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April 16


child struck by a vehicle


April 1 (20:26) - SUV on fire at the intersection of Ravine St. & Scranton/Carbondale Hwy.

Congratulations,  Lt. Dan

Congratulations and Best Wishes to Lt. Dan Sosik on your appointment to the Wilkes-Barre City Fire Department

February 16

Building Collapse

05:09 - Firefighters were dispatched to Mei Mei Chinese Restaurant at Dickson Corners for a possible building collapse.  Crews arrived on scene to find a major portion of the roof collapsed on the three story structure and the side walls beginning to bulge out.  Borough officials, code enforcement and engineering personnel were notified and a decision was made to have the building demolished due to the instability of the structure.  Fire and EMS personnel remained on scene throughout the morning and into the early afternoon.

roof collapse view looking east towards Blakely

February 15

Installation of Officers Banquet

Saturday evening, members of Eagle Hose Co. No. 1 and Dickson City Community Ambulance gathered at the fire station for the 2014 Installation of Officers Banquet.  Joining the first responders were Borough Officials, Fire Dept Chaplain Msgr. Pratico and guest speaker Atty. Frank Marcin. A delicious buffet style meal was provided by Fiorelli's Catering.  Officers of both organizations took their oath of office for 2014.  Top responder awards for the fire dept. were presented to John Wallo, Chris Kosydar, Rich Chowanec, Marty Hrinko Jr, Matt Horvath and Jim Slocum III.  The award for Firefighter of the Year for 2013 was presented to Life Member Andy Zewe. Congratulations, Andy!
January 7, 2014

Rescue keepin' busy

On Thursday afternoon, January 16, Rescue 23 was dispatched as the FAST truck to assist the Dunmore Fire Dept. with a working structure fire on Mortimer St. The rescue operated on scene for a few hours.  Early Friday morning, January 17, the Rescue was sent to Dundaff St. for a vehicle rollover with reported entrapment. The sole occupant of the vehicle was self extricated prior to the Rescue's arrival.

January 5, 2014

Best wishes to FF Randy Troiani

The members of the DCFD offer our best wishes to FF Randy Troiani as he reports to the Pennsylvania State Police Academy today. Congratulations, Randy!

January 1, 2014

As another busy year for the Dickson City Fire Department comes to a close, members elected the following officers for 2014 at a monthly meeting in December.


President Thomas Homenchak
Vice-President Shayne C. Young
Treasurer Robert F. MacCallum
Recording Secretary William Bilinski Jr.
Financial Secretary Frank Mazur
Trustee John Chmielewski
Trustee Charles Edwards
Trustee Jim Slocum Jr.
Trustee Michael Yanick
Trustee Andrew Zewe
Fire Chief Joseph D. Chowanec Jr.
1st Assistant Chief Matthew J. Horvath
2nd Assistant Chief Richard Chowanec
Captain John Wallo
1st Lieutenant Edward Kalinowski
2nd Lieutenant Shayne C. Young
3rd Lieutenant Thomas Homenchak
4th Lieutenant Daniel Sosik
Chief Engineer James Slocum III
Assistant Engineer Chris Kosydar
Assistant Engineer John Chmielewski
Assistant Engineer Jason Perry
Fire Police Captain William Leggat

January 1, 2014                                                                                                                                               With the new year, comes a new look!

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