On Saturday September 14th, members of the Lookout Fire Company #1 were invited to attend the 13th Annual Night of Hero’s hosted by St. Luke’s Hospital. Two patient heroes were honored at the thirteenth annual St. Luke’s Night of Heroes celebration, along with the more than 100 caregiver heroes who helped make their recoveries possible. The event was held Saturday evening at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks.
Members of LFC #1 were honored in the assistance they provided at the scene of a MVA on July 22, 2016 at the corner of Pennsylvania Ave and Robinson Ave. Joyce Chaya, 66, of Pen Argyl, was struck by a dump truck and taken to St. Luke’s University Hospital. She suffered multiple life threatening injuries including a ruptured aorta and ruptured spleen, both of which required emergent procedures. She also sustained a traumatic brain injury, spinal fractures, rib fractures, a collapsed left lung and severe pelvic fractures. She spent three weeks in intensive care and another two weeks in the St. Luke’s Acute Rehabilitation Center. Today she lives at home with her husband, .