1st RIT call of 2015 in Carlisle 2 Alarm Fire

January 12th, 2015




1/2-RIT23 was due on the 2nd alarm assignment to the apartment building fire in the 100 Blk of E High St. E33 (with 6) responded. While enroute, Chief 33 asked Command for a 2nd RIT due to the size of the Building. The RIT23 crews set up on Sides “A” and “C” and monitored operations being conducted on the roof and division 3.

Passing of Jonnell Kaminski Active Social Member

January 12th, 2015

J. Kaminski


It is with a very heavy heart that UAFD informs everyone of the passing of UAFD Member Jonnell Kaminski.
Jonnell was very active socially in the department for many years.  She was referred to as “Mamma K” from many members as she treated them like her own kids.
At this time, we extend our deepest sympathy to his Bob & Kris and the rest of Kaminski family.


Jonnell F. Kaminski, 63, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 peacefully at her home. January 6th was her 37th wedding anniversary.

She previously worked as a data analyst for The Commonwealth of PA, also cleaned homes and cared for children at her home. Jonnell graduated from Cedar Cliff High School in 1970, was an active social member with Upper Allen Fire Company, as well as a member of the Lower Allen VFW Post 7530 Ladies Auxiliary. Jonnell had a love for animals, especially her Puggle, as well as the holidays. She also enjoyed volunteering for the fire company and spending time with family and friends.

She was a loving daughter and devoted wife, mother, sister and friend. Jonnell was preceded in death by her father, I. Thomas Furlong and is survived by her loving husband Robert; sons Kristopher and Aaron (Gillian); daughter Arika; mother Carol Furlong; brother Jay Furlong (Ellen); sister Pat Cleary (Rob); sister-in-law Stephanie Mesaric (Jeff); 3 nephews and 3 nieces and their children and spouses.

A celebration of life will be held 5:00 p.m. Saturday, January 17th at the Lower Allen VFW Post, 4545 Westport Drive, Mechanicsburg. Inurnment will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110 or Upper Allen Fire Department, 104 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

2015 Officers for Upper Allen Twp.Fire Department

January 12th, 2015

UAFD Department Patch 2012

Operational Line Officers
Fire Chief Jim Salter
Deputy Chief Tom Shumberger
Asst Chief Kris Kaminski
Captain Ryan Kunkel
Lt. 123 Jeff Stefanowicz
Lt. 223 Scott Keener
Lt. 323 Cameron Wilkinson
Engineer Mike Leininger
Asst. Engineer Joe Heffelfinger
Fire Police Capt. Mark Stefanowicz
Fire Police Lieut. Milt Black
Administrative Line Officers
President Ron Dean
Vice President Dave Shafer
Recording Secretary Mike Gray
Treasurer Kathy Shafer
Financial Secretary Jane Seivers
Board of Trustee Dave Shafer
Board of Trustee 15-16 Ken Dean
Board of Trustee 15-16 Karl Kunkel
Board of Trustee 14-15 Jason Kremer
Board of Trustee 14-15 Jim Natale
Chaplain Erline Ford
Membership Secretary Richard Uber
Firefighters Relief
President Ron Dean
Vice President Dave Shafer
Recording Secretary Mike Gray
Treasurer Jane Seivers

Merry Christmas from Upper Allen Fire Department!!!

December 25th, 2014


From all the members of the Upper Allen Twp. Fire Department, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Please stay safe during this holiday season and enjoy time with your families.


Crash in Monaghan Twp. Send One Person to Hospital

December 20th, 2014

On Tuesday, December 16, a driver in Monaghan Township lost control of her vehicle on South York Road, near Ridge Road, and overturned into a tree.  The accident happened on a wet and foggy roadway at 4:27 p.m.  One person was taken to an area hospital.  Upper Allen Fire Company, fire police, West Shore Ambulance and Carroll Township Police were on the scene.  Thanks to Curt Werner for the following pictures. 

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   Firefighters from the Upper Allen Fire Company needed to get on the ground to disconnect the battery of the overturned vehicle.