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2018 Incidents
MONTH FIRE / FR TOTAL RUNS BOX ALARMS
Jan 66 / 11 77 19
Feb 44 / 17 61 10
Mar 47 / 19 63 10
Apr 46 / 16 62 13
May 37 / 17 54 6
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Total 240 317 58

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

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Adams Township 'Fueled by Fire 5k Race' to be Held in Conjunction with Adams Township Community Day - June 9

AAFD, May 20

Lace up your running shoes and come out to support the Adams Area Fire District by running in the annual 'Fueled by Fire' 5k race! The race will be held on Saturday June 9 at the Adams Township Community Park. The registration table opens at 8 am that day, and the race will start at 9.
Race organizers say the field is filling up with stiff competition, so register soon while spots are still available!
Click ... (Full Story & Photos)

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AAFD Hosts Mars Primary Center Kindergarten Students

Assistant Chief Tim Llewellyn, April 25

During the week of April 9-14, the AAFD hosted the kindergarten classes from Mars Area School District at the station on Rt. 228 for tours and fire safety lessons. According to event lead FF Dave Greco, approximately 230 students from all of the AM & PM Kindergarten classes attended.
The students were lead through the fire station for a tour and stopped at several spots along the way for fire safety ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Water Supply and Hoseline Deployment

Lieutenent Doug Mellinger, April 03

Tonight's training consisted of crosslay deployment with Engine 42 and driver training with water supply training from Tanker 19. Engine crews simulated deploying the crossslays and advancing the line while flowing water as Tanker 19 trained a new driver on supplying the engine with water. We managed four evolutions of training before the light show started in the night sky with the lightning cutting ... (Full Story & Photos)

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A single motor vehicle collision with utility pole and wires down on Myoma Rd. at Tess Ln.
A single motor vehicle collision with utility pole and wires down on Myoma Rd. at Tess Ln.

Myoma Road MVC Causes Power Outage and Alarm

Lieutenent Doug Mellinger, February 10

During the early morning hours of our Installation Dinner, Station 42 was alerted for a Zone 1 fire alarm activation with power failure at the Med-Express Urgent Care building on Crider Road at 0542 hours. While responding, Station 42 was alerted for a motor vehicle collision (MVC) with a pole and wires down in the same vicinity on Myoma Road. Rescue 42 and Chief 42 responded to the MVC while Engines ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bail Out Training

Lieutenant Doug Mellinger, January 30

On the sticker under the brim of a fire helmet is the following warning:

Firefighting is an ULTRAHAZARDOUS, UNAVOIDABLY DANGEROUS activity.

Assistant Chief Tim Llewellyn reminded members of this tonight as we trained on and issued bail out kits. The Fire District issues this equipment to all interior firefighters. When we enter a burning building, our survival may depend on finding an emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Becky Mellinger prepares to dive out the window while simultaneously setting the hook to here bailout kit into the wall at the inner corner of the window sill.
Firefighter Becky Mellinger prepares to dive out the window while simultaneously setting the hook to here bailout kit into the wall at the inner corner of the window sill.

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