Cetronia's "Adopt-A-Hydrant" Program
We at Cetronia Volunteer Fire Department strive to ALWAYS provide the best service possible to our residents. We do this by being extremely well trained and dedicated individuals who devote time and manpower to our department. We are, however, volunteers, which means we do everything we do on our own time. While South Whitehall Township Public Works has a small crew they can dedicate to clearing the snow from fire hydrants, it can be an extremely tedious task and an even bigger hazard in case of a fire.
Hydrants can be covered with inches, sometimes feet of snow after a bad snowstorm, and the purpose of this program is to increase community awareness of blocked fire hydrants and ask the community to "Help Us Help You". Below you will find an interactive map of hydrants in Cetronia Fire Department's primary response area. You may use the map to locate a hydrant near you to see if it is "Claimed" or "Unclaimed". CLAIMED hydrants will show up as GREEN pins, whereas UNCLAIMED hydrants will show up as RED pins.
A CLAIMED hydrant is one which a resident has already pledged to help keep clear of snow after snowstorms and after plows come by. An UNCLAIMED hydrant is one which no one has claimed responsibility for which means after a heavy snowfall it may remained covered with snow, leaving it immediately inaccessible to firefighters in the event of a fire.
After you've located a hydrant that you wish to be responsible for clearing, use the form below the map to "Claim" it. Simply note your name, your address (not required), your phone number (not required) and the location of the hydrant and click submit! If you'd like, you may email us a photo of the cleared hydrant to email@example.com
and we will post it on our website inside the hydrant map. If you clicked "YES" to being credited for your work, you will also receive a shoutout on our Hydrant Map as well as on our Facebook page and website.
Thank you for helping us help you.
The VOLUNTEERS of Cetronia Fire Department
Click on the photo to the left to view our flyer!