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COVID-19 Vaccinations Available at Blueberry Hill Park

Member John Parks, May 04

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be available at the Franklin Park Activity Center located in Blueberry Park on Wednesday afternoon, Thursday, and Friday. For more information and to sign up use the link below.

https://curative.com/sites/28436

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No Caption MAY 4 - International Firefighters’ Day

Member Joe Birch, May 04

International Firefighters’ Day (IFFD)

Firefighters dedicate their lives to the protection of life and property. Sometimes that dedication is in the form of countless hours volunteered over many years, in others it is many selfless years working in the industry. In all cases it risks the ultimate sacrifice of a firefighter’s life.

International Firefighters’ Day is observed each year on 4th May. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Move Over, Slow Down

Member Joe Birch, April 26

New law in PA created to protect first reponders, what you need to know

Pennsylvania’s Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane further away from the response area to slow to at least 20 mph less than the posted speed limit.

An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 7 Safety Tips for a Safe Summer Grilling Season

Member Joe Birch, April 22

Home grills were involved in an average of 8,900 home fires per year (nationally), including 3,900 structure fires and 4,900 outdoor fires annually. Leaks or breaks were primarily a problem with gas grills.

Here are 7 safety tips to follow:

1. Grill outside and away from any structures
Charcoal and gas grills are designed for outdoor use only. However, NFPA reports that more than one-quarter (27%) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Safety tips to help avoid hydroplaning

Member Joe Birch, April 14

Springtime brings the Franklin Park region the chance for heavy rain and flooding. Driving in wet conditions can be made safer by following the following safety tips.

• Don’t use cruise control in the rain. Cruise control is a nice feature, especially if you’re taking a family road trip. In the rain, however, cruise control should not be used. If you’re not paying attention to your speed, hydroplaning ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Incidents 2019 - - 2021
Jan 20 18 10
Feb 38 16 14
Mar 29 23 20
Apr 18 24 17
May 36 13 9
Jun 31 29
Jul 45 33
Aug 30 23
Sep 26 17
Oct 34 13
Nov 23 19
Dec 20 20
Total 350 248 70

Incidents History
Year Calls
2008 246
2009 210
2010 259
2011 214
2012 208
2013 248
2014 259
2015 247
2016 244
2017 238
2018 244
2019 350
2020 248
Total 3215

Five Year Average Incidents
Years Average Calls
1970-1974 30
1975-1979 36
1980-1984 51
1985-1989 68
1990-1994 108
1995-1999 150
2000-2004 179
2005-2009 222
2010-2014 238
2015-2019 267
2020-2024 248
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Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company #1, Station 158
2360 Rochester Road
Sewickley, PA 15143
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 412-364-5670
Station Fax: 412-364-1460
E-mail: info@franklinparkvfc158.org
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