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Programs that are responsible for preventing, investigating, controlling and extinguishing fires. Activities include fire safety education, firefighting, investigating the causes of suspicious fires, maintaining equipment and trained firefighters necessary for a quick and efficient response to fires when they occur, and enforcing fire codes which protect lives and property from fires and explosions arising from the storage, handling and use of hazardous substances, materials and devices, or from conditions hazardous to life and property in the use or occupancy of buildings or other premises.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Cambria County Department of Emergency Services Fire ServiceFire service.CambriaCambria County Emergency Management Agency (EMA)Cambria County Department of Emergency Services
City of Lock Haven - Non-emergency Fire Department ContactThe Fire Department is made up of three volunteer companies; Citizens, Hand-in-Hand, and Hope Hose, all funded by the City. The City employs a total of 9 fire personnel (3 full-time and 6 part-time drivers) who provide manpower at each station form 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 7 days a week. On call fire personnel cover the remaining hours. This system provides for a rapid response to any and all emergencies in the City at anytime of the day or night. The Fire Department relies heavily on the support of volunteers who make up 80% of the workforce. ClintonCity of Lock Haven - Fire DepartmentCity of Lock Haven
Fire and Emergency Operations Services - WilliamsportThe Bureau of Fire serves the City of Williamsport, the county seat for Lycoming County. One of its divisions is Operations and Prevention. Its services include, but are not limited to: fire suppression, vehicle rescue, water rescue, technical rescue, emergency medical quick response, fire inspections, fire investigations, and emergency management administration. In 2004 the Bureau was given the responsibility of administering emergency management for the City. The Bureau is responsible for the implementation of the National Incident Management System for the City, maintaining the City emergency operations plan, two emergency operations centers, six early warning sirens, and the training of all emergency operations center personnel.LycomingWilliamsport Bureau of Fire and Emergency ManagementCity of Williamsport
Somerset County Department of Emergency Services Fire ServicePreventing, investigating, controlling and extinguishing fires.SomersetSomerset County Department of Emergency Services EMASomerset County Department of Emergency Services

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