It is the mission of Bensalem Township Fire Rescue to protect our citizens, visitors and their property from the risk of fire, explosions, and other hazardous conditions. This mission will be accomplished through aggressive fire investigations, fire suppression, fire code enforcement, and fire prevention education. We will actively participate with our community, serve as role models, and strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all resources made available, to provide safety and excellent customer service to the citizens and visitors of Bensalem Township.
On October 4, 2010, the first career fire department in Bensalem Township was established. The Fire Rescue Department is a division of the Department of Public Safety and is combination of Fire Operation Division and the Fire Marshal’s Office. The Fire Operation Division is primarily responsible for fire suppression, rescue operations, hazardous materials incidents, and the Public Safety Training Center. The Fire Marshal’s Office is primarily responsible fire investigations, conducting fire prevention inspections, delivering quality public education programs and review plans for fire code compliance.
The Fire Rescue Department staff consists of a Battalion Chief /Fire Marshal, nine career firefighters and a Department Secretary.