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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
May 119 384
June 131 316
July 145 340
Aug 122 332
Sept 113 340
Total 1124 3198

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Welcome to Upper Merion Township Fire And EMS Department

Breakfast With Santa!

Lieutenant Matthew Curll, November 17

The Swedesburg Vol. Fire Co. will be hosting their annual Breakfast with Santa on Sunday December 10th! Come enjoy an all you can eat breakfast buffet from 8:00 AM till 12:00 Noon. Santa will be on hand to get pictures with all the good little girls and boys in attendance!

Pricing is as follows;

Adults and Children 10 Years Old and Over

Children 5-9 Years Old

Children 4 Years Old and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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October 19

Many members of the department were recognized last Thursday October 12th at the Upper Merion Township Board of Supervisors Meeting.

Firefighter Chris Montero from the King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company is the recipient of the 2023 Bernard S Gutkowski Firefighter of the Year Award.

Paramedic Chuck Davis is the recipient of the 2023 Mary Bacchi Emergency Medical Services Responder of the Year ... (Full Story & Photos)


UMFD Recruitment 1.0 from UMTownship on Vimeo.

Join Our Team!

Captain Ryan Sweeney, October 10

Upper Merion Township was recently awarded a 2022 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant (SAFER). We are looking to hire 12 additional full-time Firefighter/EMT’s. This additional staffing will provide 24/7 365 for Fire and EMS emergencies in Upper Merion Township. This will help enhance Fire and EMS protection already in place by Upper Merion Fire and EMS Department. Application ... (Full Story)

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Fire Marshal William Daywalt, October 09

“Cooking safety starts with YOU”

Burns can be caused by contact with hot liquids or steam (these are called scalds), or by contact with hot objects, electricity or chemicals. On average, 120,000 children younger than 21 are treated in hospital emergency departments for burn-related injuries each year.
While cooking, designate a “kid free zone” that is at least 3 feet away from the stove. Use back ... (Full Story & Photos)

Church Road Building Fire

Captain Ryan Sweeney, October 03

At 0946 crews were dispatched to the 300 block of East Church Road for a Commercial Building Fire. Crews arrived to find a dumpster fire fully involved inside of the building with heavy smoke showing. Crews along with our mutual aid partners were able to quickly extinguish the fire and it was placed under control at 1014. Great work done by all today. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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October 01

On Sunday October 1st at 5:30pm Station 56 was dispatched to the intersection of South Gulph Rd and Dekalb Pike for a accident with injuries. Engine 56,Engine 56-1, Safety 56 and Deputy 56-1 responded quickly. Engine 56 arrived on scene with Medic 356-15 and determined the patient could not get out due to the driver door being crushed. Engine 56 placed hydraulic rescue tools in service to open the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Norristown Building Fire

September 29

On Friday September 29th around 11am Engine 56 was dispatched to assist Norristown Fire Department on a Commercial Building Fire. Engine 56 responded on dispatch and arrived as the second due engine. Engine 56 was assigned to locate and shut off the sprinkler system as well as assist with ventilation of the fire building. Norristown units had a quick knock down and the fire was placed under control ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by Norristown Fire Department
Photo by Norristown Fire Department

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September 28

On Thursday September 28th around 6pm Station 56 was dispatched to Dekalb Pike and Ivy Ln for an accident with injuries. DC 56-3 ( Recupido) arrived and confirmed a two vehicle accident. The crew from E56 removed the door and stabilized the vehicle. Rescue 56-3 handled fluid control. Traffic 56 controlled traffic and provided scene safety
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