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Welcome to Upper Merion Township Fire And EMS Department

No Caption Vehicle Rescue with HazMat Leak

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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Lieutenant Curll, September 29

The Upper Merion Township Fire & EMS Department have taken delivery of a new complement of battery operated Milwaukee power tools. These tools will replace aging tools along with some new tools to further our capabilities. Every front line Engine, both Rescues, Ladder, Tower, and Marine unit will receive tools. These tools are another step towards streamlining and standardizing equipment for the Department. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Introduction to Sprinkler Systems Class

Lieutenant Curll, September 20

Yesterday for weekly drill members from all three companies met at Swedesburg Vol. Fire Co. (Station 56C) for a Sprinkler Class hosted by New Jersey National Fire Sprinkler Association. The class reviewed the basics of the four main types of sprinkler systems encountered, a live sprinkler demonstration, a review of NFPA 13E for Fire Service Operations with a Sprinkler System, and finished with a case ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant Steven Kindred, September 01

Members from the department came together this past Monday night to participate in a Rope Rescue Drill in Valley Forge National Park. Members performed a rescue of a "victim" who was located at the bottom of a 60 degree slope in a heavily wooded area. One evolution continued into the night, challenging rescuers further due to low light conditions. Thank you to the National Park Service and all ... (Full Story & Photos)

Late Night Basement Fire

Lieutenant Curll, August 30

Shortly before midnight on Saturday August 27th, Upper Merion Township Fire & EMS and Engine & Quint 54 (Bridgeport Fire Department) were dispatched to the unit block of Manor Ln. in the King Manor Section of the Township for a reported basement fire. Engine 56-3 (Curll), Rescue 56-3 (Zimmermann), and Deputy 56-2 (Orangers) were returning from another call during dispatch. Engine 56-3 arrived shortly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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