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2022 Incidents
MONTH FIRE First Responder TOTAL
Jan 37 17 54
Feb 43 12 55
Mar 42 10 52
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Total 122 39 161

Yearly Run Totals
2022 161
2021 697
2020 744
2019 783
2018 873
2017 719
2016 696
2015 736
2014 684
2013 688
2012 654

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Egg Drop at Mars Elementary School

Chief Tim Llewellyn, May 20

On Thursday, May 19, Members of the Adams Area Fire District assisted the fourth grade classes and teachers at the Mars Area Elementary School with an Egg Drop Project. Egg drop projects are often used as STEAM class enhancements to help students explore basic concepts such as gravity, force and acceleration. The general idea was to have students design a container that would allow a cradled egg ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Tim Llewellyn, May 12

The Adams Area Fire District often takes phone calls and receives visitors each year inquiring about what to do with or wishing to drop off their expired fire extinguishers.

The FACTS:
1. Fire Extinguishers DO have a useful life of 8-10 years if unused and they DO have expiration dates on the labels. If it doesn't have an expiration date, it's likely very old and my not work properly when you ... (Full Story & Photos)

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May 7 at 5 p.m.: Siren Test

Member Kimberly Getz, May 05

On May 7th at 5 p.m., we will complete a test of our emergency weather siren.

Our emergency weather siren and an alert app system are two ways that we are using new technology for disaster safety in the township. The Weather Warning siren program is connected to the National Weather Service. The siren on the Fire Headquarters will sound when the following alerts happen within the siren hearing area: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Early Morning Ham n' Egger in Treesdale

Captain Doug Mellinger, April 10

Just after 4:00am this morning crews were sent to a home on Old Orchard Court in the Treesdale neighborhood of the township for a reported chimney fire. Crews arrived within minutes to the home owner reporting a light smoke condition in the basement. An attack line was pulled as precaution and E-42 began to investigate. A quick search revealed heavy smoke in the basement with a working fire behind ... (Full Story & Photos)

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AAFD Membership Drive Cont.

Lieutenant Taylor Goodlin, March 31

Looking for something to do on your days off? Come and hang out with a good group of people, train, run calls and earn a little spending money!

The AAFD Board added an additional $10 to each 8 Hour Shift! Shifts are available everyday Daylights, Evenings and Overnights

Must be FF1 to participate in the Staffing Program, but may join as a member with any level of training!

Get off your couch and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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