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The process of becoming a member is relatively simple.

The Hamburg Fire Company offers a number of opportunities to serve your community through the fire service, and much of it has nothing to do with fighting a fire. As a volunteer organization, we are always looking for new members. If you are at least 18 years of age and are interested in an exciting, adrenaline-filled adventure, then we’d love to hear from you!

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Firehouse: 610-562-9195
(For emergencies dial 911)


123 S. 4th St.
Hamburg, PA 19526

Schuylkill River Stages

Normal level at Berne – 5 feet
Flood Stage at Berne – 12 feet

The Union Fire Company #1 of Hamburg provides coverage to roughly 15,000 citizens living in Hamburg Borough, Lenhartsville Borough, Tilden, and Windsor Townships. We operate 3 engines, a heavy brush truck, a heavy rescue, and a 100-foot quint aerial truck.

The Union Fire Company #1 provides fire and rescue services for approximately 12 miles of Interstate 78, spanning across Hamburg Borough, Tilden and Windsor Townships. The company also provides protection on 10 miles of Pa Route 61. The company provides water rescue protection to 6 miles of the scenic Schuylkill River. Fire and rescue protection is the company’s main focus however we also specialize in technical rescue, water rescue, and scuba recoveries. The company is staffed approximately 60 well-trained and dedicated volunteers. The company is in the process of being recognized by the Pa State fire Commissioner as a “Participating Department”.

Union Fire Company of Hamburg | 123 S. 4 St. | Hamburg, PA 19526 |
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Rescue Engine 61

Truck Type: Eagle Pumper
Cab/Chassis: American LaFrance Eagle 134″…

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Engine 61-1

Engine 61-1 is a 1980 Hahn custom pumper. The unit is equipped with a 1250 gpm pump and a 700-gallon tank.

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Engine 61-2

Engine 61-2 is a 1994 KME-International four-wheel drive pumper.

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Engine 61-3

Engine 61-3 is a 1992 KME Fire Fox pumper.

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Kevin Hartman
Jarrod Emes
Deputy Chief
Scott Thren
Deputy Chief
Shane Heckman
Deputy Chief
Donny Hartman
Chief Engineer