House Fire Started By Cooking

January 29th, 2016

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January 27, 2016  UAFD was dispatched to 2 Hemlock Dr. in the township for a reported kitchen fire. Chief 23 arrived on scene to find fire coming from Side “A” our the front door and tenant saying everyone is out. Engine 23 arrived and established water supply with hydrant on S. Maket St. Crew lead by Captain 23 (Kunkel) did the 360 and pulled 2 handline to side “A” and “C”. No firefighters injuries.

Chief 23 called for 2nd alarm due to the fact that it was long time for response of mutual aid. Truck 23 and Tanker 23 also assisted on scene.

Crews from 28,27,67,22,12,69,33,31 &13 all were on scene.

Thanks to our transfers of 13 & 36.

Snow Storm Jonas Starts with Multiple Calls!

January 22nd, 2016

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January 22, 2015 Snow storm Jonas causes traffic crashes along Rt. 15 during rush hour around 5:30pm. UAFD was dispatched to 3 accidents in less than an hr. Pictured below are two different accidents. No injuries reported.

Snow Emergency has been declared in Upper Allen Township!

January 22nd, 2016

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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.

Middle of Night Car Fire!!!

January 22nd, 2016

 

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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.

Multiple Alarm Apartment Fire on Borough

January 16th, 2016

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UAFD responded to a multiple alarm apartment fire in the Borough of Mechanicsburg on January 15, 2016. First arriving units reported heavy fire and smoke showing. Residents were quickly evacuated and crews went to work, extinguishing the fire, avoiding extension into neighboring buildings.