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Chief Boncal

Chief Mark Boncal
Call 570.735.5860

Picture of Fire Headquarters

Nanticoke Fire Dept.

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Thank you for visiting the Nanticoke City Fire Department web page and your interest in our organization. Our essential mission and number one priority is to deliver the best possible service to our community.

The Nanticoke City Fire Department takes pride in its ability to serve the needs of our community. Each day, our citizens call upon our Firefighters to respond to a variety of emergencies includiing residential and commercial fires, emergency medical responses, hazardous materials and special rescues. Fire prevention and education also play a major role in our service to the community. The Nanticoke City Fire Department is committed to the preservation of life and property and to increase the quality of life to our citizens.


mission statement of the Fire Dept.

Nanticoke City Fire Department is a combination department consisting of 12 career firefighters, a Full Time Fire Chief and approx. 30 active volunteers. Located in Luzerne County, with a City population of 11,000, the department  provides primary fire and rescue services to the City of Nanticoke and the W. Nanticoke section of Plymouth Twp. and offer mutual aid to surrounding communities.

Engine 2              Truck 1

Pictured above are drawings of the new Engine 2 and Truck 1.  Delivery for both are expected to be late 2024 early 2025

This is a reminder to everyone to change your batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors to ensure a properly working device. Most new smoke alarms come with a ten year lithium ion battery. However smoke alarms that use a 9v battery are still available. If anyone that resides in the City of Nanticoke and the W. Nanticoke section of Plymouth Twp. that needs a smoke alarm and/or 9v battery, can stop by Fire Headquarters at 2 E. Ridge St. between 9a and 4p daily.

Mark Boncal
Chief of Department
City of Nanticoke Fire Dept. 

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