volunteer-fire-departments

Rural Pa. training program helps fill dire volunteer firefighter, EMS shortage

BY: - May 25, 2022

Officials are sounding the alarm. One educator is looking to the next generation to put out the blaze.

Merion Fire Company of Ardmore, Pa.

‘Are we doing what’s best?’ How one Pa. fire department is trying to save its volunteer service

BY: - April 13, 2022

The volunteer firefighting tradition in Pa. is disappearing. Supporters are doing what they can to prevent it.

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Pa.’s volunteer fire departments are in crisis. How Pa. lawmakers are moving to help | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - May 6, 2021

In 1970, there were about 300,000 volunteer firefighters in Pennsylvania. That number has plummeted to 38,000 today.