Recent Calls
Sun. Jul 24th 2016
Rescue handles 2nd Alarm RIT Duties in "3 Alarmer" in District 145

Rescue #5 was requested on the 2nd Alarm Assignment into Fire West's Huntington Township on a working Residential Structu...

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Wed. May 18th 2016
Mutal Aid 2nd Alarm Commercial Job in District 11

In the early morning hours of May 18th the First Alarm Commercial Fire box was struck and sent to the Cellar Dwellers Bar @ 3...

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Wed. Apr 13th 2016
Truck Company takes in 1st Alarm Commercial Fire Assignment

Around 1600 hours this evening Hanover Township Truck #4 was dispatched on a 1st Alarm Assignment to the Wyoming Valley Mall ...

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News Headlines
Fri. Jul 29th 2016
HTFD receives Federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant for purchase of new Pumper.

It was announced today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the Hanover Area Fire District is the recipiant o...

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Tue. Jun 14th 2016
Pennsylvania Yellow DOT Program

Times for traveling are here. During the summer months the number of travelers increases state and nationwide. Participate in...

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Mon. Apr 4th 2016
Ladders & Laces 5k proves successful!

On behalf of all of the Officers and Members of the Hanover Township Fire Department we would like to Thank Navient and All w...

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 Welcome to the Hanover Township Fire Department

 

"Pride in our Past , Dedication to our Future !!"

 


Congratulations to Firefighter/EMT Paul Rakowski who was hired as a Career Firefighter with Anne Arundel County Maryland!
Paul will be leaving our department at the end of June, to begin his new career and attend the 6 month long fire academy. Paul has served the past 3 years in the Hanover Twp Fire Dept.

Best of Luck Paul!

 


Congratulations goes out to our Fire Prevention Team on being awarded the Walter Sawchuck Fire Prevention Award from the Six County Fireman's Association. They will receive the award at the annual Delegates and Awards Banquet in McAdoo on June 23, 2016.

The Members Receiving the Award are:
Chris Halecki
John Engleman
Tyler Gavlick
Michael Meeker
Eric Sheeder
Joseph Marczak


Congratulations goes out to Firefighter/EMT Matthew Balon on successfully graduating from the 10 month long Paramedic Program at Luzerne County Community College. Matt is now on to taking the National Registry Certification test! Best of Luck Matt!


Member Acknowledgements and Recognition
 

The Hanover Township Fire Department would like to recognize the hard work and dedication of the members of our Department for their continued hard work and will to train to better the department as a whole and themselves as individuals all to better serve our community. Each year members attend thousands of hours of training, seminars, and confrences, to better their skills and abilities and their recognition is well earned.

Firefighter 1 Certification  
Lt. William McDaniels Jr.
FF Danny Harkenreader
FF/EMT Paul Rakowski
FF/EMT Matt Balon
FF/EMT Chris Halecki
FF John Engleman

Firefighter 2 Certification
FF John Engleman
Asst. Chief Michael Yodsnukis
FF/EMT Sean P. Reilly


Core Rescue Technician - 1006 
Asst. Chief Michael Yodsnukis
FF Danny Harkenreader

 

Fire Instructor 1 Certification
Capt. Robert Williams



 


 

News Headlines
Fri. Jul 29th 2016
It was announced today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the Hanover Area Fire District is the recipiant of a Federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant for the purpose of vehicle acquisition.  The HAFD has been awarded $408,403.00 with a total project worth of $428.823.00. The...
Tue. Jun 14th 2016
Times for traveling are here. During the summer months the number of travelers increases state and nationwide. Participate in the Pennsylvania Yellow DOT program to provide Emergency Responders Emergency information in the event you cannot. This program assists citizens in the “golden hour&rdq...
Mon. Apr 4th 2016
On behalf of all of the Officers and Members of the Hanover Township Fire Department we would like to Thank Navient and All who participated in the Ladders & Laces 5k on making the event a huge success. Navient raised a total of $12,000.00 to assist with building our new Fire Headquarters which ...
Fri. Apr 1st 2016
Hanover Area Fire District2016 Golf Tournament Fundraiser The tournament will be held on Saturday April 30,2016 at Sand Springs Country Club located in Drums, PAThe entry fee is $80.00 per player and includes greens fees, cart, refreshments, awards dinner, and prizes.Format is Four Person Scram...
Mon. Mar 21st 2016
Approximately 19 firefighters from the Hanover Township Fire Department attended the MAMA Fire Training weekend held at Hughesville High School in Lycoming County March 20th and 21st. Various courses were offered throughout the weekend as firefighters from departments across the ...
Recent Calls
Sun. Jul 24th 2016
Rescue #5 was requested on the 2nd Alarm Assignment into Fire West's Huntington Township on a working Residential Structure Fire on Winkler Rd. Initial caller reported a vehicle on fire endangering a structure. Upon arrival of 1st Alarm units a 2nd Alarm was immediately dispatched to respond to ...
Wed. May 18th 2016
In the early morning hours of May 18th the First Alarm Commercial Fire box was struck and sent to the Cellar Dwellers Bar @ 34 S Main St in Ashley Borough. The 1st Alarm Box sent units from Ashley Fire/EMS, Hanover Twp Truck and RIT Team , Sugar Notch Fire , along with a Medic 9 Unit.  Ashley R...
Wed. Apr 13th 2016
Around 1600 hours this evening Hanover Township Truck #4 was dispatched on a 1st Alarm Assignment to the Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes Barre Township on the smell of electrical burning in the building. The Truck Company quickly responded and was advised while enroute that a Wilkes Barre Twp portable...
Sat. Apr 9th 2016
Hanover Township Fire responded with the RIT team on a 2nd Alarm Assignment in Newport Township in the early morning hours of April 9. The initial dispatch went out around approximately 0430 hours to Depot St in the Glen Lyon section of the Township for the reported house fire.  A New...
Tue. Mar 8th 2016
Hanover Twp Fire along with an Engine out of neighboring Sugar Notch Borough was dispatched to the area of the "Pit" behind the PennDot Building in the Preston section of the Township for an unknown type fire. Per Luzerne County Communications multiple calls were received reporting flames ...
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The Hanover Townsip Fire Department is always accepting new members into our ranks.
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In order to become a member , individual must successfully pass a criminal background check and PA child abuse and safety clearance. You do not have to have any prior firefighting or EMS experience. Training will be provided.

Run Totals
YearTotal Runs
2008946
2009833
2010865
2011973
2012860
2013774
2014785
2015911
2016 

 

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Upcoming Fundraisers

Mud Bog 2016 presented by VWHB & HTFD
Sunday July 17,2016 - 9AM  @ the Plymouth Flats

 

for more information on upcoming fundraisers check out the news section of our website

 


 

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2016 Call Volume
 Total Runs
Jan46
Feb 
Mar61
Apr60
May80
Jun 
Jul 
Aug 
Sep 
Oct 
Nov 
Dec 
Total247

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Contact Information
Hanover Township Fire Department
299 First St
Hanover Township, PA 18706
Non-Emergency: 570-825-1267
Emergency: 911
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