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Posted on: February 9, 2017

ReadyPA Monthly Newsletter - February 2017

ReadyPA Monthly Newsletter

Learn more about: Extreme Cold, Cold-Related Illnesses, Cold Weather and Pets, Wind Chill and Fun Facts about Cold Weather

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

State Fire Commissioner Announces $30 Million Available for Fire/Volunteer Ambulance Grants

Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 3, 2017 State Fire Commissioner Announces $30 Million Available for Fire and Volunteer Ambulance Grant Applicants   Harrisburg, PA – On behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay a...Read on...
Posted on: September 30, 2016

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Dedicates and Officially Places Hazard 800 Vehicle in Service

Hazard 800 Dedication Ceremony

Westmoreland County Hazardous Materials Response Team 800 and the Department of Public Safety were joined September 28 by the Westmoreland County Commissioners for a ribbon cutting ceremony to dedicate and officially place Hazard 800 in service. Hazard 80...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Local municipalities receive Generators with the help of the PEMA Disaster grant

PEMA Generators enroute to Westmoreland County

Westmoreland County DPS took possession of two 175 kW generators this week to be available during disasters to augment emergency power for municipal emergency operations in three municipalities.

The disasters of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2015

Dispatcher Assists Local Family Deliver a Healthy Baby Girl

Stork Pin Recognition

Some exciting news for one of our own Dispatchers, Rachel Kuras Nolf was able to assist a family in Murrysville on September 9th with the delivery of a healthy baby girl! Director Mertz along with his staff was able to present Rachel with a Certificate a...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2015

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

PEMA Urges Citizens to Utilize Free Smartphone App to Prepare for Emergencies

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Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvanians can use free tools available from the ReadyPA app to take simple steps to make sure they’re ready for any type of incident. September is National Preparedness Month, a nationwide month-long effort to encourage households, b...Read on...

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