Adams Area Fire District


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2020 Incidents
MONTH FIRE First Responder TOTAL
Jan 43 24 67
Feb 52 26 78
Mar 46 18 64
Apr 54 2 56
May 39 11 50
Total 234 81 315

Yearly Run Totals
2019 783
2018 873
2017 719
2016 696
2015 736
2014 684
2013 688
2012 654

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AAFD, August 04

Just a reminder, due to dry conditions, the burn ban is still in effect for at least 2 more weeks (until August 17). We understand that it has rained in the past few days, however, conditions are still favorable for rapid fire spread. Thank you for your understanding and assistance.... (Full Story & Photos)

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AAFD, July 30

Just after midnight, Station 42 along with the SAFER group, Allegheny County Station 228, and EMS Station 76 responded to a house on fire with an elderly male trying to evacuate residence. Station 42 was staffed and Engine 42 arrived on scene around 2-3 minutes after dispatch with a crew of 6. Crews found the charlie side (rear side) of the residence on fire which had started at an electrical box ... (Full Story & Photos)

July Trainings

AAFD, July 16

Our last few Tuesday evening training sessions have been busy this month. In an acquired house in our first due district, we have been alternating weeks with Callery Fire Dept. using the house. During our sessions, we have worked on hoseline advancement, searches, and downed firefighter exercises. On the opposite week, we did some equipment familiarization on Rescue 42 as well as utilizing the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Doug Mellinger, July 03

At 2204 hours on July 2, 2020, Adams Area was alerted along with the 90th Battalion and Stations 228 (Wexford) and 185 (Marshall) in Allegheny County on the first alarm for multiple reports of a residential structure fire with possible entrapment. Engine 42 (Capt Mellinger, Lt. J. Nickl, Driver M. Nickl, FF D. Nickl, Jr. FF Safreed) with 2 interior and 2 support firefighters, arrived on scene simultaneously ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 42 responds to crash

Lieutenent Jeremy Nickl, June 28

Last evening, crews responded into Adams Twp. for a single car into a telephone pole and tree. Crews worked along with Engine 19 crew from Callery Fire Dept. to close the road and remove hazards. Quality EMS was also on scene to evaluate occupant. All units cleared shortly after midnight.... (Full Story & Photos)

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