The Bureau of Fire Prevention was established by Ordinance in the 1940s to ensure the safety of residents and occupants of the Township from the disastrous effects of fires. The Office of the Fire Marshal has a full time staff of Investigators certified in Fire/Explosion and Vehicle Fire investigation. They are the primary Cause & Origin investigators within the township and provide assistance to surrounding communities upon request through mutual aid.
Full and part time staff provide Fire Prevention and Public Education services throughout the year, as well as conducting building fire safety inspections. The Fire Marshal’s Office also reviews and issues permits for all fire protection systems installed throughout the township. For any questions regarding fire protection permits, scheduling fire safety presentations or fire safety inspections and/or permits click below or call 267-536-1056.
The Fire Marshal is hired by and reports to the Township Manager. The Fire Marshal and staff work closely with the Administrator and Fire Companies to provide the highest level of fire safety to the residents, workers and visitors of the township.
John J. Rohrer
Volunteer Fire Department
Thinking about doing something for your community…why not volunteer as a Firefighter? We can promise you hard work and training. In return, you gain self-respect, confidence, life safety skills, valuable experience in dealing with and handling emergency/crisis situations, and leadership skills. Call 267-536-1055.
David W. Schramm
Accreditation Manager Phone: 267-536-1058
Fire Department Links
- Abington Township Fire Department
- Street Address Display & Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors
- Permit Applications and Forms
- ATFD Newsletters
- Recruitment Posters
- Recruitment Brochure
- What to expect, a guide to new members
- A.T.F.D. Awareness Brochure
- Family Brochure, A Guide for New Members