Please Share... This is always such a great community event... ... See MoreSee Less
Our fire department is pleased to announce the start of our Fourth Annual Fire Truck Fund Drive. The purpose for this Truck Drive is so you know exactly what your generous donation is going to be used for by our department. All donations collected in this Truck Drive will be used for the loan payment on our new fire engine which will be delivered in July. Last year has been a record year for our fire department, responding to over 649 emergency calls including residential and commercial fires, motor vehicle accidents, hazardous materials incidents, emergency medical calls, and many other types of incidents. With the steadily increasing emergency call volume we have been receiving, our department is already poised to easily surpass 700 emergency calls by the conclusion of 2018 with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. With the increased demand for our apparatus, your support of this fire truck fund drive is now more important than ever before.
Since our mailing last year, our department has continued to adapt and undergo changes to ensure you have the best quality emergency services possible. We are pleased to report that we will be receiving a new E-One Fire Engine this July that has been designed to meet the needs of Hughestown Borough such as tight streets and steep hills. Our current Mack Engine is 32 years old and is at the end of its life span. The rest of our fleet has been updated over the last few years with the oldest vehicle being our brush truck which is a 2001 and is due to be replaced within the next 5 years.
Many of our members have attended various training courses ranging from the basics of firefighting, vehicle rescue techniques, emergency medical training, how to deal with active shooter situations, and many other courses so that we can provide you with the best possible services in your moment of need. Remember, the dependable operation of our fire apparatus and continuous training helps to maintain our ISO rating, keeping your homeowners insurance rates at a low and reasonable rate.
Each year, our department works tirelessly to raise the funds needed to sustain our department. Your support of our Good Friday Fish Dinner, Santa Breakfast, and other fundraising events go a long way towards helping us make ends meet. However, these funds are utilized to pay for utilities, training courses, and other daily expenses required for us to provide you with fast and efficient emergency services. Hughestown Borough, unlike some municipalities, does not collect taxes that provide our department with necessary funding. The borough provides the department with state mandated workman’s compensation insurance. None of your tax money is used to fund our fire department and ambulance operations on a daily basis.
By way of this Truck Fund Drive, we respectfully request a donation which will greatly assist the department in making loan payments on our new fire engine. Your support is absolutely necessary for us to maintain our firefighting, emergency medical services, and rescue services. The members of the Hughestown Hose Company are always extremely grateful for your donation.
Thank you in advance for your continued support,
Officers, Administration, Members of Hughestown Hose Company ... See MoreSee Less
The thing that a lot of firemen forget is they’re the example to the younger generations. Wherever you are, whether you know it or not, you’re the example to someone. Be the firefighter you’d want to look up to. ... See MoreSee Less
Bryson has a great group of firemen to look up to 😍 y’all don’t realize how much he thinks of ya!
Personally I think all the fireman at Hughestown are great examples for the younger generation. They do an excellent job and they are a great group of men I am proud to have my son training with all of them. Jamie Merlino Alex Roper Michael Roper Brandon Collins Patrick Kaczmarczyk
Very well said!!
Chris Smith 😍
2 days ago
Tonight member Michael C. Aton started a series of training and group discussions to highlight challenges, tactics, and safe practices that can be used during fire operations in the wildland urban interface. Michael has a wealth of knowledge being a forestry firefighter in locations across PA and the United States. ... See MoreSee Less
Hughestown Emergency Services added 3 new photos.
5 days ago
06-16-2018 ~ Simpson Street ~ Dupont Borough ~ Brush Fire ... See MoreSee Less
5 days ago
06-13-2018 ~ Center Street ~ Hughestown ~ EMS Call
06-13-2018 ~ 500 Brown Street ~ Duryea ~ EMS Call
06-13-2018 ~ PA Intermediate Center ~ Pittston ~ AFA
06-13-2018 ~ Main Street ~ Duryea ~ EMS Call
06-13-2018 ~ Parsonage Street ~ Hughestown ~ Flooded Roadway
06-14-2018 ~ Wyoming Ave. ~ Exeter ~ MVA
06-14-2018 ~ 300 Oak Street ~ Pittston Twp. ~ EMS Call
06-15-2018 ~ 500 Brown Street ~ Duryea ~ EMS Call
06-15-2018 ~ Tompkins Street ~ Pittston ~ EMS Call
06-15-2018 ~ Hillcrest Ave. ~ Duryea ~ MVA
06-16-2018 ~ Center Street ~ Hughestown ~ EMS Call
06-16-2018 ~ 70 Phoenix Street ~ Duryea ~ EMS Call
06-16-2018 ~ Simpson Street ~ Dupont ~ Brush Fire ... See MoreSee Less
6 days ago
Congratulations to Station 98 on the completion of their new KME Rescue. Delivery is expected within the next week. Best of luck guys! ... See MoreSee Less
7 days ago
A sneak peek of Engine 143 getting a rest after a full day of testing at the E-One Factory in Ocala, Florida. ... See MoreSee Less
Hughestown Emergency Services added 4 new photos.
1 week ago
***MORE UPDATED PICS OF ENGINE 143 UNDER CONSTRUCTION***
TEST PIT ... See MoreSee Less
Firefighter Michael C. Aton decided to hang out at Station 143. A few members took some time earlier to train with a hauling system utilized by the department for RIT Operations. Great job by all who participated. ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to Station 112 on the completion of their new E-One Typhoon Engine. Delivery is expected within the next two weeks. Best of luck guys! ... See MoreSee Less
Lets see if Jamie can do it
06-07-2018 ~ Albion Street ~ Old Forge ~ EMS Call
06-08-2018 ~ Tompkins Street ~ Pittston ~ EMS Call
06-08-2018 ~ 210 Phoenix Street ~ Duryea ~ Structure Box
06-09-2018 ~ Chittenden Street ~ Duryea ~ EMS Call
06-10-2018 ~ 500 Brown Street ~ Duryea ~ AFA
06-10-2018 ~ Parsonage Street ~ Hughestown ~ EMS Call
06-10-2018 ~ 101 N. Main Street ~ Pittston ~ EMS Call
06-11-2018 ~ 320 Route 315 ~ Pittston Twp. ~ EMS Call
06-12-2018 ~ 2100 N. Township Blvd. ~ Hughestown ~ EMS Call ... See MoreSee Less
What do we do on a nice evening when we are bored... We play with our tools of course... ... See MoreSee Less
If you run into this gal make sure you congratulate her for passing her NREMT today. Madison, who is the daughter of Assistant Chief John Merlino, has also recently graduated from Pittston Area. We are very proud of her for all of her hard work. After completing her orientation, she will be hitting the streets on Ambulance 543. ... See MoreSee Less
I can't believe how grown up. I use to wait on you at Parente's Restaurant.... Congratulations!!!
Awesome Maddison. Good job
Way to go Madison...
Way to go
Congratulations Madison! 🎓
Station 143 would like to congratulate Engine Captain Patrick Kaczmarczyk on his recent graduation from Wilkes University. Patrick obtained a degree in nursing from the university and started his new career today at Wilkes Barre General Hospital. Best of Luck!!! ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations, Good luck.
Congrats Pat, and good luck with your new job.
Congrats!!!! and good luck
Great Job Congratulations
So proud of you Pat!!
Congrats Patrick Kaczmarczyk
Great job Patrick