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2024 Incidents
Month Fire EMS
Jan 135 381
Feb 107 324
Mar 110 381
Apr 150 362
May 125 0
Jun 186 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sept 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 813 1448

2023 Incidents
Month Fire EMS
Jan 110 326
Feb 113 308
March 107 337
April 164 515
May 119 384
June 131 316
July 145 340
Aug 124 332
Sept 113 340
Oct 114 351
Nov 131 369
Dec 153 375
Total 1524 4293

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

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Welcome to Upper Merion Township Fire And EMS Department

Smoke Alarm Blitz was a Success

Fire Marshal William Daywalt, July 14

On Saturday, July 13, 2024, Upper Merion Township Fire and EMS Department and the American Red Cross walked several streets within the Sweetbriar section of the community. Teams went door to door speaking to residents about the importance of having working smoke alarms in the home. With the weather conditions less than ideal, our teams braved the hot steamy day with true professionalism, passion ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Marshal William Daywalt, July 10

Upper Merion Township Fire and EMS Department and the American Red Cross will be walking door to door installing free smoke alarms in residents’ homes this Saturday, July 13, 2024, between 8:30 am and 12 pm. This event includes homes on Susan Drive, Jean Drive, Patricia Drive, West Beidler Road (between Abrams Mill Rd to Jasper Rd), Abrams Road, Petty Lane, Jasper Road, Bernard Drive, Roberts Drive, ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Hire Training Academy

April 25

Back in September of 2023 Upper Merion Township was awarded a $3.6 Million federal "SAFER" Grant to assist in providing 24/7 coverage for Fire & EMS. After a strenuous process twelve individuals were chosen to join our team. With expanding in such a large jump comes training. Upper Merion Township in conjunction with Montgomery County Fire Academy along with multiple other agencies put on a eight ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Public Safety Office , April 05

From the Upper Merion Public Safety Emergency Management Team:

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a Total Solar Eclipse will cross North America providing its best viewing for Americans in over a century. Here in Southeastern PA, beginning shortly after 2:00 pm until around 4:30 pm, we will witness approximately 90% obscuration of our Sun (Nasa, 2024). Because the extent of the Eclipse in this area is relatively ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Rescues

Captain Ryan Sweeney, March 06

On Saturday 3/2/24 Station 56 was dispatched to the intersection of Allendale Rd and Elliott Drive for a accident with injuries. Engine 56-1(King of Prussia) and Squad 56 both responded. Upon arrival of Engine 56-1 it was determined a subject was trapped. Engine 56-1 and Squad 56 placed rescue tools in service to remove the drivers door. Rescue was complete in the first 10 minutes and the patient ... (Full Story & Photos)

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March 01

Today shortly after 4:10 PM, Upper Merion Township Fire & EMS along with Quint 54 of the Bridgeport Fire Department were dispatched to a dwelling fire on the 200 Blk of Tyler Rd. In the Henderson Park section of our local. DC56-3 (Recupido) arrived to find a smoke condition on the first floor. Squirt 56 arrived shortly after and stretched an attack line to the basement. Chief 56 (Johnson) arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

Apartment Fire

February 24

On Saturday 2/24/24 Station 56 and mutual aid companies were dispatched to Lafayette at Valley Forge Apartments in Upper Merion for a reported building fire. Preliminary calls reported black smoke on the 5th floor with alarm sounding. Squad 56 and Ladder 56 responded moments after dispatch. Squad 56 arrived to find nothing showing. Upon investigation it was determined there was a apartment on fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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February 08

At February's Board of Supervisors meeting Firefighters Kevin Kerwin and Justin Fusaro were promoted to the rank of Fire Captain. These promotions are in preparation for the start of our twelve new Firefighter/EMT's that are being hired as the result of receiving a SAFER Grant.

Congratulations to both members. We wish you many years of continued success with the department. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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