Fire

The fire station is located at 600 Wyoming Avenue.
Non-emergency phone#: 570-287-0913
Chief’s office: 570-714-2143
Fax no: 570-714-2144
E-mail: firechief@kingstonpafire.org

The Kingston Fire Department, under the direction of Chief Frank Guido, is a combination department consisting of twenty-three career firefighters including the Chief and approximately thirty active volunteers. The Department operates out of a state-of-the-art Central Station opened in March of 2005, and provides a full range of fire, rescue, and emergency medical services.

The Kingston Fire Department is one of only a few departments of its size capable of providing Advanced Life Support within its own agency.

In 2008 the Kingston Fire Department responded to 3005 incidents. The average response time from “call received’ to “on the scene” is consistently under four minutes, resulting in fewer large fires and more lives saved. The Department enjoys a Class 4 ISO rating.

Constant training in the latest firefighting and emergency medical practices results in a high level of efficiency to provide the best possible service to the residents of Kingston.

Kingston’s first line firefighting and EMS equipment includes:
Engine 1 —- 1998 Saulsbury/Simon Duplex 1500 gpm pumper
Engine 2 —- 2008 KME 1500 gpm pumper
Ladder 3 —- 2001 American La France/LTI 85’ Aerial Platform
Medic 13A — 2008 Horton/Ford Ambulance
Medic 13B — 2004 Horton/Ford Ambulance
Medic 13C — 2008 Horton/Ford Ambulance
Rescue 3 — 2004 Rescue One heavy rescue truck

Auxiliary equipment includes:
Unit 9 ——–1983 GMC/Swab Air Cascade Unit
Unit 100 —- 2009 Ford/KME Utility Truck

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Snow Emergency

The Municipality of Kingston is declaring a Snow Emergency effective Thursday, February 13 at 7 am. On Thursday, February 13 there will be no parking on the even-numbered side of the streets. On Friday, February 14 there will be no parking on the odd-numbered side of the streets. Vehicles that are not moved will be ticketed or towed. Residents and businesses are also reminded that it is illegal to deposit snow onto the streets by any means whatsoever.

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No Emergency Dispatch

Kingston will no longer dispatch police, fire, and ambulance calls. As of 12 a.m. on September 1, 2010, all residents and businesses of Kingston, Forty Fort, and Pringle are required to Dial 911 for Police, Fire and Ambulance emergencies. Do not call 287-6911 as this is no longer an emergency number.