Sun. Feb 28th 2016
Members from Station 3 and 11 (Greenawalds) enjoy Sunday dinner together.
Sun. Feb 28th 2016
Today members were out completing Pumper and SCBA qualifications. Multiple hand line evolutions were conducting including an extensive ladder pipe drill. Station 11 (Greenawalds) as well participated with probationary members. They were able to become more familiarized with the Tower's operation...
Tue. Feb 23rd 2016
For department drill, two vehicles were acquired to conduct vehicle rescue evolutions. Probationary members were able to complete required check-offs and qualified members had the opportunity to go through three separate "run-ins", which included every aspect of a motor vehicle accident.
Sun. Feb 21st 2016
Tonight members went out with a few probationers to practice pulling hose lines. Every new member is required to go through a familiarization and then separate qualification before being checked off to wear SCBA
Mon. Feb 8th 2016
Last night 15 members, 2 candidate members, and family gathered at the firehouse to enjoy the football game with delicious homemade food. It was a great time and nice to see the group growing larger year after year.Congratulations to the Denver Broncos!
Tue. Feb 2nd 2016
Last night for training members traveled to Cetronia Ambulance to review some basic equipment operations and to complete our practical session to carry Naloxone (Narcan).First Cetronia Ambulance Director of Operations, Chris Peischl, presented the hands-on portion of our Narcan training. With the ri...
Mon. Feb 1st 2016
January 2016 statistics:64 dispatched calls2 working firesAverage dispatch to responding time: 1 minute 35 secondsAverage manpower per call:9 members
Tue. Jan 26th 2016
We are proud to announce and congratulate Probationary Firefighter Asher Haufler (center), has successfully completed and passed his nationally registered EMT-B. Asher came to us with no experience and quickly dedicated a lot of time and effort. Asher is also enrolled in Firefighter 1 and is schedul...
Tue. Jan 26th 2016
Last night for weekly drill we were out cleaning large amounts of snow away from fire hydrants. 18 members in total split up and hit majority of our first due coverage area.-Engine 311 cleaned Cetronia-Engine 312 cleaned Bungalow Park/Dorneyville-Tower 331 cleaned Cedar Creek FarmsA total of 62 hydr...
Sun. Jan 24th 2016
Since Friday Station 3 has been very busy handling calls related to Snowstorm Jonas.Starting Friday evening the firehouse was staffed with at least 10 members to respond with multiple apparatus if needed.Majority of our calls included assisting the ambulance reach residents having medical emergencie...
Mon. Jan 18th 2016
A HUGE thank you to students from Penn State Scranton for their community service today at the firehouse. The rigs, floors, and day room look great!
Mon. Jan 11th 2016
Tonight for training members reviewed ropes and knots.First everyone had the opportunity to practice basic knots and discuss rope anatomy.Afterwards crews split into three groups to practice tying different tools and equipment
Mon. Jan 4th 2016
For training crews reviewed the different components to our SCBA.After a brief overview members split up into two groups. One group was responsible for disentangling 3 airpacks while being blind folded. The other group was given the difficult task of disconnecting their regulator whip, while be...
Sat. Dec 19th 2015
Saturday December 19th, we held our annual Christmas Party at the Allentown Brew Works. It was a night off for us and our families to enjoy.Congratulations to Lieutenant Maxwell Paine for receiving Firefighter of the Year. Firefighter of the Year is a very prestigious award that is awarded to one me...
Thu. Dec 3rd 2015
Saturday December 19th, Santa will be paying a visit to the Cetronia area. His sleigh for the day will be our ladder truck. We will be starting around 10AM and will make our way around. Anybody with any questions feel free to send us a message. See you soon
Thu. Nov 26th 2015
The membership and leadership of Cetronia Fire Department would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe Thanksgiving.We also are excited to announce Assistant Chief Joe and Ashley Macus will be expecting a little "recruit" in June. Congratulations
Wed. Nov 25th 2015
A huge congratulations to Firefighter Peter Attieh who graduated from the 108th Harrisburg Area Community College Police Academy. Peter worked for 20 hard weeks and received confirmation that he passed all of his certification tests. Peter will now return to the area to pursue local opportunities. J...
Wed. Nov 11th 2015
Today our little friends from Active Learners came by for a tour and a refresher on fire prevention. The kids and teachers also had the opportunity to go hands on with Engine and Tower Company operations.
Tue. Nov 10th 2015
Cetronia Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of life member, former Assistant Chief, and our most recent Grand Marshal Paul Bastian. We ask for everyone to keep the Bastian family in your thoughts and prayers.
Sat. Nov 7th 2015
Tower 331 with a crew of 3 went to North Whitehall Township to take place in a technical rescue drill. Station 42 (Lehigh County Special Operations), Station 16 (Neffs), and Station 22 (Schnecksville) all participated.
Sat. Oct 17th 2015
Today five members were attending an Aerial Apparatus Practices class at Eastern Salisbury Fire Department. This class reviews the advanced operations of ladder truck set ups/operations.Also today two members continued their Rescue Technician NFPA 1006 class. This class teaches basic low/high angle ...
Sun. Oct 11th 2015
Cetronia Fire Department is proud to announce our new Utility truck is in service! The truck is a 2015 Chevy Silverado 3500HD crew cab with a Reading body and will be replacing our 1998 Chevy Suburban. The Utility carries equipment for forcible entry, EMS, vehicle extrication and stabilization, debr...
Fri. Oct 9th 2015
Fire Prevention continues today at a local daycare. Members described different components of the gear and gave the kids the opportunity to flow water.
Tue. Oct 6th 2015
Members are out at Cetronia Elementary School teaching and reinforcing fire prevention to the young ones.
Fri. Sep 11th 2015
Today the members had the honor to lower the flag in remembrance of what happened on this day 14 years ago. At 0846 the flag was lowered and a moment of silence followed.
Sun. Aug 30th 2015
Today 4 members are continuing portions of their hands on skills for the nationality certified driver/operator-pumper course.
Thu. Aug 27th 2015
Members spent part of the afternoon reviewing gear components, laying out, and pulling lines.
Tue. Aug 25th 2015
For Department drill members focused on large water operations. Crews practiced quickly putting a 2 1/2" hose line, deck gun, and aerial waterway in service. Also included was driver/operator training for drivers in training.
Sat. Aug 22nd 2015
Today members enjoyed our annual clam bake. Lunch was prepared by our life members and dinner was catered by Grumpy's BBQ. Thanks everyone for a wonderful day!
Tue. Aug 11th 2015
For Department drill members traveled to Station 11 (Greenawalds) to utilize the township forcible entry prop. Asst Chief Macus reviewed basic one person / two person inward / outward swinging forcible entry