Did You Know?


  • 85% of the fire departments in the United States are volunteer or mostly volunteer.
  • 97% of fire departments in Lancaster County are all-volunteer.
  • the East Petersburg, Mountville, Rohrerstown and West Hempfield fire companies are 100% volunteer.
  • There has been a 5% drop in volunteer firefighters in the United States from 823,950 in 2005 to 788,250 in 2014. (1)


Can you help?;  So Why Not You?



(1) NFPA Survey of Fire Department for United States Fire Experience 1986 - 2014.

Looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community?

Become a volunteer, and you could save lives in your spare time.

No experience or training is needed and you pay nothing for the equipment and training.

You have the power to make a difference.