TAKING TIME FOR BREAKFAST: On December 22, 2019, Santa Claus stopped by the annual Santa Breakfast fundraiser and greeted children, families and Fire Company members.
CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS FILLED WITH JOY: Thank you to Mike and Linda Melnick for donating Christmas stockings for our annual Santa breakfasts for the past 13 years in loving memory of Mary Joan Carney. Thank you for your generosity.
SANTA SIGHTING: On Dec. 17, 2019, several Greenfield Township Volunteer Fire Company members, their families and friends braved the cold to spread holiday cheer while caroling and wishing neighbors a Merry Christmas.
WISHING EVERYONE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON!
LOCAL FIREFIGHTER HONORED (WBRE/WYOU): Nov, 6, 2019: Alan Rudalavage, the president of the Greenfield Township Volunteer Fire Company, received a special citation from Lackawanna Co. Rep. Bridget Kosierowski (D-114) Wednesday. In September, Alan was first at a trailer home fire in Newton Lake. Still in his street clothes, he rescued a woman in her 70s with limited mobility. View story at: www.paho
LUCAS IS IN THE HOUSE: Thanks to a $15,000 grant, the Fire Company recently purchased a new mechanical CPR device called LUCAS®. The device delivers consistent chest compression to a patient in cardiac arrest or a life-saving emergency without interruptions, enabling first responders to quickly transport a patient to a medical facility. It is the first one in Lackawanna County.
REPURPOSING FOR A GOOD CAUSE: Earlier this year, the Kettenpom Zenia Volunteer Fire Company in California, sent the Greenfield Township Volunteer Fire Company well wishes and showed off their “new” tanker. After receiving our new tanker in 2018, the Kettenpom Zenia Fire Company purchased the old tanker and kept it in commission in California. The tanker began serving its purpose during the recent