With another storm coming the Upper Allen Township Fire Department is asking for your partnership in our Adopt-A-Hydrant program by adopting a fire hydrant close to your home or business and keeping it free of snow.
In the event of a fire it is imperative that the Fire Department gain access to a water supply via a fire hydrant as quickly as possible so that fire can be extinguished and prevent loss of property and/or life. You can help the Upper Allen Township Fire Department in this quest by adopting a hydrant and making sure that it is easily accessible throughout the year.
We ask that you shovel the area around your adopted fire hydrant after each snowfall. Clear a path approximately three feet around the hydrant as well a clear path from the street or roadway up to the fire hydrant so that the hydrant is visible and accessible.
Please consider clearing snow from a fire hydrant for your neighbors who may have medical conditions, disabilities, or those who are elderly that may be unable to do so themselves. This act of kindness will benefit the entire neighborhood.
Your participation in this program and maintenance of the area around your adopted hydrant saves time in the Fire Departments incident response, and time is very valuable.