Skip to main content

Lansford Legion donates $1,700 towards new firefighting equipment

  • ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS After hearing about the needs of local firefighters, the Lansford American Legion Post 123 and its members donated $1,700 towards new firefighting tools for the American Fire Company No. 1 in Lansford. The donated money…
    ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS After hearing about the needs of local firefighters, the Lansford American Legion Post 123 and its members donated $1,700 towards new firefighting tools for the American Fire Company No. 1 in Lansford. The donated money will be used to replace old tool fasteners and old-style flashlights with new multiple PAC tool mounts, a PAC Irons Lok system and five lighter, rechargeable flashlights. Pictured are the old style mounts and heavy flashlights. Due to current hardware limititations, some equipment sits loose on the floor of the cab of the firetruck. Firefighters added that the new equipment will resolve this and make it safer, as well as NFPA compliant.
Published March 30. 2013 09:01AM

Classified Ads

Event Calendar

<<

October 2017

>>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    

Upcoming Events

Twitter Feed

Nearby

Bombers get creative with parade floats

40.8014826, -75.6101867

Some of Palmerton’...

Man faces charges for shooting his dog

40.8014826, -75.6101867

Charges have been...

Extension hosts annual dinner

40.7986942, -75.8104747

The Carbon County Ex...

Reader Photo Galleries