Palmer Municipal Fire Department

2015 Runs
Jan 45
Feb 49
Mar 40
Apr 52
Total 186

Past Incidents
2014 553
2013 469
2012 522
2011 542
2010 586
2009 540

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Lehigh - Carbon County Blue Mountain Brush Fire

PMFD Web Administrator, April 19

Early Sunday April 19th PMFD was alerted to respond to our station for a response into Lehigh County. On Saturday morning a large brush fire had erupted and the guys were called to assist. After loading up our gear the guys headed to Blue Mountain.

PMFD spent all day Sunday assisting both Lehigh and Carbon County units suppress the fire that at the time was believed to span more than 400 acres. ... (Full Story & Photos)

IU 20 Active Shooter Drill

PMFD Web Administrator, April 17

On April 17th PMFD along with numerous agencies from Northampton County participated in an Active Shooter drill. This was a unique event in that 2 drills were executed at the same exact time, one taking place in Bushkill Township and the second taking place in Palmer Township. The Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 located in both townships hosted the drill. This was a great opportunity for us strengthen ... (Full Story & Photos)

Back to the Basics

PMFD Web Administrator, April 13

On Monday April 13 PMFD headed to the Nazareth Smoke house for training. The evolution's included stretching hand lines, searching,
ladder work, victim extrication, ventilation, and other tasks. This opportunity also gave some of our operators time on the pumps. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Breakfast with the Kiwanis Club of Easton

PMFD Web Administrator, April 11

Earlier today PMFD took part in the Kiwanis Club of Easton’s annual pancake breakfast and health fair. The event took place at Easton Area High School. The crews on locations showed visitors our apparatus, tools, and enjoyed a good breakfast. Thank You to everyone who came out support this event.

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Training - Patient Extrication from a Vehicle

PMFD Web Administrator, April 06

On Monday April 6th PMFD held a training class entitled – Patient Extrication from a Vehicle. The class was presented by Easton Hospital. After a 30 minute presentation the class headed outside for some hands on training. The guys practiced; establishing c-spine on patients during extrication, patient care during extrication, collar & backboard placement during extrication, patient movement during ... (Full Story & Photos)


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