76% of our budget MUST come from donations.

So, what do we do with the donations given to us?

First Due Statistics

“First due” area means that we are the fire company expected to be first to the scene in the event of an emergency to that area.

  • Around 17,500 people live in our “first due”

We also respond mutual aid to surrounding areas, such as the Borough of Chambersburg, Fayetteville, Marion, Waynesboro, and more, depending on the type of emergency.

2023 STATS

  • 1031 Total Incidents
  • 35 Working Structure Fires
  • 15 Vehicle Extrications
  • 156 Box Alarms
  • 131 Vehicle Accidents

An average of 10 members
were on each call.


About Us

    We are your first responder in the event of a fire or other emergency. We have 5 fully equipped vehicles that stand ready to respond to brush fires, structure fires, floods, vehicle accidents, special rescues, and medical emergencies.

    Our service helps keep taxes down by eliminating the need for a paid fire department. 


    New Engines!

    Our 20-year-old twin engines are due to be replaced in this year!

    Per National Fire Protection Act (NFPA) standards, fire apparatus should be retired at 20 years of age. Updating our apparatus ensures we are always in-service and able to respond to emergencies quickly and with the best life-saving technology.

    In 2023, just one new engine costs around $1,000,000. 



    Annual Safety  Update

    Each year, we spend between $30,000 to $40,000 to upgrade, replace, repair, and test our life-saving rescue equipment. We spend another $20,000 to $30,000 of money we receive from grants doing the same thing! Properly working, up-to-date equipment is crucial for us to be able to do our jobs.

    In 2023 we spent $373K alone just on maintaining our aparatus & equipment.



    Add Donation

    Make a Donation!

    As you’ve seen, every contribution we receive plays a pivotal role in enhancing our capabilities! We strive to ensure we’re always ready to respond with the utmost efficiency and effectiveness!

    Your support enables us to maintain, upgrade, and expand our vital services and equipment!

    We invite you to join us in this crucial mission: a donation, no matter the size, makes a significant impact.

    Together, we can ensure the safety and well-being of our community members!!


    More Ways to Support

    Upcoming Events

    Support us by attending one (or more) of our upcoming events! We would love to see you!

    Next Upcoming Event


    22 May 2024
    - Franklin Fire Company
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