Administrative Office

290 South Duffy RoadHours: Monday - Friday
Butler, PA 160018:30am to 4:30pm
Phone: (724) 283-3430Fax: (724) 282-2142
info@butlertwp.org

Fire

Butler Township Volunteer Fire DistrictButler Township Fire District Truck

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.

Fireman’s Raffle

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

  • 2.4 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.Butler Township Fire Patch
  • In 2018 Butler Township Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 897 incidents, including but not limited to 249 automatic fire alarms, 453 fires, 36 emergency medical service and 159 vehicle 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 Butler Township Volunteer Fire District should contact the Fire Chief.


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:

Executive Officers:

President Chuck Glagola
Vice-President Jim Osche
Treasurer Mike Blessel
Fin. Secretary Lorraine Vincent
Rec. Secretary Ann Oesterling

Line Officers:

Chief Toby Wehr
Asst. Chiefs Kevin Smith
Dave Bestwick
Captains Mike Schmidt
Joe LaDue
Dexter Keibler
Keven Kelly
Adam Rozic
Lieutenants Paula Schmidt
Jen LaDue
Dave Sanderson
Ron Kastelic
Jamie Senopole
Engineer George Burr
Asst. Engineers Tyler Teslik
Dan Thompson

Board of Directors:

Steve Huey
Paula Schmidt
Matt Willson
Adam Rearick
Alan Paul