Events Calendar

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Wednesday - November 26, 2014
Leaf Waste Collection
Thursday - November 27, 2014
Township Holiday
Friday - November 28, 2014
Township Holiday
Tuesday - December 02, 2014
Board of Supervisors' Mtg.
Tuesday - December 09, 2014
Shade Tree Commission

Fire Prevention

The Whitpain Fire Marshals Department proudly proclaims: Our Intention is Fire Prevention

Fire Marshal

The Fire Marshal enforces all of the provisions of the adopted fire prevention code, receives applications and fees and issue permits in accordance with the code. The Fire Marshal also inspects the premises that have been issued permits and enforces compliance with all fire prevention code provisions.

Centre Square Volunteer Fire Company

The Township is served by the Centre Square Volunteer Fire Company (link to, which has been an integral part of the Township’s community service continually since its founding in 1913. Four career, certified fire-fighters supplement day-to-day emergency operations. Four emergency medical technicians/firefighters assist the volunteer fire fighters to provide quality fire, rescue and medical service to our taxpayers.

Ambulance Service

Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are provided by the Second Alarmers Association and Rescue Squad (link to of Montgomery County.

The Second Alarmers was chartered in 1938 and started as a canteen service for fire and police personnel. They have since grown to be one of the largest EMS providers in Montgomery County.

The Second Alarmers handle nearly 12,000 emergency calls a year from 5 locations, including a temporary station at the Whitpain Township Building. The Second Alarmers protect four townships and three boroughs that encompass about 65 square miles and includes 15 miles of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

The Second Alarmers do not receive tax dollars from Whitpain Township. The Second Alarmers conduct an annual subscription drive. The Township encourages residents and businesses to support the annual request.