Due to the anticipated winter weather, a Snow Emergency has been declared in Upper Allen Township effective today, January 22nd at 7:00 PM and shall remain in effect until Sunday, January 24th at noon.
The Upper Allen Township Police would like to remind residents that it is unlawful to park or permit to be parked, any vehicle, on any street or alley, which is part of the Township maintained street system, upon the commencement of the snow emergency until the snow has been plowed.
Owners of vehicles that remain on the the Township streets during the snow emergency are subject to fine and the vehicles are subject to tow. Removing vehicles will expedite the snow removal process and reduce the risk of vehicles being damaged by snow removal equipment.
Friday, January 22 @ 3:10am UAFD was dispatched to the 500 blk of Geneva Dr in the township for a reported car fire. CCHQ advised Chief 23 that PD on scene with working fire. Squad 23 arrived with 4 personal and used 1 3/4″ line to extinguish the fire. Tanker 23 and Chief 123 worked water supply to the squad. One other vehicle parked next to the car also received minor damage. Crew worked on scene for about 40 minutes.
January 13, 2016 at 3:15 PM, UAFD responded to a vehicle fire on Route 15 N at MM38. Chief 23 arrived and advised incoming units that there was working fire in the engine compartment. Squad 23 arrived shortly after and deployed an 1” ¾ handline and made a quick knock on the fire. The crew had the fire under control within minutes of arrival. No injuries were reported. The crew remained on scene for about a half hour before going back in service.