The Peters Township Volunteer Fire Department has been serving the township and surrounding communities for over 70 years. Founded by community residents in 1937, Peters Township provides residents with fire protection from two fire station locations. Station Number 1 is located on E McMurray Road and Station Number 2 is located off of Bebout and Sugar Camp Roads.

About the Fire Department

Peters Township Fire Department is a combination department with 13 career staff and 20 volunteers that provide fire protection coverage 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We are equipped with 9 emergency apparatus including 3 pumpers, an aerial ladder, a rescue truck and BLS and ALS squads. We also specialize in providing other emergency response, including confined space and trench rescue, and we have a dive and Rapid Intervention Team.

Burning Regulations

  • Residents are permitted to burn limbs and branches, but no leaves. Burning times are limited to Wednesday through Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm.
  • No burning in the commercial or industrial districts of the township is allowed. Builders and developers must obtain burning permits. Permits may be obtained through the Planning Department at 724-942-5005.
  • View the Fire Prevention Ordinance (Burning Ordinance).