|Fri. Dec 13th 2013|
Emmaus patch/Community association donation article
Many thanks to the community association for their donation towards our new truck! http://emmaus.patch.com/groups/polic...
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|Wed. Nov 20th 2013|
Seem seedway fire video
Video courtesy of Nester Video Productions.
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The American Red Cross and Vera Cruz Fire Department are teaming up for a Free Smoke Alarm Install Program!
Vera Cruz Residents (Lehigh County), The American Red Cross and Vera Cruz Fire Dept. will be in your neighborhood to install free smoke alarms
on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
CALL 484-403-4734 To Register!
Did you know that if a fire starts in your home, you may have just two minutes to escape?
Looking for information on our 2016 Fire Prevention Open House and Craft Show? Please see the VC Ladies Auxiliary Link!
Buckeye Tavern Fire
Drop off any paper products you have but please no cardboard or phone books!
To read more about our program go here: http://emmaus.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/upper-milford-residents-make-community-greener
UPPER MILFORD BURNING ORDINANCES CAN BE VIEWED HERE: http://yourfirstdue.com/manager/data/1390420801/File/ord_97.pdf And the amended ordinance here: http://yourfirstdue.com/manager/data/1390420801/File/ord_107.pdf
IF WE CAN’T FIND YOU…..WE CAN’T HELP YOU!
Citizen’s Fire Company of Upper Milford Twp.
(Vera Cruz Fire Department Station 28)
Upper Milford Western District Fire Company
(Old Zionsville Fire Department Station 19)
Joint Department Reflective Address Marker Campaign
Safety Officials Ask Citizens to Go Buy the Numbers
It’s 1:30 a.m. and the police department gets a report from a woman afraid there is a burglar in her home. She hides in a closet with a cordless phone and dials the dispatcher and gives her address to the dispatcher. Police arrive quickly to the neighborhood, but have trouble finding the residence because there is no visible house number. This is just an example of the many cases that can be pointed out by members of the Pennsylvania State Police, Both Upper Milford Fire Departments along with the Emmaus and Macungie ambulance corps. of the necessity for large reflective numbers on homes and businesses.
We don’t want to risk the safety of an individual or police officer in such a case as above by having to walk around shining a flashlight at each home trying to find the right address. We prefer that people use at least 3″ numbers that are reflective for visibility at night. Many people have only small numbers for mail and paper routes which aren’t big enough for us to read at night. We would like people to have the larger two-sided reflective signs to make it easier to find the right home. We want to get the word out to people how important readable numbers are for safety reasons. A $15 sign or set of numbers isn’t much to spend for what could mean the difference between life and death.
IF WE CAN’T FIND YOU…..WE CAN’T HELP YOU! Click Here to Download an Order Form and Mail Today!