Lookout Fire Company #1
 

80th Annual Labor Day Parade Results

Tuesday, September 8, 2015   The Lookout Fire Co. #1 is Pleased to Announce the Award Recipients for our 80th Annual Labor Day Parade! They are the Following:•2nd Best Appearing Mini – Pumper: Upper Nazareth Twp. Fire Co.
•Best Appearing Mini-Pumper: East Bangor Fire Co. 
•Best Appearing Police Unit: East Bangor Police Department
•Best Appearing Antique Fire Truck or Ambulance: Portland Hook and Ladder -1934 Hahn
•2nd Best Appearing Ambulance: Plainfield Twp. Vol Fire Co. Unit 3682
•Best Appearing Ambulance: West End Community Ambulance Unit 827
•2nd Best Appearing Water Rescue unit: Portland Hook and Ladder
•Best Appearing Water Rescue Unit: Diamond Fire Co. of Waluntport
•2nd Best Appearing Rescue Truck: Dewey Fire Co. of Hellertown
•Best Appearing Rescue Truck: Lake Harmony Fire Co.
•Best Appearing Chief’s Vehicle or Command Vehicle: Upper Nazareth Twp. Fire Co.
•2nd Best Appearing Special Service: Dewey Fire Co. of Hellertown
•Best Appearing Special Service: Diamond Fire Co. of Waluntport
•2nd Best Appearing Brush Truck 500 GPM or Less: Portland Hook and Ladder
•Best Appearing Brush Truck 500 GPM or Less: Lehigh Twp. Vol Fire Co.
•2nd Best appearing Tanker/Pumper: Bushkill Twp. Vol. Fire Co.
•Best Appearing Tanker/Pumper: Huntington Vol. Fire Co. 
•2nd Best Appearing Tanker: Lake Harmony Fire Co.
•Best Appearing Tanker: Tunkhannock Twp. Vol Fire Co.
•2nd Best Appearing Aerial: East Allen Twp. Vol Fire Co.
oEast Allen Declined 2nd place and gave it to Lehigh Twp. Vol. Fire Co. in honor of one of Lehigh Twp. Members who was seriously injured in preparing their truck for the parade
•Best Appearing Aerial: Lake Harmony Vol. Fire Co.
•2nd Best Appearing Commercial Pumper: Diamond Fire Co. of WaluntPort – Unit 2911
•Best Appearing Commercial Pumper: Plainfield Twp. Vol. Fire Co. – Unit 3612
•2nd Best Appearing Custom Pumper: Bangor Fire Department – Unit 3011
•Best Appearing Custom Pumper: Lake Harmony Vol. Fire Co.
•3rd Best Appearing Float: Immaculate Consumption School 
•2nd Best Appearing Float: Cub Scout Pack 39
•Best Appearing Float: Lukie’s Fall Festival 
•2nd Best Appearing Marching Fire Co. or Emergency Service Co. 24 members or Less: Huntington Vol. Fire Co. of N.J.
• Best Appearing Marching Fire Co. or Emergency Service Co. 24 members or Less: Columbia Fire Co. of Roseto 
•Best Appearing Marching Fire Co. or Emergency Service Co. 25 members or more: Bangor Fire Dept.
•Special Judges Award: Bangor Fire Department- For their 1917 Ladder Truck
•Special Judges Award : Pink Heals – Guardians of the Ribbon Slate Belt Chapter
•Best Overall Appearing Company Marching and Equipment: Bangor Fire Department




We would like to Congratulate all the winners and everyone who took part in this years parade and made it the huge success it was.



In addition we would like to thank everyone who came out over the weekend and helped make it the amazing celebration it is!!





   


 

Services Announcement for David “Buddha” Mutton

Friday, August 21, 2015   *Services Announcement for David “Buddha” Mutton.*****


Funeral Services for David “Buddha” Mutton are as the following.




Sunday August 23rd, 2o15 – Viewing at the Guerro & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 126 E. Penn Ave Pen Argyl, PA 18072 4pm till 8pm
Any fire department wishing to attending with other fire departments please message us on here or email us at gpar06@gmail.com for information and details.


Monday August 24h,2015 – Services to be held at Grace United Methodist Church, 404 E. Mountain Ave Pen Argyl, PA 18072. Viewing from 9am till 11am with services to begin at 11am with procession to grave site to follow.

Any fire department wishing to attend services on Monday with apparatus please email fire chief Dean Parsons at chiefpar06@gmail.com.


Please continue to keep the Mutton Family in your thoughts and Prays






   


 

Passing of David "Buddha" Mutton

Thursday, August 20, 2015   It is with the heaviest of hearts and the deepest of sympathies that the Lookout Fire Co. #1 of Pen Argyl announce the passing of firefighter and former company President David “Buddha” Mutton.


Mr. Mutton served the Lookout Fire Co. #1 for 30 dedicated years. During his years of service he served on numerous committees and held many positions. Mr. Mutton most notable served as company president several times for a total of 15 years. He also served as both the Labor Day Celebration and Spring Festival Celebration Co-Chairman for many years.
At this time arrangements are being planned and will be announced once they come available. The officers and members of LFC #1 ask that everyone keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this time, as not only as the Lookout Fire Co. #1 suffered a deep loss but also the entire Pen Argyl Area.

   


 

2015 Memorial Day Weekend Spring Festival

Friday, May 1, 2015  We are pleased to Announce that we our hosting once again our annual Spring Festival over Memorial Day Weekend at Weona Park  on May 21st through May 24th.  You Wont want to miss out on this great family fun event and the unofficial start of the Summer. A $15 Ride specials will be offered on Thursday night from 6pm till 9:45pm and Sunday from 4pm till 8pm. Entertainment this year includes on Thursday night Inch and the Echoes, Friday Night "Jump start", Saturday Night "Sidekick" , and Sunday " Uncle Smiley Band".  Admission and Parking are Free for the whole weekend. Cash Bingo will be available throughout the weekend. So come on out and get the summer started with the Lookout Fire Co. #1 Spring Festival!


   


 

Afternoon filled with multiple calls

Wednesday, January 14, 2015   On Wednesday January 14th  just before 1300  Lookout Fire Co. #1 along with Station 35 and EMS 27 were dispatched for a working dwelling fire in the borough, crews were able to make a quick knock down of a fire in the wall and limit any extension into the rest of the dwelling and crews were clear of the scene of the scene and back in service within the hour. Then at 1630 support unit 3243 was requested to assist Mt. Bethel Fire Co. and Suburban E.M.S at the scene of a dwelling fire in Upper Mt. Bethel Township. Due to the cold tempters and the extend time crews had been on the assignment and the projected time they would remain on scene 3243 provided warmth and shelter for crews on scene till 1930 hours. At 1700, 3212 and 3241 were called by Fire 38, Washington Twp  to assist them and Blue Valley Rescue with extrication at the scene of an MVA in the township. Crews assisted in extrication of the patient.and were clear of the scene within an hour. A job well done by everyone on all the incidents throughout the day!

   


 

Fire Prevention Day 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014  We are excited to announce that once again we will be joining Lukie's Fall Festival on Saturday October 11th at Weona Park! The festival, a fundraiser to raise awareness and help find the cure for SMA, will be held from 11am till 5pm. The Lookout Fire Co. #1, along with several other local public safety agencies, will be conducting our Fire Prevention Fair from 11am till 3pm, so be sure to stop down and see all of the fun activities and demonstrations we will be having throughout the day! Mark your calendars and make sure to come out to support a great cause at Lukie's Fall Festival!


     



 

Afternoon High Occupancy Structre Fire

Sunday, August 31, 2014 13:29

On Sunday August 31st at 1329 hours Fire Station 32 and 35 along with EMS station 27 were dispatched for a reported High Occupancy Facility Fire in the 100 block of E. Pennsylvania Ave in the Borough. Fire Chief 3251 and Assistant Chief 3252 went responding to the scene. Police 32 advised N.C. E-911 center that there was heavy smoke in the area.  Chief 3251 arrived on scene and established fire 32 command with a working fire to the B side of the structure. Engine 3211 went responding with a full crew. 32 command advised 3211 to have to lines off to the side and through the front door, 32 command than advised the second due in engine 3212 to the D side for the structure and to establish water supply. Engine 3211 arrived on scene with crews immediately going into service. Engine 3212 arrived on scene and went into service with lines to the C side of the structure. Water supply was than established by Engine 3512 with crews from from 3512 and Utility 3241 assisting in both interior and exterior operations. Crews were quickly able to provided knockdown and control of the bulk of the fire within the first 15 Min's . At 1400 hours Fire 32 command advised N.C. 911 that the fire was out, Fire 32 Command also requested that Fire Stations 34 and 36 be dispatched for man power due to the high heat and humidity.  During the internally fire attack and search crews were able to locate 3 dogs and 2 cats in the structure and rescue them safely from the structure. Crews remained on scene providing overhaul and investigation. At  1624 hours fire 32 command cleared  all units from the scene and made them available at that time.

Units: Engine 3211, Engine 3212, Utility 3241, Support 3242

Mutual Aid: 3411,3412,3441,3511,3512,3541,3611,3612,3641, EMS 27 , Police 32





     



 

79th Annual Labor Day Celabration Weekend



The Lookout Fire Co. #1 is proud to once again host our 79th edition of the Labor Day Weekend Celebration from Friday August 29th through Monday September 1st. The fun filled family weekend is held at Weona Park, located at Route 512 and South Main Street in the borough of Pen Argyl. The celebration is open from 5pm-10pm on Friday, 5pm-11pm on Saturday, 3pm-10pm on Sunday, and 2pm-9pm on Labor Day Monday. There is free entertainment all weekend starting Friday night with "The Jim Roberti Band", Saturday night will feature "The Joe's", Sunday "DJ Dave” will be on the stage for the afternoon, while " Peaceful Closure" will appear for the night cap. Monday will feature “RMK Entertainment”, providing the sound for all your after parade experience, while “Inch and the Echoes" will close out the celebration Monday night. In addition to the great entertainment, we will be having $15 ride specials on Friday night and Sunday, after the grand firework show on Saturday. The Baby Parade will be held on Sunday to name the Baby King and Queen for the Labor Day Parade. Also, don't forget about the awesome Big Wheel race on Sunday afternoon. As always we save the best for last as we host the area's largest parade Monday afternoon. The parade kicks off at 1pm but registration is from 9am till 12noon at the Pen Argyl Borough Hall. Parade Awards will be held at 530pm at the main stage and we will conclude the night and our celebration with a Grand Raffle Prize drawing were we will be giving away a cash! Also, who can forget our cash bingo hall that will be running all weekend, our awesome Beer Garden, and to satisfy all your hunger needs make sure to stop by our Sausage Stand, sausage is being provided by Spears Meat Market you don't want to miss it, our amazing mouthwatering Hamburg stand, provided by R&R Provisions, or our always satisfying Hot Dog's. In case we forgot to mention, admission is totally free, and to make it even better how about free parking as well! So come down and join the Lookout Fire Co. #1 Labor Day Weekend as we have all of this and so much more, you won’t want to miss it at all! For more information or questions email us at laborday@lookoutfireco.com



     



 

James Davey recieves the 2013 James G. Dietrich Firefighter of the year Award

Saturday, April 12, 2014  The Lookout Fire Company #1 is proud to announce that the 2013 recipient of James G.Dietrich Firefighter of the year award. The 2013 recipient is Mr. James Davey, Mr. Davey is a second generation Firefighter of the Lookout Fire Co. #1, and following in the footsteps of his father Henry Davey. He began his volunteer career in 1966. During his now 48 years of service to the Lookout Fire Co. #1 Mr. Davey has severed in numerous roles including previously; Company President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Foreman. Mr. Davey still serves as our Safety officer, President of The Fireman's relief Association, House Committee, Fire Safety Committee, Finical Sectary of our Labor Day and Memorial Day Celebrations, and countless other committees. We are proud to have James "Jim" as this year’s recipient in recitation of his many years of dedication and serves to the Lookout Fire Co. #1, the Borough of Pen Argyl, and all the surrounding Communities. Congratulations James Davey on receiving this great award and honor.



     



 

Sportman's Raffle is back once again!

Thursday, January 30, 2014  The Lookout Fire Company #1 sportsman's raffle is back once again and is to be held on Saturday April 26th. at the Weona Park Community Center from 1pm till 5pm. This years ticket consist of 30 different prizes, ranging from hunting and camping gear. Some of our great prizes this year include the following:GUN SAFE - Cannon 24 Gun, MARLIN GUIDE GUN 1895 45/70 or $400.00, KAYAK,HENRY GOLDEN BOY .22LR or $300.00,GLOCK Model 19 Gen. 3 9mm or $400.00 and much more.Tickets are currently on sale for $5.00 a ticket or 5 for $20.00  Along with great door prizes and raffles to be held throughout the day of the event. Only a limited number of tickets are available so get them while the last.  For more information contact any member of the company. Or stop by the fire station any Monday night between 6:30pm and 8:00pm.
All proceeds benefit Lookout Fire Company #1
For a complete list of all the prizes please see flyer below or Checkout our  Facebook page about opportunities to purchase tickets at different events.

     


 
 
 

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