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2023 Incidents
MONTH FIRE First Responder TOTAL
Jan 54 7 61
Feb 55 3 58
Mar 66 8 74
Apr 72 6 78
May 57 4 61
Jun 51 11 62
Jul 64 10 74
Aug 65 16 81
Sep 50 9 59
Oct 63 8 71
Nov 64 6 70
Dec 61 6 67
Total 722 94 816

Yearly Run Totals
2023 816
2022 766
2021 697
2020 744
2019 783
2018 873
2017 719
5016 696
2015 736
2014 688
2013 688
2012 654

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Adams Area Fire District

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No Caption Throwback Time: Plectron Receiver

Adams Area Fire District James - Jimmy - Ellis Firehouse Station 42, April 17

Who is old enough to remember these? In the pre-scanner, pre-Minitor pager era (late 1950s into the 70s & 80s), this was the prevalent tone-activated low band receiver for alerting volunteer firefighters.

Company-specific tones would activate an alarm on the device, alerting the member to a call. It could also be left “open” to monitor all traffic on the frequency.

This one is on display ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Severe weather outlook for today.

Adams Area Fire District James - Jimmy - Ellis Firehouse Station 42, April 14

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No Caption The week of April 14 - 20 is National Telecommunications Week

Adams Area Fire District James - Jimmy - Ellis Firehouse Station 42, April 13

Designated each April, it is intended to raise awareness and recognize the often intense work by 9-1-1 call-takers and emergency service dispatchers nationwide.

The calm voice in our moments of crisis. One only needs to have listened to radio traffic from the past few days of flash flooding emergencies in the region to get a sense of what they do.

AAFD wishes to recognize and thank the staff ... (Full Story & Photos)

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April 1, 2007: Adams Area Fire District established

Adams Area Fire District James - Jimmy - Ellis Firehouse Station 42, April 01

17 years ago today, the merger of the former Mars Volunteer Fire Co (Butler Co Sta 18) and the Community Volunteer Fire Co of Valencia (Butler Co Sta 17) was complete. Operations transitioned to the AAFD, Butler Co Sta 42.

The two predecessor companies had been working partners for their entire histories. There had rarely been a working fire of any significant size where both companies had ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Throwback Time: Two memories from the past

Adams Area Fire District James - Jimmy - Ellis Firehouse Station 42, March 21

A former VVFC (Butler Co Sta-17) engine, and the Mars National Bank.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Adams Area Fire District
645 Route 228
P.O. Box 232
Mars, PA 16046
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