Union Fire Co. #1 of Hamburg PA proudly protects 10000 people living in an area of 21 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status.
Co 61 serves 2 Townships and 2 Boros for fire and rescue purposes. We cover 14 miles of I78 and 5 miles of Rt. 61 and 7 miles of the Appalachian hiking trails. We respond to 4 miles of the Schuylkill River for water rescue. As of Nov. 2000, Co.61 has taken delivery of an American LaFrance AH100 aerial truck. This truck was delivered with a 1500gpm Hale pump, 350 gal. water tank and a 10kw Amps generator.