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Electronic Devices Training

Pond Hill-Lily Lake Fire Company will be hosting an Electronics Devices in-house training day at our station.  We will be refreshing on the high tech side of the fire service and will involve hands on use of the equipment along with education of there use.  All members of our company are urged to attend and members of outside companies are welcome to come as well, in fact feel free to bring some equipment to use from your own department. Residents can also stop by if they would like to see what we have available to use when it comes to tech equipment.

Training starts at 2pm on November 16th, so feel free to stop by.

Calendars Are Returning in 2015!

Our raffle calendars will be back for 2015 and are currently being printed now!  The calendars will return at the normal cost of $25 per calendar and offer a chance to win up to $10,000.  Sales of our 2015 calendars will begin shortly and residents looking to support our company are welcomed to sale as well.  If you would like more information on how to buy, sale, or just general info then contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (570) 379-2204. 

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Lee Road Brush Fire

Around 11:00AM on August 10th, Pond Hill-Lily Lake Fire Company was dispatched for our Brush Tanker (our Heavy Brush Truck) to assist Mocanaqua's Fire Company with a large brush fire.  Once en route, crews realized that the fire was larger than a average brush fire as more and more units were being dispatched for response.  The fire itself was not only growing at a fast pace, it was also located down a nearly inaccessible access road.  Below is a list of units that we know were at the fire:

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Donation Drive Sent Out

Our yearly donation drive has been sent out and should have arrived in your mail box a few days ago.  The funds from this drive go towards the running costs of our origination and will ensures that when you call 911 someone will show up.  Even the smallest donation can help keep your local fire company around and perhaps save not only your neighbors life, but your own as well.

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Dump Site Drill

For our June training session, Pond Hill-Lily Lake ran a Dump Site drill that included setting up a single pond and dual pond dump site, supplying water between multiple ponds, and doing a dry run with a tanker.

What is a "Dump Site"?  During a large fire a lot of water is needed to either extinguish the fire or to simply control it.  This water is normally obtained via fire hydrants, directly out of local pools/ponds, or water tankers.  However during large brush fires other sources may be used, such as planes and relays.  The dump site is used mostly during rural fires where hydrants are not available or hydrants are not big enough for the fire.  It is generally one or two fire engines set up with one or more portable ponds and is the receiving point for water tankers or even a water relay system.  The dump site is directly responsible for supplying the fire apparatus (fire trucks) at the fire with the water when needed.

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