Upcoming Events: Our next Chicken-Pot-Pie Dinner will be held April 5th, 2014 from 4PM until Sold Out.

Condolences For the Boston Fire Department

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The Liberty Fire Company #4 would like to send our condolences to our brothers of the Boston Fire Department. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this challenging time. You can make a donation to the Walsh Kennedy Memorial Fund here.   … [Read more...]

March 19, 2014 – Liberty Fire Company Recieves AED Grant

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March 19, 2014 - Today, the Liberty Fire Company received official notification from the Fire House Subs Public Safety Foundation that a grant was being issued to our company for the purchase of an AED First Responder Package. All Officers and Members would like to thank Fire House Subs for their generous award as an AED will be an invaluable piece of equipment used to save lives in our community or possibly the lives of our own firefighters. … [Read more...]

Station 4 Training News – Congratulations To All!

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Congratulations to all of those who completed MOD IV of the Essentials of Fire Fighting this past weekend at the Schuylkill County Training Academy.  Members from the Liberty included; Nick "Jake" Semanco, Greg Semanco, and Dani "Daisy" Snyder. Also, Congratulations to Aimee Peel and Chief Dennis Snyder for successfully completing Instructor I at HACC this past month.   … [Read more...]

Wreaths Across America Ceremony

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The Liberty Fire Company is very proud and honored to have been a part of this year's Wreaths Across America to show support for our nation's Military. Thank you to everyone who has served, or is currently serving our great nation! … [Read more...]

Liberty To Host Antique & Classic Car Show

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August 12, 2013 – Hazardous Materials Company Training

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On Monday August 12, 2013, members from Station 4 participated in a hazardous materials training covering the correct methodologies of vapor dispersion and vapor suppression. Fire personnel advanced a hoselines to the area of a leaking propane tank and used a fog pattern to disperse and lower the concentration of the hazardous vapor. Other topics covered throughout the evening included; equipment used for applying foam, foam classifications, and foam application techniques. … [Read more...]

September 28th, 2013 – Liberty Fire Co. To Host Borough Day Car Show

Flyer and registration info coming soon! … [Read more...]

Liberty Fire president wants more effort over fire agreement

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN - The president of Liberty Fire Company, Schuylkill Haven, said more of an effort should be made between Schuylkill Haven Borough and North Manheim Township relating to a fire protection agreement due to expire Dec. 31. "It's just sad all of these elected officials can't make this happen," Mike Gossard said at Wednesday's borough council meeting. The fire protection agreement between the borough, the township and four other municipalities - Orwigsburg, Landingville, Cressona and Pottsville - provides coverage to the township. What it provides coverage for has been in question, officials say. The township takes the stance it provides for fires in the township, solicitor Mark Semanchik said. Schuylkill Haven says it covers more than that. Prior to the current … [Read more...]

January 12, 2011 – Tanker 738 Returns To Station 4

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January 12, 2011 - After being placed out of service after the night a large commercial fire in the borough, we are happy to announce that Tanker 738 has been repaired and made it's return back to the borough yesterday around 14:00 hrs. … [Read more...]

Station 4 Confined Space Training

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On Monday December 13, 2010, Members of Station 4 participated in an in-house confined space training/rescue drill.  The purpose of the drill was to simulate the hazardous conditions and obstacles a firefighter may encounter during an interior search or partial building collapse. The drill lasted for approximately 2 hours as different safety topics and techniques were covered. … [Read more...]

October 29, 2010 – Live Scanner Feed Courtesy of Radio Reference.com

We found this live scanner feed courtesy of Radio Reference.com. This is a great fee to listen to Schuylkill County EMS, FIRE, and POLICE. Schuylkill FIRE, EMS, POLICE live feed … [Read more...]

Liberty President Mike Gossard Featured In Local Newspaper

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October 10, 2010 - In an article publish October 9, 2010, Liberty Fire Co.'s President was featured on the front page of the Pottsville Republican in regards to the installation of a residential sprinkler system installed in his new home. The article weighs the pros and cons about new measures leading to more sprinkler system installation in newer construction. An excerpt of the article and Mike's comments are posted below. Feel free to check out the original article over at the Republican and Herald website. Mike Gossard, president of Schuylkill Haven's Liberty Hose Company No. 4, recently built a 600-square-foot ranch home off Schuylkill Mountain Road in South Manheim Township. Despite the home being built before the Jan. 1 deadline, he decided to install a sprinkler system anyway, … [Read more...]

October 12, 2010 – More Fire Prevention Activities

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The Liberty Fire Company No. 4 hosted 28 members of the Schuylkill Haven Area Middle School's after-school program Tuesday afternoon as part of Fire Prevention Week. The group, escorted by teachers Marisa Horbal, Courtney Richardson and Kevin Bayliff, received a tour of the fire station and the apparatus. Since most of the students participated in the fire safety presentation the previous week at the middle school, Chief Engineer Leroy Boyer talked to the group of students in grades 5-7 about what it takes to be a firefighter, the age requirements and the different tasks volunteer firefighters in Schuylkill Haven perform. He educated the group about the different stations and apparatus in the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department and what each vehicle is used for. Firefighter Danielle Snyder … [Read more...]

October 11, 2010 – Fire Prevention At Penn State Schuylkill

October 11, 2010 -  Stations 1, 2 & 4 participated in Fire Prevention Activities at Penn State Schuylkill Campus. Students were educated on the basic elements of fire safety and had a chance to view apparatus and equipment on display by the SHFD’s three companies: Rainbow, Schuylkill and Liberty. Fire personnel was also provided with a tour of the new housing facility "Nittany 5" in-case of an emergency. The campus provided food to all those who participated as the night's activities progressed. The Schuylkill Haven Fire Department would like to thank Penn State Schuylkill for hosting the event during fire prevention week(s). … [Read more...]

October 6, 2010 – Fire Prevention Week Activities

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The Schuylkill Haven Fire Department conducted a fire safety program for the students in the Schuylkill Haven Middle School on Monday as part of Fire Prevention Week. A total of approximately 305 students in grades 5-7 were informed about the dangers of fire and what to do in case their house caught fire by Liberty Fire Company chief engineer Leroy Boyer. The students were then taken through the Fire Safety Trailer provided by the Deer Lake & West Brunswick Township Fire Company. Inside the trailer, the students were showed fire hazards in the kitchen, and had to crawl through a bedroom filled with artificial smoke. The students then got a chance to view apparatus and equipment on display by the SHFD's three companies: Rainbow, Schuylkill and Liberty. Pictures coming soon! … [Read more...]

Liberty Fire Borough Day Car Show

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On September 25, 2010 the Liberty Fire Company held its Annual Borough Day Car in the fire company parking lot. We had a total of 41 cars enter into judging. We would like to thank all who participated and those who came to enjoy great food and a fantastic auto display. The winners will be posted shortly. *Pictures Thanks to Megan Snyder and MLK Photos* … [Read more...]

Liberty FireFighters Judge Cumberland County Parade

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A contingent of seven members from the Liberty Fire Company served as judges for the annual Cumberland County Firefighters Association Convention parade held Saturday, Sept. 11, and hosted by the Carlisle Fire Rescue Services. The group judged more than 160 pieces of apparatus before the parade, then selected major awards based on in-line displays. Here, the group poses for a photo with Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann, who was a guest speaker at a Sept. 11 memorial service held following the parade. From left are: Leroy Boyer, Jim Krammes, Justin Peel, Guy Arndt, Commissioner Mann, Rick Kremer, Preston Peel and SHFD Chief Robert Peel. … [Read more...]

The Official Results of “The Ultimate Phillies Experience” Drawing!!

Here are the winners of the 2010 Liberty Fire Company #4 raffle tickets for "The Ultimate Phillies Experience" 3rd Prize:  $250.00 cash:  Herm Scheibelhut of Schuylkill Haven, PA 2nd Prize:  $500.00 cash:  Jon Benner of Orefield, PA Grand Prize:  4 Phillies Tickets w/ a limo ride to and From Citizen's Bank Park and $300.00 spending money:  Barry Zimmerman of Cressona, PA The Liberty Fire Company would like to thank everyone for purchasing tickets for our fundraiser!!  We plan on doing this again next year!!  Thanks again and see you soon! … [Read more...]

June 18, 2010 -13th Annual Orwigsburg Fire Golf Tournament

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On Friday, June 18, 2010, members from Station 4 participated in the 13th Annual Orwigsburg Fire Golf Tournament held at the Schuylkill Country Club. After a great day of golf, the tournament concluded with a fantastic steak dinner and various prize drawings. The Liberty Fire Co. would like to thank Orwigsburg Fire for the great round of golf and a great day overall. We already can't wait until next year. … [Read more...]

Check Out Our New Helmet Camera Video Page

We are currently working on getting a few more of these great helmet cameras. Cameras like these help us review events that take place on the fire grounds and can be used for training. We plan on adding more videos as more training events take place. In the meantime visit our new FireFighter Helmet Camera Page! … [Read more...]