Snow Storm Jonas Starts with Multiple Calls!

January 22nd, 2016



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


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






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.

Car Fire 1st of 2016 along Rt.15 north

January 14th, 2016







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.