Lookout Fire Company #1

Firefighter Mitchell Zanette Answers Final Call

Thursday, February 21, 2013  It is with great sorrow that the officers and members of Lookout Fire Co. #1 announce the passing of Firefighter Mitch Zanette. Mitch lost his battle with cancer in the early morning hours on February 21st while at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Florida for Speed week as part of the Daytona 500. Mitch was a huge NASCAR fan and even though he was sick he wanted to make it to the Daytona 500 in person. He made the trip with family and close friends was in Daytona for the past week as a part of his "bucket tour". He was a one of a kind and truly a great man, friend, and firefighter. His presence around the station and fire company activities will truly be missed by all of us at Station 32. Please send your thoughts and prayers to his family and friends as they cope during this difficult time.



Crews Handle Mutual Aid Dwelling Fire

Sunday, February 17, 2013  In the early morning hours on 2/17 fire ripped through a barn converted into apartments in Plainfield Township. Engine 3211 was dispatched just before 0430 hours to respond to the scene of a working dwelling fire in the 1500 block of Pen Argyl Road in Plainfield Township. Engine 3211, Utility 3241 responded with a total of 15 volunteers. Upon the arrival of 3211, the conditions of the fire had worsened and winds were driving the fire throughout the structure, 36 command struck the evacuation tones and to commence a defensive attack. Crews from 32 continued to work the B and C sides of the building while working with other company's on scene to help control the blaze. Weather conditions of wind and low temperature played a major effect throughout the operation. Crews remained on scene to the late morning checking for hot spots and overhaul operations. A total of 10 people were displaced by the fire. Two residents suffered injuries, with one of them needing a medical helicopter to be transported to the regional burn center, the condition of that patient is unknown.---Photos Courtesy of Express-Times photographer Bill Adams



Members recognize One of Their Own battling Cancer

Tuesday, February 12, 2013  Members gathered this evening to surprise one of their own to recognize him and his many years of service. Firefighter Mitchell Zanette has been battling cancer for the past 16 months and has been battling it tooth and nail. Unknown to him, members gathered to visit him during a local pool league match to present to him with a plaque honoring his dedication to the fire company and community over the years. The officers and members of LFC #1 could not ask for a better guy, friend and brother firefighter. Thank you Mitch and keep on fighting hard and giving it all you got, we've got your back 100% of the way!

President Shawn Campanaro presents Mitch with his plaque

President Shawn Campanaro presents Mitch
      with his plaque


Spring Sportmans Raffle Tickets Now Available

Tuesday, January 8, 2013  The Lookout Fire Company #1 will be once again be holding our spring sportsman's raffle on Saturday April 20th. at the Weona Park Community Center from 1pm till 5pm. This years ticket consist of 25 different prizes, ranging from hunting and camping gear, along with cash money prizes Tickets are currently on sale for $5.00.  For more information contact any member of the company. Or stop by the fire station any Monday night between 6:30pm and 7:00pm.
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.



Community Christmas Food Drive to Take Place

Saturday, December 1, 2012  TheLookout Fire Co. #1 and the Pen Argyl Salvation Army, have teamed up once again for our annual Christmas can food drive. This years drive will be held on the night of Monday  December 10th, starting at 6:45 p.m.  Along with can foods we will be also accepting non perishable food items. On the night of the drive, we ask that you please place your bag of items on your front porch with a porch light on. At 6:45pm members of the company will be driving around town in the fire trucks to pick up the items, so be on the lookout .Items may also be dropped off at the fire station that night before 7pm. This year we hope to have our biggest turnout ever and can not do it without your help. For More Information please contact us by email at info@lookoutfireco.com or call us at 610-863-4121



Lookout Fire Co. #1 first night of summer Car Cruise success

Sunday, June 24, 2012  The Lookout Fire Co. #1 hosted our first of three Car Cruise Night's at Weona Park in Pen Argyl on June 24th. We would like to thank everyone that came out on a great summer afternoon and to our three wins. Our next car cruise night will be July 22nd and August 19th from 4 till 8pm There will be a $20 registration Fee. Come enjoy a great night of classic cars, food, beverages, and free entertainment. For more information regarding this please contact Shawn Campanaro, by either Call the fire hall at 610-863-4121 or emailing us at info@lookoutfireco.com



Once more crew's run working fire at RPM Recycling

Saturday, June 23, 2012 00:02 At 00:02 Northampton County 911 Center alerted LFC #1 along with surrounding company's to RPM Recycling in Plainfield Twp. for a reported fire with explosions. Early radio reports from numerous units reported a very large smoke column. First arriving officers reported a large scrap pile fully involved.Engine 3211 proceeded into the scene from the rear of the property and was able to establish a water supply line from a hydrant. Once on the property Engine 3211 and crews from 3241 were positioned on the east side and worked multiple hand lines and a master stream to help protect and suppress the fire. Crews remained on scene for several hours till 36 command declared the fire out and cleared all units at 05:45. No injuries were reported during this incident.

Fire 32 Units: E-3211,E-3212.U-3241,U-3242

Other Units: E-3611,E-3612,T-3631,U-3642,R-3641,A-3681
                       T-3931,E-5212,E-5214, T-4831, E-4811
                       T-5331,Monroe County T-23-3-1, T-32-3-2,
                       A-27EMS32,Rehab 27EU49, 27medic1



Ladies Auxiliary

Sunday, April 29, 2012  The Lookout Fire Company is looking to reform our Ladies Auxiliary. If anyone is interested in joining and help reform the auxiliary please download, print, and mail us the form. If you have any questions regarding this and what being about of the Ladies Auxiliary will consists  please email us at info@lookoutfireco.com



Company Holds Annual Banquet

Saturday, April 14, 2012  On Saturday April 14th, 2012 Lookout Fire Co. #1 held their annual banquet at the Stroudsmoor County Inn. Members, along with officials from the Borough, Local area and special guest were in attendance. After dinner our awards program was held with some fun awards to reflect back on from the year, along with the presentation of badges to firefighters David Falcon and Matthew Vanage for now 10 years of service to the Co.This year the winner of the 2011 James G. Dietrich Firefighter of the Year, named in honor of Mr. Dietrich's' now 57 years of service, is a carrying on a family tradition of fire fighting. His great grandfather and his grandfather were firefighters, and presently his father and sister are firefighters. he has been involved in the fire co. for about 20 years, although he has only been a member for 8 years. He has served on several committees such as uniforms, firemen's competitions, bylaws, Labor Day Parade, and is currently holding the position of Co. secretary. He has completed several courses for both fire and rescue and is currently taking classes  to become EMT certified. We are proud to announce that Grant Parsons as this year's recipient of the James G. Dietrich Firefighter of the Year award. 



2012 Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 7, 2012  The Lookout Fire Company #1 held our annual Easter Egg Hunt on saturday April 7th at weona park in the borough. This year a few hundred people were in attendance on the beautiful spring day. Children ages zero to ten years of age, searched for the special prize eggs in there respectful age groups, although everyone walked away with something. This years winners were:

0 years of age  to 2 years of age;
     Jocelyn Oyer, age 2, of Pen Argyl
     Brianna Gold , age 2, of Bangor

 3 years of age to 4 years of age;
      Samual Kasebier , 4 years of age, of Bangor
      Nicholas Deceser, 4 years of age, of Pen Argyl

5 years of age to 6 years of age;
       Addison Karasek, 5 years of age, of Bangor
       Ben Spearmint, 5 years of age, of Pen Argyl

7 years of age to 8 years of age;
       Azeria Learn, 8 years of age, of Mt. Bethal
       Kaylee Mellott, 8 years of age, of Pen Argyl;

9 years of age to 10 years of age;
       Hunter Graziano, 10 years of age, of Bangor
       Kade Bair, 9 years of age, of Wind Gap

We thank everyone who came out to this wonderful event and made it a huge success and hope everyone had a wonderful time.



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