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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Press Release - Millcreek Township Fire Departments Swiftly Control Structure Fire On Woodside Dr.

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Millcreek Township Fire Departments Swiftly Control Structure Fire On Woodside Dr.

For Immediate Release: Oct. 23, 2023 

MILLCREEK, P.A - The Millcreek Township Fire Departments responded swiftly to a structure fire in the 1700 block of Woodside Dr. The incident occurred on the evening of Oct. 22, 2023. Emergency crews were dispatched at 1858 hours. 

Upon arrival at the scene, the Lake Shore Fire Department was the first to confirm a working garage fire. The fire was brought under control efficiently thanks to a rapid response and the coordinated efforts of multiple departments. Crews cleared the scene in just under 2 hours. 

The Millcreek Fire Department extends gratitude to the dedicated volunteers who responded to this emergency. Their commitment to serving the community is truly commendable and greatly appreciated. Departments that responded to the incident include: 

1.             Lake Shore Fire Department

2.            West Lake Fire Department

3.            West Ridge Fire Department

4.           Kearsarge Fire Department

5.            Kuhl Hose Fire Department

In addition to responding to emergencies, the Millcreek Fire Department wishes to remind residents about the importance of fire prevention. Smoke detectors serve as a crucial early warning system, alerting occupants to potential fire hazards, allowing for timely evacuation, and reducing the risk of injuries. 

"Safety is a priority in Millcreek Township," said MFD Chief Mike Cliff, "All residents should ensure that their homes are equipped with functioning smoke detectors. Regularly testing and maintaining these devices can make a significant difference in safeguarding lives and property."

The cause of the Woodside Dr. fire is currently under investigation. Further details will be provided as they become available. 

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