 in the third annual flag football game. The money raised every year goes towards gifts for children. It was great game with ...
Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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The PTVFD has again teamed up with WNEP for the Operation Save A Life. Its time to check those smoke alarms, Any Pittston Twp. resident may pick up FREE smoke alarms at our headquarters located on Bry...
Call history
First Due Job With a Rescue
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Day Shift Crews are still on the scene of a house Fire that broke out on Suscon Rd. In the Twp. early this afternoon. Crews encountered heavy fire conditions and a male occupant trapped inside the home. Members from Pittston Twp. and Jenkins Twp. effected the rescue of the occupant and he was transported to an area hospital by EMS. His condition is unknown at this time. More info to follow.

Update: We still have no condition of the victim at this time. We would like to thank our mutual aid departments who assisted us today. City of Pittston Bureau of Fire,Jenkins Twp. Fire Avoca Fire Department,Excelsior Hose co. #2 Duryea Pa.Germania Hose Company, Duryea, Pa, Pittston Township Ambulance Association, Avoca Ambulance Association, Hughestown Hose Company, and West Pittston Fire Dept. Great job by everyone.

Update 2 : We are saddened at this time to announce the occupant has succumbed to his injuries. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

First Due Job With a Rescue
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138 entries in the Call history
Thursday, June 17th, 2021
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Engine 2 and the truck responded to Boston St. in the Township for the reported dwelling fire. Engine 2 arrived and placed a line in service to extinguish the fire. All occupants safely exited the residence.
Monday, June 14th, 2021
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Engine 2 and the truck responded to W. Oak in Pittston City for a fire in a commercial building. Due to the advancement of the fire upon arrival, the ladder would utilize the aerial waterway and a ground monitor for the duration of the night.
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Rescue 1 and Engine 2 responded to Rt. 315 in the area of the Interstate 81 off ramp for a reported tractor trailer rollover with entrapment. While responding, multiple calls for entrapment were recieved, adding Engine 148 ( Jenkins Twp.) to the run.
Monday, May 10th, 2021
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The truck responded to Grant St. in Exeter for the reported dwelling fire with entrapment. Upon arrival of the 128 engine, a working basement fire was found. 128 with assistance from the police assisted a man from the first floor of the home.
Monday, March 8th, 2021
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Units responded to Craig st, early this morning for a dwelling fire. Crews were met with heavy fire conditions upon arrival, bringing in a second alarm. Crews encountered heavy fire in the attic area. The fire was knocked down quickly and no injuries were sustained.
Sunday, February 21st, 2021
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Ladder 1 responded to Hughestown for the reported dwelling fire. Chief 143 arrived and confirmed the working fire on division 2. The ladder crew was assigned wioth checking the basement and some ventilation.
Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Rescue 1 responded to Bellus Ct. in Exeter for the reported dwelling fire. Upon arrival the rescue went to work doing primary searches of both apartments before being evacuated by command. The crew would then work on the rear roof pulling siding and using handlines to extinguish the well advanced fi...
Sunday, January 31st, 2021
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Units responded to Cascade Tissue last night for a commercial fire alarm. Upon arrival crews found a working fire in the bailer, which upgraded the alarm to the structure box. 2 hand lines were stretched to extinguish the fire and extensive overhaul was done to pull out all the burning paper.
Saturday, January 30th, 2021
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Crews made quick a work of a dwelling fire on Suscon rd. In the Twp. this afternoon. Companies arrived to find a smoke coming from the “b” side of the dwelling. The engine stretched a line to extinguish the fire while the truck started opening up and searching the fire room.
Monday, August 17th, 2020
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Rescue 1 responded as part of a second alarm assignment to Morton St. in Old Forge for a dwelling fire. The rescue would take the role as the second FAST team. Crews operated for 1 hour before being released by command
Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Engine 2 responded to Lackawanna Ave in Duryea to assist with a working dwelling fire. The engine arrived and placed a second hand line in service along with E126 in the attic. The fire was knocked down quick and crews performed overhaul to check for any further extension.
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Engine 2 and the Truck responded to Washington Terrace to assist Pittston City with a dwelling fire. 165 and 148 units (Pittston City and Jenkins Twp.) had the bulk of the fire knocked down. 166 units operated on division 2 performing overhaul and extinguishing hot spots that were found.
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Engine 2 and Rescue 1 responded to the 100 block of Mcalpine St. in Duryea late this morning for a reported dwelling fire. Engine 2 arrived on scene and established the water supply before placing two hand lines in operation alongside Engines 126, and 143.
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Crews responded to Wood St. in Pittston City as part of a second alarm assignment for a working dwelling fire with entrapment. 1st alarm companies placed handlines in operation and immediately began the rescue efforts for the entrapped child on division 2.
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Day Shift Crews are still on the scene of a house Fire that broke out on Suscon Rd. In the Twp. early this afternoon. Crews encountered heavy fire conditions and a male occupant trapped inside the home.
Sunday, March 24th, 2019
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At 0634 hours Ladder 1 was dispatched to assist Pittston City with a structure fire on Elizabeth St. City units arrived to find a well involved shed on fire. The ladder arrived on scene and assisted city units with extinguishment.At 0702 hours Engine 2 was dispatched to N Main St.
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Engine 2 and Engine 3 responded to John St. in Pittston City for the reported working Dwelling Fire. 165 units were first arriving to find fire throughout a dwelling with partial collapse. Initial crews stretched lines for a defensive operation.
Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Station 143 was dispatched to a reported MVA on Laurel St. this afternoon in Hughestown. Shortly after dispatch the county received multiple calls now reporting entrapment which added Rescue 1 to the box.
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Engine 2 and the chief were dispatched on a move up assignment to station 98 this morning. On our way up to Moosic the chief was requested into the scene and had the “c” side command. After moving up to station 98 this morning and handling a fire alarm in Old Forge, 98 command struck the...
Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Engine 2 and Rescue 1 responded to Tedrick St. in the First Due this afternoon for the reported dwelling fire. Captain Angelella was first arriving and reported fire showing from the second floor in the rear.
138 entries in the Call history

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