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Name: Jonathan Morgalis
Date registered: 7 December, 2010

Latest posts

  1. 60th Annual Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighter’s Convention Winner List — 25 August, 2014
  2. PFD Looking Back – August 2014 — 1 August, 2014
  3. PFD Looking Back – July 2014 — 1 July, 2014
  4. New Command Vehicles — 20 June, 2014
  5. Public Safety Night Out — 5 June, 2014

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Sep 01

PFD Looking Back – September 2013

A look back at incidents from the PFD during the month of September. Submitted by Mike Glore. September 2013 Looking Back

Aug 01

PFD Looking Back – August 2013

A look back at incidents from the PFD during the month of August. Submitted by Mike Glore. August 2013 Looking Back

Jul 01

PFD Looking Back – July 2013

A look back at incidents from the PFD during the month of July. Submitted by Mike Glore. July 2013 Looking Back

Jun 01

PFD Looking Back – June 2013

A look back at incidents from the PFD during the month of June. Submitted by Mike Glore. June 2013 Looking Back

May 29

Public Safety Night Out

On Monday, June 17th at 6pm, the PFD will be hosting a Public Safety Night Out at the Lower Rear Martz Hall Parking lot. Rain Date will be Tuesday, June 18th. The event will be held at the DHH Lengel School and will feature displays by the Pottsville FD, Pottsville EMS, Fire Safety Smoke House, …

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May 26


At 1053hrs Stations 30, 40 & 60 were dispatched to the area of 210 Peacock Street for a MVA with one vehicle reported to be into a building. First arriving units found a pickup truck that struck a parked car and then struck a house. E-41 placed a 1-3/4″ safety line in operation and other personnel assisted EMS with …

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May 25

Working Structure Fire

At 05:44 hours on Saturday May 25th a box alarm was transmitted for a possible structure fire at 305 Howard Avenue in Pottsville. Assistant Chief George Stefnic (P3) arrived on scene first, reporting a working structure fire. The structure was a semi attached 2-1/2 story home of wood frame construction. One of the residents was …

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May 21

MVA with Entrapment – Mutual Aid

At 2157hrs Station 60 was dispatched to assist East Norwegian Twp Fire & Port Carbon Fire on Route 209 in the area of John’s Drive In Restaurant for a MVA with possible Entrapment. When units arrived on scene, they found a single vehicle down a 30′ embankment, which took out multiple trees and came to …

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May 12

Working Structure Fire with Entrapment

Just before midnight on Sunday May 12th the Pottsville Fire Department was dispatched for a possible structure fire with entrapment at 231 Pierce Street (incident address was actually 235 Pierce but the caller could not see an address so they used the neighbors address). Pottsville Police arrived on scene first and relayed to the dispatch …

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May 05

Apartment Fire

At 2038hrs the PFD was dispatched to 714 West Mahantongo Street for a reported apartment building fire with possible entrapment. First arriving personnel assisted with the removal of the patients from the apartment and reported heavy smoke in the apartment. Crews found a stove fire from oil left on the stove and put the remainder …

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