Photos from Manheim Township Fire Rescue's post (5 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
Photos from Manheim Township Fire Rescue's post (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Sunday. MTFR encourages everyone to take the appropriate precautions.
Event: Heat Advisory
Alert: ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM EDT SUNDAY...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO 104 DEGREES.
* TIMING...SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS SUNDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 90S...WITH DEWPOINTS AROUND 70.
* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL BECOME A DANGER IF
PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
Instructions: TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1. CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING HOT WEATHER...WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. RESIDENTS SHOULD CHECK UP ON ELDERLY RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS...AND REMEMBER TO PROVIDE PETS WITH ADEQUATE WATER AND SHELTER FROM THE SUN. ... See MoreSee Less
1st day of official play at the 2015 U.S. Women's Open at the Lancaster Country Club. Unified Command Staff working hard to ensure the safety and security of the players, guests, and the community during the event. L/R Ron Baier from LGH/LEMSA, Lt. Rob Eachus from East Lampeter Township Police, Chief Rick Kane from MTFR, and Lt. Tom Rudzinski from Manheim Township Police. ... See MoreSee Less