Sunday, October 2nd, 2022
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Members of Station 71 participated in a 16 hour Emergency Services UTV/ATV Safety Course. This course consisted of classroom and field experience so participants have a better understanding of Utilit...
Saturday, October 1st, 2022
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Members of Station 71 provided assistance at the Ghost Town Trail for the Ghost Town Trail-a-Thon. UTV71 with a crew of four was utilized to provide water for participants along the trail.
Friday, September 30th, 2022
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The Gallitzin Fire Company would like to wish the following members celebrating birthdays in September a veryHappy Birthday!!!Ken McCloskeyJon NagleLucas HarrisBrent BenedictJim "Shiek" Wilt
Monday, September 26th, 2022
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We would like to thank Myers Amusements and the PA Skills Charitable Giving for their generous donations to fund upgrades to the flag poles at our memorial site. We were able to replace our existing ...
Membership Application

The Gallitzin Fire Company, No. 1 is always seeking individuals who have the desire to help the communities of Gallitzin Borough, Tunnelhill Borough and Gallitzin Township and the Gallitzin Fire Company. There are many ways that you can help from being a firefighter, junior firefighter, apparatus operator, quick response provider, fire police to assisting the department as a special duties member. Please take time to review the brief job descriptions to see if their is some way that you may be able to use your talents to help. After reviewing the information, if you feel that you are up to the challange of being a valuable asset to your community and fire company please complete the membership application and drop it off in the mail slot at the fire station.

Firefighter: As a Regular Member of the Gallitzin Fire Company, No. 1, the firefighter is charged with the responsibilities of responding to emergency and non-emergency alarms, protecting lives and property through fire education, prevention and suppression of fires. Firefighters are also expected to perform basic first aid until advanced life support unit arrives. The firefighter participates in formal and informal training and maintenance activities necessary to achieve the appropriate preparedness level to safely respond to and operate at fire, rescue, disaster emergency calls, and other emergency situations while protecting life and property and supporting mitigation activities.

Junior Firefighter: As a Junior Member of the Gallitzin Fire Company, No. 1, the junior firefighter is charged with the responsibilities of responding to emergency and non-emergency alarm calls, protecting lives and property through fire education and fire prevention. The junior firefighter participates in formal and informal training activities necessary to achieve the appropriate preparedness level to safely respond to and operate at fire, rescue, disaster emergency calls, and other emergency situations while protecting life and property and supporting mitigation activities.

Emergency Vehicle Operator: As a Regular Member of the Gallitzin Fire Company, No. 1, the Emergency Vehicle Operator is charged with the responsibilities of responding to emergency and non-emergency alarms to safely drive emergency vehicles and properly operate the pumps on fire engines. The Emergency Vehicle Operator participates in formal and informal training and maintenance activities necessary to achieve the appropriate preparedness level to safely respond to and operate at emergency situations. 

QRS Provider: As a Regular or Junior Member of the Gallitzin Fire Company, No. 1, the Quick Response Service (QRS) provider is charged with the responsibilities of responding to QRS calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured. The QRS provider participates in formal and informal training and maintenance activities necessary to achieve the appropriate preparedness level to safely respond to and operate at emergency situations.

Fire Police Officer: As a Regular Member of the Gallitzin Fire Company, No. 1, the fire police officer is charged with the responsibilities of responding to emergency and non-emergency alarm calls, protecting lives and property of civilians and emergency service personnel through traffic control, scene control and other means of scene control. The fire police officer participates in formal and informal training and maintenance activities necessary to achieve the appropriate preparedness level to safely respond to and operate at fire, rescue, disaster emergency calls, and other emergency situations while protecting life and property and supporting mitigation activities.

Special Duties Members: This is a very talented group of members that do not wish to participate in emergency response, but still have an interest in helping the community and their fire company. These members come from various backgrounds and provide many important qualities needed for the day to day operations of the fire company such as participating in fundraising efforts, construction / renovations, equipment repairs, etc. The duties of a special duties member is only limited buy what you want to participate in.

Membership Application

Membership Application


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