Recent Calls
Fri. Apr 2nd 2021
1409 hours - Fire Stations 27 and 34 were dispatched to the area of 2533 Mountain RD for a report of an unknown type fire. Could be on Rinker of Flowertown RD. 1414 hours - With 27-9 on scene, reporti...
Wed. Mar 31st 2021
1926 hours - Fire Station 27 was dispatched to 625 Overlook Ter for alarms ringing.1931 hours - Station 27 was canceled by the alarm company.
Sun. Mar 28th 2021
0947 hours - Fire Station 27 was dispatched t the area of 1550 Gardner Rd for a reported tree down on wires with tree burning. Upon the arrival of firefighters tree and wires were burning. Power is st...
Sun. Mar 28th 2021
1414 hours - Fire Station 27 was dispatched to assist Fire Stations 23, 43 and 34 with a brush fire in the area of 5883 RT 209 in Hamilton Township.
Sat. Mar 27th 2021
2035 hors - Fire Station 27 was asked to assist the resident at 3043 Hemlock Rd for the flooded basement.
News Headlines
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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