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About the Dickson City Fire Department...

  • Eagle Hose Company #1 was incorporated on August 27, 1892. Today, the company is one of the most recognized departments in the area.  

  • We provide fire suppression and rescue services to our community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year while being 100% Volunteer.  We also provide Mutual Aid to many surrounding communities.

  • The department currently has an active membership comprised of 60 members under the direction of Fire Chief Richard Chowanec.

  • We are currently recognized by the PA State Fire Commissioner as an organization that supports, promotes and encourages their emergency response personnel to voluntarily certify within the Commonwealth's Certification Program.

  • We have a Junior Fire Department Program open to individuals ages 15-17.

  • Our meetings are held on the first and third Monday's of the month at our fire station at 7 pm. The administrative body is led by President Richard Chowanec.

  • For a complete history of Eagle Hose Company # 1, Click here.

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Our Coverage Area...

  • The Borough of Dickson City is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania approximately 2 hours to our State Capital (Harrisburg), the City of Philadelphia as well as New York City.

  • Dickson City is bordered by the City of Scranton, the townships of South Abington and Scott, as well as the Boroughs of Blakely, Throop and Olyphant.

  • Our community is approximately 5.2 square miles with a population of just over 6600 residents. During commercial retail hours the population more than doubles.

  • Today Dickson City is one of the fastest growing commercial areas in Northeastern Pennsylvania with the many shopping plazas, restaurants and shopping malls.

Contact Us...

  • Phone # : (570)383-0923

  • Fax # :    (570)383-7650

  • Mailing Address:

    • 1 Eagle Lane

    • Dickson City, PA 18519


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