Recent Calls
Fri. Aug 7th 2020
0504 hours - Fire Station 27 was dispatched to 1315 Mountain Springs DR, Lodge at Mountain Springs for alarms ringing.
Wed. Aug 5th 2020
2120 hours - Fire Stations 34 and 27 were dispatched to 1 Great Wolf DR, Great Wolf Lodge for alarms ringing.
Wed. Aug 5th 2020
0303 hours - Fire Station 27 was dispatched to Reeders RUN RD and Midnight LN for a transformer arching. With firefighters on scene reporting no fire, tree branch on wires. PPL was requested to be not...
Tue. Aug 4th 2020
2039 hours - Fire Station 27 was dispatched to 100 Pocono Creek DR for alarms ringing. Caller reports the power was out, came back on and the fire alarm system was now going off.
Tue. Aug 4th 2020
1847 hours - Fire Station 27 was dispatched to Wellington RD and Hoffman LN for wires down.
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Sat. Jan 1st 2005
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The attached is from the quarterly book that was published in January - March 2005
Blue or Red Lights

Blue or Red Lights?

What do these flashings lights mean?

July 31, 2011

 

In the State of Pennsylvania (laws are different in other states) members of any volunteer fire department run "BLUE" lights on their vehicles. This is the most common and designates anyone in that vehicle running that light is a member of a volunteer fire department. This is a courtesy light and it means that we are asking permission for the right of way on the road. It identifies a firefighter or emergency medical personnel responding to a call for service. These lights are to be used to respond to an emergency or as a marker to show that there is an emergency in the area.

RED” lights are normally run by Fire Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs, Ambulance Captains, Fire Police Captains, Fire Police Lieutenants or Water Rescue Captains. When red lights are displayed on a vehicle they are to also have a siren on them as well. On average when you see these lights activated on a vehicle these members are responding to the scene of an emergency.

We ask that should you see blue or red flashing lights that you please yield and allow us the right of way so we may be able to respond to the emergency that is occurring in our / your community.

SAFETY TIPS – When traveling throughout Pennsylvania and you see these lights or road flares please SLOW DOWN, use caution when approaching the emergency area for changes in traffic patterns and emergency personnel directing traffic. Please do not stop to get a glimpse of the incident as this may cause a traffic accident.

 

 


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