From the members of the Upper Allen Twp. Fire Department. We extend to you a Happy 4th of July. May your weekend be safe and filled with good times with family and friends. ” Freedom does not come for free. It has to be fought for & conquered. On this 4th of July may your hearts be filled with love for our nation, compassion for your fellow man and the determination to work hard to make our country better than it already is.” Happy 4th of July.
The Upper Allen Twp. Fire Department asks everyone to enjoy a safe 4th of July holiday. Please keep the following safety tips in mind.
***Statistics show that over 200 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.***
Proceed with caution!
- Leave fireworks to the professionals. Do not use consumer fireworks.
- The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public display conducted by trained professionals.
- After the firework display, children should never pick up fireworks that may be left over, they may still be active.
UAFD was called to the 400 block of W. Lisburn Rd. for traffic accident with unknown injuries. Chief 23 arrived on scene with 2 vehicles involved and one minor injured. EMS and Squad 23 arrived and did crash scene cleanup and also help EMS with patient care. Fire Police remained on scene as the FD cleared after about 25 minutes on scene.
UAFD held our weekly training and Captain 23 and the Lieutenants working with members on “Run In’s”. We went over to Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. training building in the township and worked. It was nice night with members learning some basics and also a refresher for the older members. Thanks to Joe Cocciardi for the use of your building. Thanks for all the members that also attended.