Our fire company was founded in 1960. Our members are volunteers who provide fire, rescue, and ambulance services to the residents of Newton and Ransom Townships in Lackawanna County, PA. We serve an area of 40.7 square miles, and around 4,300 residents in about 1,500 homes.
We are dispatched to around 500 calls per year through the Lackawanna County Communications Center via 154.310 Mhz.
President: Erin M. Barrett
Vice President: Kelsey Landsiedel
Treasurer: Lisa Bewighouse
Recording Secretary: James Rau
Statistical Secretary: Erin M. Barrett
Sergeant at Arms: Weslet Latham
Purchasing Agent: Ted S. Stryweski
Chairman: Theodore S. Stryweski
Trustee: Sandy Rau
Trustee: John Frankowski
Trustee: Emmett Sherman
Trustee: Ralph Kettle Sr.
Trustee: Theodore D. Stryweski
Chief: M. Jeffrey LaCoe
Chief 8-A: John Stemphoski
Chief 8-B Eugene Mancuso
Engine Captain 8: Ted D. Stryweski
Rescue Captain 8: Anthony DeCicco
Lieutenant 8-A: Steve Rakauskas
Lieutenant 8-B: Thomas Summerhill
Master Mechanic 8: Ted D. Stryweski
Master Mechanic 8-A: Wayne Ayers
Master Mechanic 8: Ted S. Stryweski
Captain: Cody Stanco
EMS 8A: Kelsey Lansiedel
EMS 8B: Mia Vitali
EMS 8C: Danny Williams
Captain: James Rau
FP Lieutenant: Wesley Latham
FP Lieutenant: Matthew Slovenkai
President: Marion Karanosky
Vice President: Sandy Rau
Treasurer: Jean Richards
Secretary: Nancy Madus
Chaplain: Marilyn Mirabelli
President: John Stemphoski
Vice President: Ralph Kettle Sr.
Treasurer: John Frankowski
Secretary: Sylvia Gilpin
Our apparatus consists of a Stuphen Engine (Engine-8), KME Rescue Truck (Rescue 8), Western Star (Tanker 8), Ford Tanker (Tanker 8-2), Chevy Brush Truck (Brush 8), Harsco (Brush Tanker 8), and a Chevrolet C4500 (Ambulance 8-9).
From structure fires to car accidents and other EMS calls, we are dispatched to over 500 situations a year.