One of the first 2 pieces of Keystone equipment given to the company in 1875 by the citizens of Myerstown is back in the firehall ready for the County Convention. It is normally on loan for display at the Lebanon County Historical Society.
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Asst. Engineer Glenn Martin, Lt. Kyle Stauffer and Asst. Chief Mike Shaak traveled to Bradenton, Florida on August 21 thru 24 for the final inspection of our new Pierce Saber engine on the Gray Floor. Allen Civita and David Civita, originally from Myerstown and members at the Keystone Hook and Ladder and now both career firefighters in Florida, met us for the final inspection. The engine is currently ready for shipment to Glick but is inside and safe at the Bradenton Pierce Plant wea...
The Keystone hosted the 95th Annual Convention of the Lebanon County Firefighters’ Association on Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th. The Keystone's Officers and Members would like to thank everyone that helped to make the event a big success which included but not limited to the many volunteers, the numerous county and out-of-county fire companies that participated in the convention and parade, Myerstown First Aid Unit, Goodwill Fire Police and ot...
The Keystone came out to support the annual Ride for Wise. Michael Wise was killed in a LOD in 2004 as a police office for the City of Reading. He was a Lebanon County native and lived in Myerstown at the time of his death. The Rise for Wise is one of the fund raisers for the Michael Wise II Foundation. The ride begins at the Reading Area Community College, passes his grave site, and ends in Cleona.
It is with great sadness that the Officers and Members of the Keystone inform you of the LODD of James Yiengst. Jim passed away on Saturday, April 2nd due to a medical issue in the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital after being transported there by Myerstown Ambulance. Please keep Jim’s family in your prayers. Jim joined the Keystone on August 3, 1961. He was granted Life Membership in 1994 and held various positions and offices with the Keystone over the years inc...
The Keystone's monthly training for February was cold water/ice training. The Keystone along with the Myerstown First Aid Unit trained on this Saturday morning in February. With the warm spring like temperatures, it was hard to find ice but we were able to find a thin coating of ice on the Fish Dam.
The Keystone and its members had another busy year. In addition to all the time spent fundraising and training, our volunteers ran 416 calls. Thank you for everyone's service.
February was a very busy month for the Keystone. We ran 47 calls which included a barn fire, 3 dwelling fires, 2 chimney fires, 7 accidents and 11 automatic fire alarms.
Truck 31 went back in service on January 21 at 12:42 after being OOS for approximately 7 weeks. The Truck had engine problems. Its engine had to be removed and rebuilt. Thanks to Lebanon City for handling our truck calls in Myerstown and Jackson Township during the time that Tk31 was OOS.
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