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Santa coming to the AHCO

Santa Claus is coming to the American Hose on Sunday Dec. 21st at 1PM. he will be arriving by fire truck and bringing something for the children. This event is open to the community, all children welcome. We encourage you to stop down and see santa.

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173 Sunny Drive, Schuylkill Township, House Fire

1748: Tamaqua Fire dispatched for L770, along with Citizens and East End  for response to Schuylkill Township for reported house fire. E782 responding, AHCO crewed L770 and responded along with E778, update from county, village of Mary-D, receiving multiple calls. Shortly after, confirmed working fire. L770 took position near A/B corner, E782 took position just […]

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12 West Broad St., Apartment Building Fire

0016: Tamaqua Fire, rescue and EMS, dispatched to 12 West Broad St, reported apartment building fire. E776 responding, update from county, occupant reporting smoke detector activation and smoke condition on 4th floor, will be Pennsylvania Performing Arts Academy. E775 responding followed by AHCO crew on L770, all other Tanmaqua units repsonding. E782 on scene side […]

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Fall Home Heating Safety

Tips for a safe fireplace •Have your fireplace inspected by a certified chimney sweeper. Many fires are caused by creosote buildup in the chimney or stovepipe. •Use a metal mesh screen to prevent sparks from popping out of the fireplace. •Leave glass fireplace doors open while burning a fire. These doors can reach temperatures of […]

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