Welcome to the Keystone Hook and Ladder Company No. 1
We still make“HOUSE CALLS”!
100% VOLUNTEER – ALL THE TIME and PROUDLY SERVING AND PROTECTING MYERSTOWN & JACKSON TOWNSHIP SINCE 1875
Knox Box Rapid Entry System – To provide the Fire Department quick and secure access to your property in case of emergency. If interested for your Residential or Commercial building contact Chief Belleman at email@example.com for additional information or authorization order forms.
The Keystone is helping to run The East End Fire Companies Annual Gun/Cash Raffle along with the Neptune Fire Company of Richland and the Volunteer Fire Company # 1 of Schaefferstown.
Drawing Date: Saturday June 5, 2021 at the Schaefferstown Carnival Grounds
Time: From 12 PM to 5 PM, Gates open at 11 AM
See any firefighter to purchase tickets. Visit our Facebook Page for more information on the tickets and prizes.
2021 MERCHANDISE CLUB
The Merchandise Club fundraiser will run for 25 weeks starting on the week of January 10, 2021.
Money will be collected every Thursday night at the firehall from 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM with the weekly drawing to be held at 6:30 PM. There will be twenty (20) $10 winners and five (5) $50 gift certificate winners. You need to be paid up at least $2 per week to be eligible for the drawing.
Club gift certificates will be purchased from your requested participating merchant at the end of the 25 week fundraiser period.
Participating merchants are Boscov’s, the Gin Mill, Smith’s Candies, Kauffman’s Bar-B-Q Restaurant, Tosco’s Restaurant, ACE Hardware, K-ville Hotel & Tavern, Ozgood’s (Robesonia), Franklin House, and the JOY Book Store.
See any firefighter to buy your club ticket for your $50 gift certificate and also have a chance to win in weekly drawings.
Click on the " Merchandise Club - 2021" button to the left to see the weekly drawings results and lucky winner names.
Bob was elected into membership in the Keystone on October 4, 1973. Bob served the Keystone and this community for 47 years. Prior to moving to Myerstown, Bob provided approximately 20 years of service to the Schaefferstown Fire Company. His service in our community also included more than 30 years ...
We were fortunate to have 2 other Keystone members that had received emeritus awards in the past present to help honor Lee Smith when he received the Treasurer Emeritus award. On the picture from left to right is Larry Mentzer, President Emeritus; Fritz Shaak, Fire Chief Emeritus and Lee Smith...
Our 1992 Mack engine was sold to a forest fighting unit in Virginia. It was picked up on Saturday morning, March 14, 2020, and driven back to Virginia. We are very sad to see it go but very glad that old Engine 31 will continue its fire fighting career in Virginia. It served...
The Keystone ran 364 calls in 2019. This included 97 calls in Myerstown Borough, 197 calls in Jackson Township and 70 mutual aid call to neighbors municipalities.
Shortly after Midnight units were dispatched for a possible building fire on Railroad Street in the Borough. Engine 31 was first arriving and found a well involved building. The engine crew stretched multiple lines as the truck was setting up for elevated master stream operations. Crews worked throu...