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Slow Down and Move Over! Remember it is now the LAW!
Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Drivers all ages new and old, remember to slow down and move over when approaching emergency scenes on the roadway. Failure to do so is breaking the law and punishable with fines and even loss of license. Despite move over laws are different in every state, first responders remain at risk for being killed or injured by passing vehicles at roadside emergencies.

Twelve percent of on-duty and volunteer responder fatalities occur each year while responding to or returning from incidents. Majority of those fatalities result from vehicle crashes. Vehicle collision is the second leading cause for responder fatalities. Loyalsock is committed to reducing responder fatalities and injuries by helping to create safer operational responses through additional in-house training and scenario based drills, and extensive driver training program for each level of our apparatuses.

For more information on the Pennsylvania Mover, Slow Down Law. Direct link can be access by clicking here.

Slow Down and Move Over! Remember it is now the LAW!
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Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
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We are happy to help celebrate National Preparedness Month through all of September. Joining with our friends at FEMA, United States Fire Administration, and Department of Homeland Security, we are helping to raise the importance of Preparing for Emergencies and Disasters.
Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
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Hurricane IDA surely traveled north bringing heavy rain to our region. In preparation for the potential flooding, we recommend checking home owner's insurance policy for flood coverage and your vehicle insurance for water damage.
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We are all sad to see summer end so quickly this year. However many are excited to be returning to see all the teachers and friends at school in the fall. However, have you taken some time to update those emergency contacts for your little ones? Ready.gov has some great fillable information cards th...
Saturday, July 10th, 2021
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One of your family members a service animal? Are they included in your emergency preparations and evacuation plans?Some families in the community have service animals who help members of all ages with various jobs at home, in public, and one on one basis.
Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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We all like money, especially since it goes out faster than it comes into our piggy banks. Disasters and Emergencies are never cheap, so while you have some extra from working this summer or selling all your old stuff during yard sales, put some back in an Emergency Fund.
Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Summer is here and we hope the warm sunny weather stays with us all summer long. While you have time floating in the river, pool, or just laying out soaking in the sun, its never too late to prepare for emergencies.
Saturday, June 5th, 2021
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Heat is one of the leading weather-related emergencies in the United States. Often it results in hundreds of deaths each year. Heat can be very taxing on the body and can occur even on short notice and even during a short period of exposure outside and inside.
Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
Each year firefighters across the nation participate in what is known as Firefighter Safety Stand Down. This year it is celebrated June 20-26th. Firefighter Safety Stand Down is sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs, Safety, Health and Survival Section, the National Volunteer Fir...
Monday, May 31st, 2021
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MICU 18, Rescue 18, and Car 18 responded to vehicle on fire over the embankment off East Third Street and Northway Road early Memorial Day, May 31, 2021. MICU 18 found vehicle over the small bridge covering Miller's Run on its side and on fire.
Thursday, May 6th, 2021
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Help us celebrate National EMS Week! May 16-22, 2021 is the 46th annual National EMS Week. Originally started in 1974 by President Gerald Ford, EMS week was authorized to honor EMS practitioners and share the stress the importance of our providers throughout the community.
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Drivers all ages new and old, remember to slow down and move over when approaching emergency scenes on the roadway. Failure to do so is breaking the law and punishable with fines and even loss of license.
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Happy National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week!April 11-17th is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. With a tough year in 2020 and continuing the Covid-19 response into 2021, many forget those Heroes behind every call dispatched in our community.
Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Happy National Library Week!Happy National Library Week! National Library Week is celebrated April 4-10th. With all the technology at our disposal these days, our library at the station has become a little dusty.
Saturday, March 13th, 2021
We are happy to be bringing back our famous Chicken BBQ this Spring, Summer, and Fall Season. Please visit our social media pages for updated menus and any time changes. Chicken Dinners are $10 and come with half-chicken, baked beans, Mac-salad, and roll.
Thursday, March 4th, 2021
We are never too old to learn something new, and this includes Fire Safety. Partnering with U.S. Fire Administration, education of fire safety with older adults is just as important with educating our children.
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
Looking to get the Covid-19 Vaccination? COVID-19 Vaccination is now available in Lycoming County. Below is a list of locations providing the vaccination. Please note, that you must pre-registered to get the vaccination.
Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
2021 has brought freezing temperatures to our region. Staying warm is very important for all members of the family. We are teaming up with United States Fire Administration to help "Put a Freeze on Winter Fires." Already this season we have seen fires increase in our community.
Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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2020 in Review !We all share the feeling of being ready to say goodbyes to 2020 and hello to 2021. It has been one unique. To capture it all is mind blowing to say the least. Even with all the COVID-19 restrictions and limitations, we as a community were able to make the most of the year and find th...
Sunday, December 27th, 2020
We are happy to announce that our 2021 Fire Fund Drive and 2021 EMS Ambulance Memberships are available for purchase online. If you and your family wish to purchase either the Fire Fund Drive or EMS Ambulance Membership, please visit our store tab off the website.
Sunday, December 27th, 2020
Members were kept very busy this holiday season. Responding to winter snow emergencies and Christmas Day Flooding just added to our normal routine. We were very happy to report of no additional watering of Christmas Tree's this year.
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