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    Fire Commendations Rescheduled

    October 11 2018
    The Allentown Fire Department Commendations and Memorial Service originally scheduled for Monday, October 8 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 31 at 10:00am at Scottish Rite Cathedral.
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    Fallen Firefighter Honored

    September 14 2018
    Late Allentown Fire Department Battalion Chief Richard J. Shott is being inducted in the International Association of Fire Fighters Fallen Fire Fighter Wall of Honor.
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    Jim Wehr Named Interim Fire Chief

    August 16 2018
    Mayor Ray O’Connell today appointed Jim Wehr interim chief of the Allentown Fire Department. He succeeds Chief Lee Laubach whose retirement is effective tomorrow.
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    Two Firefighters Join City Department

    July 27 2018
    The Allentown Fire Department is welcoming the addition of two fire firefighters after academy graduation ceremonies were held this morning in Easton.
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    Fire Chief Laubach Retiring

    July 16 2018
    Allentown Fire Chief Lee T. Laubach Jr. is retiring effective August 17.
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    State DCED Grant Funds Fire Engine

    May 01 2018
    The City of Allentown is in receipt of a $500,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development toward the purchase of a new fire pumper.
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    Red Cross Delivering Smoke Detectors

    April 20 2018
    The American Red Cross will be holding a “Sound the Alarm” event in Allentown on Saturday, April 28, part of the nationwide Red Cross effort to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires.
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    Students Rewarded with Fire Engine Ride

    April 19 2018
    The City of Allentown along with the Allentown Fire Department in partnership with the Allentown School District is rewarding the hard work of some elementary school students with a ride to school in a fire engine.
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    Warmkessel Named Firefighter of the Year

    October 09 2017
    Allentown Fire Department Lieutenant Jeremy Warmkessel is being honored as the 2017 Allentown Fire Fighter of the Year.
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    City Seeking Firefighter Applicants

    August 08 2017
    The City of Allentown is seeking applicants to develop a Firefighter Eligibility List.
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