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Sun. Dec 15th 2013
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As another year comes to a close we would like to thank Andy at for all the photos taken during the year at d...

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Tue. Dec 10th 2013
Busy Sunday for Engine

E-782 operated onscene of two working House Fires in the early morning hours. Check out the Call History section for Details....

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Sat. Nov 30th 2013
Citz, American Hose and Tuscarora Complete Joint Live Burn

Members of the Citizens Fire Company, American Hose Company and Tuscarora Fire Company took part in a joint training exercise...

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Citizens Fire Company
99 West Rowe Street
Tamaqua, PA  18252



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Engine 782 & Squad 783

   We are located in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania just 32 miles north of the city of Allentown and about 40 miles south of the city of Scranton. We are the oldest fire company in the borough, with our station being located in the heart of Tamaqua's downtown district at the corners of Berwick and Rowe streets on the boroughs west side. The station location allows for quick access to all of the boroughs five wards.





Recent Calls
Engine Responds on Possible Struture Fire
Wed. Apr 9th 2014
At 04:30 E-782 was dispatched to 49 Lincoln Drive in Hometown Rush Township for a reported structure fire. E-782 went responding with 5 and arrived to find C-2501 and multiple Rush Township Fire units on scene with an heating unit malfunction. E-782 crew went to work using fans to ventilate the stru...

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Engine responds to working Fire in Schuylkill Township
Tue. Apr 1st 2014
At 5:50am Engine 782 was dispatched along with L-770 and E-778 to 614 Old Route 209 in Schuylkill Township the Village of Newkirk for a reported structure fire. C-771 & C-2703 arrived on location to a working fire of a single family dwelling. E-782 responded with 6 and was put in service with 2 ...

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Odor Investigation
Fri. Mar 21st 2014
At 07:35 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to 319 W. Rowe St. for an odor investigation. E-782 was first on scene and made entry into the house. Crews only made it right inside the door when the meter went off for CO. The meter read over 700 ppm. and crews quickly got the guy out of the house. Crew...

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Smoke in a Structure
Thu. Mar 20th 2014
At 13:35 TFD was dispatched to 21 Market St. for a Smoke in a Structure. E-782 went in route quickly. E-775, L-770, and E-782 got on scene and called it for an oil burner problem. Crew were shortly released. E-782 responded with 5 personnel....

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AFA 500 Penn Street- Tamaqua High School
Wed. Mar 12th 2014
At 17:25 Tamaqua Fire Department was dispatched to 500 Penn Street the Tamaqua High School for an Automatic Fire Alarm. E-782 went responding with 4 at 17:26 and was advised a manual pull station was activated. E-782 arrived on location with nothing showing and began investigating. Engine Officer an...

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2014 Call Volume
  Fire R.I.T
Jan 10 5
Feb 10 3
Mar 8 1
Apr 4  
Total 32 9

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