Administrative Office

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


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

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.Butler Township Fire Patch
  • 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:

Executive Officers:

President Toby Wehr
Vice-President Charles Glagola
Treasurer Mike Blessel
Corres. Secretary Ann Oesterling
Fin. Secretary Lorraine Vincent

Line Officers:

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

Board of Directors:

Toby Wehr
Paula Schmidt
Matt Willson
Adam Rearick
Alan Paul