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2022 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan. 122 369
Feb. 97 263
March 121 318
April 109 271
May 145 361
June 131 329
July 128 373
Aug. 126 350
Sept. 105 343
Oct. 154 367
Nov. 133 355
Dec. 173 388
Total 1544 4087

2023 Incidents
Month Fire EMS
Jan 110 326
Feb 113 308
March 107 337
April 164 515
Total 494 1486

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Welcome to Upper Merion Township Fire And EMS Department

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EMS Captain Megan Carr, May 22


In 1974, President Ford designated the third week in May as EMS Week to honor EMS clinicians and the important work they do in our nation's communities. National EMS Week 2023—held May 21-27—marks the 49th year of this special week set aside to celebrate the EMS profession and its dedicated providers.

Our Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians of Upper Merion Township work ... (Full Story & Photos)

Sound the Alarm! Spring Smoke Alarm Blitz Announced!

Captain Mark Wilson, April 26

We are excited to announce on May 20, 2023 we will be hosting our next "Smoke Alarm Blitz" with the American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania!

Volunteer with us for the morning to help protect the town!

We will be installing smoke alarms in the Hidden Valley Section between West Valley Forge Road and West Beidler Road. The team will deploy from the King of Prussia Fire Company Fire Station ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Mark Wilson, March 18

We are proud to announce the addition of a third ALS ambulance to our daily staffing. Last year the department responded to over 4,000 emergency medical calls, and our call volume continues to show that number will increase.

We are hiring full-time paramedics, part-time paramedics, and part-time EMT's to staff this unit and grow our team.

Work in a progressive department featuring top-of-the-line ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Technology Brings Upgrade to CPR Training

Lieutenant Mark Wilson, February 09

We are excited to announce new CPR mannequins have been added to our training cache!

These new mannequins feature wireless feedback devices. The feedback devices allow for real time training improvement!

Interested in seeing them in action? Contact us to set up a CPR training class for your place of employment, community group, or even just yourself!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant Mark Wilson, December 13

This morning (December 13, 2022) at approximately 10:28 am, the department and mutual aid partners were dispatched for a vehicle rescue on the ramp from Route 202 North to Route 422 West.

The units arrived to a home heating fuel truck overturned with the driver trapped, and the load of over 2000 gallons of fuel leaking.
Within 10 minutes from dispatch, the first arriving units were able to quickly ... (Full Story & Photos)

CPR & First AID Classes

Lieutenant Mark Wilson, November 22

Our team not only responds to emergencies, we help prepare you to respond to one! The department proudly offers American Heart Association - CPR & First Aid certification classes to businesses, groups, and citizens. Contact us if you and your group are interested in learning more!

We recently completed CPR & First Aid with Target Sortation Center on River Road.

“Target Sortation Center 3863 in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant Curll, November 03

Tuesday evening shortly before 7:00 PM, crews from Upper Merion Twp. Fire and EMS were alerted to a vehicle fire on the westbound lanes of the Schuylkill Expressway in the Gulph Mills section of the Township. Deputy 56-2 (Orangers) arrived to find a sedan well off just before the 329 exit. Engine 56-2 (Swedeland) arrived and stretched an attack line to extinguish the fire. Engine 56-1 (King of Prussia) ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention Month and Expo!

Lieutenant Mark Wilson, October 04

"Fire won't wait. Plan your escape!"

Fire Prevention Month is here, and this year's theme is about having a home escape plan!

A home escape plan prepares your family to respond and safely exit the home by identifying various exits in your home.

The home escape plan also identifies a meeting area out of the home. This meeting area allows you to know everyone is out of the home and safe.

Join ... (Full Story & Photos)

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