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Mon. Mar 23rd 2015
MVA 309

Motor Vehicle Accident - SR 309

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Sat. Feb 28th 2015
Dryer Fire

Dryer Fire in Capital Hill Village

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Thu. Nov 20th 2014
Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor Vehicle Accident

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Sun. Mar 29th 2015
Haz Mat Awareness / Operations Refresher

Members from our department and some mutual aid departments conducted annual refresher training in hazardous materials in the...

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Sat. Jan 10th 2015
End of Year / Holiday Party

The members of Wright Twp and Dorrance Twp will be holding an end of year party to review the year and enjoy and evening with...

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Wed. Oct 29th 2014
Fire Prevention Day at St. Jude's School

Crews from 189 will be at St. Jude's School for Fire Prevention on Wed October 29 at 845a.

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For helping us make the 2015 Bazaar a great success.  We look forward to seeing everyone next year !!!!

 

 

 

 

Wright Twp Fire Works display is set for July 3rd at dusk in the Wright Twp Park.

Rain Date is July 5th.

Parade for Independence Day is in the Morning of July 4th starting on 309 and ending at the Wright Twp Municipal Building.

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Wright Township

 Volunteer 

Fire Department

Luzerne County 

Station 189

ISO CLASS 3 / 3Y (8B)
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Our department covers the approximately 14 square miles of Wright Township and the approximately 13 square miles of Rice Township.  We are also on automatic dispatch for many of our surrounding towns, as they are for us.  All departments must rely on mutual aid to assist on  incidents for many reasons. 

The Volunteer Fire Service is dwindling across the entire country.  Many reasons are noted for this (economy, time, family, jobs, required training, etc..). The same reasons echo across the country and are alarming.  Ex PA Fire Commissioner Ed Mann was very vocal on these points in our state.  In our area, we are a little more fortunate to have dedicated volunteers but all departments are still having the same issues.  Members have more to do than years passed and less time to dedicate to the fire department and the community.  

We are always looking for members, and so is the local department in your area.  In most departments, you do not have to be a firefighter.  Our department has many different membership classifications and many ways for you to help out the community.  We will provide opportunity and training once you have become a member to help you grow as an individual and as part of our team.

Stop in any Monday evening between 5:30 PM and 9:30 PM and see how you can volunteer

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smoke detector recall  
Safety Notices: Kidde recalls smoke detectors

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT !!!

 



News Headlines
Sun. Mar 29th 2015
Members from our department and some mutual aid departments conducted annual refresher training in hazardous materials in the month of march.  
Sat. Jan 10th 2015
The members of Wright Twp and Dorrance Twp will be holding an end of year party to review the year and enjoy and evening with our families, friends and extended families.  The event will be held at Station 189 reception hall.  Crews will be set up for response in both areas and busine...
Wed. Oct 29th 2014
Crews from 189 will be at St. Jude's School for Fire Prevention on Wed October 29 at 845a.
Tue. Oct 28th 2014
Class dates for the final section of the BVR Class are below - all classes will be in October from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM at Station 189 unless otherwise specified at class.Thursday Oct 16, Thursday October 23, Tuesday October 28 and Thursday October 30Crews from Wright, Hobbie, Dorrance and West ...
Wed. Oct 22nd 2014
Members from WTVFD demonstrated to FEMA, PEMA, NEC, Luzerne County EMA and PPL the ability and site prep for an emergency at the Susquehanna Steam Nuclear Facility located in Salem Twp.  Station 189, WTVFD, is one of the decon stations certified by FEMA, PEMA and PPL to decon Radiological Hazar...
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Past Call Volume
"Serving Since 1955"
2014363
2013366
2012323
2011227
2010199
2009189
2008196
2007212
2006178
2005165

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2015 Call Volume
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Jan36 1
Feb2516
Mar43 1
Apr2324
May33 2
Jun1512
Jul5  
Aug   
Sep   
Oct   
Nov   
Dec   
Total180416

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Wright Township Volunteer Fire Department
477 S. Main Rd.
Mountain Top, PA 18707
Non-Emergency: 570-868-3765
Emergency: 911
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