Port William-Liberty Township Joint Fire & EMS fire station is facility to be proud of


Kids fire helmets were available for the youngsters, at least one of whom was camera shy.

Kids fire helmets were available for the youngsters, at least one of whom was camera shy.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The lockers in the new locker room are a shiny bright red. Chief Ron Stryker said they’re looking for new members of the fire district staff, and will be going to part-time paid.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

There was a good turnout at Sunday afternoon’s open house at the new Port William-Liberty Township Joint Fire & EMS District fire station, located on State Route 134 North. The former firehouse was in Port William. Residents of the fire and EMS district voted for a levy in support of a new fire station. The fire department was formed in July 1960.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A table at the open house was covered with historical material. The first chief was Paul Stryker named in August 1960. The current chief, Ron Stryker, is a grandson of Paul. Howard F. Shiveley was the first assistant chief. From September through December 1960, basic firefighter training was taught by Wilmington Fire Chief Harry Hague, and was held at the Port William Firehouse.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kids fire helmets were available for the youngsters, at least one of whom was camera shy.

The lockers in the new locker room are a shiny bright red. Chief Ron Stryker said they’re looking for new members of the fire district staff, and will be going to part-time paid.

There was a good turnout at Sunday afternoon’s open house at the new Port William-Liberty Township Joint Fire & EMS District fire station, located on State Route 134 North. The former firehouse was in Port William. Residents of the fire and EMS district voted for a levy in support of a new fire station. The fire department was formed in July 1960.

A table at the open house was covered with historical material. The first chief was Paul Stryker named in August 1960. The current chief, Ron Stryker, is a grandson of Paul. Howard F. Shiveley was the first assistant chief. From September through December 1960, basic firefighter training was taught by Wilmington Fire Chief Harry Hague, and was held at the Port William Firehouse.

Kids fire helmets were available for the youngsters, at least one of whom was camera shy.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2021/09/web1_fire_helmets_kids_c.jpgKids fire helmets were available for the youngsters, at least one of whom was camera shy. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The lockers in the new locker room are a shiny bright red. Chief Ron Stryker said they’re looking for new members of the fire district staff, and will be going to part-time paid.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2021/09/web1_lockers_c.jpgThe lockers in the new locker room are a shiny bright red. Chief Ron Stryker said they’re looking for new members of the fire district staff, and will be going to part-time paid. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

There was a good turnout at Sunday afternoon’s open house at the new Port William-Liberty Township Joint Fire & EMS District fire station, located on State Route 134 North. The former firehouse was in Port William. Residents of the fire and EMS district voted for a levy in support of a new fire station. The fire department was formed in July 1960.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2021/09/web1_ribbon_cutting_c.jpgThere was a good turnout at Sunday afternoon’s open house at the new Port William-Liberty Township Joint Fire & EMS District fire station, located on State Route 134 North. The former firehouse was in Port William. Residents of the fire and EMS district voted for a levy in support of a new fire station. The fire department was formed in July 1960. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A table at the open house was covered with historical material. The first chief was Paul Stryker named in August 1960. The current chief, Ron Stryker, is a grandson of Paul. Howard F. Shiveley was the first assistant chief. From September through December 1960, basic firefighter training was taught by Wilmington Fire Chief Harry Hague, and was held at the Port William Firehouse.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2021/09/web1_info_table_c.jpgA table at the open house was covered with historical material. The first chief was Paul Stryker named in August 1960. The current chief, Ron Stryker, is a grandson of Paul. Howard F. Shiveley was the first assistant chief. From September through December 1960, basic firefighter training was taught by Wilmington Fire Chief Harry Hague, and was held at the Port William Firehouse. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal