Palmer Municipal Fire Department

2015 Runs
Jan 45
Feb 49
Mar 40
Apr 58
May 41
Total 233

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

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Special Detail - Army Sgt. Durkin of the 82nd Airborne

PMFD Web Administrator, May 18

Special Detail - Army Sgt. Durkin of the 82nd Airborne

On Saturday May 23rd the PMFD will assist the Warriors Watch Riders as they escort members of the 82nd Airborne to the final resting place of Sgt. Durkin in Easton. Sgt. Durkin was killed in Action during Operation Enduring Freedom (War with Afghanistan) back in 2010. The members of the 82nd Airborne never had the opportunity to pay their respects ... (Full Story & Photos)

PMFD Receives a Special Visit

PMFD Web Administrator, April 28

It's not everyday Emergency Service personnel have an opportunity to meet individuals they assist everyday, tonight was a special occasion for members of The PMFD staff.
On a cold January afternoon, just as roads in the Township began to become ice covered, The PMFD were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Rescue crews arrived and worked vigorously to remove a mother, daughter ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)


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