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1949-09-29(1)

1930-1960

July 25, 1966 July 28, 1965 December 20, 1962 November 8, 1961 Box 68 – 09:25 hours – 120 W. Railroad Street – Cause: Defective Flue – Loss $800 Photo is taken from West End’s 1960 Seagrave 750 quint. Directly in front is Greenwood Hill’s 1947 International-Darley 500 GPM, posedi n front of the building …

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1970-2000

May 7, 1993 200 Block of North Ninth Street 1993 continued to be a devastating fire year for the City of Pottsville as fire ripped through a block of homes on North Ninth Street. This fire was one of the worst in the modern history of the PFD. The fire started in a furnace in …

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2001-2005

December 22, 2005 – Working Structure Fire Main Street (Blythe Twp) Village of Kaska ,08:37 Stations 10, 20 & 70 Responded Photos by: D. Kelly – Sta. 50 & Stephen Barrett (coalregionfire.com) December 8, 2005 – MVA w/ Entrapment 1426 Rt. 61 South (North Manheim Twp.) ,08:59 Station 60 Responded Photos by: Z. Rist – …

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09-26-09-08

2006-2010

July 26, 2009 – Working Row Home Fire 21:07hrs – All seven stations were dispatched to 810 N. 3rd Street for a reported house fire. First arriving units found heavy smoke venting from Divisions 1 & 2 Side A. Two 1 – 3/4” lines were pulled for the initial attack and one crew went to …

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News

April 11, 2008 – Fire Officer I Certification On April, 7 firefighters from the City of Pottsville received their results from the Fire Officer I certification that was held at Station 10. We would like to say congratulations to all the firefighters who passed successfully. STATION 10 Jason Witmier Steve Horvath Joee McCloskey STATION 60 …

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