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2019 Incidents
MONTH FIRE First Responder TOTAL
Jan 47 14 61
Feb 50 14 64
Mar 34 14 48
Apr 56 14 70
May 66 18 84
Jun 38 13 51
Jul 50 13 63
Aug 46 13 59
Sep 43 9 52
Oct 44 10 54
Nov
Dec
Total 474 132 606

Yearly Run Totals
2018 873
2017 719
2016 696
2015 736
2014 684
2013 688
2012 654

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Maybe Even to Your Street!

Captain Doug Mellinger, October 16

It's that time of year again! The Adams Area Fire District is NOW accepting requests for Santa Visits throughout the month of DECEMBER! Visits will be held THURSDAY & SUNDAY evenings throughout the month of December. Thursdays starting at 7pm and Sundays starting at 6pm! A donation of $10 per child is requested. Email abell@adamsarea42.com with address, number of children, and requested date/time ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Doug Mellinger, September 24

Tonight members continued training in preparation for placing the new Rescue Squad 42 into service.

Members practiced with assembly of the monopod onto the Rescue Squad for use in below-grade/rope rescue scenarios, familiarizing ourselves with all components and best practices/procedures for a quick, safe, and effective deployment for rescue.

We also practiced with the new airbags, practicing the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Confidence Drills

Captain Doug Mellinger, July 30

Tonight’s training consisted of some confidence drills, with members putting together various sized bolts, nuts, and washers and tying various knots while wearing full PPE with SCBA and structural firefighting gloves. The concepts were to build comfort in overcoming the limited dexterity in the gloves and limited sight and movement of full PPE.

Members also practiced converting the SCBA of a downed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Doug Mellinger, April 15

Today, the AAFD Headquarters Hosted 6 Mars Area School District kindergarten classes in 3 separate trips with approximately 150 students for a station tour and fire prevention/safety lessons.

The students were taught kitchen and stovetop safety, what to do in an emergency or if the fire alarms go off, the importance of closing bedroom doors at night, how to escape in the event of a fire, and what ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Finishing Up With Ropes 4

Captain Doug Mellinger, April 14

This weekend, the AAFD members finished up our rope rescue series training with Rope 4. In the morning we practiced rigging the various high-line systems from the ground, then from an elevated position. During the afternoon, we put it all together and practiced on the highline systems with rescuers on rope and picking up patients.

Now, the practicing, studying, and long wait begins for the Rope Technician ... (Full Story & Photos)

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