Fire Dept. Resources
Butler Township Volunteer Fire District
Fire has no season…never takes a vacation. But whenever the call comes, whether dinner hour, rush hour or those dark hours before dawn, seconds count. That’s when these brave men and women put aside their day to day lives and transform into firefighters.
Butler Township is currently provided fire and rescue service through the Butler Township Volunteer Fire District. The telephone number listed is for non-emergency calls. In the event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.
Free Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Butler Township has received a Hodge Fund Grant which was used to purchase smoke detectors and combination smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. These detector are free to Butler Township residences where children reside or frequently visit. There are still smoke detectors available, but the combination detectors have all been given away. Residents can receive two smoke detectors per household, which are available at the Butler Township Municipal Building at the main reception area. Proof of residency is required.
The Butler Township Fireman’s Association holds an annual sportsman’s raffle in the month of September. For more information on the raffle visit www.btfaraffle.com.
Fire Department Facts
- 2.747 mills of real estate tax is designated for fire protection
- There are approximately 170 men and women volunteers that provide emergency service responses to the residents of Butler Township.
- In 2017 Butler Township Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 884 incidents, including but not limited to 282 automatic fire alarms, 336 fires, 32 emergency medical service and 234vehicle accidents.
- 150 smoke detectors and 50 carbon monoxide detectors were handed out to township residents in need of them.
Being a member of a volunteer Fire Department is a way to volunteer your time and talents for your community and to make new friends. Any person desiring to become a member of the Volunteer Fire Departments in Butler Township should contact the Fire Chiefs.
2019 Butler Township Volunteer Fire District Officers Installed
Members the Butler Township Volunteer Fire District 3, Mercer Road Volunteer Fire Department and South Butler Volunteer Fire Department have merged into one department to serve the residents of Butler Township. The Officers for the newly merged Butler Township Volunteer Fire District took the oath of office during the their Installation Dinner on February 9, 2019 and are as follows:
|Corres. Secretary||Ann Oesterling|
|Fin. Secretary||Lorraine Vincent|
|Asst. Chiefs||Keven Kelly|
|Asst. Engineers||Tyler Teslik|
Board of Directors: