Our emergency management coordination team of three includes Coordinator Robert Kay, Sr. and Deputy Coordinators Chris Edwards and Dave Kuhns. They have developed and maintain a comprehensive emergency management plan to address various types of emergencies, including preparing for, responding to, and recovery from emergencies.
Together this team works with Township departments, volunteer units, regional partners, and other organizations that may have a role in an emergency.
Fire and Ambulance
The Upper Makefield Fire Company serves the majority of the Township, along with the Lingohocken Fire Company. Both are all-volunteer fire companies.
St. Mary’s Hospital provides 24/7 emergency service with an ambulance housed at UMFC Station 71 on Taylorsville Road.
The Fire Marshal regularly inspects commercial properties and reviews fire safety for public buildings during the planning process.
As a tree-lined community built along the Delaware River and its tributaries, the effects of wind and rain bring focus to our emergency management programming.Read More
Our team stays apprised of weather forecasts and monitors river levels. To help residents stay informed, we’ve developed a checklist for how you can mitigate flooding and power outages. We have detailed flood mitigation information, developed with FEMA, as well.Read More