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Jan. 122 369
Feb. 97 263
March 121 318
April 109 271
May 145 361
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No Caption Early Evening Extrication on Expressway!

Lieutenant Mark Wilson, May 24

Around 7:00 pm on Tuesday May 24th, the department was dispatched to the Schuylkill Expressway for the report of vehicle rescue. Chief 56 arrived and confirmed one occupant of the vehicle was trapped. Crews quickly went to work stabilizing the vehicle followed by using hydraulic rescue tools to cut the car.

Working with EMS, the occupant was safely removed from the vehicle. Medic unit 356-15 transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car Fire at the Gas Pumps!

Radio Room, May 18

Upper Merion Township Fire Department responded to the WaWa this morning just before lunch time. Montgomery County Dispatch advised that a car was on fire next to the gas pumps. Upon arrival of Chief 56 (Leis and Johnson) a single vehicle with an engine compartment on fire was right next to the gas pumps. All occupants of the vehicle were out and moved away from the dangerous fire.

Once we confirmed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant Mark Wilson, April 18

The past four weeks have been action packed for the department. Averaging 33 fire responses and 80 EMS calls a week in 2022, our dedicated members also completed various certification trainings! During these past four weeks, member have completed Pa Fish and Boat Commission water rescue training. Members became certified to the operations and technician level for water rescue. This past weekend was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Three Fires in Five Days

Lieutenant Mark Wilson, March 16

Upper Merion Fire & EMS responded to three dwelling fires in a five-day span.

March 11, 2022
Late in the afternoon the department was dispatched to a dwelling fire on Lakeview Court in the Village at Valley Forge. Units arrived to a small fire on a balcony being held by a sprinkler. Crews quickly confirmed no extension and extinguished hot spots. The response was quickly scaled down, and crews were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews operating on Lakeview Court on 3/11/2022
Crews operating on Lakeview Court on 3/11/2022

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Lieutenant Matthew Curll, March 07

Shortly after 2 am yesterday morning, Upper Merion Township Fire and EMS was dispatched to a vehicle rescue on the 200 Blk. of Jasper Rd in the Sweetbriar Section of the Township. Deputy 56-3 (J. Recupido) arrived to one vehicle on its side with a subject still inside and established command. Engine 56-4 (King Of Prussia) arrived shortly after and stabilized the vehicle to remove the windshield ... (Full Story & Photos)

Department Assists Norristown on Working Fire

Lieutenant Mark Wilson, March 03

Shortly after 2 pm on Thursday, March 3, 2022, the department was dispatched to assist Norristown Fire Department on a dwelling fire. Originally dispatched as an "Unknown Type Fire", Norristown units arrived in the reported are and found fire in two middle-of-the-row homes.

Deputy 27 reported heavy fire in the rear of the dwellings. Engine 56 laid a supply line to the rear of the row and deployed ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy of Norristown Fire Dept
Photo Courtesy of Norristown Fire Dept

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Lieutenant Matthew Curll, February 28

Last evening around 6:00 PM Medic 356 and QRS 56 were dispatched for a vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of N. Gulph Rd and W. Valley Forge Rd in the Valley Forge National Park. 56 PD (Upper Merion Police) arrived to a multiple vehicle accident with two victims trapped. The incident was quickly upgraded to a vehicle rescue bringing all Township Companies to the scene. Deputy 56-3 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Medic 356-4, Rescue 56-3 and Engine 56 Handle an Early Afternoon Vehicle Rescue

Radio Room, January 19

Around lunch time today, Firefighters were alerted to an overturned truck with the driver still in the vehicle. Medic 356 arrived on scene and began evaluating the trapped driver from outside the vehicle. Rescue 56-3 arrived and stabilized the vehicle to prepare for extrication. Upon arrival of Engine 56 the crew provided a safety hose line and assisted the crew from Rescue 56-3 with extricating ... (Full Story & Photos)

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