Federal Fire Department Mechanicsburg, PA. proudly protects 5500 people living in an area of 2 square miles. We operate out of one stations that protect a primarily industrial area. Our department is a private department whose members are on a paid status.
Federal Fire Department Mechanicsburg has 28 uniformed employees, Who are on duty 365 days a year. We take an active roll in obtaining training certifications for our firefighters through the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute and DOD Firefighter Certification programs. The goals of this department's career firefighters are to provide the best quality fire and emergency services and to obtain a zero fire loss on United States Navy grounds. We would like to thank you for visiting our web page and remember this is an unofficial web page. The Federal Fire Department Mechanicsburg is located near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and began operations around 1940 when the installation started operations. This department is a 2-engine company operation with a primary responsibility for support to the United States Navy. Some of our duties include fire suppression, EMS/QRS, HazMat, confine space/trench rescue, fire prevention and inspection service, hydrant maintenance, sprinkler & engine company inspections, fire extinguisher inspections & maintenance, fire alarm testing, apparatus maintenance, station clean-up and physical fitness. Through mutual aid agreements, The department provides mutual aid to Hampden Township(station 30), LowerAllen Township(station 12), Mechanicsburg Borough(station(27,28), and Shiremanstown Borough(station 22) on a 1st Alarm basis with several more on a 2nd Alarm basis. We are identified as Cumberland County Station 37.