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Fire Prevention Week 2021: Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!

The National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week™ for 99 years, has announced “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, 2021. From beeps to chirps, this year’s campaign works to better educate the public about the sounds smoke alarms make, what those sounds mean, and how to respond to them.  […]

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AHCO Takes 1st Place Marching

The American Hose Co Marching Club traveled to Limerick for the Pa State Firemans Convention. We took first place for a marching unit of 35 or more without a band and also Engine 6511 took 3rd place for best appearing pumper 1250 GPM and under. Engine 6510 made the trip and we also had our […]

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Ice Cream Social

Zions Lutheran church, Tamaqua, is sponsoring an Ice Cream Social to benefit the American Hose Co. Event is July 20th from 4-8PM. Please see their Facebook page for more information and other activities they are sponsoring. Hope to see you there and thank you for your support.

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655 East Broad St, House Fire

06/22/2021 0655: Tamaqua Fire, Tamaqua Rescue, EMS, dispatched to 655 East Broad St for reported house fire. AHCO E6510 responding, update from county, PD on scene and confirming working fire and update to address, 644 East Broad. Captain 65-1 requesting RIT, able to see smoke column from station. Coaldale for an engine and tower and […]

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222 East Broad St, Hi-Rise AFA

6/10/2021 1413: Tamaqua Fire, Tamaqua Rescue, EMS, dispatched to 222 East Broad St for reported structure fire. Tamaqua Hi Rise building. C65 responding, update from county, detector activation from 16th floor. C65 on scene and in command, nothing showing. E6510, E6512, S6563 and E6514 responding, L6520 holding at station. Crews on 16th floor, nothing found, […]

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