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2024 Incidents
Month Fire EMS
Jan 135 381
Feb 107 324
Mar 110 381
Apr 0 0
May 0 0
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sept 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 352 1086

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

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Solar Eclipse Safety

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)

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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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First Due Basement Fire

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)

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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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Promotions

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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January 12

On Thursday January 12th at the Board of Supervisors meeting three of the departments newest members were sworn in. Each member joins the department with many years of experience,

Please join us in welcoming Paramedic Dave Buchy, Paramedic Lisa Dolan and Firefighter/EMT Glenn Montgomery!... (Full Story & Photos)

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First Due House fire

January 06

At 9:32 PM Station 56 along with Quint 27 (Norristown) and Quint 54 (Bridgeport) were dispatched to the area of Crossfield Rd and Allendale rd for a reported house fire. FM56-1 arrived on scene and confirmed a working house fire with heavy smoke from the attic. Engine 56-1 arrived on scene shortly after laying a supply line and going in service with a hand line. Deputy 56-3 ( Recupido) arrived on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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
$15

Children 5-9 Years Old
$10

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

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