Join Our 100% Volunteer Organization!

As a 100% volunteer organization, the Wissahickon Fire Company can offer you an opportunity to give back to your community! Whether your interested in becoming a firefighter, engineer, or already posses non-firefighting skills that could aid us in our mission, we have a place for you!

We are also currently accepting applications for Junior Firefighters! We highly encourage anyone over the age of 16 years old to apply. While taking the first step toward becoming a first responder may seem daunting, the dedicated members of the Wissahickon Fire Company will gladly welcome you to our lifesaving organization!

About Us

Originally established in 1891, the Wissahickon Fire Company proudly serves the 17,500 residents of Ambler Borough and Lower Gwynedd Township by providing emergency fire and rescue services 24/7, 365 days a year.

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Remembering Ray Simonis

It is with a heavy heart that we commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Line of Duty Death (LODD) of Wissahickon Firefighter Raymond Simonis. Firefighter Simonis passed away in the hours after responding to a residential building fire. Ray was known for being able to put a smile on anyone’s face, and the ones who knew him best could always count on him to brighten their day. We will always strive to continue your legacy...
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Fire Prevention

Although we are always ready to respond in times of need, the best way to stay safe is to prevent dangerous situations from occurring in the first place. We are committed to educating the community about fire safety and prevention, as well as other common household hazards that can potentially cause injury. Feel free to browse the various topics below and share them with your family, friends, and neighbors. Click on the topics below to learn more about specific aspects of fire prevention and home safe.

Let us know if your interested in school or classroom visits!

Email: [email protected]

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Annual Fund Drive

Have you received your letter from the Wissahickon Fire Company this year? As a 100% volunteer company and 501(c) non-profit organization, we rely on generous donations from the community to help fund many of the initiatives that you have come to expect. When you see our letter, please consider donating!

If you don’t want to wait, click on the link below to donate today!

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