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History

	The Lehighton Fire Department is located
at 140 S. 3rd St. in Lehighton Pennsylvania.  
The Lehighton Fire Department consists of 30 
active members.  The Lehigh Fire Company #1 and 
the Lehighton Fire Department have been in 
operation for 128th years helping the community
and all the citizens of Lehighton.  The Lehighton 
Fire Department is the first due fire department 
to the Borough of Lehighton, Weissport Borough, 
and parts of Mahoning Township.  The Lehighton 
Fire Department also responds mutual aid to many 
surrounding towns and their fire departments.  
The Lehighton Fire Department responds to a wide 
array of emergency calls such as:car fires, dwelling
fires, structure fires, brush fires, motor vehicle 
accidents, high angle rescues, EMS assists, wires, 
automatic alarms, hazardous materials, and many other 
things.  The Lehighton Fire Department also has divers 
for search, rescue, and recovery efforts.   The 
Lehighton Fire Department would like to thank the
Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Company and the Mahoning 
Valley Fire Company for their assistance.  These two fire 
departments are close neighbors to Lehighton and are always 
there when needed.  The Lehighton Fire Department would also 
like to thank the citizens of Lehighton and the surrounding 
area for their continuous support throughout the year.