Citizen's Fire Company of Upper Milford Township 4093 Main Rd W, Emmaus, PA18049 Standing literally in the shadow of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, this all-volunteer fire company serves the eastern side…More of Upper Milford Township. It responds to about 165 fire calls a year, including emergencies on a 15-mile stretch of the turnpike. The company also is known as Vera Cruz Fire Company, named for the village in which it is based. It has 25 volunteer firefighters and always is looking for new recruits. Its social quarters are in the original firehouse building, directly across Main Road from the fire station. The fire chief is Jerry Schantz, who rides a fire engine-red Harley.
Citizens Fire Co. #2 1017 Pennsylvania Ave, Emmaus, PA18049 Citizens Fire Co. #2 is a historical volunteer fire department that has served residents since 1926. Today, the original…More firehouse facility and grounds are used for community events and celebrations. A schedule of upcoming events can be found on the organization's website.
Emmaus Fire Co. No. 1 is a social hall and private bar located in Emmaus. The facility includes two banquet rooms, a…More social room, a commercial kitchen and a bar which can be rented out for social events such as weddings, fundraisers, auctions or sporting events.
The facility also features a full bar which is open daily, as well as a dinner menu. Emmaus Fire Co is open to members and their guests. Membership is paid through annual dues and membership meetings are held monthly.
Lehigh Valley Fire Protection Company 106 S 5th St, Emmaus, PA18049 Lehigh Valley Fire Protection Company is a general practice safety solutions company based in Emmaus, serving the town…More and surrounding areas. The company offers a variety of services to both residential and commercial clients, with a focus on fire extinguisher inspections and testing work. Some services include restaurant kitchen inspection, extinguisher replacements, repair services and pressure-testing work. Call the number provided for more information or to speak with an associate about services.
The Emmaus Fire Department is ready to roll to protect lives and property in and around the borough. Its firefighters…More respond to about 350 calls a year, including three or four major fires. They also assist neighboring communities. The fire station has been at the same location since May 1980. Although the only one in town, it is known as Central Station because it replaced three other fire stations in the borough.
The department still has its first piece of firefighting equipment, an 1871 hand-drawn hose cart. Now it has an aerial truck, two pumpers, a rescue pumper, a personnel carrier for the rapid intervention response team and other vehicles. The department is supported by tax dollars, but raises additional money with monthly hoagie sales. The station includes separate quarters for the Emmaus Ambulance Corps. James Reiss is the third-generation Emmaus fire chief, preceded by his father Robert and his grandfather Henry.
Upper Milford Western District Fire Co. No. 1 6341 Chestnut St, Zionsville, PA18092 Just as Upper Milford's other fire company is simply known as Vera Cruz, this one is called Old Zionsville. Its…More volunteer firefighters respond to about 115 calls a year in the western part of the township. It is located along Routes 29/100 just south of Old Zionsville. The fire chief is Joseph Kernick. Up to 250 people come to the fire station the first Sunday of every month to enjoy an all-you-can eat breakfast buffet, including eggs made to order. It's one of the company's major fund raisers. The station is currently seeking new recruits.