We would like to thank the all the first responders, fire companies and departments, rescue companies, EMS providers and many others that attended the 65th Convention in Tamaqua. We would like to thank the Tamaqua community for bearing with the parade while we had detours in place and limited parking on many streets. Also, Thank You to the many volunteers that worked for weeks prior to the event and the volunteers that worked Saturday all day to make sure we had an uneventful event. Weather was great, super turnout and we had many enjoy the day. A list of parade trophy recipients can be found HERE.

    Reminder, next years 66th Convention will be hosted by Ringtown Valley Fire and Rescue, 8/22/2020.

  • 2019 Schuylkill County Fire Convention Events

    We have added Sunday and Monday events to our Convention page. Sunday at 2PM, we will be having the Stair Climb at the Tamaqua High Rise building on Broad St. at 6:30PM, all members will be gathering for the 65th Memorial Service at St John’s church, corner of Mauch Chunk and Pine St. Then at 7PM on Monday, we will be having a training event “Initial Size-Up for First Arriving Units”. Presented by Assistant Fire Chief Chris Kiskeravage, Chief of Training Allentown Fire Department and Captain Sean O’Neill Allentown Fire Department. Click on events for more information.


    The 2019 Schuylkill County Convention is looking for  marching bands to  participate in our parade this year.   The Convention has limited money set aside to help reimburse you for expenses. This is available on a first come basis. Contact Jim Connely at (jim_connely@chernay.com) for more information or Facebook message us. Please share this post with anyone that could be interested. Thank You

  • Summertime Safety

    Although summer unofficially starts the week after Memorial Day, today is the true first day of summer. Many of us are starting to head out for vacation, going camping and maybe hitting the water with your boat. It is also grilling season and the 4th of July is around the corner. Please take an opportunity to review our Fire Prevention And Safety page. We have added summertime safety information that can be printed and shared, compliments of the NFPA.

    Have a Safe Summer!!!

  • 2019 Schuylkill County Fire Convention


    The 2019 Schuylkill County Fire Convention is hosted this year by the Tamaqua Fire Department. We have starting to upload content to the Convention page. The events for the week, parade map, and information on the delegate meeting are online. We will be posting the parade registration form and list of trophies as soon as we have them ready. Note tha they will not be mailed this year. You will be able to access the form to print out online and send back to us.  We are also working on setting up a Facebook page to keep everyone up to date.