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Station 70 – American

The Rough & Ready Fire Company was established on June 30, 1848. The company was originally housed on 3rd street near Mahantongo. The company name was changed to American Rough & Ready in 1851 and then to American Hose Company #2 on May 21, 1866. On March 29, 1869 the building on 3rd Street was sold and the site pictured here was purchased. The cornerstone of the building was laid on September 9, 1876. On January 21, 1960 the company broke ground for the social hall located next to the engine house. This building has served the company and its members well in the years since.

Sta. 70 – Apparatus

Engine 71 1996 E-One Cyclone II Pumper 2000 GPM Hale 2-Stage Pump 700  gal Water 60 Gal Class B Foam 1500 Ft. LDH 7 Preconnects Remote Control Deluge Gun (2000 GPM) Front and Rear Intakes 6000 Watt Wilburt Light Tower 10 KW Generator Seating for (8) Thermal Imaging Camera Engine 72   2011 KME Panther …

Sta. 70 – Events

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Sta. 70 – History

Organization of the Rough & Ready Fire Company, out of which was created the American Hose Company, took place on June 30, 1848. The first officers were Isaac Haupt as President, Charles Porter as Vice President, Wells Miller, Secretary and Paul Bock, treasurer. The dues of the company were twelve and a half cents or …

Sta. 70 – Officers

2011 Company Officers President – John Fox Vice President – Cheryl Misstishin Recording Secretary – Angela Ventresca Financial Secretary – Charles Sibbett Jr. Company Trustee – Edward Misstishin Company Trustee – Mike Carroll Company Trustee – Douglas Williams 2011 Fire Officers Captain – Kevin Sibbett 1st. Lieutenant – Carmen Zuppert 2nd. Lieutenant – Brian Carroll …

Sta. 70 – Photos