The EMMAUS FIRE DEPARTMENT proudly protects people and properties in Emmaus and its immediate vicinity. Until the 1980’s fire protection operated through three fire companies. In 1980, the Borough completed construction of the Central Fire Station on 6th Street from which all personnel and equipment are currently dispatched.
The Fire Department’s staff is comprised of paid on-call volunteers who respond, on average, 375-400 calls per year. Calls include fire protection, rescue/extrication, and HAZMAT response, and are dispatched via Lehigh County’s 911 Communications Center.
The Department proudly serves the community by:
Its fleet of vehicles includes:
The Emmaus Fire Department’s Chief is JAMES REISS, a 31 year department veteran, who oversees 42 volunteer fire fighting professionals, comprised of duty crews, standby drivers, and crews available 24/7, 365 days a year. The Department is always looking for volunteers. We provide training in fire prevention, rescue specialties, photography, fire police, forestry fire fighter, fire investigation, hazmat response. Members receive a complete set of protective equipment, pager, and a free physical exam. Emergency vehicle training is also available.
Please contact the Department at 610-967-5630 to discuss opportunities with the Emmaus Fire Department. We are proud to protect you, your family, and your property.
EMMAUS FIRE DEPARTMENT
100 NORTH SIXTH STREET
EMMAUS, PA 18049
For Emergencies: Dial 911
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