Members from the department stopped at the CHS fundraising event that presented Transformers Show Truck and some other visitors. The booster club offered rides for a fee in Optimus Prime and Bumble Bee Trasformer vehicles.
Crews from Wright Twp and Fairview Twp conducted a confined space rescue drill at Fairchild Semi Conductor in the Crestwood Industrial Park.We are planning another drill for the late spring or early fall of 2016.
Members from WTVFD demonstrated to FEMA, PEMA, NEC, Luzerne County EMA and PPL the ability and site prep for an emergency at the Susquehanna Steam Nuclear Facility located in Salem Twp. Station 189, WTVFD, is one of the decon stations certified by FEMA, PEMA and PPL to decon Radiological Hazards.
Crews from Station 189 took Engine 2 to St. Paul's Pre-School for Fire Prevention day. Two classes were handled, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.Morning: Ryan Carter, Graig Hartley and Zack Fisher
Today, members from the Wright Twp Fire Dept took Engine 2 to Rice Elementary School for Fire Prevention day. Members taught the Kindergarten, 1st Grade and 2nd Grade classes about Fire Prevention week and equipment used in the fire service.
A crew from 189 along with rice pd and school officials are conducting a practice drill today with the elementary students. This drill is to practice restricted movement and lock down procedures along with evacuation in the event an emergency should exist.
On Friday July 16th, Members of WLC District 11and DCNR will be attending the opening of the new Disney film - Planes, Fire and Rescue at the Movie Theater in Hazleton near the Laurel Mall. Smokey the bear and two Brush Units, one from Wright Twp and one from DCNR will be on hand for show and tell ...
Members from station 189 are attending a 16 hour radiological response training class to re-certify for decontamination training for the Susquehanna Steam / Nuclear Power Facility. Station 189 is one of two decon stations for the facility in the event their is an emergency in or around the facility...